Tommie Give Day - 2017

This campaign ended on November 15, 2017, but you can still make a gift to University of St. Thomas by clicking here!

50 STATE CHALLENGE MET!

Thanks to at least one Tommie from each state, St. Thomas will receive $5,000 from the Alumni Board Challenge Fund.

ANN WINBLAD CHALLENGE MET!

Ann Winblad '75 MA, a member of our Board of Trustees, contributed an additional $15,000 because we exceeded 1,300 donors. Thanks, Ann!

 


Tommie Give Day is a call to action for the entire St. Thomas community – alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends.

Our third annual celebration of purple power will be the biggest and best yet with a goal of $550,000! This year’s matching funds will support scholarships to increase financial access for St. Thomas students. Make a gift today and double your impact for students!

Matches:

  • Gifts made to Tommie Give Day will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $225,000, with the matching fund dollars going to support scholarships.
  • Young Alumni Happy Hour - Gifts from alumni in the classes of 2007 - 2017 will be matched 2:1 if made between 5-7 p.m., up to $10,000.

Challenges

  • 50 State Challenge – When we receive a gift from each of the 50 states, St. Thomas will receive $5,000 from the Alumni Board Challenge Fund.
  • Class Year Challenge – The class with the most donors will receive $1,000 toward their class scholarship from the Alumni Board Challenge Fund.
  • School/College Competition - The school or college with the highest number of donors will receive $1,000 from the Alumni Board Challenge Fund.

In addition to online giving, you are welcome to call (651) 962-7233. Our Tommie Give Day student operators are standing by 24 hours to take your gift and say thank you.

You can help us get the word out. Check out these resources:

Show your pride!  Purple Power for 24 Hours!

The university would like to thank the following individuals for their generous support of the Tommie Give Day Challenge Fund: Rich (M.B.A. ’81) and Lisa Anderson (M.A. ’83), Dan ’02 and Dara ’04 Bishop, Dick Braun ’67, Terry ’76 and Shelley Brown, Kathleen and Andy ‘82 Cecere, Michael ’68 and Ann Ciresi, Rusty and Burt Cohen, Andrew Duff, Jim ’78 and Barb Eppel, Antoine and Carol Garibaldi, James P. Gearen ’83, Mark ’79 and Debra Gregg, Ashish Khandpur, Mary Marso, Richard McDonald ’56, Alvin E. and Mary Agnes McQuinn, Ginny Hubbard Morris, Catherine Rashid, Emilie Arel Scott '00, Soran Foundation, Julie and Bob Sullivan, Bob Ulrich and Diane Sillik, Kathy J. Higgins Victor, Penny Wheeler and Margaret Chutich, Ann L. Winblad M.A. '75 and other generous donors who chose to remain anonymous.

The university would like to thank the Kane Family for their generous support of the Young Alumni Happy Hour Challenge.

The university would like to thank the following individuals for their generous support of the Alumni Board Challenge Fund: Jeffery ’00, ’06 and Brenda Buelt, Andrea Field ’09, Kelly Meredith ’99, Dennis J. Ginther ’60, Bill Venne ’85, Daniel ‘01 and Holly Gieseke, Terry McGinley ’82and other generous donors who chose to remain anonymous.


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Class Leaderboard
The Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Student, Parent
Class YearDonorsDollars
1959 3$18,050
2007 32$12,920
1954 2$10,250
1962 3$10,125
1973 12$8,450
2018 21$6,866
2005 19$6,625
1951 2$5,500
1963 4$5,275
1967 4$5,100
1987 15$4,575
1982 9$4,546
1981 8$3,975
2004 14$3,855
1984 6$3,845
1971 5$3,825
1994 13$3,640
1965 2$3,501
1997 24$3,485
1970 7$3,080
2012 30$2,762
2002 14$2,760
1993 13$2,750
1983 7$2,525
1985 11$2,520
2014 27$2,475
1988 9$2,325
1986 10$2,270
2019 20$2,250
2009 20$2,205
2013 32$2,104
2010 23$2,100
1995 11$2,055
1999 8$2,010
1969 6$1,800
2008 18$1,650
1966 4$1,600
1950 2$1,500
1996 8$1,405
2015 22$1,325
1957 4$1,315
1960 2$1,300
2001 11$1,290
1964 5$1,275
1980 3$1,150
2020 20$1,145
2006 14$1,105
1948 1$1,100
1975 5$1,025
1953 1$1,000
2011 15$958
1990 7$875
2017 15$860
2003 13$800
1979 8$800
2000 12$800
1978 2$700
1992 5$650
2016 16$595
1977 5$525
1989 5$425
1976 4$400
1968 4$400
1991 3$375
2021 8$370
1972 3$325
1961 2$300
1998 4$225
1974 2$135
1949 1$50
1956 1$25


Designation Leaderboard
DesignationDonorsDollars%
St. Thomas Scholarship Fund 263$72,51613.2%
Annual Fund 363$68,69912.5%
School of Engineering 56$21,8924.0%
Law School Annual Fund 161$14,4782.6%
College of Arts and Sciences 43$9,8551.8%
Dougherty Family College Scholarship Fund 34$6,0751.1%
Opus College of Business - Innovation in Business 49$3,7950.7%
CELC - Education 13$1,2350.2%
School of Social Work - Military Social Work 11$1,0950.2%
CELC - Counseling Psychology 4$1750.0%

Donor affiliations

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3% Students

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5% Parents

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12% Faculty/staff

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3% Friends

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Picture?height=150&width=150Gabe Skelly matched $10
Picture?height=150&width=150Diane Kulseth matched $40
Daniel J. Meuwissen matched $50
Thumb avatar itmebandwNicholas Kolnik matched $100
Thumb avatar itmebandwNicholas Kolnik matched $100
Index trending profilepicShaun E Olson matched $120
Young Alumni Happy Hour Challenge matched $10,000
Roll Toms Challenge matched $10,000
Sock It To Me Challenge matched $15,000
Purple Power Challenge matched $25,000
Tommie Give Day Challenge Fund matched $225,000
An Anonymous Donor gave $50 because $50 was donated in 1 day.