$ 2,464,963 raised 8,684 gifts
#TuftsGivingTuesday
8,000 GIFTS

UPDATE:  We did it!  Thank you to the amazing global Tufts community who stepped up again this year and shattered another #TuftsGivingTuesday record.  Thanks to you, Tufts students, faculty and programs can continue to lead the way to make a Brighter World!  Go #Jumbos!

 

It's here again!  #TuftsGivingTuesday is the opportunity for our global community to unite to achieve one mission: secure 8,000 gifts to anywhere at Tufts on 11/27/18 and unlock thousands of dollars in challenge gifts along the way! Our gifts will not only brighten the Tufts experience for today's students, but they will also help prepare them to go out and join the ranks of thousands of Jumbos alums who are working together to make a Brighter World.  

 

 

 8,684 gifts overall, 2,430 gifts to the professional schools, 8,684 gifts from 29 different countries and all 50 states, 2,376 gifts in support of student scholarships, 46% of all gifts supported campus life, including athletics, more than 1900 current students gave, $2.46M raised (including challenge money), more than 2,084 volunteers helped spread the #TuftsGivingTuesday message, 100% of gifts helped make a Brighter World, 1 Jumbo Thanks. #GivingTuesday at Tufts University

Rank State Donors
1 MA 2712
2 NY 791
3 CA 542
$10,000
Trustees' Bonus Challenge 1
Wow! Amazed by our community, the Trustees are putting forward a series of bonus challenges. 100 gifts unlocks $10,000!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Trustees' Bonus Challenge 2
Bring it! 100 more gifts=$10,000 more dollars.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Trustees' Bonus Challenge 3
We're heading for 100 more!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Trustees' Bonus Challenge 4
We're staring down the face of 8,400 gifts! What a record that would be!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Trustees' Bonus Challenge 5
The final bonus to get us to 8,500 gifts! Go Tufts!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Brighter World Challenge #1
How quickly can we get to 1,000 gifts? Ken Rosh (A85, A19P, A21P) & Meredith Schlesinger (A19P, A21P) are challenging us to start off #TuftsGivingTuesday in a Jumbo way! We got this!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$16,000
Brighter World Challenge #2
That was quick! Proud Jumbo parents Janet Meyers & Mark Pollak (who's also an alum!) are happy to be offering our second challenge of the day. Let's keep the energy going!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
Brighter World Challenge #3
We have 2,000 gifts in the bag and are now going for 3,000! Excited Jumbo parents (one is also an appreciative 1981 alumna) are challenging us to keep the momentum going.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$30,000
Brighter World Challenge #4
3,000 donors down--we are almost halfway there! Mariann (J83) and Andy Youniss are providing us the incentive to make the magic happen. 1,000 gifts will secure their $30,000 challenge gift.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$35,000
Brighter World Challenge #5
We're half way to our goal and the stakes just got a bit higher. Jon Levy, Jumbo class of 1983, is offering the next challenge: 1,000 gifts unlocks $35,000.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$12,500
Brighter World Challenge #6
We're getting closer and closer! Hong Kong-based Parents Leadership Council members Lili and Jay Luo, E19P, are excited to be participating in this global effort. They want to inspire us to continue to make a Brighter World together!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Brighter World Challenge #7
We're on the cusp of a new donor record! Stacey Morse, E77 is so excited to be participating in #TuftsGivingTuesday and wants to inspire us to continue to make a Brighter World together. Let's get to 7,000 gifts and unlock $25,000
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
Brighter World Challenge #8
This is it! Our chance to soar past last year's achievement. Carol & Ben Monderer, A21P, are challenging us to set a Tufts record and surpass 8,000 gifts in one day. If you haven't yet, now is the time to join the herd.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
1852 Student Giving Challenge
Hannah Targoff Saujet (J98) & Thomas Saujet (A96) along with Steve Ricci (E67, E88P) & Geraldine Ricci (E88P) want to inspire today's Tufts students to join in the fun. 1,852 student gifts for the Brown and Blue!
1,852 / 1,852 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
International Donor Challenge
Do you live outside the US? Nathalie (J92) & Nicolas Giauque are encouraging gifts from all over the globe! Give to anywhere at Tufts (including the Jane Etish-Andrews Scholarship for Undergraduate International Students).
225 / 225 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
Cummings School Challenge 1: 200 for $20,000
How quickly can we get to 200 gifts? Give to Cummings School and help unlock a $20,000 gift from generous alumnus David J. McGrath (V86, AG83). All Cummings School #GivingTuesday challenges count toward this over-arching goal!
200 / 200 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Cummings School Challenge 2: 50 for $5,000
David J. McGrath, V86, AG83 really believes we can do better than 200 gifts on #GivingTuesday. So he presents us with a second challenge: If we get 50 more gifts in support of any area at Cummings School, he will donate $5,000 more to the School! We got this!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Dental Challenge 1: 250 gifts for $10,000
