Duquesne Day of Giving 2021

Thank you to everyone who supported the 6th annual Duquesne Day of Giving. A record-breaking day that resulted in 2,199 gifts for a total of $552,672 raised to support our students. This overwhelming generosity, amidst a global pandemic, will have a lasting impact across the Bluff in 2021 and beyond.

Did you miss our Day of Giving but want to give?

Did you miss the Duquesne Day of Giving but still want to make a gift? You can donate at this link. No matter the day you give, your gift will still make a difference!

Save the date for 2.9.22!

Save the date for the 7th annual Duquesne Day of Giving on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Click here to add this event to your calendar.


Donor Heatmap
Rank State Gifts
1 PA 1457
2 OH 97
3 NY 68
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Student Success Fund (COVID Relief) $25,000 Matching Gift
An anonymous alum will match donations to the Student Success Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $25,000. This fund addresses students' short-term financial challenges and their long-term wellbeing as a result of COVID-19
$25,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Cross Country and Track & Field Dollar for Dollar Match
Alums Jonathan Dorph (Class of 2014), PJ Blinn (Class of 2014), Mark Bucklaw (Class of 2012), Alex Federinko (Class of 2011), Scott McGeary (Class of 2011), Zack Dorman (Class of 2005), Sarah Fetterman (Class of 2004) and David Eldridge (Class of 2003), will match all Cross Country and Track & Field donations dollar-for-dollar up to $5,000.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Department of Physical Therapy Matching Gift
An anonymous Duquesne University family will match donations to the Department of Physical Therapy, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,500
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
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Duquesne in Rome/Italian Campus Matching Gift
MATCH INCREASED! After hitting the initial $5,000 match this morning, Fred Yeries, A'85 will now match donations to Duquesne in Rome/Italian Campus dollar-for-dollar, up to $7,500.
$7,500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
Duquesne in Rome/Italian Campus Participation Challenge
If 25 individuals donate to Duquesne in Rome/Italian Campus, Roberta Aronson will donate $1,000; if 50 individuals donate, Michael Wright will donate an additional $1,000.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
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Duquesne Media Matching Gift
Shea Hoffmann Murtaugh A'94 and James Murtaugh B'93 will match donations to the Duquesne Media department (formerly known as the Journalism and Multimedia Arts Department) dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000. Duquesne Media is home to majors in Digital Media Arts, Multiplatform Journalism, Sports Information and Media, and Strategic Public Relations and Advertising.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
$1,500
Duquesne School of Law Kick-Off Participation Challenge
To kick-off the Duquesne Day of Giving, Brian K. Parker L’93 and his wife, Kimberly, have donated $1,500 to the Duquesne School of Law and will donate an additional $1,500 if 50 individuals donate to the Duquesne School of Law.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$2,500
Duquesne School of Law DLAA Participation Challenge
If 75 individuals donate to the School of Law, the Duquesne Law Alumni Association (DLAA) will donate $2,500; if 100 individuals donate, the DLAA will donate an additional $2,500.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
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Duquesne School of Law Matching Gift
The Hon. Michael E. McCarthy L’84, DLAA President, will match Duquesne School of Law donations dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
$3,000
Duquesne School of Law Participation Challenge
If 125 individuals donate to the Duquesne School of Law, Paul J. Gitnik L’85 will donate $3,000 to the Duquesne School of Law.
125 / 125 Donors
Completed
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Duquesne University Scholarship Association Matching Gift
An anonymous Duquesne University faculty member will match donations to the Duquesne University Scholarship Association (DUSA) dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,500. Fr. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp. is President of the DUSA.
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
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Duquesne University Scholarship Association International Endowed Fund Matching Gift
Cheryl and Doug Knoch will match donations to the Duquesne University Scholarship Association International Endowed Fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000. This fund was established by Fr. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp., and assists enrolled international students with financial assistance.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Football Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous football alumnus will match all Day of Giving donations to the Football program dollar-for-dollar, up to $15,000. This Matching Gift is in honor of former Duquesne Head Football Coach Dan McCann.
$15,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Gumberg Library Dollar for Dollar Match
The Gumberg Library Leadership Team will match donations to Gumberg Library dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
$500
