2022 Blue Nation Giving Day

590
Donors
59% of 1,000 Donor goal
$67,532
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This campaign ended on March 09, 2022, but you can still make a gift to Wellesley College by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorColonel Mustard matched $25

An Anonymous DonorCallie Lekas matched $200
Challenges
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An Anonymous DonorKatie Hall '84, Catherine Chuday Feddersen '84, Janet Krevolin '84, Kim Andrews Marsh '84, Sally Saltzbart Minier '86, and Lisa Murphy '86 gave $5,000 because 500 donors made a gift in 2 days
About

Let's make 2022 the year for the Blue! Share your passion for supporting Wellesley with your community as we aim to reach 1,000 donors on Friends of Athletics Blue Nation Giving Day!

The total donations made on Blue Nation Giving Day, regardless of the sport they support, go to Friends of Athletics, allowing Wellesley Athletics to provide access to practice gear, comprehensive leadership programming, out of region travel and holistic student development for all of our varsity and club student-athletes.

Check out today’s prizes and challenges waiting to be unlocked:

Team Participation Prizes:

  • The varsity and club sport teams with the highest participation on Blue Nation Giving Day will each receive $1,500!
  • The varsity and club sport teams with the second highest participation on Blue Nation Giving Day will each receive $500!
  • Power Hour! (12:30pm-1:30pm EST): The club and varsity teams with the most gifts between 12:30pm-1:30pm EST will each receive $500.

Donor Challenges: 

  • 250 gifts by 12:00pm EST will unlock a $1,000 challenge gift from Director of Athletics, Bethany Ellis!
  • 500 Gifts by 3:00pm EST will unlock a $5,000 challenge gift from Katie Hall '84, Catherine Chuday Feddersen '84, Janet Krevolin '84, Kim Andrews Marsh '84, Sally Saltzbart Minier '86, and Lisa Murphy '86!
  • 1,000 gifts by the end of March 8th, 2022 will unlock a $10,000 challenge gift from Friends of Athletics Alumna Co-Chair Ginger Horne Kent '76!

Fencing Parent's Challenge:

  • If the parents of any varsity or club team combine to give $3,500, it will unlock a matching gift of $3,500 from the parents of the Wellesley Fencing team!

Young Alum Challenge:

  • 100 gifts from young alums (Class Years 2011-2021) will unlock a $1,000 challenge gift from Former Director of Athletics, Bridget Belgiovine!

Your support of Friends of Athletics is essential to the continued success of Wellesley varsity and club sports. 

Go Blue!

Updates
Thank you, Wellesley Blue Nation!

2022 really is the year for the Blue! Thanks to you, we saw 590 donations that raised over $67,500 to support Wellesley's varsity and club student-athletes on Blue Nation Giving Day!

A special congratulations to the following teams for shattering their participation goals:

  • 1st Place Varsity: Softball 121 donations | 242% of goal
  • 1st Place Club: Water Polo 53 donations | 106% of goal
  • 2nd Place Varsity: Crew 99 donations | 104.2% of goal
  • 2nd Place Club: Ultimate Frisbee 40 donations | 53.3% of goal

Thank you to each and every member of our Wellesley Blue Nation for your support yesterday, and every day.


267 days ago by Miles Roberts
✌️ 2022 ✌️

What a day! Your support of Blue Nation Giving Day has been nothing short of impressive. 

Haven’t made your gift yet? 

There is still time!


267 days ago by Miles Roberts
500 Gift Challenge 🔓!

We received 500 gifts to unlock $5,000 in challenge gifts!

Thank you Katie Hall '84, Catherine Chuday Feddersen '84, Janet Krevolin '84, Kim Andrews Marsh '84, Sally Saltzbart Minier '86, and Lisa Murphy '86!

267 days ago by Miles Roberts
One Day. 1,000 Donors.

1,000 gifts by the end of Blue Nation Giving Day will unlock a $10,000 gift from Friends of Athletics Alumna Co-Chair Ginger Horne Kent '76.


268 days ago by Miles Roberts
🔓 UNLOCKED 😎

Thank you, Blue Nation!

We surpassed 250 gifts, unlocking a $1,000 gift from Director of Athletics, Bethany Ellis.

