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With gifts ranging from $5 to $50,000, this year’s Give to St. Kate’s Day was the most successful in the event’s six-year history.


  • alumnae

    thank you

    Thank you to the alumnae who stopped at the Brake for Coffee event, the students who promoted the day’s events on campus, and the donors who expressed their generosity through gifts. The success of Give to St. Kate's Day 2015 was a community effort.


  • challenge fund donors

    challenge fund released

    With the outpouring of gifts throughout the whole day, we were able to release all $215,000 of Challenge Funds. Thank you to our Challenge Fund donors for leading the effort and motivating our community through their challenge of releasing dollar for dollar:

    • Nancy JP Anderson '01
    • J. Kevin Croston
    • Margaret Arola Ford '82
    • Jeanette Buczynski Kissinger '53
    • Andrea J. Lee, IHM
    • Kathleen O'Brien '67
    • Anne Ward Miller '63
    • Lois Gross Rogers '63
    • Patricia Shea '51
    • Sisters of St. Joseph
    • Helen M. Wagner '69
    • Sunny Bach Wicka '55
    • Brenda Grandstrand Woodson '80

  • challenge

    happy hour challenge met!

    Because more than 100 donors responded to the Happy Hour Challenge, the Sriver Foundation donated an additional $10,000 to St. Kate’s! The 100th donor, Marian D. ’51, spoke to Telefund caller Bre Johnson ’18 with only ten minutes remaining in the two-hour Happy Hour Challenge.


  • winner

    our first chapter challenge winner

    The winner of the first annual Chapter Challenge — the region with the most donors — is Chicago, IL. The Chicago chapter will be rewarded with wine for their next event!


about the annual fund

Annual Giving supports current students in all of the University's schools and colleges. Your donations ensure that students receive much-needed financial aid, academic support and career counseling as well as up-to-date technology and library resources.

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