$ 453,836 raised 1,604 gifts
The University of Toledo Day of Giving
THANK YOU

Thank you for participating in The University of Toledo’s first Day of Giving, Rocket Forward: You Launch Lives.

Your generosity during the 36-hour fundraising campaign will help students launch college careers and complete their degrees; help faculty continue research that impacts lives; fund new drug therapies and medical advancements to improve patient care; and support many UT programs across campus.  
 
By noon on Friday, Oct. 13, Rocket Forward: You Launch Lives had raised more than $425,000, and nearly 1,600 people participated by donating to The University of Toledo.
 
Thank you for Rocketing Forward together toward UT’s future!

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LGBTQ Advocacy Rocket Pride Dollar-for-Dollar Match
A generous donor will match all gifts up to $5,000, made to the LGBTQ Advocacy Fund held within the College of Law. Show your Pride and double your impact!
$2,405 MATCHED
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University College Complete Your Degree Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Carol Thomas wants to ensure students in University College receive their degree. She will match all gifts to the Dennis Lettman Complete Your Degree Fund, dollar for dollar, up to $10,000.
$590 MATCHED
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Women & Philanthropy Dollar-for-Dollar Match
A very gracious, anonymous donor issued a $5,000 matching gift challenge to the Women & Philanthropy supporters and friends! This donor will match any gifts to the Women & Philanthropy Operating Fund, dollar for dollar, up to $5,000 during Rocket Forward!
$711 MATCHED
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Jesup Scott Honors College Dollar-for-Dollar Match
The current Dean, long time Program Director and member of the first honors class, will match every dollar up to $3,000 for experiential learning opportunities for honors students.
$620 MATCHED
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Judith Herb College of Education- Helping Hands Fund, Dinnebeil Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Laurie and Doug Dinnebeil have offered to match all gifts to the Helping Hands Fund up to $1,000. Your gift will provide twice the support for students in the Judith Herb College of Education!
$755 MATCHED
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Catharine S. Eberly Center- Michael Eberly Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Michael Eberly has agreed to match every dollar up to $2,500 to support scholarships for women at the Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women.
$2,048 MATCHED
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Engineering Technology Department- Alumnus Kenneth Lovejoy Dollar-for-Dollar Match
College of Engineering Alumnus Kenneth Lovejoy will match the first $4,000 donated to Engineering Technology Progress Fund!
$375 MATCHED
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College of Health & Human Services- Alumnus Timothy Pontius Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Timothy Pontius has generously offered to match all gifts to the College of Health and Human Services up to $5,000. Double your impact in improving the human condition.
$2,419 MATCHED
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Civil Engineering Department- Assoc. Dean Dr. Brian Randolph Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Associate Dean Dr. Brian Randolph will match the first $500 donated to Civil Engineering Progress Fund.
$150 MATCHED
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CoE Alumni Affiliate & Development Committee Engineering Innovation Fund Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Members of the College of Engineering Alumni Affiliate and Development Committee have generously donated $4,500 to match any donation to the College of Engineering Innovation Fund.
$1,505 MATCHED
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College of Engineering- Alumnus Rasesh Shah Dollar-for-Dollar
Alumnus, Rasesh Shah, will match the first $5,000 donated to any fund within the College of Engineering.
$825 MATCHED
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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics- Dean Karen Bjorkman Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Dean, Dr. Karen Bjorkman will match every gift to the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics up to $5,000! Make your gift to NSM go further with this match!
$2,634 MATCHED
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NSM- Department of Mathematics & Statistics 100th Anniversary Dr. White Dollar-for-Dollar Match
In honor of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics 100th anniversary, Donald B. White, Professor and Chair of the Department has generously offered to match all gifts to the Mathematics Progress Fund. Gifts will be used to create a Centennial Fund to support the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. All gifts will be matched dollar for dollar up to $1,300.
$850 MATCHED
