USA Giving Day 2020

1,044
Donors
104% of 1,000 Donor goal
$504,799
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This campaign ended on February 17, 2020, but you can still make a gift to University of South Alabama by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorNick and Kim Lawkis matched $25

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $60

An Anonymous DonorSigma Chi Fraternity - Eta Epsilon Chapter matched $85

An Anonymous DonorDr. Laura Moore matched $225

An Anonymous DonorArlene Mitchell matched $450

An Anonymous DonorDr. Johnson Haynes matched $10

An Anonymous DonorAnoynymous matched $220

An Anonymous DonorJaguar Marching Band matched $510

An Anonymous DonorChris Toney and Marcella Franssen matched $200

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $100

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $12,780

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $3,762

An Anonymous DonorUSA National Alumni Association matched $240

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $10,720

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $20,810

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $15,366

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $630

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $37,040

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $4,470

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $62,420

An Anonymous DonorWarren and Kathy Nicholson matched $5,100

An Anonymous DonorAbraham A. Mitchell matched $81,826
About

USA Giving Day, February 14, is a 24- hour period when the entire University of South Alabama community rallies together to show its love for the University and USA Health. On USA Giving Day alumni, faculty and friends are asked to make a gift to USA and to collectively make an impact by investing in scholarships, strengthening USA athletic programs and supporting critical USA Health initiatives.

Updates
We have reached our goal!

1317 days ago by Janelle Finley Adams
We are halfway to our goal!

We have surpassed 500 donors and are half way to our goal before 12:00 pm! Thanks for making South your Valentine for USA Giving Day! #GiveSouthLove

1317 days ago by Janelle Finley Adams

USA students are helping #GiveSouthLove for USA Giving Day! 

1317 days ago by Janelle Finley Adams
Just for the USA Honors College!

The USA Honors College is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Michael Doran Award. The award honors Dr. Doran's commitment to Honors programming at the University and supports an area he was passionate about -- senior thesis research.  All donations designated to the Honors College on USA Giving Day will be matched 2:1 thanks to the Mitchell-Moulton Scholarship Initiative.

1317 days ago by Julie Jackson
Just for the College of Engineering!

Today, when you designate the College of Engineering, your gift will support the Drs. John and Sally Steadman IAB Scholarship.

Drs. John and Sally Steadman have served the USA College of Engineering with distinction. In honor of their service, please consider honoring their service with a gift to the Drs. John and Sally Steadman IAB Scholarship in the College of Engineering. All donations received will be double matched thanks to the Mitchell-Moulton Scholarship Initiative. 

1317 days ago by Julie Jackson
Will you be South's Valentine?

USA Giving Day 2020 is already going strong! Thank you to everyone who has chosen to #GiveSouthLove

Don't forget to share on your social media why you support South, and ask your friends to #GiveSouthLove today too!

1317 days ago by Julie Jackson
Additional Opportunities to DOUBLE your Impact!

USA Mitchell Cancer Institute Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program - $20,000 match

The Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program at Mitchell Cancer Institute provides state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment to current and future lung cancer patients. On USA Giving Day, February 14, all gifts to the MCI Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000, thanks to the generosity of Chris Toney and Marcella Franssen.

 

Dr. Cecil L. Parker, Jr. Sickle Cell Disease Distinguished Endowed Lectureship - $5,000 match

Dr. Cecil L. Parker, Jr. Sickle Cell Disease Distinguished Endowed Lectureship

was established in 2008 to support sickle cell education for patients, physicians and allied health professionals in Mobile and surrounding counties, in perpetuity. On USA Giving Day, February 14, all gifts designated to the Dr. Cecil L. Parker, Jr. Sickle Cell Disease Distinguished Endowed Lectureship will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000, thanks to the generosity of Dr. Johnson Haynes, Jr.

1319 days ago by Janelle Finley Adams
You can DOUBLE or TRIPLE your Impact thanks to these matching gifts!

Mitchell-Moulton Scholarship Initiative – 2:1 match!

Established in 2013 through the generosity of Abraham A. Mitchell, the Mitchell-Moulton Scholarship Initiative matches all gifts to endowed undergraduate scholarships dollar-for-dollar. For 24-hours on February 14, 2020, the MMSI will match all gifts to endowed undergraduate scholarships two to one! That means your gift of $100 turns into $300, simply by investing in South on USA Giving Day.

When you designate to MMSI, the college, or school of your choice you will have triple the impact on USA students. 

