The St. Christopher's Fund Day of Giving 2023

1,301
Donors
130% of 1,000 Donor goal
$539,400
Donated
This campaign ended on March 30, 2023, but you can still make a gift to St. Christopher's School by clicking here!
Matches
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $100

An Anonymous DonorLaura Brown matched $200


An Anonymous DonorMassey Family Foundation Early Bird Challenge matched $15,000

An Anonymous DonorParent Leadership Match matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorBoard of Governors and Foundation Board Match matched $50,000

An Anonymous DonorAlumni Leadership Match matched $60,000
Challenges
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An Anonymous DonorStephen Davenport gave $100

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $1,500

An Anonymous DonorMassey Family Foundation Last Call Challenge gave $10,000
About

What is The St. Christopher's Fund Day of Giving?

Today we ask you to honor the teacher, coach, mentor, student or any Saint who has made a lasting impact on your life or that of your son or grandson. Join us in saying thanks.

How Do I Participate?

There are 3 simple ways to participate.

  1. GIVE HERE to The St. Christopher's Fund (now accepting Venmo & PayPal) and help us reach our goal of 1,000 gifts. 
  2. HONOR your favorite Saint and tell us why they inspire you. Your tribute will be shared with your honoree or their family. 
  3. GET others to join you in making a gift For All The Saints.

What Does My Gift Support? 

Education is expensive—and priceless—all at the same time. We simply can’t educate—and celebrate—boys without the assistance of generous alumni, parents, grandparents and friends of the School.

Different from capital improvements, endowments, or other specific fundraising efforts, annual gifts to The St. Christopher’s Fund are not tied to a certain use. The flexibility the fund gives School leadership means that it can be funneled to where it is needed most. The dollars you give today go into the following year’s budget—benefiting the boys and the faculty and staff who are here today.

The St. Christopher’s Fund supports many programs, including:

  • RITE OF PASSAGE RIVER TRIPS: A trip on the James River that is a bonding adventure to celebrate boys becoming young men.
  • MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Every division has mental health services for boys, including a counselor and chaplain.
  • X-TERM: An experiential program that provides Upper School students the opportunity to discover, develop, and share passions beyond the traditional classroom.
  • DIVISION LIBRARIES: Each library is tailored to the interests and needs of boys in their age group.
  • AWARD-WINNING CHORAL PROGRAMS & CHAMPIONSHIP ATHLETIC TEAMS: We have opportunities and programs through which students can develop friendships and learn new skills.
  • THE ABILITY TO RECRUIT, RETAIN & REWARD EXCELLENT FACULTY & STAFF: Finding—and keeping—the best teachers and support staff is key to the success of our students and school.
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Updates
A record-breaking Day of Giving!

Thank you for helping to make this a record-breaking Day of Giving for St. Christopher's.

Together we raised $539,400 from 1,301 donors, shattering last year's record of $410,061 raised!

We simply could not have pulled it off without the leadership and generosity of each of you.

THANK YOU!

Today by Andrew Chesebro
COMPLETE: Alumni Leadership Match


We have successfully completed the Alumni Leadership Match of $60,000!

Thank you to those who contributed and to the incredible Alumni Leadership Match donors below.

Alumni Match Donors
Jay Ball ’82
Austin Harris ’00
Freeman Jones ’75
Gil Minor ’59
John Molster Jr. ’04
Jay Moore ’75 
Lon Nunley ’08
Sheldon Taylor ’74
Ned Valentine ’83 
Donny Wade ’91
Buddy Wilton ’70
Wesley Wright ’86

2 days ago by Andrew Chesebro
COMPLETE: Board of Governors and Foundation Board Match

We have successfully completed the Board of Governors and Foundation Board Match of $50,000!

Thank you to those who contributed and to our Board Members listed below.

