Give to Macalester Day 2018

2,915
Donors
145% of 2,000 Donor goal
$951,563
Donated
This campaign ended on November 15, 2018, but you can still make a gift to Macalester College by clicking here!
Matches
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Jeff Garcia photoJeff Garcia matched $25

Elena Tonc photoElena Tonc matched $50

An Anonymous DonorBingyan Mei matched $50

Dan Wang  photoDan Wang matched $100

Andy Han photoAndy Han matched $100

Kwame Fynn photoKwame Fynn matched $100

Josh Paulson photoJosh Paulson matched $100

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $100

Emma Swanson photoEmma Swanson & Kate D. Gallagher matched $100

Sierra Pancoast photoSierra Pancoast matched $100

Kwame Fynn photoKwame Fynn matched $100

An Anonymous DonorChelsey Smith matched $100

An Anonymous DonorAlex Park matched $150

An Anonymous DonorDavid Wick matched $200

An Anonymous DonorKai Peterson matched $200

Dan Ettinger photoDan Ettinger matched $200

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $200

Kate Agnew photoKatie Agnew matched $250

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $250

An Anonymous DonorMeg O’Halloran matched $250

Merita Bushi photoMerita Bushi matched $250

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $500

Mike Skoien photoMichael W. Skoien matched $500

Catherine Neuschler photoCatherine Neuschler matched $600

An Anonymous DonorPeter Ahn matched $1,000

Kevin Brooks photoKevin Brooks & Karen Brooks matched $1,000

Sue Talley photoTalley, Sue Gerk & Perkins, Doug matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1,600

Julie Zhu photoJulie Lehnhoff Zhu matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorA group of generous members of the class of 2014 matched $4,668

Tom Simonson photoTom Simonson matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorA group of generous members of the class of 2004 matched $2,424

An Anonymous DonorA group of generous members of the class of 2003 matched $3,655

An Anonymous DonorSusan Greif '75 matched $1,350

An Anonymous DonorA group of Summit Society members of the class of 1974 matched $4,826

An Anonymous DonorParent Council Challenge Fund matched $15,000

An Anonymous DonorA group of generous members of the class of 1989 matched $3,050

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $28,000

An Anonymous DonorDave Deno '79 and Jeff Larson '79 Challenge Fund matched $4,998

An Anonymous DonorParent Council Challenge Fund matched $50,000

Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photoBoard of Trustees Challenge Fund matched $60,000

Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photoBoard of Trustees Challenge Fund matched $60,000

Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photoBoard of Trustees Challenge Fund matched $60,000

Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photoBoard of Trustees Challenge Fund matched $75,000
Challenges
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Kitty Elmer-DeWitt photoKitty Elmer-DeWitt gave $20 because 10 donors made a gift in 1 day

Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photoBoard of Trustees Challenge Fund gave $100,000 because 2,000 donors made a gift in 2 days
Incentives
Generate 3 Gifts
Login, share your personal link, and get 3 friends to make a gift, and you will get a shoutout on our Facebook page!

Generate 7 Gifts
Login, share your personal link, and get 7 friends to make a gift, and you will get a fun "collector's pack" of special edition Macalester-themed stickers.

Generate 10 Gifts
Login, share your personal link, and get 10 friends to make a gift, and you will get a custom student creation from the Macalester Idea Lab.

Generate 15 Gifts
Login, share your personal link, and get 15 friends to make a gift, and you will get some cozy Mac branded winter gear.
About

Give to Macalester Day - 24 hours to make a gift that lasts 365 days

Your gift goes directly to support Macalester students and the good they do in the world. The Macalester Fund represents the cornerstone of the many qualities that define and distinguish the college: rigorous academics, exceptional faculty, a longstanding commitment to equity and access, and a globally conscious education.



Updates
Wow!

This is incredible! We surpassed last year’s donor number -- 2,650.  How high can we go?

1783 days ago by Eva Timmons
Let’s break a record!

What a day! Today, we have exhausted several challenge and matching funds, and we exceeded our original donor goal of 2,000 donors. Now we’re pushing on to top last year’s donor number -- 2,650. Please help us set a new one-day donor record!

1783 days ago by Eva Timmons
Last challenge hour of the day!

