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Match Day

Match Day is Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Match Day is your once-a-year opportunity to ensure that your generous gift reaches its full potential!

How it works: Choose from the list of affinity challenges below and click on the "Make a gift" button to donate. Be sure to include the affinity challenge you wish to support in the gift description/details. Check back throughout the day on Feb. 21 to monitor the progress of your challenge. Help us break our 300-donor goal to unlock $50,000 in matching gifts!

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Overall Donor Goals

$175,254.13

total dollars raised

339

total donors

150 donors: $25,000 (UNLOCKED)

300 donors: $25,000 (UNLOCKED)

Affinity Group Challenges

Greek Life Challege

188

donors

If 150 Greek alumni make a gift, an additional gift of $20,000 will be made. The fraternity and sorority chapters with the highest alumni participation will receive $100. (Currently in the lead: Sigma Kappa and Sigma Phi Epsilon)

 

Alpha Gamma Delta

12

donors

A sister of Alpha Gamma Delta has pledged to make a gift of $1,000 if 10 AGD alumnae participate.

 

The Thiel Players

34

donors

Professor Emeritus William Robinson, Ph.D., will match theater alumni gifts dollar-for-dollar up to the first $1,000 in support of The Thiel Players.

 

Athletic Challenge

73

donors

If 50 Thiel athletic alumni make a gift, an additional $5,000 will be given to The Thiel Fund.

 

'14–'16 Grads Challenge

19

donors

Yosief Woldegebriel ’15 challenges graduates from 2014, 2015 and 2016 to make a gift that will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $250. An anonymous donor is supporting Yosief’s challenge to increase it to $1,000 for every graduate from 2014-2016!

 

Ryan Prescott’s Facebook Challenge

168

number of likes

Ryan Prescott ’12 challenges that for each ‘like’ on his Match Day Facebook post from an alumni or friend of the College, he will give $1 to The Thiel Fund.

 

Professor Miller Challenge

68

donors

Professor David Miller ’61 will match gifts given by his former students dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000.

 

Professor Witosky Challenge

26

donors

Professor Gary Witosky ’79 challenges that for every gift given by a former student, he will match it with an additional gift of $25.

 

'70–'75 Graduates

63

donors

Graduates from the Classes of 1970-1975 will have their donations matched dollar-for-dollar up to $1,500.

 

Choir Alumni Challenge

32

donors

Alumni members of the Thiel Choir will have their donations matched dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000.

 

2000s Graduates

36

donors

All alumni with a graduation year in the 2000s will have their donations matched dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000.

 

New Donor Challenge

71

donors

An anonymous donor will give $5,000 if 50 new donors contribute.

 

Employee Challenge

56

donors

The President’s Cabinet will match the first $1,250 from faculty and staff participating in Match Day.

 

To learn more, contact Director of Alumni Relations Kelly Sanzari ’13 at 724-589-2014 or ksanzari@thiel.edu.