268 days ago by Miles Roberts
5 😀 😄

500 Gifts by 3:00pm EST will unlock $5,000 from Katie Hall '84, Catherine Chuday Feddersen '84, Janet Krevolin '84, Kim Andrews Marsh '84, Sally Saltzbart Minier '86, and Lisa Murphy '86!

268 days ago by Miles Roberts
💪 Congratulations to our Power Hour Winners! 🏆

Congratulations to our Power Hour Winners!

Varsity: Field Hockey | 27 Donors
Club: Water Polo | 12 Donors

The club and varsity teams with the most gifts between 12:30pm-1:30pm EST each receive $500!


268 days ago by Miles Roberts
🏋️‍♀️ Power Hour! ⏳

Ready. Set. Go! The club and varsity teams with the most gifts between 12:30pm-1:30pm EST will each receive $500.

268 days ago by Miles Roberts
250 Donor Challenge!

250 gifts by 12:00pm EST will unlock $1,000 from Director of Athletics, Bethany Ellis.


268 days ago by Miles Roberts
🤺 Get Ready for our Fencing Parent’s Challenge!

If the parents of ANY varsity or club team combine to give $3,450, it will unlock a matching gift of $3,450 from the parents of the Wellesley Fencing team.

268 days ago by Miles Roberts
Young Alums this one's for you!

100 gifts today from young alums (Class Years 2011-2021) will unlock $1,000 from Former Director of Athletics, Bridget Belgiovine.

268 days ago by Miles Roberts
Strength in Numbers 💪

The varsity and club sport teams with the highest participation on Blue Nation Giving Day will each receive $1,500! Second highest participation will each receive $500!


268 days ago by Miles Roberts
Blue Nation Giving Day is HERE!

Today’s the day. 

Blue Nation Giving Day is back! 

Let’s make 2022 the year for the Blue. 

One Day. 1,000 Donors. 

All to support Wellesley College student-athletes.


268 days ago by Miles Roberts

Team Leaderboard
Sport/TeamDonors$ RaisedGoal (Donors)%
Softball121$3,62750242.0
Crew99$9,20595104.2
Water Polo53$1,62950106.0
Field Hockey51$5,1037072.9
Friends of Wellesley Athletics47$19,41300.0
Fencing47$4,8846572.3
Ultimate Frisbee40$9967553.3
Swimming & Diving39$4,7079541.1
Soccer21$4,4057030.0
Cross Country16$1,6255529.1
Tennis16$1,4455529.1
Golf 15$1,4504533.3
Basketball13$1,7607018.6
Lacrosse13$8587517.3
Track & Field10$1,1196016.7
Volleyball10$1,8076515.4
Nordic Ski4$455755.3
Squash4$2,615656.2
Rugby3$355407.5
Archery2$55454.4
Sailing2$15454.4
Equestrian1$5502.0
Donor Maps
Alum LeaderboardThe Alum Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumnae
AffiliationDonors$ Raised%
202018$4801.8
201111$4401.1
202111$1511.1
198310$1,8751.0
201910$2951.0
20089$4250.9
19869$1,9040.9
20179$3450.9
20109$6280.9
20138$3100.8
19888$9060.8
20098$8150.8
20188$8400.8
20167$6100.7
20147$3450.7
20037$1,1100.7
20127$4550.7
19946$3300.6
19736$1,8000.6
19905$1,0250.5
20005$7250.5
19914$2250.4
19784$7000.4
19964$5,0700.4
19984$3350.4
20014$5600.4
19954$5070.4
19843$2750.3
19873$2250.3
19803$2300.3
19893$1,2750.3
19813$2500.3
20073$2400.3
20052$1000.2
19852$1250.2
20062$2000.2
20042$4000.2
19922$5250.2
19772$2000.2
19822$500.2
19762$1500.2
19581$1000.1
19701$100.1
19681$2000.1
19711$1000.1
19931$1000.1
19721$1000.1
19991$2500.1
19691$1000.1
20231$100.1
19741$1000.1
20021$1000.1
20151$500.1
20221$100.1
19751$2500.1
19611$1000.1
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Gave $5,000 because 500 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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matched 40 gifts for a total of $200
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matched a total of $25
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