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Giving Day Challenges

Pre-Fordham Giving Day Challenge

Ramses Challenge
$1,000

Did you get your Ramses cut-out in the mail? (You can print him out, too!) Snap a photo of Ramses in action and share it on social media with #FordhamGivingDay and tagging Fordham. If Ramses chooses your picture as one of his favorites, $1,000 will be donated to Fordham in your honor by Cathy O'Brien Skinner, FCRH '89!

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Day-Long Fordham Giving Day Challenges

Big Giving Day Challenge
$50,000
If 1,841 people give today, Trustee Darlene Luccio Jordan, FCRH ’89, and Gerald R. Jordan will donate $50,000 towards scholarships and financial aid!

Fordham College Lincoln Center Challenge
$25,000
Elizabeth Burns, FCLC ’83, will contribute $2 for ever $1 contributed towards the FCLC Scholarship Fund, up to $25,000!

Ailey/Fordham BFA in Dance Challenge
$15,000
In honor of the 21 years of partnership between Ailey and Fordham: If 21 people support the Denise Jefferson Memorial Scholarship Fund, Patricia Dugan-Perlmuth, FCLC ’79, will contribute an additional $15,000 to the cause!

Parent Challenge
$15,000
If 250 Fordham parents donate on Giving Day, Marie and Rick Treanor, PAR '17, '20, will donate $15,000 to the campaign.

Gabelli School of Business Challenge
$10,000
If 125 people donate to the Gabelli School of Business, a generous alumnus will contribute an additional $10,000.

Gabelli School of Business Challenge
$10,000
All gifts made to the Gabelli School of Business will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000, by Christopher Fitzmaurice, GABELLI '84.

Florida Chapters Challenge
$10,000
All gifts made by Rams affiliated with regional chapters in Florida will be generously matched up to $10,000 by 1966 Gabelli grad Dan Somma and his wife, Nancy.

Fordham College Rose Hill Challenge
$10,000
Robert Russo Jr., FCRH '69 will contribute $100 for every person that donates to the Fordham College Rose Hill Scholarship Fund, up to $10,000!

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Challenge
$5,000
If 30 people make a donation (of any size!) to the GSAS Scholarship Fund, a generous alumnus will make a $5,000 gift.

Recent Graduate Challenge
$2,000
If 200 alumni from the Classes of 2009 through 2018 make a gift, $2,000 will be unlocked towards Fordham's greatest needs! Thanks to Brendan O'Grady, GABELLI '13 and Morgan Vazquez, FCRH '13 for sponsoring this challenge.

Fordham College Lincoln Center
$1,500
For every person who contributes to the FCLC Scholarship Fund, Jonathan Valenti, FCLC '98, will donate $100 in his or her honor, up to $1,500!

Class of 2019 Challenge
$1,000
If 50 students or parents from the Class of 2019 make a gift, $1,000 will be unlocked in challenge funds for scholarships and financial aid. Thanks to Ramon and Marilyn Garcia, PAR '19, for sponsoring this challenge!

Find Giving Day on Campus Challenge
$500
Post a photo of yourself at a Giving Day table or event and tag it #FordhamGivingDay. You get double entered if you make a gift to Fordham as well. $500 will be donated to Fordham in the winner's honor by Mo Osman, FCRH '14.

1841 Challenge
$500
In honor of Fordham's founding year of 1841, the 1,841st donor on Fordham Giving Day will have $500 contributed to Fordham in their honor! Thanks to Jessica Leto, GABELLI '98 '06 FAC and Michael Leto, GABELLI '06 for sponsoring this challenge!

Hourly Fordham Giving Day Challenges

Our Home Challenge
$500
12 – 3 p.m. EST
Share the moment you realized that Fordham was your home, and use the hashtag #FordhamGivingDay. Ramses will pick his favorite post and $500 will be donated to Fordham in the poster's honor.

Donor: Norm Dannen, FCRH '09

Future Rams Challenge
$500
3 – 6 p.m. EST
Have a future Ram in your family? Use #FordhamGivingDay and post a photo of your child (nieces, nephews, or grandkids are fine, too!) dressed up in Fordham gear. $500 will be donated to Fordham in the poster's honor.

Donor: Rob Howley, FCRH '89

Celebrating Giving Day Challenge
$500
6 – 9 p.m. EST
Post a photo of how you're celebrating Fordham Giving Day and tag it #FordhamGivingDay. Ramses will pick one lucky photo and $500 will be given to Fordham in the poster's honor!

Donor: Mo Osman, FCRH '14

Cap and Gown Challenge
$500
9 p.m. – 12 a.m. EST
Dig up your favorite Fordham graduation photos and share them using #FordhamGivingDay for a chance to have $500 donated in your honor.

Donor: Rob Howley, FCRH '89

Globetrotting Rams Challenge
$500
12 – 7 a.m. EST
Are you a Ram living abroad or who studied overseas? Share your international photo and tag it #FordhamGivingDay for a chance to have $500 donated to Fordham in your honor.

Donor: Gerry Tenebruso, GABELLI '13

Love is in the Air Challenge
$500
7 – 10 a.m. EST
Did you meet your signifigant other at Fordham? Post a photo of yourselves, using the hashtag #FordhamGivingDay. $500 could be donated to Fordham in your names!

Donors: Jessica Leto, GABELLI '98 '06 FAC and Michael Leto, GABELLI '06

Pet Post Challenge
$500
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST
Share a photo of your pet celebrating Fordham Giving Day while dressed in Fordham swag using #FordhamGivingDay. Ramses will pick one lucky photo at the end of Giving Day to win $500 toward the Fordham cause of your pet's choice.

Donor: Gerry Tenebruso, GABELLI '13

Faculty and Staff Challenge
$500
1 – 4 p.m. EST
Which Fordham faculty or staff members changed your life? Give them a shout-out on social media and use #FordhamGivingDay for a chance to have $500 donated to Fordham in honor of you AND your mentors.

Donor: Eileen Hornor, GSAS '92

Go Rams Challenge
$500
4 – 6:41 p.m. EST
Share a photo of yourself sporting Fordham gear using #FordhamGivingDay. $500 will be donated to Fordham in the poster's honor. GO RAMS!

Donor: Eileen Hornor, GSAS '92