I HEART FISHER GIVING DAY 2024

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This campaign ended on March 22, 2024, but you can still make a gift to St. John Fisher University by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorDr. Christine R. Birnie and George D. Jegadesh ’14 (MBA) matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $3,000Just for Wegmans School of Pharmacy Annual Fund

An Anonymous DonorBritt and Lisa Vitalone '91 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Alumni (1990-1999)

An Anonymous DonorThe John and Elizabeth ’11 Leonard Family Foundation matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Fisher Fund

An Anonymous DonorDaniel J. Boyce, Esq. ’79 and Shelley L. Boyce, Michael E. ’82 and Christine Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $85,000Just for Fisher Fund
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An Anonymous DonorAlumni Board of Directors gave $2,350 because 30 donors gaveJust for Students (2024)

An Anonymous DonorBob and Tarri Heerkens gave $2,500 because 50 donors gaveJust for Alumni (2013-2023)

An Anonymous DonorNancy Solliday ’86 gave $5,000 because 75 donors gaveJust for Fisher Fund

An Anonymous DonorGeorge ’66 and Barbara Davin gave $5,000 because 75 donors gaveJust for Faculty/Staff

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $10,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Fisher Fund

An Anonymous DonorMarty Keating ’75 and Jake Latchman gave $15,000 because 50 donors gaveJust for Lavery Library Annual Fund
About

The Fisher family - alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends – came together to make a collective difference toward a brighter future for our next generation of Cardinals. Thank you for making an impact! We are so grateful!


I ❤️ Fisher Giving Day

Enhance your impact with these matches and challenges:

MAKE A MATCH

Kickoff Match 2:1 Impact! 

Thank you for supporting this match! Donors who gave in the first 12 hours to a Fisher Fund were matched 2:1 by the John and Elizabeth ’11 Leonard Family Foundation, for $25,000! Elizabeth entered Fisher as a non-traditional student and she, along with her husband John, are committed to improving lives through higher education.

The Fisher Fund Match

Thank you for supporting this match! Daniel J. Boyce, Esq. ’79 and Shelley L. Boyce, Michael E. ’82 and Christine Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran matched gifts to the Fisher Fund 1:1 up to $85,000 throughout the entire day!

HAVE SOME CLASS

1990s

Thank you for supporting this match! Thanks to the generosity of Britt and Lisa Vitalone '91, every dollar from alums of the 1990s was matched up to $10,000!

Graduates of the Last Decade 2013-2023 (GOLD) Challenge

Thank you for supporting this match! When 50 gifts were given by alumni from Classes 2013-2023, Fisher retiree and longtime Teddi volunteer Bob Heerkens and his wife, Tarri, made a gift of $2,500 to the Fisher Fund.

Senior Class

Thank you for supporting this match! The Alumni Board challenged the Class of 2024! When 30 gifts were made by Fisher seniors, the Alumni Board will made a gift of $2,500.

INSPIRE

Spire Society Membership Challenge

Thank you for supporting this match! The Spire Society is the backbone of the Fisher Fund. 15 new members joined the esteemed ranks of the Spire Society before the end of I Heart Fisher Giving Day. These Fisher Fund leaders invest in and enhance the Fisher experience, making it available to all who wish to learn and grow here. Click here to join today!

WATCH THE CLOCK

Lunch Special (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Thank you for supporting this match! When 100 donors between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (EST) made a gift of any size, an anonymous member of the Class of 1970 gifted $10,000!

Eclipse the Goal (8 p.m. - midnight)

Thank you for supporting this match! We finished I Heart Fisher Giving Day strong! 75 gifts made between 8 p.m. and midnight will unlocked a $5,000 gift from Nancy Solliday ’86.


CAMPUS FUN

Dean's Match

Thank you for supporting this match! Gifts up to $3,000 to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy Fisher Fund were matched by Dean Christine Birnie and George D. Jegadesh ’14 (MBA).

Lavery Library Challenge

Thank you for supporting this match! When 50 people made a gift to the Lavery Library Fisher Fund, Marty Keating ’75 and Jake Latchman gave $15,000 to the Fisher Fund.

Faculty and Staff Challenge

Thank you for supporting this match! 75 faculty and staff members unlocked a gift of $5,000 from George ’66 and Barbara Davin. 

