ALL IN for the PREP! Giving Day 2024

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Sarah Westwood photoSarah and John Westwood matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $2,400Just for Class of 2024

An Anonymous DonorLori and Jay Burke ’82 P’13 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Alumni or Students (2009-2023)

An Anonymous DonorNoah and Kate Caruso P’29 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $25,000Just for Parents (2024-2030)
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An Anonymous DonorStuart Meurer and Susan Bragg Meurer P'18 '21 '26 and Maj. Gen. (R) Tom Needham ’60 gave $20,000 because 250 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorTony Bond ’02, Ed and Aletta Bond P’02 ’03 ’05, Rosemary and Jim Phalen ’68, and Barb and John Crowley P’17 ’20 gave $50,000 because $50,000 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorLorraine and Mike Riley '88 gave $75,000 because $75,000 was given by donors
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Today we’re going ALL IN for the PREP! 🦅

St. John's Prep Giving Day is HERE! There's just one question...are YOU in?!

Giving Day is about all of us—alumni, parents, grandparents, trustees, faculty and staff, students, and friends—coming together for 24 hours on March 13 to support St. John’s. 

Every dollar raised goes to the Fund for St. John's, which directly benefits our nearly 1,500 Eagles. Your donation fuels priorities like the arts, athletics, faculty professional learning, student growth, tuition assistance, and the Prep’s greatest needs. And with Giving Day matching challenges to increase your impact, there’s no better day to go ALL IN!

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Thank you for going ALL IN! 🦅

It was another historic St. John’s Prep Giving Day, with donors across the country raising life-changing support for our students! 

In 24 hours, nearly 1,300 donors raised more than $600,000 for the Fund for St. John’s, beating last year’s total donors and dollar amountSuccess like that doesn’t happen without the dedication of hundreds of people who love St. John’s Prep.  

To our donors—we are blown away by your generosity and commitment to the Prep. Whether you gave $5 or $75,000, each and every gift is deeply appreciated. Together, your collective support makes an impact on every one of our nearly 1,500 students. Thank you.

To our matching challenge donors—Tony Bond ’02, Ed and Aletta Bond P’02 ’03 ’05, Lori and Jay Burke ’82 P’13, Noah and Kate Caruso P’29, Barb and John Crowley P’17 ’20, Stuart Meurer and Susan Bragg Meurer P’18 '21 '26, Maj. Gen. (R) Tom Needham ’60, Rosemary and Jim Phalen ’68, and Lorraine and Mike Riley ’88—this day simply would not have been possible without your contributions. Thank you for inspiring our community to rally behind your incredible generosity. 

And to everyone who helped spread the word about SJP Giving Day—following along on social media, sharing the campaign with your network, and encouraging family and friends to participate—we are very grateful! 

Click below to view a message from Head of School Ed Hardiman, Ph.D. P’19 ’21 ’26.

39 days ago by Elisabeth Munro
Because of YOU, our Eagles can soar! 🦅

SJP community, we are making history yet again! With six hours still left this Giving Day, we just smashed last year’s 900 donor total. WOW!

Thank you to Board Chair Stuart Meurer and Susan Bragg Meurer P'18 '21 '26 and Maj. Gen. (R) Tom Needham ’60 for helping to inspire 250 new donors with their $20,000 challenge.

945 donors so far and over $533,000 raised for Prep students. The only question remaining is—how high can we go before midnight?!

39 days ago by Elisabeth Munro
Can We Reach 250 More Donors by Midnight? Let’s Do It! 💙

Nothing motivates SJP like a challenge. With 9 hours remaining, YOU can help St. John’s unlock $20,000 for Prep students! Whether you give $5, $20, or more, your participation will get us one donor closer to beating last year’s total of 900 donors. AND you’ll be joining the essential team that ensures our students have the resources they need to thrive. 

40 days ago by Elisabeth Munro
SJP, You Are Unstoppable! 🔥

The Prep community has answered the call once again, and together we unlocked the $75,000 matching challenge generously donated by Lorraine and Mike Riley ’88!