Board of Governors
Edmund Benson ’55, P ’92
Turner Bredrup ’84, P ’18, ’21
Henry Broaddus 
Orran Brown P ’18, ’21
Randy Daniel ’78, P ’12
George Dunston ’87
Conrad Garcia P ’27, ’29
Michael Grey ’79
Carson Johnson P ’26, ’29
Will Krusen P ’28
Penny Kyle P ’07
Manoli Loupassi ’85, P ’23
Tim McCoy ’87, P ’20, ’22
Dave Mitchell P ’17
Chris Mumford ’88, P ’23, ’25
Charlie Noell ’70
Amir Patel P ’23, ’29
Carolyn Paulette P ’01
Taylor Reveley ’92, P ’31
Louis Ryan ’65
Tripp Taliaferro ’97, P ’30, ’32 
Marshall Tucker ’02
Charles Valentine ’93, P ’29, ’35
Thomas Valentine ’76, P ’04
Donny Wade ’91, P ’18
Elizabeth Wallace P ’15, ’20
Randy Weis P ’21, ’27 
Karen Welch P ’24, ’26
Taylor Williams ’96, P ’30
Laurel Wise P ’22, ’23

Foundation Board
Matt Akin P ’18, ’20
Pete Alcorn P ’12, ’13
Sam Bemiss ’73, P ’16, ’17, ’20
Turner Bredrup ’84, P ’18, ’21
Matt Engel P ’23
Raleigh Nuckols ’01
Tripp Taliaferro ’97, P ’30, ’32 
Bill Tyson ’80, P ’12, ’15
Thomas Valentine ’76, P ’04
Buddy Wilton ’70

2 days ago by Andrew Chesebro
Help us unlock an additional $50,000


It's nearly quitting time for longtime Equipment and Athletic Fields Managers Bernie and Zac but they’ve got one more job to do—encourage you to make your gift to The St. Christopher’s Fund Day of Giving. A gift of $500 or more will receive an invitation to a dinner party in Bernie’s Shed on June 7, 2023.

Inspired by today's overwhelming support, an anonymous member of the Foundation Board has pledged an additional $50,000 if we can break last year's Day of Giving record of $410,061 raised.

Help us break last year's record by making your gift today in honor of the teacher, coach or mentor whose influence continues to make a difference in your life or that of your son or grandson.

Go Saints!

2 days ago by Andrew Chesebro
Board of Governors and Foundation Board Match

We are off to an incredible start. Thank you to those who have made a gift in honor of a teacher, coach, or mentor whose influence continues to make a difference in your life or that of your son or grandson.

In celebration of our early success, the next $50,000 donated will be matched dollar for dollar by members of our Board of Governors and our Foundation Board.

Board of Governors
Edmund Benson ’55, P ’92
Turner Bredrup ’84, P ’18, ’21
Henry Broaddus 
Orran Brown P ’18, ’21
Randy Daniel ’78, P ’12
George Dunston ’87
Conrad Garcia P ’27, ’29
Michael Grey ’79
Carson Johnson P ’26, ’29
Will Krusen P ’28
Penny Kyle P ’07
Manoli Loupassi ’85, P ’23
Tim McCoy ’87, P ’20, ’22
Dave Mitchell P ’17
Chris Mumford ’88, P ’23, ’25
Charlie Noell ’70
Amir Patel P ’23, ’29
Carolyn Paulette P ’01
Taylor Reveley ’92, P ’31
Louis Ryan ’65
Tripp Taliaferro ’97, P ’30, ’32 
Marshall Tucker ’02
Charles Valentine ’93, P ’29, ’35
Thomas Valentine ’76, P ’04
Donny Wade ’91, P ’18
Elizabeth Wallace P ’15, ’20
Randy Weis P ’21, ’27 
Karen Welch P ’24, ’26
Taylor Williams ’96, P ’30
Laurel Wise P ’22, ’23

Foundation Board
Matt Akin P ’18, ’20
Pete Alcorn P ’12, ’13
Sam Bemiss ’73, P ’16, ’17, ’20
Turner Bredrup ’84, P ’18, ’21
Matt Engel P ’23
Raleigh Nuckols ’01
Tripp Taliaferro ’97, P ’30, ’32 
Bill Tyson ’80, P ’12, ’15
Thomas Valentine ’76, P ’04
Buddy Wilton ’70

2 days ago by Andrew Chesebro
COMPLETE: Parent Leadership Challenge

We have successfully completed the Parent Leadership Match of $25,000!

