358% of 100 Donor goal
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Today is #GivingTuesday.

#GivingTuesday harnesses the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities.

For St. John’s College, it provides a platform for alumni, parents, and friends of the college to encourage the donation of time, resources and talents in support of the college, its students, tutors and staff, and the Program.

Last year, 71 donors chose #GivingTuesday to show their support for St. John’s.

Today, we hope you will be one of 100 donors to help continue Freeing Minds on #GivingTuesday.

All gifts count towards the Freeing Minds campaign total and will be matched dollar-for-dollar with a gift to the endowment by the Winiarski Family Foundation.

The success of Freeing Minds on #GivingTuesday is all because of you!

1821 days ago by Mark Piekarski
Thank you for your generous support of Freeing Minds on #GivingTuesday

Thank you for your generous support of Freeing Minds on #GivingTuesday.

Including the 23 donors who gave $7,930 through our institutional giving page, our total for Freeing Minds on #GivingTuesday finished at 358 donors and $100,247.00.

On behalf of our entire community and all who benefit from your generosity, thank you again for your commitment to transforming lives at St. John’s College. We could not do it without you!

Best regards,

Mark Piekarski

College-Wide Director of Annual Giving

1826 days ago by Mark Piekarski
Why I work in higher education fundraising.

Please make a gift today!

1827 days ago by Mark Piekarski
St. John's College sees spike in donations since tuition decrease

Did you catch us in The Capital last week? Can't wait to continue #FreeingMinds with you this #GivingTuesday! Donate here:

1828 days ago by Mark Piekarski
Merry Peckham (SF07) shares why she gives back to St. John's!

"My gift every year to St. John's is my way of showing that, 11 years after I graduated, I'm still invested in the life of the College.

I benefit every day from my education and training at St. John's, and I value being able to reconnect to Johnnies past, present, and future."

1832 days ago by Mark Piekarski
Collin Doherty (A20) shares how financial aid, and ultimately St. John's, has impacted his life.

When I applied St. John's, I was excited at the prospect of being around with other minds that craved knowledge and thrived on learning. However, when I received the my financial aid package and saw my scholarship I was ecstatic. St. John's has made me a better citizen, a better friend, and, overall, a better person. From the moment I opened my my financial aid package to this week reading Hegel in a preceptorial, knowing that the alumni of this school are supporting curious minds like mine is a constant source of encouragement."

1841 days ago by Mark Piekarski
Tutor Ned Walpin’s take on why giving to St. John’s is important:

“The Program is the thing that has all our hearts, and that’s the thing that we think about when we think about St. John’s. But the Program needs an institution under it that’s vibrant in order for the Program to exist. So, in order to preserve the Program and to support the Program, the institution needs to be supported. It can start with alumni making a gift on #GivingTuesday. That, to me, is the ultimate key.”
1847 days ago by Mark Piekarski

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