Thank You for Making #GivingTuesday a Success!
A special thank you to all of our alumni, students, faculty and staff that participated in #GivingTuesday. Your generosity contributed to the $14,458 raised in support of The Dave Z Fund, the Griffin Fund, scholarships, and more!
Your gift will make an immediate impact in the lives of our students!
- Donations to The Dave Z Fund will help students facing undue hardships.
- Increased scholarship and endowment funds make a Chestnut Hill College education accessible to deserving students.
- Gifts to the Griffin Fund will help by providing financial assistance for students in need, supporting our talented faculty and staff, and preserving the historical integrity of our buildings.
Even though the alumni secured more donors by a 3:1 ratio, everyone wins when we are able to help more students realize their dream of a CHC education! We are deeply grateful for your support and hope you will join us for next Day of Giving!
Support CHC’s Student Emergency Fund
THIS YEAR, STUDENTS ARE CHALLENGING ALUMNI to see who can get more donors! So the question is — will it be the students or the alumni who have the highest number of participants on Day of Giving? Each unique donor and every gift — no matter the size — counts toward the challenge.
The students are positive they can secure more donors than alumni in 24 hours.
Alumni — will you let the students win or will you beat their goal of 100 donors in one day!
What is the Student Emergency Fund?
Imagine pursuing your college dream and encountering a financial hardship that could prevent you from completing your degree. Often it can be as simple as needing a little extra money for clothes, transportation to campus, meals in the dining hall or books for class. The struggle is real and it can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be the end of a student’s dream.
A couple years ago, CHC students recognized this problem and they came up with a solution affectionately called “The Dave Z Fund.” Established as an emergency fund for students experiencing undue hardship, the Fund is a tribute to David Zukauskas ’07 who suddenly passed away while a senior at Chestnut Hill College.
The Dave Z Fund has already helped the Dear Neighbor by providing SEPTA passes, clothes, books and funds for a housing emergency. With your support, we can help more students in need.
Why give to the Student Emergency Fund?
The Dave Z Fund is a wonderful resource for students who have nowhere else to turn. Each year on Day of Giving, we ask the college community — students, staff, faculty, parents, alumni and friends — to donate directly to this fund. In doing so, we ensure a successful year ahead for ALL of our students.
Don’t wait, make your gift to The Dave Z Fund today! And remember, together we make the greatest impact. If five people gave $5 each, there would be enough for a student to have four meals in the dining hall. If five people gave $10 each, we could provide a SEPTA pass to help a student get to class. And if 10 people gave $10 each, a student could have the textbook they need.
YOUR gift can make all the difference in someone’s life. Please help your CHC sisters and brothers experiencing undue hardships by following the link below.