Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Here at Cummings School we are ready for another record-breaking #TuftsGivingTuesday!

We have developed high-impact challenges for you to support. Whether your favorite Cummings School cause is veterinary medical care, the wildlife clinic, student financial aid or supporting needy animals, we've got a challenge for you.  Scroll through the challenges at the right for details.  Then, pick your cause and BE HEARD!

You Were Heard!
Dec 04, 2019

 

The noise on #TuftsGivingTuesday was off the charts. It was the sound of Cummings School’s community creating a brighter world. 

 

Thank you for giving! Together, our herd reached each of our challenges school-wide, supporting financial aid, veterinary medical care, wildlife programs and more.  Thank you for making a resounding difference! 

$25,000
Be Heard Challenge #1
How quickly can we get to 2,500 gifts? Jon Levy, E83, is challenging us to start off #TuftsGivingTuesday in a Jumbo way! We got this!
2,500 / 2,500 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Be Heard Challenge #2
Whoa, that was fast! Ken Rosh, A85, A19P, A21P, & Merideth Schlesinger, A19P, A21P, are now challenging you to reach 5,000 donors. $25,000 is on the line. Let's keep it going!
5,000 / 5,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #3
We have 5,000 gifts in the bag and are now going for 6,000! Jim Lawton, E88, is challenging us to keep the momentum going.
6,000 / 6,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #4
6,000 gifts already! Holly Kelly, J88, & Andrew Lipsky want to encourage us to make the magic happen. 1,000 more gifts secures their $10,000 challenge gift.
7,000 / 7,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #5
Bravo! Another goal reached. Another challenge to go! Courtney Murray Goldsmith, J93, putting $10,000 on the line to encourage us to get 1,000 more gifts.
8,000 / 8,000 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Be Heard Challenge #6
We are rolling now. Tom O'Brien, A60, A92P, is so impressed and wants to see how far the Tufts community can go. Another 500 donors will unlock his $5,000.
8,500 / 8,500 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Be Heard Challenge #7
Wow! The Tufts community is awe-inspiring! 8,500 gifts so far--Sarah Barnett, A02, is challenging us to get 9,000. Let's go!
9,000 / 9,000 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #8
Did you hear? We just set a #TuftsGivingTuesday donor record! Most donors ever! Tufts friends Bruce & Trudi Denlinger are launching us into new territory with another challenge. 250 gifts for $2,500! You've got this!
9,250 / 9,250 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #9
We can't believe this! Let's go for 250 more! $2,500 in challenge funds are available thanks to Dr. Lara Oboler, J91 & Louis Jaffe.
9,500 / 9,500 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #10
The global Jumbo community is the best. You are all rocking it today! And, so is George Mussalli, A95. He's putting up another $2,500 in challenge funding. Can you get us to 9,750 gifts?
9,750 / 9,750 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
Cummings School: Challenge 1
Martin & Linda Haspel believe firmly in the power of the work that Cummings School does to heal animals, help humans and transform global health. Choose your Cummings Cause this #TuftsGivingTuesday and help unlock their challenge gift.
200 / 200 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Cummings School: Challenge 2
The Haspels believe the Cummings School community can set a #TuftsGivingTuesday record--getting to 275 total gifts would do that. Support the causes you care about and help unlock an additional challenge gift.
275 / 275 Gifts
Completed
$3,000
Veterinary Student Aid Challenge
Lori Feldman, J91, V95 understands how important it is that as many students as possible have access to the exceptional education offered at Cummings School. Join Lori and support veterinary student financial aid.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Travis Fund for Needy Animals Challenge
Being able to provide medical care to your pet shouldn't feel insurmountable. Ed Gerstein strongly believes that supporting the Travis Fund is a key way Cummings School can provide access to health care for pets-in-need.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Tufts Wildlife Clinic Challenge
Did you know that Tufts Wildlife Clinic treats over 3,000 wild animals per year? This source of care provides a vital resource to the community. Ellen Hand is challenging us to join her: 35 gifts unlock $5,000.
35 / 35 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
1852 Student Giving Challenge
Students are big supporters on #TuftsGivingTuesday. Thomas Saujet, A96, and Hannah Targoff Saujet, J98, along with Kevin Oye, E79, want to celebrate this by serving as this year's student giving challenge donors. 1852, go brown and blue!
1,852 / 1,852 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Be Heard Around The World
If you live outside the US, this is the challenge for you. Christabel Lo, E84, A85, is encouraging Tufts fans who live farther afield to show your support. Watch the heat map light up as people from all over the world join in this Tufts tradition.
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
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