1856-Minute Challenge 2021

2,046
Donors
110% of 1,856 Donor goal
$1,022,051
Donated
This campaign ended on April 08, 2021, but you can still make a gift to St. Lawrence University by clicking here!

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Matches
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An Anonymous DonorMary Baucom matched $25

An Anonymous DonorJohanna Ryan matched $25

John R O'Connor photoJR O'Connor matched $42

An Anonymous DonorKatherine Hamlin matched $50

Samantha Colton photoSamantha M Colton matched $50

Madeline Fones photoMadeline Fones matched $50

Artūrs Saburovs photoArturs Saburovs matched $50


An Anonymous DonorKelan Koncewicz matched $50


Nicholle Gotham photoNicholle Gotham matched $75


Amanda Brewer photoAmanda Brewer '12 matched $100

Sean Kelly photoSean Kelly matched $100

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $100

Alli Morrow photoAlli Morrow matched $100

Julie Parker photoJulie Parker matched $100

An Anonymous DonorAaron Bushey-Hansen matched $100

An Anonymous DonorCatherine Parker matched $100


An Anonymous DonorBailey Phelps matched $100

An Anonymous DonorLaura Patrick matched $150

Beth Dixon photoBeth Dixon matched $150

An Anonymous DonorClaire O'Neil matched $200

An Anonymous DonorAnne Ferris Cassidy matched $250

An Anonymous DonorThomas Wilder matched $40

Bill Prescott photoBill Prescott matched $180

An Anonymous DonorTaylor Moon & Matt Dodge matched $250

An Anonymous DonorGary Zonitch matched $250

An Anonymous DonorMolly Lunn Owen matched $300

An Anonymous DonorEmily Hunt Forbes '04 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorGreta W. Miller & William Miller matched $500

Paige Friedlander photoPaige Friedlander matched $615

An Anonymous DonorDonna Winston '85 matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Laurentian Family matched $10,300

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Laurentian Family matched $250,000
Challenges
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An Anonymous DonorEvan Koncewicz gave $5 because 5 donors made a gift in 1 day




Beth Slater photoBeth Slater gave $150 because $15 was donated in 1 day

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $250

An Anonymous DonorDawn Hamlin gave $250

An Anonymous DonorEdward Forbes '02 gave $500

An Anonymous DonorPeter Hunt '75 gave $100,000 because $100,000 was donated in 30 days

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Trustee gave $200,000
Incentives
Donate $1,856
Only 14 left!
In honor of President Bill Fox '75, St. Lawrence's 18th president, the first 18 donors who give $1,856 or more are eligible to receive a custom scarlet and brown leather luggage tag from Smathers & Branson.
About


The 1856-Minute Challenge is BACK for 2021!  Starting at 10:04 a.m. on April 7, Laurentians around the world will strive to reach 1,856 donors in 1,856 minutes.  

If we reach our goal before 5:00 p.m. on April 8, we will unlock a $200,000 gift from an anonymous trustee to the Fox Center for Academic Opportunity!  Plus, thanks to an anonymous Laurentian family, your gift makes DOUBLE the impact, as they are matching the first $250,000!


This year's annual donor challenge offers Laurentians the opportunity to support our students while honoring President Bill Fox ’75, who will retire on June 30 after leading his alma mater for the past 12 years.  The 1856-Minute Challenge is featuring the Fox Center for Academic Opportunity, which will encompass programs that support students’ academic pursuits, close opportunity gaps, and fuel creativity.  These programs include Academic Advising, Sophomore Journeys, Career Connections, the First-Year Program, Student Accessibility Services, the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), and the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.

Gifts of all sizes matter, so show your support for our students and add your name to the resounding call of gratitude for President Fox today.  Here we go, Saints!

Updates
"What Does the Fox Center Say?": Sharmela Garcia-Martin M'04, M'06, M'13

Keep up the great work, Sharmela!


11 days ago by Joe Keniston
"What Does the Fox Center Say?": Elun Gabriel

Thank you to the Laurentians around the world who have supported the 1856-Minute Challenge so far!  We want to share several voices of staff who are helping to strengthen St. Lawrence through their work in the Fox Center for Academic Opportunity.  First up, Elun Gabriel!

11 days ago by Joe Keniston

Donor Map
Laurentian LeaderboardThe Laurentian Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
2021189$2,356
197583$201,732
201770$2,592
2016 (matching donations!)61$3,004
201953$3,268
201851$1,610
201139$4,550
201539$1,544
197438$23,422
201437$2,396
201236$1,845
201334$3,648
200833$4,917
198432$7,811
198230$10,231
198930$3,045
201029$1,232
198728$4,939
2020 (matching donations!)27$557
197327$5,935
200326$2,241
198026$5,115
200925$1,965
198125$5,781
198324$5,587
200724$1,980
197923$6,200
197722$24,537
198621$5,685
197821$4,980
198821$4,342
197620$7,015
196919$5,204
199719$1,777
200218$2,529
197218$3,911
200618$1,524
199418$2,474
199018$2,007
199917$1,870
200417$3,950
199217$2,092
200517$1,700
199317$6,131
199117$5,055
198515$7,011
199614$4,325
196813$4,463
197013$3,375
202213$619
196712$2,275
200012$7,262
199812$625
197111$1,978
19659$2,800
19639$1,818
19618$1,815
19627$5,330
19606$2,819
19586$508
19956$2,181
20016$475
20246$106
19645$536
19594$2,852
19564$750
19664$750
19503$3,600
19513$225
19533$2,700
19522$115
19572$200
20232$205
19542$135
19491$100
19551$1,000
Donor Affiliations
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Amy S Ware photo
Amy S Ware
Cathy Mayton-Collins photo
Cathy Mayton-Collins
Thomas Bixler & Judy Long Bixler photo
Thomas Bixler & Judy Long Bixler
An Anonymous Donor
Anonymous
Katherine Figueroa photo
Katherine Figueroa
Richard W. Osborne & Jessie photo
Richard W. Osborne & Jessie
Amy J Sipher photo
Amy J Sipher
Erika Browne photo
Erika Browne
Theresa Coomer photo
Theresa Coomer
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Peter Christoffersen
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Advocates

An Anonymous Laurentian Family photo
An Anonymous Laurentian Family
matched a total of $250,000
An Anonymous Trustee photo
An Anonymous Trustee
Gave $200,000 during a Challenge!
Peter Hunt '75 photo
Peter Hunt '75
Gave $100,000 because $100,000 was pledged during a Challenge!
An Anonymous Laurentian Family photo
An Anonymous Laurentian Family
matched 103 gifts for a total of $10,300
Donna Winston '85 photo
Donna Winston '85
matched 201 gifts for a total of $5,000
Beth Slater photo
matched 20 gifts for a total of $200
Gave $150 because $15 was pledged during a Challenge!
generated 31 clicks and 19 gifts, totaling $2,981
Community Advocates photo
generated 183 clicks and 26 gifts, totaling $2,394
Edward Forbes '02 photo
Edward Forbes '02
matched a total of $500
Gave $500 during a Challenge!
Paige Friedlander photo
matched a total of $615
generated 82 clicks and 9 gifts, totaling $370
Greta W. Miller photo
Greta W. Miller
matched a total of $500