Ice Hockey Participation Challenge
William F. Goodrich, Esq., A'74, L'79, of Goodrich & Geist, PC, will donate $500 if 25 individuals donate to the ACHA Ice Hockey team, an additional $500 if 50 individuals donate; and an additional $500 if 75 individuals donate.
75 / 75 Donors
Completed
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Mary Pappert School of Music Matching Gift
Ann Labounsky, Professor of Organ and Sacred Music at the Mary Pappert School of Music, has pledged to match, dollar-for-dollar, all donations made to the Mary Pappert School of Music on the 2021 Duquesne Day of Giving. Make your gift go twice as far!
$11,645 MATCHED
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$1,000
Mary Pappert School of Music Participation Challenge
Jackie Harvey, M'56 will donate $1,000 if 75 individuals make a gift to the School of Music.
75 / 75 Donors
Completed
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Men's Soccer Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous Men's Soccer supporter will match donations to the Men's Soccer program, dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.
$4,245 MATCHED
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$1,000
Samuel J. Hazo Endowed Scholarship Fund Participation Challenge
An anonymous alumna sister of Zeta Tau Alpha will donate $1,000 if 25 individuals make a donation to the Samuel J. Hazo Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides direct support to Duquesne University student sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha based on financial need and academic merit.
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
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School of Business Innovation Fund Matching Gift
Alumnus Bill Daly (B’84) along with two anonymous School of Business alumni will match all donations to the School of Business Innovation Fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $17,500.
$17,500 MATCHED
Completed
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Duquesne School of Law Dollar for Dollar Match of Gifts $500+
Mary R. Grealy, L’78, will match individual donations of $500 or more to the Duquesne School of Law, dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000.
$10,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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School of Nursing Matching Gift
Francis Feld, N'93 will match School of Nursing donations dollar-for-dollar, up to $3,500.
$3,500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
School of Nursing Participation Challenge
Dean Mary Ellen Glasgow will donate $1,000 if 100 individuals make a donation to the School of Nursing.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
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School of Nursing Alice C. Feehan Fund Matching Gift
An anonymous alum will match donations to the Alice C. Feehan Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000. This fund provides emergency funding to Duquesne University School of Nursing students.
$10,000 MATCHED
Completed
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School of Nursing Unrestricted Fund Matching Gift
School of Nursing faculty and staff will match donations to the School of Nursing Unrestricted Fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,500. This fund supports students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
School of Pharmacy Participation Challenge
Barbara Putignano P’86 will donate $1,000 if 100 individuals make a gift to the School of Pharmacy.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
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Women’s Basketball Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous Women's Basketball supporter will match donations dollar-for-dollar up to $2,500 in memory of longtime Women's Basketball fan and supporter Dr. John J. Franko.
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Women's Bowling Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous Women's Bowling supporter will match donations to the Women's Bowling team, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Women's Rowing Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous Women's Rowing supporter will match donations to the Women’s Rowing program, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Women's Soccer Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous Women’s Soccer supporter will match donations to the Women’s Soccer program, dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000.
$10,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Women's Swimming & Diving Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous supporter and parent of a Duquesne University Women's Swimming alumna has made a $10,000 matching gift challenge to benefit the Swimming and Diving program. All donations on the Day of Giving to the Swimming & Diving program, will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000.
$10,000 MATCHED
Completed
$10,000
Duquesne Day of Giving Participation Challenge
Thanks to the generosity of John B'70 and Carolyn George, if 500 gifts are made to any area of campus on the Day of Giving it will unlock a $5,000 gift; an additional $10,000 will be unlocked if 1,000 gifts are made; and an additional $10,000 will be unlocked if 1,500 gifts are made.
1,500 / 1,500 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Amount Raised Leaderboard
Which area of campus will earn the most total dollars in donations on the Day of Giving? Make a gift to help get your favorite area of campus to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Department Raised
