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Carthage Giving Day: April 4, 2019

1471 Donations
Turns out we were #redandready!
Thanks to your amazing generosity, we reached our goal — and then another goal! — and unlocked
$210,000 for Carthage!

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We did it!
More than 1,400 alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty, and staff gave to Carthage on Giving Day 2019! Thank you for making a difference. Read the story.

Give Now Who’s Given


Stretch your donation’s impact through one of our mini-challenges below. Your gift will still count toward our overall Giving Day $200,000 challenge.

Illinois Campus Challenge
Goal: $5,000

The Baughman Family will donate $5,000 to Carthage if Illinois campus graduates give $5,000.

Multicultural Experiential Learning
Goal: $5,000

If $5,000 is raised for the Wiggan-Kenniebrew Fund, Charlotte Johnson will give $5,000.

The Bridge Fund Challenge
Goal: $5,000

Christine Sanni and Karen Seif will match dollar-for-dollar up to $5,000 to support returning students.

Class of 2019 Challenge
Goal: 75 new donors

President Swallow will give $1,500 if the Class of 2019 bests last year’s class in new donors.

Alumni Association Scholarship
Goal: $6,000

The Carthage Alumni Council will match gifts up to $6,000 to support future Carthaginians.

1980s Graduates Challenge
Goal: 50 donors

Fred Krull ’83 will donate $5,000 to Carthage if 50 gifts come in from ’80s grads.

1990s Graduates Challenge
Goal: 50 donors

Dave Reitzel ’96 and Abbie (Adolph) Reitzel ’95 will donate $5,000 if 50 gifts come in from ’90s grads.

Alumni Couples Challenge
Goal: 100 couples

If 100 #CarthageCouples give, Kathy (Semler) ’88 and John Felton ’86 will give $5,000 to Carthage.

Carthage Athletics Challenge
Goal: 150 Donors

Support your favorite Carthage team! If we reach 150 donors, Pete Rosengren ’00 will give $2,500.

Dudley Riggle Scholarship
Goal: $5,000

Hugh ’66 and Liz (Dean) ’65 Foster will give $10 for every $1 raised, up to $50,000.

Carthage Parents Challenge
Goal: 75 donors

If 75 parents give, Ernest and Susan Santin and Maria Nalywayko and Bohdan Drobenko will give $5,000.

Faculty & Staff Challenge
Goal: 75 donors

Carthage is looking for 75 faculty and staff members to enhance their support of Carthage students.

Let everyone else know about #redandready.

Post, tweet, share your own photo, video or post on social media that shows your love for Carthage, then follow the hashtag #redandready