We are so close to reaching our donor goal and unlocking $100,000 from members of the Board of Trustees.  Help us exceed our goal and set a new record! When you give between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. CST, your gift will be matched with $200.  This is in addition to any matching based on your class year or parent affiliation.

1783 days ago by Eva Timmons
Attention Mac parents & families

Thanks to the generosity of Mac families we have unlocked all $50,000 in challenge funds provided by the Parent Council! BUT, we have added $15,000 in additional parent and family matching funds! Gifts from current or past parents will continue to be matched dollar for dollar until we exhaust the additional funds. Make your gift now to take advantage of this special, extended opportunity!

1783 days ago by Eva Timmons
Over 1,500!

We’ve surpassed 1,500 donors.  Amazing! Thanks to everyone who has already given!  But we can’t stop now. Help us get to 2,000 donors by sharing with your Mac network.

1783 days ago by Eva Timmons
Every gift will be matched!

When you give between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. CST, your gift will be matched with $200 and count towards the 2,000 donors needed to unlock an additional $100,000 for the Annual Fund provided by members of the Board of Trustees.  This is in addition to any matching based on your class year or parent affiliation.

1783 days ago by Eva Timmons
Morning matching opportunity!

When you give between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. CST, your gift will be matched with $200 and count towards the 2,000 donors needed to unlock an additional $100,000 for the Annual Fund provided by members of the Board of Trustees.  This is in addition to any matching based on your class year or parent affiliation. 

Please make your gift now!

1783 days ago by Eva Timmons

Donor Maps
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
2022157$19,255
2018120$3,906
2020114$6,283
2021108$9,303
2016100$8,575
201793$12,864
201485$9,571
201584$1,815
201969$17,622
201367$2,849
201245$1,461
201044$2,409
200540$1,810
196934$9,445
201132$1,250
200632$4,396
200831$2,132
197330$12,965
200430$5,708
199929$6,581
200928$1,165
199426$40,200
197525$5,810
197625$4,795
199723$5,365
200123$4,159
200321$7,310
198920$7,100
197419$11,152
197918$7,597
199617$998
197216$51,725
196515$53,955
197715$870
200215$2,290
196715$52,190
197815$2,250
200014$1,110
200714$776
199113$6,795
197113$26,550
199313$2,375
196812$725
197012$4,500
198812$3,675
199512$6,320
199811$825
199211$585
198411$1,158
198510$955
198710$1,625
19869$630
19819$1,255
19908$1,410
19828$785
19647$4,328
19635$4,350
19665$925
19804$200
19624$650
19834$730
19613$225
19523$115
19583$236
19592$100
19491$50
19561$25
19501$50
19541$500
Donor Affiliations
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MAria Pencheva & Koko Krastev photo
MAria Pencheva & Koko Krastev
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Nathan
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Sonia Grover
Matthew O'Connor & Alexandra Kirschner photo
Matthew O'Connor & Alexandra Kirschner
Katherine Muller & Wally Shriner photo
Katherine Muller & Wally Shriner
Will Mitchell photo
Will Mitchell
An Anonymous Donor
Anonymous
Ellen, L, Garrett-Engele photo
Ellen, L, Garrett-Engele
Paul J Brinson photo
Paul J Brinson
Kostadin Krastev & Maria Pencheva photo
Kostadin Krastev & Maria Pencheva
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Advocates

Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photo
matched 750 gifts for a total of $75,000
Gave $100,000 because 2,000 gifts were made during a Challenge!
Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photo
matched 300 gifts for a total of $60,000
Gave $100,000 because 2,000 gifts were made during a Challenge!
Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photo
matched 300 gifts for a total of $60,000
Gave $100,000 because 2,000 gifts were made during a Challenge!
Board of Trustees Challenge Fund photo
matched 300 gifts for a total of $60,000
Gave $100,000 because 2,000 gifts were made during a Challenge!
Parent Council Challenge Fund photo
Parent Council Challenge Fund
matched 136 gifts for a total of $50,000
Anonymous photo
Anonymous
matched 280 gifts for a total of $28,000
Macalester Golf photo
generated 5 clicks and 3 gifts, totaling $25,300
Parent Council Challenge Fund photo
Parent Council Challenge Fund
matched 94 gifts for a total of $15,000
Amy Golembiewski DiCarlo photo
generated 79 clicks and 16 gifts, totaling $5,755
Tom Simonson photo
matched a total of $5,000
generated 3 clicks