Macalester Student Relief Fund

This campaign ended on June 01, 2020, but you can still make a gift to Macalester College by clicking here!

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented public health situation around the world. For the health and safety of our global and local Mac community, we’ve closed campus and moved to distance learning for the remainder of the semester. This has led to a myriad of unexpected expenses for the college and for students. In response, we established the Student Relief Fund to help us meet these unanticipated needs.

In less than one month, we surpassed our original goal of $100,000. We're blown away by your immense generosity during our "phase one" efforts to cover immediate, emergency expenses for our students as they navigated the transition to remote learning. Now that we are farther along in the pandemic, we are moving into "phase two," when we will strive to meet the ongoing and evolving needs of our community through gifts to the Macalester Fund. Those gifts give us the flexibility to direct support wherever it's most needed.

Your financial support is needed now more than ever. This is a challenging time, but what continues to inspire us is the desire among the Macalester community to help in any way they can. Thank you!



Donor affiliations

51% Alumni

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8% Students

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17% Parents

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11% Faculty/Staff

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2% Friends

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Donor list

Donna Vink Schultz
Barbara Carpenter
Margaret A Shepherd
Mary E. McGroarty
Ellen Seesel
Steve Fitzgerald
Louise Cox
Elizabeth R Emanuel
Nancy Hartung
Tony Bach
Elizabeth Hubert (Fitzgerald)
Kurt A Rusterholz & Lesley A Rusterholz
Thomas m flood
Stephanie Schreiber
Maggie Hopkins
Abby Dos Santos photoAbby Dos Santos
Rabbi Josh Weisman & Pella Weisman
Katya Jay
Paige Moody
Thomas M Flood
Angela Lee
Julie Hubbard-McNall & Andrew McNall
Robin J Ericson & Rebecca Cocharane Ericson
Sue H. Kim and Brendan F. Minnihan
Lisa Grandgeorge & Russ
Abraham Z Woldeslassie
Jonathan Gershberg
Eric Oglesby

Andy Han photoAndy Han matched $50
An Anonymous Donor matched $50
Kim Cole matched $100
Kelsey Fox photoKelsey Fox matched $100
A group of leadership donors from the Class of 1990 matched $194
David Wick photoDavid Wick matched $200
Jerry Darko matched $200
A group of leadership donors from the Class of 1975 matched $212
An Anonymous Donor matched $250
An Anonymous Donor matched $225
A group of leadership donors from the Class of 1995 matched $263
A group of leadership donors from the Class of 2005 matched $414
Donna Lee matched $500
Brian Rosenberg & Carol matched $1,000
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