Give Marquette Day 2024

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An Anonymous DonorJerry Johnson, Arts ’72 matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $400Just for Political Science Department Fund

An Anonymous DonorGreg Hill & Mary Hill matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $380Just for Women's Soccer Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMary Tobin, Grad '99 & John Healy, Arts '73 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Women's Basketball Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorJim Stollberg, Eng '88 & Leslie Stollberg matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Cheer and Dance Current Use Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMembers of the Marquette Alumni Association National Board of Directors matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $1,200Just for Marquette Backpack Program and Meal Swipe Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous Men’s Soccer matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500Just for Men's Soccer Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAndy Harwood, Comm '02 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500Just for Men's Golf Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous Marquette mentor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Marquette Mentors Program

Kathy Beykirch Hanley photoKathy Beykirch Hanley & Mark Hanley matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorThuy Tran, Nurs ’95 matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,555Just for Educational Opportunity Program Fund (EOP)

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous Marquette mentor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Marquette Mentors Program

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous Marquette mentor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Marquette Mentors Program

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous & Anonymous (MU alumni couple) matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Center for Peacemaking

An Anonymous DonorThe Lynch Family Foundation matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Bridge to the Future Fund

An Anonymous DonorThe Allen Lund Company matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Supply Chain Management Center

An Anonymous DonorTravis Diener, Comm '05 & Ro Diener, Bus Ad '05 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $6,000Just for Blue & Gold Athletic Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorMarc Viale, Arts ’90 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $6,000

An Anonymous DonorBrothers David Trautschold, Eng ’06 & Matt Trautschold, Eng ’04 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Students

An Anonymous DonorCaitlin Sickles, Comm ’09 & Ryan Sickles matched $1,000 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for James Wright Foley Archives Current Use Fund

An Anonymous DonorJuana Droessler, Arts ’68 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000

An Anonymous DonorExecutive in Residence, Chris Swain, Bus Ad ’83 & Finance Advisory Board Chair, Rick Broeren, Bus Ad ’77 matched $250 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for College of Business Administration Finance Program

An Anonymous DonorTed Mahoney, Arts ’77 & Lei Mahoney matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Men's and Women's Cross Country, Track & Field Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous lacrosse supporters matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Women's Lacrosse Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorNathan Colson, Bus Ad ’06 & Beth Colson, Bus Ad ’07, Grad ’08 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Men's Golf Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorEmily Raclaw & Sean Raclaw matched $500 for each donor, donating a total of $12,000Just for OnYourMarq Neurodiversity Support Program

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $300 for each donor, donating a total of $15,000Just for Law School's Greatest Annual Priorities

An Anonymous DonorKevin Frisinger, Bus Ad ’85, Sheila Frisinger, Jim Meier, Bus Ad ’84, Joe Pavletich, Dent ’87 & Bob Schneider, Bus Ad ’73, and Mary Schneider matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $20,000Just for Women’s Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous donor matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $13,676Just for Men's Lacrosse Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorJason Swiatek & Shannon Swiatek (current MU parents) matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for College of Arts & Sciences

An Anonymous DonorJim Meier, Bus Ad ’84, Bob Wright, Sp ’77, Law ’80, & a group of anonymous lacrosse supporters matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Men's Lacrosse Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorThe Green Family Foundation matched $1,000 for each donor, donating a total of $25,000Just for Diederich College of Communication Student Success Current Use Fund

An Anonymous DonorJim Dupree, Arts '65, & Cheryl Dupree matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Athletics

An Anonymous DonorBrian Binash, Arts ’78 & Irene Binash matched $1,000 for each donor, donating a total of $25,000Just for Chapel of the Holy Family Restoration Project Fund

An Anonymous DonorMaury Sheehy, Bus Ad ’64, Grad ’69 & Susan Sheehy matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for College of Business (COBA)

An Anonymous DonorJohn, Bus Ad '11, and Katie, Bus Ad '11, Feeney, Chris Hughes, Bus Ad '88, The Adreani Family & Joe, Bus Ad '77, and Nanette, Sp '77, Grad '78, McElwee matched $250 for each donor, donating a total of $11,500Just for Real Estate Program Development Fund

An Anonymous DonorDan Scholl & Guadalupe Scholl matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,710Just for Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J., Dreamer's Endowed Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorThe Institute for Women’s Leadership Advisory Council matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $655Just for Institute for Women's Leadership (IWL) Current Use Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous alumna matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $46,400Just for College of Engineering

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $30,139Just for College of Engineering

An Anonymous DonorSwati Joshi, Comm ’94 matched $250 for each donor, donating a total of $48,750Just for College of Communication

An Anonymous DonorMark Naidicz, Sp ’84 & Patricia Naidicz matched $5 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $50,000Just for Marquette Backpack Program and Meal Swipe Fund

An Anonymous DonorDr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75 & Dr. Pat Sackett, Arts ’75 matched $25 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $50,000Just for Honors Program Fund