With thanks to Dr. Richard T. Miller (D03) the Dental School is up for an epic #TuftsGivingTuesday challenge again. 250 donors unlocks $10,000. We've got this!
250 / 250 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Dental Challenge 2: 50 gifts for $10,000
We have reached 250 gifts! To encourage us to get to at least 50 more, Van Zissi, D62, DG67, A02P and Barbara Zissi, A02P are offering their own challenge: reach 300 total gifts and unlock another $10,000.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
Fletcher Challenge: 500 for $50,000
The challenge is now 2 X $25,000! Brad Meslin F82, F84, will match the $25,000 challenge from Leslie Puth F11, when Fletcher reaches 500 donors. Let's show the world how Fletcher does #TuftsGivingTuesday right!
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Fletcher Bonus Challenge
Peter Malone F78, F83 will give $25,000 when the Fletcher secures 50 more donors today. Let’s finish #TuftsGivingTuesday strong!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
Friedman School/HNRCA Challenge 1: 150 gifts for $15,000
Proud parents of a Frances Stern alumna are so passionate about wellness and nutrition that they are challenging us on #GivingTuesday. Let’s get to 150 gifts and unlock $15,000!
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Friedman School/HNRCA Challenge 2: 50 gifts for $5,000
Let's top 200! 50 more gifts gets us there--extra challenge of $5,000 from Charles and Sharon Karp as an incentive
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
GSAS: 75 gifts for $25,000
After seeing the impact their challenge gift had last year, the Rumsey Family wants to challenge us again! $25,000 to Tufts if 75 gifts in direct support of GSAS are given today. This means that your gift of any size will have a resounding impact on the lives and experiences of our students.
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Sackler Challenge: 100 for $10,000
If 100 gifts are made to the Sackler School on this #TuftsGivingTuesday, Greg Sieczkiewicz (SK00) will give $10,000 to the school.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$3,500
SMFA Challenge: 20 for $3,500
If 20 gifts are given to the SMFA today, Carol Daynard (Dip09) and a fellow alum will give $3,500 to the school.
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Tisch Challenge 1: 100 for $10,000
Jared Goldberg (A91, A21P) & Michelle Goldberg (A21P) are excited to kick-off #TuftsGivingTuesday for Tisch College. 100 donors unlocks a challenge gift of $10,000!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Tisch Challenge 2: 50 for $5,000
We're on to Challenge 2. 50 additional gifts unlocks $5,000 more with a gift from Laura Schotsky Olton, A89, and breaks Tisch College's one day-giving record! Join in!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
TUSM Challenge 1: 250 gifts for $25,000
How quickly can we get to 250 gifts? Past, present, & future alumni association presidents are challenging the medical school to get us 50% of the way to a record-breaking 500 gifts.
250 / 250 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
TUSM Challenge 2: 250 gifts for $25,000
Can we make it to a record breaking 500 gifts? Alum & Board of Advisors member Sam Ho (M76) thinks so. We’re already halfway there, let’s lock in his gift of $25,000 with 250 more gifts.
250 / 250 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
VARSITY ATHLETICS: Jumbo Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $1,000 to support their team.
Rank Prize Athletics Gifts
1 $1,000 Varsity Crew (M/W) 377
2 Varsity Swimming & Diving (M/W) 315
3 Varsity Track & Field/Cross Country (M) 205
4 Varsity Track & Field/Cross Country (W) 197
5 Varsity Lacrosse (M) 192
6 Varsity Football 127
Ended
Leaderboard
VARSITY ATHLETICS: Brown Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $1,000 to support their team.
Rank Prize Athletics Gifts
1 $1,000 Varsity Field Hockey 367
2 Varsity Sailing (Co-ed) 297
3 Varsity Lacrosse (W) 127
4 Varsity Baseball 116
5 Varsity Ice Hockey (M) 64
6 Varsity Basketball (M) 24
7 Varsity Soccer (M) 21
8 Varsity Squash (M/W) 11
Ended
Leaderboard
VARSITY ATHLETICS: Blue Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $1,000 to support their team.
Rank Prize ATHLETICS Gifts
1 $1,000 Varsity Basketball (W) 347
2 Varsity Softball 339
3 Varsity Soccer (W) 83
4 Varsity Volleyball (W) 71
5 Varsity Tennis (W) 40
6 Varsity Golf (M) 25
7 Varsity Tennis (M) 21
8 Varsity Fencing (W) 16
Ended
Leaderboard
CLUB SPORTS: Brown Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $500 to support their program
Rank Prize Athletics Gifts
1 $500 Club Equestrian 64
2 Club Water Polo (M) 55
3 Club Cheerleading 43
4 Club Lacrosse (W) 22
5 Club Water Polo (W) 19
6 Club Rugby (W) 8
7 Club Volleyball (W) 7
8 Club Volleyball (M) 7
9 Club Shotokan 2
10 Club Ice Hockey 1
11 Club Fencing (M) 1
12 Club Baseball 0
13 Club Cycling 0
14 Club Table Tennis 0
Ended
Leaderboard
CLUB SPORTS: Blue Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $500 to support their program.
Rank Prize Athletics Gifts
1 $500 Club Tae Kwon Do 232
2 Club Skiing 171
3 Club Ultimate (W) 53
4 Club Ultimate (M) 38
5 Club Rugby (M) 9
6 Club Tennis 7
7 Club Soccer (W) 2
8 Club Soccer (M) 2
9 Club Rock Climbing 0
Ended
$5,400
Hillel: 54 gifts for $5,400
Justin Wyner, A46 & Genevieve Wyner have generously agreed to give $5,400 to inspire support of Tufts Hillel on #GivingTuesday. 54 gifts to Hillel will unlock $5,400!
54 / 54 Gifts
Completed
$5,400
Hillel Challenge 2
Peter Gray (A90, E20P) and Denise Gray (E89, E20P) wanted to join in the #GivingTuesday fun. 36 more gifts in support of Tufts Hillel unlock another $5,400!
90 / 90 Gifts
Completed
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