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Athletics LeaderboardWhich team will rise to the top and receive the most gifts on I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
TeamDonorsRaised ($)
Football65$7,973
Women's Field Hockey11$700
Men's Tennis9$875
Women's Rowing21$1,090
Women's Lacrosse14$700
Softball34$3,346
Men's Cross Country3$225
Women's Tennis6$325
Women's Volleyball116$6,000
Men's Soccer23$2,055
Cheerleading0$0
Women's Soccer120$7,207
Baseball3$125
Wrestling8$725
Men's Volleyball27$1,095
Women's Basketball6$650
Men's Golf13$1,315
Men's Lacrosse43$4,170
Men's Basketball2$350
Men's Track and Field8$325
Women's Golf11$1,686
Women's Cross Country3$250
Women's Track and Field14$590
Class LeaderboardWhich class will rise to the top and have the most participants on I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
20186$170
19581$100
20109$1,120
200913$992
19728$900
201410$4,125
19622$550
19836$2,263
19694$1,800
19671$50
19842$200
19735$1,365
20004$3,841
19917$10,250
20025$325
199622$4,709
200611$1,905
20202$75
20173$61
19874$270
19500$0
19994$225
19520$0
20250$0
19602$275
19971$25
19480$0
19640$0
19540$0
20057$525
19511$500
19664$7,600
19948$7,309
19785$1,750
19754$15,240
20155$131
19952$75
19984$250
20087$709
19822$125
19610$0
19883$1,900
19763$375
19935$1,575
20236$247
19909$1,775
19490$0
19530$0
19685$470
19793$175
19561$100
20270$0
19572$600
19816$375
20169$480
20014$225
20128$1,194
20260$0
19654$875
19550$0
19703$10,100
201111$25,509
20047$455
19714$300
20133$210
19856$650
19632$629
20215$371
19892$500
19744$400
20077$417
19774$700
19923$1,450
20226$279
20032$100
19593$1,050
20198$470
19805$4,850
20245$2,524
198612$7,200
Gift Designation LeaderboardWhich fund will receive the most gifts on I Heart Fisher Giving Day? Make a gift to help get the fund you care about most to the top of the list!
FundDonorsRaised ($)
Women's Track and Field14$590
Football65$7,973
Wegmans School of Nursing Annual Fund22$5,429
School of Arts and Sciences Annual Fund18$5,755
Men's Tennis9$875
Women's Rowing21$1,090
Birnie Medical Mission/Service Travel Endowed Fund1$1,500
Chemistry Department0$0
Women's Field Hockey11$700
Women's Lacrosse14$700
Campus Ministry Discretionary Fund13$665
Financial Aid Annual Fund35$3,419
Political Science Department1$250
Pharmacy Medical Mission/Service Trips1$50
Biology Department2$75
Media and Communication Department5$400
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Annual Fund12$529
Women's Golf11$1,686
Area of Greatest Need185$188,636
The Saunders Foundation White Coat Award0$0
History Department0$0
Sports Studies Department6$245
Economics Department4$250
The Louis J. and Regina Vasile Scholarship0$0
LeChase Construction Urban Scholar Award Gift Fund0$0
Accounting/Finance Department1$20
Women's Volleyball116$6,000
Wegmans School of Pharmacy Annual Fund23$10,510
Health and Wellness Center8$433
Irish Studies0$0
Modern Languages and Cultures Dept.0$0
International Studies0$0
Martin F. Palumbos RABEF Scholarship1$500
Women's Soccer120$7,207
Wrestling8$725
Cheerleading0$0
Physics Department0$0
School of Business Annual Fund33$4,745
Men's Track and Field8$325
Tristan Foley Hanna Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Endowed0$0
Men's Soccer23$2,055
Center for Student Research and Creative Work2$75
Women's Basketball6$650
Spanish Language Program0$0
Men's Volleyball27$1,095
Management Department0$0
Mental Health Counseling Discretionary Fund0$0
Anthropology Department0$0
LeChase Construction Urban Scholar Award Endowment0$0
Philosophy Department1$100
Psychology Department2$75
Women's Tennis6$325
Mathematics/Computer Science Department0$0
Dr. Scott Swigart Pharmacy Scholarship2$1,550
R. Wayne and Beverly A. LeChase Urban Scholar Gift Award0$0
R. Wayne and Beverly A. LeChase Urban Scholar Award Endowment0$0
Center for Career and Academic Planning0$0
Student Life Annual Fund8$450
Men's Golf13$1,315
English Department0$0
Sociology Department1$25
Men's Lacrosse43$4,170
Softball34$3,346
Dr. Susan V. Berlin '81 Scholarship Fund0$0
Men's Cross Country3$225
Uncle John's Scholarship - Endowed0$0
Baseball3$125
Gentle-Smith Family Scholarship - Endowed0$0
Presidential Initiatives Annual Fund5$1,225
American Studies Department0$0
Religious Studies Department0$0
Women's Cross Country3$250
Men's Basketball2$350
Athletics Annual Fund38$2,093
Joan Rowan Memorial Award & Student Support Fund - Endowed0$0
Lavery Library Annual Fund48$8,215
Men's Rowing0$0
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Gradhat icon33%Alumni
Book icon6%Students
Parent icon20%Parents
Suitcase icon16%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon28%Friends
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Daniel J. Boyce, Esq. ’79 and Shelley L. Boyce, Michael E. ’82 and Christine Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran photo
Daniel J. Boyce, Esq. ’79 and Shelley L. Boyce, Michael E. ’82 and Christine Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran
Heart icon matched a total of $85,000
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Heart icon matched a total of $25,000
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Marty Keating ’75 and Jake Latchman
Gave $15,000 during a Challenge!
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Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
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Britt and Lisa Vitalone '91
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
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generated 1826 clicks and 127 gifts, totaling $6,218
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Nancy Solliday ’86
Gave $5,000 during a Challenge!
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George ’66 and Barbara Davin
Gave $5,000 during a Challenge!
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Dr. Christine R. Birnie and George D. Jegadesh ’14 (MBA)
Heart icon matched a total of $3,000
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Bob and Tarri Heerkens
Gave $2,500 during a Challenge!

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