1 Athletics $115,082.00
2 School of Law $38,970.37
3 School of Business $30,355.21
4 Student Success Fund (COVID Relief) $25,000.00
5 School of Nursing $22,555.30
6 Study Abroad $18,755.00
7 School of Pharmacy $18,022.00
8 Liberal Arts $17,120.01
9 Ice Hockey $13,426.00
10 School of Music $11,645.00
11 Fr. Sean Hogan Scholarships $8,630.04
12 Other $8,535.04
13 School of Education $6,410.16
14 Health Sciences $5,365.00
15 The Duquesne Fund (Unrestricted) $4,840.21
16 Natural & Environmental Sciences $3,875.00
17 Spiritan Campus Ministry $2,685.04
18 Greek Life $2,481.06
19 College of Osteopathic Medicine $2,460.00
20 Samuel J. Hazo Endowed Scholarship $2,009.00
21 Gumberg Library $1,510.04
22 Student Life $1,100.04
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Leaderboard
Number of Gifts Leaderboard
Which area of campus will receive the most donations on the Day of Giving? Make a gift to help get your favorite area of campus to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Athletics 607
2 Study Abroad 212
3 Student Success Fund (COVID Relief) 207
4 Liberal Arts 167
5 School of Law 141
6 School of Nursing 138
7 School of Pharmacy 122
8 School of Music 113
9 Ice Hockey 97
10 School of Business 90
11 Fr. Sean Hogan Scholarships 76
12 Other 63
13 The Duquesne Fund (Unrestricted) 52
14 School of Education 50
15 Health Sciences 48
16 Samuel J. Hazo Endowed Scholarship 38
17 Spiritan Campus Ministry 33
18 Greek Life 32
19 Natural & Environmental Sciences 31
20 Gumberg Library 31
21 Student Life 24
22 College of Osteopathic Medicine 13
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Leaderboard
School Leaderboard by Gifts
Which Duquesne University school will receive the most donations on the Day of Giving? Make a gift to help get your school to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Liberal Arts 167
2 School of Law 141
3 School of Nursing 138
4 School of Pharmacy 122
5 School of Music 113
6 School of Business 90
7 School of Education 50
8 Health Sciences 48
9 Natural & Environmental Sciences 31
10 College of Osteopathic Medicine 13
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Leaderboard
School Leaderboard by Amount Raised
Which Duquesne University school will raise the most on the Day of Giving? Make a gift to help get your school to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Department Raised
1 School of Law $38,970.37
2 School of Business $30,355.21
3 School of Nursing $22,555.30
4 School of Pharmacy $18,022.00
5 Liberal Arts $17,120.01
6 School of Music $11,645.00
7 School of Education $6,410.16
8 Health Sciences $5,365.00
9 Natural & Environmental Sciences $3,875.00
10 College of Osteopathic Medicine $2,460.00
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Leaderboard
Athletics Leaderboard by Gifts
Which Duquesne University athletics team will receive the most donations on the Day of Giving? Make a gift to help get your favorite team to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Fund Designation Gifts
1 Women's Swimming & Diving 110
2 Football 71
3 Cross Country & Track & Field 67
4 Women's Basketball 44
5 Dance Team 44
6 Women's Soccer 42
7 Women's Lacrosse 35
8 Men's Soccer 33
9 Volleyball 26
10 Men's Basketball 25
11 Rowing 23
12 Women's Tennis 18
13 Men's Tennis 16
14 Bowling 14
15 Pep Band 1
16 Cheerleading 0
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Leaderboard
Athletics Leaderboard by Amount Raised
Which Duquesne University athletics team will raise the most on the Day of Giving? Make a gift to help get your favorite team to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Fund Designation Raised
1 Women's Swimming & Diving $28,230.00
2 Football $26,205.00
3 Women's Basketball $14,275.00
4 Women's Soccer $10,000.00
5 Cross Country & Track & Field $7,760.00
6 Men's Basketball $4,835.00
7 Men's Soccer $4,245.00
8 Volleyball $3,710.00
9 Dance Team $3,100.00
10 Women's Lacrosse $2,875.00
11 Bowling $2,000.00
12 Rowing $1,695.00
13 Women's Tennis $1,510.00
14 Men's Tennis $1,422.00
15 Pep Band $250.00
16 Cheerleading $0.00
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Leaderboard
Who is Giving?
Which Duquesne University community group is making the largest impact on the Day of Giving?
Please Check All of Your Duquesne Affiliations
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Alumni 1,295
2 Current Employee 444
3 Current Parent 336
4 Friend 285
5 Current Student 111
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Leaderboard
Most Gifts by Class
Which Duquesne University class will make the most gifts on the Day of Giving? Make a gift now and tell your classmates to get your class to the top of the leaderboard!
Duquesne University Graduation Year
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2009 41
2 2011 35
3 2007 34
4 2014 34
5 2018 33
6 2005 32
7 2016 32
8 2006 31
9 2020 30
10 2017 30
11 1992 29
12 2012 29
13 2008 26
14 2015 24
15 2004 23
16 1983 23
17 2001 23
18 2013 23
19 2000 21
20 1973 21
21 1972 21
22 1981 20
23 1993 18
24 2003 17
25 2019 17
26 1997 15
27 2010 15
28 2002 14
29 1980 13
30 1991 13
31 1974 13
32 1979 13
33 1970 12
34 1990 12
35 1988 12
36 1996 12
37 1984 12
38 1987 11
39 1978 11
40 1968 11
41 1995 11
42 1985 10
43 1969 10
44 1975 10
45 1971 9
46 1982 9
47 1999 8
48 1994 8
49 1964 7
50 1965 7
51 1977 6
52 1976 6
53 1998 6
54 1986 6
55 1967 6
56 1966 6
57 1989 4
58 1963 3
59 1961 3
60 1959 3
61 1960 2
62 1955 2
63 1952 1
64 1956 1
65 1957 1
66 1951 1
67 2022 1
68 2021 1
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