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Past Events

Mary T. Bush ’51, Ph.D. Memorial Challenge
Mary T. Bush ’51 was a beloved professor emerita of history and political science, and an untiring advocate for Nazareth until her passing in November 2022 at the age of 94. Please join us in celebrating Mary's lifelong legacy during our lunchtime challenge. If 400 gifts are made between noon and 2 p.m. (EST), we will unlock an additional $34,500 from generous donors and friends of Mary.
First-Time Donors
Naz Giving Day is all about welcoming new members to our family of supporters! Kaitlynn and Douglas Jack, plus an anonymous donor, will give $6,500 when 100 donors make their first gift to Nazareth today!
100 / 100 Gifts
You + 2
Ambassadors who give and get two others to give using their link on Naz Giving Day will earn a pair of custom Nazareth socks. Log in to your Ambassador page to access your personal link and start sharing!
1,924 Donors Challenge
An anonymous donor has upped the ante, challenging us to reach a new target of 1,924 gifts by midnight (in honor of our founding year) — and giving another $10,000 when we do.
Class of 1973 50th Reunion
In honor of your 50th Reunion this year, we are asking members of the Nazareth class of 1973 to join us today! When 62 members (25%) of the class make a gift, we will unlock $15,000 from Janet Smith '73 and an anonymous alumna from the class of 1973.
9 / 62 Gifts
Battle of the Naz Decades
The Alumni Advisory Board wants to inspire some friendly competition between the decades of alumni for the most participation. Make your gift and tell your classmates to help get your class decade to the top of the leaderboard! The decade with the most gifts wins and the Alumni Advisory Board will donate $4,000 in your honor!
Graduation Decade
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2020's 194
2 2010's 102
3 2000's 101
4 1990's 76
5 1980's 65
6 1970's 63
7 1960's 44
8 1950's 13
Kickoff Challenge: First 150 gifts!
Thanks to the amazing community Naz Giving Day is off to a great start!!! Your first 150 gifts helped us unlock an additional $90,000 from generous Nazareth trustees. Let's keep the day rolling!
150 / 150 Gifts
Nazareth Parents and Families Challenge
When 200 parents, grandparents, or family members of Nazareth students – current or past – make a gift on Naz Giving Day, a group of generous Nazareth parents will give an additional $13,000 to the Parents and Families Annual Fund.
200 / 200 Gifts
Nazareth Faculty and Staff Challenge
FACT: The higher the percentage of faculty and staff members who donate to their college or university employer, the higher the chances many foundation and government funding sources will award grant money to that institution, too. THE FACULTY/STAFF CHALLENGE is on! Let’s increase our faculty and staff giving and show outside funders Naz is worth their investment, too. A gift of any amount counts. When 350 faculty or staff make a gift today we will unlock $5,000 from generous staff donors here at Nazareth.
190 / 350 Gifts
Graduate Alumni Challenge
Nazareth helped propel you further in your career, so let's help propel future generations of graduate students with our support. Jackie Aab ‘75G, Harvest Gionta ‘00G, A. Scott Hecker '76G, and an anonymous donor will give an additional $27,500 if 150 graduate alumni make a gift today!
150 / 150 Gifts
Senior Gift Challenge
Today is the day, seniors! An anonymous donor will give an additional $5,000 if 150 members of the senior class make a gift. By showing your pride on #NazGivingDay, you help make the Nazareth experience possible for the Golden Flyers who will follow in your footsteps.
150 / 150 Gifts
Student Donor Challenge
If 350 current students give today, Marie Baglio '57 will make a gift of $10,000 to our Nazareth Annual Fund – which supports the Student Financial Aid Fund and Student Life Fund.
350 / 350 Gifts
Bucket Hats!
On campus, today only! By making a gift of $20 or more, you'll earn an exclusive Nazareth bucket hat. Head to the tent outside Peckham between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to make your gift and snag yours before they're gone!