School of Dental Medicine

 

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

Our TUDAA board is leading the way sponsoring our main challenge, but your support of financial aid, Give Kids a Smile or SUPPORT also count!  Scroll through the challenges at the right for details or pick your own favorite TUDSM cause. Whatever you do, make your gift and BE HEARD!

 

You were Heard!
Dec 04, 2019

The noise on #TuftsGivingTuesday was off the charts. It was the sound of the Tufts community creating a brighter world. 

 

Thank you for giving! Together, our herd crushed more than 60 challenges university-wide, supporting financial aid and fellowships, student activities, patient care, veterinary medical care, athletics, global health, and so much more.  Thank you for making a resounding difference for Tufts Dental School and the university as a whole! 

$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
$30,000
Dental Challenge
This #TuftsGivingTuesday, the Dental Alumni Association (TUDAA) board is banding together to challenge its community to do more. Help set new one-day giving records at Tufts Dental and support today's aspiring dental professionals!
350 / 350 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
Dental Financial Aid Challenge
Financial aid is key to providing students access to a world-class dental education. It makes sense that it would be one of our causes for #TuftsGivingTuesday. Dr. Thomas Swift, A59, D63 is leading the charge on this challenge--join him!
40 / 40 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Give Kids a Smile Challenge
The Elias Foundation recognizes that providing under-served children access to free dental care through its Give Kids a Smile program is one way Tufts Dental School is having an impact on our community. That is why they are eager to support this challenge for #TuftsGivingTuesday.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,400
SUPPORT Challenge
Jordan Webb, D11 and Drs. Roger & Patricia Webb, D11P, D08P, recognize that providing under-served populations access to dental care is a hallmark of the work done at TUSDM. A gift to SUPPORT ensures programs like Dr. Kanchan Ganda’s DOTS/Domestic Violence program, Ryan White HIV/AIDS and other acute care programs can continue to thrive. Step up and accept the challenge for #TuftsGivingTuesday!
15 / 15 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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