"It's a Forester Thing" Day

This campaign ended on March 02, 2018, but you can still make a gift to Lake Forest College by clicking here!

“It’s a Forester Thing” is a day where Foresters across the country come together to support and celebrate what it means to be a Forester. 


For every 100 donors, these match challengers are doubling the dollars:

  • Emily Budd Baillos ’92 and Peter Baillos ’92—Winnetka, Illinois
  • Ann and Steve Bartram ’79—Lake Forest, Illinois
  • David Beecher ’80—Madison, Connecticut
  • David Castagnetti '84—Bethesda, Maryland
  • Emily and Geoff Curtis ’97—Park Ridge, Illinois
  • John DeFlorian ’96—Chicago, Illinois
  • George Frangos ’88—New York, New York
  • Karin Erdevig Gedge '72 and Chuck Gedge '68—West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Lauren Arnold Gorter ’81 and David Gorter ’80—Lake Forest, Illinois
  • Sandy Duncan Holmes '68 and Harry Holmes '68—Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • Jim Hunter ’71—Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • Randy Lauer ’81—Winnetka, Illinois
  • Kathy Lushbough Lombardo ’82 and Phil Lombardo ’81—Rochester, Minnesota
  • Bill Lowry ’84—Chicago, Illinois
  • Joe McCarthy ’78—Princeton, New Jersey
  • Scott Meloun ’81—Naples, Florida
  • Andrew Miller ’98—Winnetka, Illinois
  • Charlie Mitchell ’64—Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Jim Moeller ’80—Washington, D.C.
  • Mary Worland Napier ’84 and Keith Napier ’85—Deland, Florida
  • Randy Scully ’92—Bozeman, Montana
  • Bill Walsh ’89—Ottawa, Illinois 


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Class Leaderboard
The Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents
Class YearDonorsDollars
2021 29$3,399
2014 20$1,057
2016 20$809
2020 11$393
2018 11$602
2008 11$1,120
2015 11$463
2019 10$536
2007 10$510
2013 10$345
2012 10$515
2009 9$435
2005 8$290
2011 7$340
1999 6$420
1995 5$215
2017 5$75
2002 5$690
1981 5$550
1998 4$225
1986 4$170
2000 4$232
1988 4$680
1989 4$2,355
1996 4$130
1984 4$202
1978 4$400
1968 4$325
1990 4$430
2001 3$250
2010 3$100
1993 3$350
1974 3$4,150
1987 3$275
1994 3$275
1972 3$150
2004 3$150
1969 3$130
2006 3$70
1971 3$125
2022 2$200
1983 2$1,475
1975 2$350
1970 2$150
1973 2$70
1985 2$150
1959 2$175
1980 2$100
2003 2$120
1992 2$1,500
1961 1$0
1966 1$30
1967 1$100
1979 1$100
1949 1$15
1997 1$30
1976 1$100
1962 1$175
1953 1$75
1982 1$75


Designation Leaderboard
DesignationDonorsDollars
Greatest need 104$9,561
Forester Football Challenge 68$2,847
Cross Country/Track 33$3,420
Arts/Humanities 22$1,930
Athletics 21$1,375
Scholarships 17$5,230
Other 10$975
Class of 2008 Reunion 9$475
Swimming & Diving 8$2,325
Men's Basketball 8$565
Women's Basketball 8$560
Career Services 8$480
Sciences/STEM 8$300
Women's Soccer 8$215
Spike Initiative 7$425
Forester Family Fund 6$666
St. Louis-area Scholarship 6$385
Women's Tennis 6$360
Chicago-area Scholarship 6$330
Young Alumni Challenge 6$155
Men's Soccer 4$505
Bum Baracani Jr. '49 Fund 4$282
Endowment 4$230
Men's Golf 4$210
Softball 4$125
Phoenix-area Scholarship 3$700
Handball 3$470
Class of 1968 Scholarship 3$210
Men's Hockey 3$150
Facilities/Beautification 3$110
San Francisco-area Scholarship 3$85
Women's Hockey 3$80
Men's Tennis 2$300
Faculty 2$100
Denver-area Scholarship 2$80
Paula Dau Homecoming Spirit Fund 2$80
Dr. Judith E.B. Harmon Scholarship 2$60
Volleyball 1$50
Women's Golf 1$30
Class of 1997 Scholarship 1$30
Class of 1975 Scholarship 0$0

Donor affiliations

59% Alumni

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8% Students

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11% Parents

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10% Faculty/Staff

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6% Friends

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Thomas Steen matched $10
Linda Blaser photoLinda Blaser matched $20
Sarah Stoklosa photoSarah Stoklosa matched $25
Kelsie Miller photoKelsie Miller matched $25
Jessi Werner photoJessi Werner matched $50
Daniel Andrews photoDaniel Andrews matched $50
Dennis Nyren photoDennis Nyren matched $50
Austin Gais matched $50
Michelle Ricolcol photoMichelle Ricolcol matched $55
Cindi Webber photoCindi Webber matched $20
Jim photoCoach Cat matched $66
Sam Childs matched $100
Susan Morris photoSusan Morris matched $100
Michelle Greeneway photoMichelle Greeneway matched $100
Todd Beer photoTodd Beer matched $100
Abby Fliss photoAbby Fliss matched $100
Ken Davis photoKen Davis matched $100
Christopher Nyren photoChristopher Nyren matched $40
John Checkett photoJohn Checkett matched $180
Douglas Doolittle photoDouglas Doolittle matched $50
Alexandra Demers photoAlexandra Demers matched $485
Philip R Hood photoPhilip Hood matched $6
Sarah Stoklosa photoMarcus Franklin matched $100
Karin A. Travis photoKarin Travis matched $250
Carol Lueders photoCarol Lueders gave $35 because $35 was donated in 1 day.
Daniel Turk photoDaniel Turk gave $100 because 150 donors made a gift in 0 days.