An Anonymous DonorChuck Swoboda, Eng ’89 & Karen Swoboda, Eng ’90 (National Campaign Co-chairs) matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100,000Just for Athletics

An Anonymous DonorJenna Santoianni, Comm ’06 matched $5 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $86,625Just for College of Communication

An Anonymous DonorNancy Campbell, SP ’74 & Tom Campbell matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,484Just for College of Health Sciences

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous School of Dentistry alumna matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $31,914Just for School of Dentistry

An Anonymous DonorJay, Bus Ad '84, and Sara Schwister & Patti Trompeter, Bus Ad '89 matched $1,000 for each donor, donating a total of $100,000Just for AIM Endowed Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous couple matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $100,000Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorThe Wolohan Family Foundation. matched $5 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $150,000Just for College of Nursing
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An Anonymous DonorBarbara Burja gave $120 because 10 donors gave

Barbara Burja photoBarbara Burja gave $120 because 5 donors gaveJust for Global Medical Brigade Fund

An Anonymous DonorLisa (LaMore) Nelson, Arts ’93 & Eric Nelson, Comm ’92 gave $1,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Women’s Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMembers of the Young Alumni Campaign Committee & Young Alumni Leadership Council gave $25,000 because 1250 donors gaveJust for Classes between 2003 & 2023

An Anonymous DonorMarianne Palen, Arts ’71, Grad ’72 & Chris Palen, Bus Ad ’71 gave $105,000 because 300 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous gave $1,000,000 because 1881 donors gave
About

24 hours to transform lives. Give Marquette Day is a special annual opportunity for the entire Marquette community to come together and support Marquette through gifts of any size, exciting giving challenges, and social media engagement. Join us today! 

HELP US REACH OUR GOAL: Make your gift today and be counted! Gifts of any amount to any fund count.

UNLOCK MATCHES AND CHALLENGES: Your gift can help unlock more than 60 matches and challenges throughout the day!

BE AN ADVOCATE. Help spread the word with #GiveMUDay. As an advocate, you’ll be a cheerleader for Give Marquette Day, amplifying our reach by encouraging your friends and networks to join you in supporting Marquette! Download social images here.

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Final Countdown 

Juana Droessler, Arts ’68, will give $100 for each gift we receive during the final hour of Give Marquette Day between 11 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. CT, up to $10,000.


44 days ago by Amanda Lang
3pm Participation Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Marc Viale, Arts ’90, will donate $50 to Marquette for every donor who makes a gift between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. CT, up to $6,000.

44 days ago by Amanda Lang
Noon Power Hour Participation Challenge

#GiveMUDay Power Hour starts now! 

✅ CHALLENGE MET: If 300 donors make a gift between 12-1 pm (CT) on Give Marquette Day, it will unlock a $105,000 gift from Marianne Palen, Arts ’71, Grad ’72, and Chris Palen, Bus Ad ’71.

44 days ago by Amanda Lang
Marquette Mentors

Exciting update for Marquette Mentors! 

✅ MATCH MET: Let's keep up the momentum for Marquette Mentors! We have successfully matched $7,500 in donations so far today. We are excited to announce a generous additional opportunity from an anonymous Marquette mentor. Gifts to the Marquette Mentor program will be matched ,dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.

✅ MATCH MET: Thanks to the donors who helped us successfully complete our $2,500 match to the Marquette Mentor program! To keep the momentum going, another anonymous Marquette mentor will match gifts made to the Marquette Mentor program, dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.

✅ MATCH MET: An anonymous Marquette mentor will match gifts made to the Marquette Mentor program, dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,500.

44 days ago by Amanda Lang
Blue's Birthday Challenge

Support Bridge to the Future in honor of Blue's second birthday!

✅ CHALLENGE MET: The Lynch Family Foundation will match gifts to the Bridge to the Future Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.

45 days ago by Amanda Lang
1881 Participation Challenge

Help us reach 1881 donors to unlock $1M! 

✅ CHALLENGE MET: An anonymous donor will contribute $1,000,000 to support Marquette students once we reach 1881 donors. 

The donor hopes to see future applicants to the University provided with financial assistance where there is both need and achievement determining the award.

45 days ago by Amanda Lang
50 States Participation Challenge

50 State Challenge: Unlock Wellness + Recreation Gift in Honor of Mike and Amy Lovell

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Mary Ellen, Arts ’78, and Scott, Arts ’77, Dent ’82, Stanek, National Campaign Co-chairs, will donate $50,000 to support the Wellness + Recreation Facility Fund in honor of Mike and Amy Lovell when we receive a gift from a donor in each of the 50 states – $1,000 for each state.

This Wellness + Recreation Facility will improve campus health and wellness by physically bringing together three key student-centric areas: fitness and recreation, medical services, and mental health services.

Just as the Wellness + Recreation Facility will bring these three areas (and our campus) together, the 50 State Participation Challenge also brings together Marquette supporters across the nation.

