One Day, One Dayton 2024

7,023
Donors
127% of 5,500 Donor goal
$3,433,389
Donated
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $50Just for Food and Nutrition - Dietetics

Kayla Harris photoKayla Harris matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $150Just for Marian Library Fund

Katy Kelly photoKaty Kelly matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $175Just for Libraries - Excellence Fund

Ione Damasco photoIone Damasco matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $350Just for Libraries - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorDarlene Weaver matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500Just for Provost Initiatives

An Anonymous DonorBob '73 & Heather Cherichella matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Women's Golf Restricted Fund

An Anonymous DonorBob '73 & Heather Cherichella matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Men's Golf Restricted Fund

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '88 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Women's Tennis Restricted Fund

An Anonymous DonorThe Department of Physical Therapy (DPT) faculty matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Physical Therapy Doctoral Program

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '88 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Men's Tennis Restricted Fund

An Anonymous DonorBob '73 & Heather Cherichella matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Champions & Scholars (Athletics)

An Anonymous DonorBob '73 & Heather Cherichella matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Business Administration - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorDestry Fallen '86 matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Mona Guerrier Fallen Endowed Scholarship for Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous and Anonymous matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Food4Flyers Food Pantry

An Anonymous DonorMark '85 and Maureen Schutter and Kathy Tamer ‘73 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Softball Restricted Fund

An Anonymous DonorJohn ’68 and Kathy ’68 McKeon matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Education and Health Sciences - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '15 matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Students

An Anonymous DonorJohn ’68 and Kathy ’68 McKeon matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Business Administration - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorDave '75 and Julia Troppoli '76 Yeager matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Campus Ministry - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMargie ’68 and Bill ’68 Klesse matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Champions & Scholars (Athletics)

An Anonymous DonorJoe ‘76 & Maryann Bausman matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Business Administration - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous Mechanical Engineering alum ’87 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Engineering - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMargie ’68 and Bill ’68 Klesse matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Engineering - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMargie ’68 and Bill ’68 Klesse matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Arts and Sciences - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorGreg '94 and Kay Harmeyer '94 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Forever Marianist

An Anonymous DonorDick ‘72 and Sue Davis matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Davis Center for Portfolio Management

An Anonymous DonorGreg Palmer ’78 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Law Faculty Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous and Anonymous matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $50,000Just for Multi-Ethnic Engineers Endowed Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorUrsula '74 and Steve '74 Post matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $50,000Just for Class of 1974

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '68 and Anonymous '68 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $75,000Just for Champions & Scholars (Athletics)
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $2 because $1 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $50 because 10 donors gaveJust for Class of 2016

Emily Bonistall Postel photoEmily Bonistall Postel gave $150 because 15 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorBob '73 & Heather Cherichella gave $5,000 because 630 donors gaveJust for Students (2024-2028)

An Anonymous DonorDoug & Amy Polasky gave $10,000 because 240 donors gaveJust for Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center (MEC)

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '69 gave $10,000 because 25 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '77 gave $10,000 because 230 donors gaveJust for Arts and Sciences - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorDave '71 & Norma '71 McCarthy gave $15,000 because 375 donors gaveJust for Education and Health Sciences - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorBill '89 and Kelly '90 Uhl gave $25,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Class of 1989

An Anonymous DonorA 1978 alum who lived at 460 Lowes gave $25,000 because 460 donors gaveJust for Arts and Sciences - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous ’68 and Anonymous ’68 gave $25,000 because 645 donors gaveJust for Classes between 2014 & 2023

An Anonymous DonorDave '75 and Julia Troppoli '76 Yeager gave $25,000 because 415 donors gaveJust for Campus Ministry - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorThe Parent Leadership Council gave $25,350 because 1100 donors gaveJust for Parents

An Anonymous DonorThe School of Engineering Advisory Council gave $45,874 because 732 donors gaveJust for Engineering - Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorDavid '66 and Mary Sue Goetz gave $50,000 because 2500 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorThe School of Business Advisory Council gave $70,000 because 540 donors gaveJust for School of Business Administration

An Anonymous DonorDenise '77 and Greg '78 Palmer gave $75,000 because 4500 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '71 and Anonymous gave $100,000 because 585 donors gaveJust for Classes between 1938 & 1973

An Anonymous DonorLarry ’76 and Rosemari Woerner gave $100,000 because 5500 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorBill Stankey '80 gave $250,000 because 6000 donors gave
About

One Day, One Dayton

Our 2024 goal is 5,500 donors like you who make a gift of any size to any area of the University. Join Flyers from down the street and around the world as we celebrate our community’s ability to make a collective impact. Kick-start the momentum by making your gift right now! 

At the University of Dayton, we don't just fly ... We Soar!