Bridge Program at USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital - $5,000 match

The Bridge Program supports pregnant patients diagnosed with fetal anomalies, which are conditions that affect a fetus or embryo and may be fatal or cause ongoing health issues after birth. There is a growing need for the services the Bridge Program offers, but not enough funding to keep up. Expenses include purchasing specialized equipment and educational literature, as well as covering the cost of grief counseling, funeral expenses and food and resources for support groups. Thanks to the generosity of one of our supporters, all gifts made to the Bridge Program on February 14, 2020 will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.

Bridging the Gap - $25,000 match

More than 60% of USA students are considered need-based under University and federal standards. Often, these students have no lifeline to call when life throws them the unexpected.  Each semester hundreds of qualified students are dropped from their classes for lack of payment. The Bridging the Gap program provides emergency funding to allow students who want to receive their degrees the opportunity to stay enrolled.

Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon benefiting USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital - $1,000 match

Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a movement benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for more than 170 pediatric hospitals across North America. All gifts to the Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon made on Giving Day will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000, thanks to a generous gift from Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Department of Music Steinway Initiative - $2,000 match

Steinway Schools demonstrate a commitment to excellence by providing their students and faculties with the best equipment possible. Through a gift from Dr. Laura Moore, when you designate your donation to the Department of Music Steinway Initiative on February 14, 2020, your contribution will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,000.

Dr. David Nelson Scholarship in Biology – Challenge gift

On February 14, 2020, Dr. Kit Outlaw is challenging a minimum of 10 USA alumni from the department of biology to give $100 each to the Dr. David Nelson Scholarship in biology. Dr. David Nelson, emeritus professor of biology, began teaching at South in 1977. During his tenure, Dr. Nelson has made an impact on the lives of his students and helped them to find direction after college. The recipient of this scholarship is a rising junior or senior with a passion for learning and a great enthusiasm for biology.

Jaguar Marching Band - $10,000 match

For more than a decade, the Jaguar Marching Band has provided the soundtrack for South Alabama student and fan experiences. On February 14, your contribution to the JMB will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000.

Jewish Studies Study Abroad in Germany - $2,500 match

Through a generous matching gift from Mrs. Arlene Mitchell, a USA Jewish and Holocaust Studies student will have the life-changing opportunity to study in Germany this summer. Each donation made to this scholarship on Giving Day will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,500.

School of Computing - $125,000 match

On USA Giving Day, your gift to the School of Computing Graduate School will be matched dollar-for-dollar through the generosity of Warren and Kathy Nicholson, up to $125,000.

South CARES - $688 match

More than 50% of USA students exhibit unmet needs each semester. South CARES (Collaborative Access, Resources and Emergency Support) provides access to emergency grants and scholarships to students experiencing financial setbacks that put them at risk of dropping out. The Student Assistance fund provides limited financial assistance and resources to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses because of temporary hardship related to an unexpected situation. Gifts to South CARES on Giving Day will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $688.

USA National Alumni Association - $100,000 match

Since 1974 the South Alabama National Alumni Association has connected USA alumni to the University and each other. Now, the newly-opened MacQueen Alumni Center offers our more than 84,000 alumni a permanent home on campus.  On February 14, for 24-hours only, all gifts to the National Alumni Association will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000.

1320 days ago by Janelle Finley Adams

Designation Leaderboard
DesignationDonors$ Raised
304$13,083
153$34,643
117$21,822
90$4,561
59$8,451
49$122,739
36$3,585
33$55,560
27$5,643
24$23,049
13$1,020
11$16,080
9$31,215
8$93,630
8$945
8$6,705
7$1,000
7$440
6$170
6$19,170
6$900
6$310
5$480
5$400
4$120
4$450
3$10,200
2$20
2$200
2$50
0$0
0$0
Alumni Class Year Leaderboard The Alumni Class Year Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
19766$2,210
19875$210
19985$5,595
19844$1,200
19944$1,750
20194$350
19954$475
19823$10,150
19743$400
19973$250
19863$125
19922$50
20162$30
20182$110
20142$50
19902$175
19732$175
19962$1,050
20071$50
20011$50
20061$500
19691$10,000
20121$25
20031$25
19781$75
20051$10
20041$50
20021$25
20091$25
20101$25
19891$500
19791$100
19771$30
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matched 48 gifts for a total of $81,826
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matched 7 gifts for a total of $62,420
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matched 32 gifts for a total of $37,040
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matched 8 gifts for a total of $20,810
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matched 23 gifts for a total of $15,366
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matched 5 gifts for a total of $12,780
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Abraham A. Mitchell
matched 10 gifts for a total of $10,720
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Warren and Kathy Nicholson
matched 2 gifts for a total of $5,100
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Abraham A. Mitchell
matched 7 gifts for a total of $4,470
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matched 26 gifts for a total of $3,762