Thank you to those who contributed and to the incredible Parent Leadership Match donors below.

Parent Match Donors
Julian & Melissa Bowen-Rees P ’27
Tony & Heather Caputo P ’31, ’32
Alex & Alston Daigh P ’36
Steve & Christina Horton P ’28
Dave & Katherine Meyers P ’25
Rick & Chrystal Telfian P ’30
Eric & Whitney Van Der Hyde P ’31
Warren & Ashley Van der Waag P ’26, ’29

2 days ago by Andrew Chesebro
Alumni & Parent Leadership Matches

Kick off Day of Giving by doubling your gift!

The generous alumni and parents listed below will match the next $85,000 donated dollar for dollar. This means that a gift of $50 will turn into $100. A gift of $100 will turn into $200, and so on. You don’t need to have taken a class with Don Golladay to see where this is going.

Alumni Match Donors
Jay Ball ’82
Austin Harris ’00
Freeman Jones ’75
Gil Minor ’59
John Molster Jr. ’04
Jay Moore ’75 
Lon Nunley ’08
Sheldon Taylor ’74
Ned Valentine ’83 
Donny Wade ’91
Buddy Wilton ’70
Wesley Wright ’86

Parent Match Donors
Julian & Melissa Bowen-Rees P ’27
Tony & Heather Caputo P ’31, ’32
Alex & Alston Daigh P ’36
Steve & Christina Horton P ’28
Dave & Katherine Meyers P ’25
Rick & Chrystal Telfian P ’30
Eric & Whitney Van Der Hyde P ’31
Warren & Ashley Van der Waag P ’26, ’29

3 days ago by Andrew Chesebro
COMPLETE: Massey Family Foundation Early Bird Challenge

Thank you to everyone who participated in this morning's Massey Family Foundation Early Bird Challenge. We completed the match in less than 3 hours and have received a total of 54 gifts of $250+ today!

Thanks to all of our early donors The St. Christopher's Fund Day of Giving is off to an incredible start. We welcome you to follow our progress throughout the day tomorrow and check back for exciting announcements.

And if you haven't watched it already, take a look at who our Saints are honoring for Day of Giving.

3 days ago by Andrew Chesebro
Massey Family Foundation Early Bird Challenge

Thanks to the generosity of the Massey Family Foundation, we are getting an early start on The St. Christopher’s Fund Day of Giving with the Massey Foundation Early Bird Challenge.

Starting right now, gifts of $250+ will be matched dollar for dollar up to $15,000--make your gift of $250+ now.

We welcome early gifts of all sizes. These gifts inspire others to follow and significantly kick-start our campaign to reach 1,000 gifts.

Day of Giving—tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29—is an occasion to celebrate the remarkable teachers, coaches, and mentors whose influence continues to make a difference in your life or that of your son or grandson. Your generosity serves as a tribute to, and provides resources for, the impact that they make every day. 

Thank you in advance for recognizing those Saints who have made, and continue to make, a lasting impact in your life or that of your son or grandson.

