Rollins Giving Day 2024

1,306
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104% of 1,250 Donor goal
$459,052
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An Anonymous DonorPaul Vonder Heide matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $24
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An Anonymous DonorTodd Cotton gave $20 because $5 was given by donors

Olivia Demarco photoOlivia Demarco gave $100 because 10 donors gaveJust for Friends of Theatre and Dance

An Anonymous Donor1963 WPRK alumnus Dr. Jerry F. Green gave $2,500 because 130 donors gaveJust for Student Media

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous gave $10,000 because 275 donors gaveJust for Athletics (select a focus)

An Anonymous DonorChristabel Vartanian ’68 gave $10,000 because 98 donors gaveJust for Friends of Theatre and Dance

An Anonymous DonorJeremy Lang ’68 and Lynn Stern gave $25,000 because 50 donors gaveJust for Rollins Museum of Art

An Anonymous DonorDana Consler ’72 gave $25,000 because 400 donors gaveJust for Alumni

An Anonymous DonorFINFROCK gave $25,000 because 126 donors gaveJust for Crummer Graduate School of Business (select a focus)

An Anonymous DonorTrustee Andrea Massey-Farrell ’98 and James E. Farrell ’15 gave $25,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Hamilton Holt School (select a focus)

An Anonymous DonorA group of Parents & Family Council members gave $30,000 because 200 donors gaveJust for Parents

An Anonymous DonorTrustee John (Jack) C. Myers III ’69 ’70MBA and John C. Myers IV ’94 ’96MBA gave $40,000 because 1000 donors gave
About

Shape futures and change lives on Rollins Giving Day! 

At Rollins College, we cherish our tradition of excellence and the vibrant community that fuels our commitment to education. During this annual 24-hour event, we invite our valued alumni, dedicated parents, and the entire campus community to be part of our collective impact. 

Every gift, regardless of size, plays a pivotal role in our mission. Your participation in Rollins Giving Day directly influences the opportunities available to our students and helps set them on a path to a successful future.

Help us reach our goal of 1,000 donors and unlock more than $190,000 in challenge funding by showing your support!

Visit our social media toolkit to help spread the word!

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We did it, Rollins!

We are blown away by your generosity and commitment to Rollins’ mission. Thanks to you, we’re changing lives and shaping futures for the next generation of Tars. We are so grateful for your support!

56 days ago by Taryn May
Way to go, Holt!

You did it! 🎊 The Holt community just unlocked $25,000 from Trustee Andrea Massey-Farrell ’98 and James E. Farrell ’15. Let's keep it going!

56 days ago by Taryn May
Congratulations to Crummer! πŸŽ‰

Our Crummer graduates, students, and supporters really came through today! Congratulations on unlocking $25,000 from FINFROCK for the Crummer Fund!

57 days ago by Taryn May
This just in: Student Media met their goal!

Student Media a.k.a. SWIB (Sandspur, WPRK, Independent, Brushing) just unlocked a $2,500 challenge gift from 1963 WPRK alumnus Dr. Jerry F. Green!

57 days ago by Taryn May
A round of applause for Theatre and Dance!

We just received our 91st gift to Friends of Theatre and Dance, unlocking $10,000 from Christabel Vartanian ’68 for Rollins theatre and dance programming! 

57 days ago by Taryn May
TARS WIN BIG πŸ†

...and the crowds went wild! Rollins Athletics just met their goal of 275 donors and unlocked $10,000 for our student-athletes! Go Tars! βš“

57 days ago by Taryn May
Can we make an even greater impact?

BREAKING NEWS! We just met our 1,000 donor goal and unlocked $40,000 for the Rollins Fund, thanks to the generosity of Trustee John (Jack) C. Myers III ’69 ’70MBA and John C. Myers IV ’94 ’96MBA!

Because of our success, we have a new challenge: If we can get another 250 donors by midnight, Stuart Parker ’84 will give another $10,000.

Still deciding which fund you’d like to support? Marjorie Trueblood, EdD, Dean of the Student Center for Inclusion and Belonging, makes a great case for Financial Aid:

57 days ago by Taryn May
Our alumni are the best!

You did it, Tars! Because you showed your support for the next generation of students, you’ve unlocked $25,000 for vital Rollins programs! THANK YOU πŸ’™πŸ’›

And special thanks to our Alumni Challenge sponsor, Dana Consler ’72!


57 days ago by Taryn May
Rollins Museum of Art: An Exhibit on Success! 🎨


Congratulations to our beloved museum for unlocking $25,000! And our heartfelt thanks to Jeremy Lang ’68 and Lynn Stern for your generous support over the years.

57 days ago by Taryn May
Rollins Parents unlocked $30,000! πŸ“£

We all know that Rollins Parents always have their kids’ backs. Thank you for showing your support for our students and unlocking $30,000!! We couldn’t do any of this without you. πŸ’™πŸ’›

57 days ago by Taryn May
Let’s go, Rollins! πŸ’™πŸ’›

We’re a little over halfway through the day, and we are already at 72% of our goal! But we still need a lot of support from our alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends to meet our goals and make this day a success.

 Watch the video below to hear how your support can bolster academic excellence at Rollins.

57 days ago by Taryn May
Join us in Dave's Boathouse! 🎈

If you're on campus, we've got live bands, sweet treats, and a prize wheel! Stop by before 2pm and catch a glimpse of President Cornwell before his interview on WPRK! πŸŽ™οΈ

57 days ago by Taryn May
Thank you, HSAC!

A big shout-out to the new Holt Student Advisory Council (HSAC) for reaching 100% participation for Giving Day! You’re the best!

57 days ago by Taryn May
Thank you to the Myers family!

We are so grateful for our community challenge donors! Trustee John (Jack) C. Myers III ’69 ’70MBA and John C. Myers IV ’94 ’96MBA are offering $40,000 if we can reach 1,000 donors before the end of the day! 

This father-son duo have served Rollins for decades and continue to support our students. Join them by making a gift of any amount before midnight!

57 days ago by Taryn May
Subject: Calling all Rollins Alumni!

Did you hear? This year, we have a generous challenge just for Alumni! If 400 alumni make a gift for Giving Day, Dana Consler ’72 will give $25,000 for the Rollins Fund!

Watch the video below to hear why alumnus, parent, and National Co-Chair of the Rollins Annual Fund Eric Marshall will be one of 400 today.

57 days ago by Taryn May
Giving Day is here! 🎊


Today, the Rollins community comes together to change students’ lives. We can’t wait to see the collective impact of your generosity!

57 days ago by Taryn May

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Trustee John (Jack) C. Myers III ’69 ’70MBA and John C. Myers IV ’94 ’96MBA photo
Trustee John (Jack) C. Myers III ’69 ’70MBA and John C. Myers IV ’94 ’96MBA
Gave $40,000 during a Challenge!
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Gave $30,000 during a Challenge!
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Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
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Trustee Andrea Massey-Farrell ’98 and James E. Farrell ’15
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
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Jeremy Lang ’68 and Lynn Stern
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
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1963 WPRK alumnus Dr. Jerry F. Green
Gave $2,500 during a Challenge!
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