Matching Gifts and Unlocking Challenges Spotlight

During One Day, One Dayton, challenges appear throughout the day and are created by alumni and friends rallying to make a bigger difference together. A few challenges are already created, and you can plan to take part in:

  • Just for Parents: The Parent Leadership Council will give $25,350 if 1,100 parent donors make a gift by 11:59 p.m. April 9.
  • New Crew Challenge: If 605 people make their very first gift to UD before 11:59 p.m. April 9, an anonymous donor from the Class of ’69 will give $20,000.

✅  Eclipse our ’23 goal — 4,500 donors: We surpassed last year's goal, and Denise ’77 and Greg ’78 Palmer gave $75,000!
✅  Just for Recurring Gifts (setting up a monthly/repeating gift): Anonymous '69 gave $10,000 because 25 donors made a recurring gift by 11:59 p.m. April 9.

Updates
THANK YOU, FLYER NATION!

Thank you to everyone who made a gift during our sixth annual One Day, One Dayton! 

Numbers as of midnight:

7,023 people have made a gift to their favorite area of UD.

We hit our three milestones, and then reached even higher to unlock $250,000 from Bill Stankey ’80! 

We covered all 50 states.

And raised more than $3,433,389.  

We’re still counting, but we will send you an official summary soon.

GO FLYERS! 

11 days ago by Emily Baldwin
Parent Challenge Achieved!

✅  More than 1,100 Flyer parents made a gift and the Parent Leadership Council gave $25,350. 

11 days ago by Emily Baldwin
SURPRISE CHALLENGE ACHIEVED

We hit 6,000 donors with time to spare, and Bill Stankey ’80 gave $250,000! Way to go, Flyer Nation. When we rally in community, we can accomplish anything. Every gift we make today will support UD students for generations. So, how high will we soar tonight?!? Go Flyers! 

We reached 5,500 donors, and Larry ’76 and Rosemary Woerner gave $100,000! 

We eclipsed last year's goal, and Denise ’77 and Greg ’78 Palmer gave $75,000!

More than 2,500 donors made a gift before 10 a.m., and David ’66 and Mary Sue Goetz gave $50,000!


13 days ago by Rudy

Donor Maps
Class Leaderboard
Alumni ClassDonorsRaised ($)
200852$5,715
19587$700
19520$0
19602$375
201736$2,615
196630$58,350
201243$2,825
198646$16,010
197741$95,332
201549$19,220
201467$3,212
199160$20,335
200144$6,786
202049$2,695
201051$4,635
197638$144,440
198761$35,286
196727$7,625
199877$12,251
200539$4,934
200637$3,061
201642$4,401
197155$146,601
197847$67,600
197535$58,120
198553$19,325
201340$2,477
199763$25,520
198151$114,589
198850$50,575
197042$22,855
200058$12,560
202270$2,455
202159$3,602
200259$10,530
196946$29,350
197243$46,280
200353$9,655
199658$11,667
200744$4,510
196312$4,730
199067$25,295
19625$375
201142$4,764
196418$23,425
198351$11,770
201839$6,998
196516$2,960
197969$33,654
196848$221,372
198036$261,421
198481$74,138
198252$20,912
199583$24,465
199278$25,032
199985$11,745
197381$546,390
202393$5,403
19420$0
19390$0
19470$0
199495$43,339
1974112$77,164
19410$0
19380$0
19431$100
201988$4,888
19510$0
19500$0
200987$11,112
19615$1,500
19540$0
19400$0
1989115$79,589
19480$0
19572$250
1993109$17,375
200493$13,986
19450$0
19461$100
19552$200
19560$0
19440$0
19593$850
19532$100
19491$500
Student Leaderboard
Student ClassDonorsRaised ($)
202776$2,387
202810$184
202688$3,191
2024155$8,819
2025163$4,195
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon45%Alumni
Book icon10%Students
Suitcase icon15%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon9%Friends
Parent icon13%Parents
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Advocates

Bill Stankey '80 photo
Bill Stankey '80
Gave $250,000 during a Challenge!
Larry ’76 and Rosemari Woerner photo
Larry ’76 and Rosemari Woerner
Gave $100,000 during a Challenge!
Anonymous '71 and Anonymous photo
Anonymous '71 and Anonymous
Gave $100,000 during a Challenge!
Denise '77 and Greg '78 Palmer photo
Denise '77 and Greg '78 Palmer
Gave $75,000 during a Challenge!
Anonymous '68 and Anonymous '68 photo
Anonymous '68 and Anonymous '68
Heart icon matched a total of $75,000
The School of Business Advisory Council photo
The School of Business Advisory Council
Gave $70,000 during a Challenge!
Anonymous and Anonymous photo
Anonymous and Anonymous
Heart icon matched a total of $50,000
David '66 and Mary Sue Goetz photo
David '66 and Mary Sue Goetz
Gave $50,000 during a Challenge!
Ursula '74 and Steve '74 Post photo
Ursula '74 and Steve '74 Post
Heart icon matched a total of $50,000
The School of Engineering Advisory Council photo
The School of Engineering Advisory Council
Gave $45,874 during a Challenge!

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