4 days ago by Davis Wrinkle

Alumni
Graduation Year DonorsRaised ($)Goal (Donors)%
200816$4,1506624.2%
197436$11,5745466.7%
197810$2,8856415.6%
199612$2,8505920.3%
200411$4,6506716.4%
200012$5,4704327.9%
19659$11,0205616.1%
200912$3,0207017.1%
19899$3,4705616.1%
200232$9,1255558.2%
20216$371827.3%
19530$0130.0%
19561$300175.9%
19470$050.0%
19520$0110.0%
20153$120793.8%
197310$1,1505717.5%
19756$6,6505810.3%
19420$010.0%
19410$010.0%
19865$4,600647.8%
20104$2,750735.5%
19838$8,5704717.0%
20204$550785.1%
19540$0130.0%
19621$500352.9%
19642$75424.8%
19573$800348.8%
20169$4508011.3%
19692$400484.2%
19918$2,7605115.7%
20195$460756.7%
20117$5106810.3%
19490$0120.0%
19461$100520.0%
19673$600378.1%
19806$3,4904912.2%
19582$450229.1%
19927$3,4255014.0%
19613$1,8003010.0%
19500$060.0%
19512$4001020.0%
19450$030.0%
20183$40783.8%
19874$1,350676.0%
20128$1,6266212.9%
19604$5503112.9%
19725$800608.3%
19765$3,150559.1%
19481$500616.7%
19440$010.0%
19430$010.0%
19593$25,1752810.7%
19685$2,025529.6%
19663$750329.4%
19845$1,5504710.6%
19551$500175.9%
19886$2,9005610.7%
19906$2,075649.4%
19793$3,650565.4%
200125$3,8305149.0%
19977$9704615.2%
19856$535639.5%
19937$1,9004316.3%
19996$1,2254114.6%
20147$7755512.7%
20038$2,2505115.7%
198130$8,2254468.2%
20178$7157510.7%
20079$3,5555217.3%
19638$2,3253125.8%
197114$5,0704630.4%
199412$2,3353831.6%
19826$4,5005710.5%
20066$1,600728.3%
199511$3,0004822.9%
200519$3,6006031.7%
197712$3,9005322.6%
199812$2,7954725.5%
202218$2988920.2%
201310$1,4586016.7%
197015$29,7504731.9%
Parents
GradeDonorsRaised ($)Goal (Donors)%
8th Grade35$15,2258839.8%
6th Grade40$17,4257751.9%
4th Grade43$40,8855676.8%
11th Grade47$11,7309549.5%
9th Grade38$15,6069540.0%
12th Grade38$15,22510038.0%
2nd Grade42$8,4956663.6%
5th Grade38$12,2506855.9%
Junior Kindergarten28$9,4833287.5%
10th Grade34$13,8459735.1%
Kindergarten41$10,2405870.7%
1st Grade47$18,5555782.5%
3rd Grade45$9,4205680.4%
7th Grade50$28,4567864.1%
Students
GradeDonorsRaised ($)Goal (Donors)%
Junior Kindergarten2$65326.3%
7th Grade1$250811.2%
12th Grade6$650936.5%
10th Grade3$550943.2%
3rd Grade6$4205411.1%
1st Grade7$4,7755413.0%
8th Grade2$100872.3%
2nd Grade3$450644.7%
Kindergarten3$350565.4%
4th Grade2$150553.6%
5th Grade6$385688.8%
6th Grade2$550742.7%
11th Grade4$415924.3%
9th Grade8$1,025968.3%
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Advocates

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Alumni Leadership Match
matched a total of $60,000
Board of Governors and Foundation Board Match photo
Board of Governors and Foundation Board Match
matched a total of $50,000
Parent Leadership Match photo
Parent Leadership Match
matched a total of $25,000
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Massey Family Foundation Early Bird Challenge
matched a total of $15,000
Massey Family Foundation Last Call Challenge photo
Massey Family Foundation Last Call Challenge
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
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Anonymous
Gave $1,500 during a Challenge!
Steve & Christina Horton photo
matched a total of $1,000
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generated 78 clicks and 6 gifts, totaling $900
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Stephen Davenport
Gave $100 during a Challenge!
generated 3 gifts, totaling $355
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generated 6 clicks and 3 gifts, totaling $450

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