We’ve already raised over $330,000 from more than 570 alumni, parents, grandparents, faculty and staff, trustees, and friends of SJP! Special shout-out to the Class of 2014, who are currently in the lead with the most alumni donors. 

There’s still 10 hours left to give today—let’s see how much farther we can go!

40 days ago by Elisabeth Munro
Matching Challenge Update! Drumroll, Please… 🥁

We crushed our first $50,000 matching challenge and have raised over $230,000 and counting for our Eagles! ✅

Can we meet an even BIGGER challenge? Prep alum Mike Riley ’88 and his wife Lorraine are ready to donate $75,000 to the Fund for St. John’s IF we can raise another $75,000 today! That’s $150,000 in life-changing support for our students.

We’re almost there, with just over $25,000 left to go. Giving Day is all about participation, and every gift will get us closer. Let’s go ALL IN!

40 days ago by Elisabeth Munro
Take It from Coach: A Message from Bill O’Brien ’88 🏈

Prep alum and Boston College head football coach Bill O’Brien ’88 knows a thing or two about teamwork. And today, he’s giving a little PREP talk to the St. John’s community about supporting Giving Day. Thank you for going ALL IN today, Coach!

40 days ago by Elisabeth Munro
Can We Raise $50,000? Challenge Accepted! 🦅

Hot off the press: We just announced our first matching challenge! IF our community can raise $50,000, a group of alumni and parents will donate an additional $50,000 to the Fund for St. John’s! That’s a total of $100,000 directly benefiting Prep students. 

Thank you to our $50,000 challenge donors for leading the way with their generosity: Tony Bond ’02, Ed and Aletta Bond P’02 ’03 ’05, Rosemary and Jim Phalen ’68, and Barb and John Crowley P’17 ’20!

40 days ago by Elisabeth Munro
Let’s Get the Party Started! 🎉

The wait is over, and St. John’s Prep Giving Day has begun! Be among our first group of donors and help set the pace on this incredible day of generosity. 

You can designate your gift to what matters most to you at the Prep. Choose from the Arts, Athletics, Faculty Professional Learning, Student Growth, Tuition Assistance, or the School’s Greatest Need. No matter what area you support, your gift will make an immediate impact on our Eagles!

42 days ago by Elisabeth Munro

Alumni LeaderboardWhich class will finish Giving Day on top with the most donors? Track your class's progress here! 🦅
Alumni ClassDonorsRaised ($)
19490$0
19583$1,403
19796$976
19543$302
19745$1,150
19924$827
19613$966
19657$1,749
19460$0
20046$496
202111$252
201426$2,232
19607$24,650
20018$1,961
201715$476
201121$2,739
199311$4,492
199612$42,527
200711$2,022
201316$1,357
19974$772
201618$1,736
201010$581
202219$834
19713$583
197513$3,133
201820$1,032
19560$0
200512$2,588
201211$977
198818$84,193
19570$0
19641$50
19827$20,641
19532$600
19481$250
19854$2,216
19914$4,664
19728$5,980
19985$398
19893$361
19761$103
19781$26
20097$1,279
20085$227
20198$508
20158$532
19520$0
19739$1,194
198610$8,776
202316$679
19501$500
19440$0
19630$0
19816$1,053
19670$0
20209$271
19775$7,206
19804$610
19450$0
19593$1,232
19622$1,282
19685$21,358
19470$0
19994$1,027
20005$361
19663$564
20028$13,212
19696$4,265
20039$3,729
19945$1,806
19707$1,963
19876$16,480
19843$1,107
19510$0
19906$918
19953$639
19551$1,000
19835$17,366
20066$838
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Parent icon45%Parents
Suitcase icon11%Faculty/Staff
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Gave $75,000 during a Challenge!
Tony Bond ’02, Ed and Aletta Bond P’02 ’03 ’05, Rosemary and Jim Phalen ’68, and Barb and John Crowley P’17 ’20 photo
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Gave $20,000 during a Challenge!
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Lori and Jay Burke ’82 P’13
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