45 days ago by Amanda Lang
Young Alumni Participation Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Members of the Young Alumni Campaign Committee and Young Alumni Leadership Council will give $25,000 to Marquette when 1,250 young alumni (graduates from 2003-2023) make a gift to any fund on Give Marquette Day.

49 days ago by Amanda Lang
Foley Archives Challenge


✅ CHALLENGE MET: Caitlin Sickles, Comm ’09, and Ryan Sickles will give $1,000 to the James Wright Foley Archives Current Use Fund for every donor who supports the fund, up to $10,000.  

49 days ago by Amanda Lang
Honors Program Match

✅ MATCH MET: Dr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75, and Dr. Pat Sackett, Arts ’75, will give $25 for every $1 donated toward the Honors Program Fund, up to $50,000.

51 days ago by Amanda Lang
West Coast Participation Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: If 275 donors from the Western Region make a gift on Give Marquette Day this year, a Marquette family from the West Coast will give $50,000.

51 days ago by Amanda Lang
Alumni Couples Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Debbie Keppler, Jour ’80, and Jim Keppler, Sp ’79, will give $1,000 for every alumni couple who makes a gift to any fund, up to $100,000. 

56 days ago by Amanda Lang
New Donor Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Paul Manghera, Bus Ad '82, will give $25 for every new donor who makes a gift on Give Marquette Day, up to $2,500.

58 days ago by Amanda Lang
On Your Marq Neurodiversity Support Program

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Emily and Sean Raclaw will give $500 for every donor who supports the On Your Marq Neurodiversity Support Program on Give Marquette Day, up to $12,000.

59 days ago by Amanda Lang
Chapel of the Holy Family Match

✅ MATCH MET: Brian Binash, Arts ’78, and Irene Binash will give $1,000 to the Chapel of the Holy Family Restoration Project Fund for each donor that supports the project, up to $25,000.

62 days ago by Amanda Lang
Northeast Participation Challenge


The Northeast Campaign Committee challenges supporters in the Northeast to help us reach our goal of 375 on Give Marquette Day. If the stretch goal of 400 donors is reached, the committee will donate an additional $30,000.

62 days ago by Amanda Lang
Parent Participation

✅ CHALLENGE MET: An anonymous couple will donate $200 to support the Office of Disability Services for every (current or past) parent donor who makes a gift on Give Marquette Day, up to $100,000. 

The Office of Disability Services supports accommodative services for students, including enhanced equipment and technology, growth of peer mentoring programs such as On Your Marq and upgraded technology and equipment to advance the mission of the Office of Disability Services.

62 days ago by Amanda Lang
Backpack Program and Meal Swipe Fund

Backpack Program and Meal Swipe Fund Match

✅ MATCH MET: Mark Naidicz, Sp ’84, and Patricia Naidicz will match gifts to the Meal Swipes and Backpack Program, $5 for every $1, up to $50,000.

Backpack Program and Meal Swipe Donor Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Members of the Marquette Alumni Association National Board of Directors will donate $20 to the Backpack Program and Meal Swipe Fund for every donor who supports the fund, up to $1,200.


62 days ago by Amanda Lang
Dreamer's Scholarship Match

Dan and Guadalupe Scholl will match gifts to the Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J., Dreamers Scholarship Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $25,000. This scholarship supports the financial needs of Marquette students who don't have access to federal financial aid.

62 days ago by Amanda Lang
EOP Match

✅ MATCH MET: In honor of the 55th anniversary of the EOP program, Thuy Tran, Nurs ’95, will match gifts to the EOP Fund, $2 for $1, up to $2,555.

62 days ago by Amanda Lang
Student Participation Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Brothers David Trautschold, Eng ’06, and Matt Trautschold, Eng ’04, will give $50 for each student donor, up to 200 donors.

71 days ago by Amanda Lang
Institute for Women's Leadership


The Institute for Women’s Leadership Advisory Council will match every gift to the IWL Excellence Fund $1 for $1 up to $25,000. Your gift supports research and programs that will lead to greater gender equity in leadership.

71 days ago by Amanda Lang
Time to Rise Windy City Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: If 1,000 donors from the Chicago region make a gift on Give Marquette Day, members of the Chicago Campaign Committee will give $100,000 to Marquette.

71 days ago by Amanda Lang
Overall Scholarship Match

✅ MATCH MET: John Schaefer, Arts & Sciences '66, and Terry Schaefer will donate $150 in support of student scholarship for each donor who supports scholarship (Scholarship Fund or a college-specific Scholarship Fund), up to $75,000.

71 days ago by Amanda Lang

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Gave $1,000,000 because 1,881 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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Gave $105,000 because 300 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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Heart icon matched 500 gifts for a total of $100,000
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Heart icon matched a total of $100,000
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Chuck Swoboda, Eng ’89
Heart icon matched 138 gifts for a total of $100,000
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Jenna Santoianni, Comm ’06
Heart icon matched 196 gifts for a total of $86,625
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Mark Naidicz, Sp ’84
Heart icon matched 170 gifts for a total of $50,000
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Dr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75
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Heart icon matched 195 gifts for a total of $48,750