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University College- Dick & Marianne Hutchinson, Heinrichs Alumni Scholarship Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Dick and Marianne Hutchinson will match dollar for dollar every gift up to $500 made to the Dean Mary Ann Heinrichs Alumni Scholarship.
$100 MATCHED
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Social Work Department, Alumna Catina Harding Dollar-for-Dollar Match
A generous MSW alumna, Catina Harding, will match dollar for dollar all gifts to the Social Work department or their programs up to $500!
$105 MATCHED
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Rocket Forward for Disability Studies!
Make your gift go further with a gift to the Disability Studies Progress Fund! Here's your chance to double your dollars for the UT Disabilities Program, the first and only program of its kind at an American liberal arts university.
$55 MATCHED
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Pharmacy Camp Fund- Dean Johnnie Early Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Dean Johnnie Early has offered to match every dollar given, up to a total of $500, to the Pharmacy Camp Fund. Make your gift early before all matching dollars are gone and to ensure your Pharmacy Camp Fund gift goes twice as far!
$500 MATCHED
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College of Arts & Letters- Dean Gilbert Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Dean Charlene Gilbert has generously offered to match the first $3,500 given to the College of Arts and Letters, dollar for dollar. Double your impact to make a difference for students in each of College’s 14 departments with a gift today!
$3,500 MATCHED
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College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - Alumna Jean Lovejoy Dollar-for-Dollar Match
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Alumna Jean Lovejoy will match the first $2,000 donated to any fund in the College of Pharmacy!
$2,000 MATCHED
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Center for Health and Successful Living - Amy Thompson Dollar-for-Dollar Match- College of HHS
Amy Thompson, Director for the Center for Health and Successful Living, will personally match up to $500 all donations to the center today. This money goes to provide cancer screenings for low income women and cancer survivorship services.
$500 MATCHED
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CoE Alumni Affiliate & Development Committee Engineering Scholarship Fund Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Members of the College of Engineering Alumni Affiliate and Development Committee have generously donated $11,000 to match donations for the engineering scholarship fund.
$11,000 MATCHED
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NSM- Department of Environmental Sciences Fund, Timothy Fisher Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Timothy Fisher has generously agreed to match all gifts to the Department of Environmental Sciences, dollar for dollar, up to $250.
$250 MATCHED
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Make A Sound Challenge
Calling all RMB student, alumni, and fans!!!! Help the Rocket Marching Band keep the spirit of UT alive with a gift in support of Day of Giving. Help us to provide for ongoing travel, uniforms, equipment costs and other needs vital to our success. If we receive 100 gifts, we will unlock a $5,000 reward for the University Band Activities Fund.
100 / 100 Gifts
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Battle of the Colleges
Which college will take first? second? third? fourth? fifth? An anonymous donor wants to inspire Rockets to give back. The top five colleges to receive the most amount of gifts will receive an additional donation for their progress fund. Rocket Forward for your college!
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $5,000 College of Nursing 99
2 $4,000 College of Arts and Letters 95
3 $3,000 College of Health and Human Services 84
4 $2,000 College of Medicine and Life Sciences 76
5 $1,000 College of Law 70
6 College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 62
7 College of Business and Innovation 50
8 College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 48
9 College of Engineering 36
10 Judith Herb College of Education 30
11 University College 27
12 Jesup Scott Honors College 25
13 College of Graduate Studies 4
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Happy Hour Challenge
The work day is over, it's time to have some fun! The top three departments or organizations in this group that receive the most money on October 12 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM will receive an additional reward for their group. The award designation will be determined by the receiving organization.
Rank Prize Department Raised
1 $3,500 The Independent Collegian $785.00
2 $2,500 Sailing Club $325.00
3 $1,000 Rocket Marching Band $208.01
4 Catharine S. Eberly Center $25.00
5 Professional Staff Association (PSA) $25.00
6 TOLEDO EXCEL $25.00
7 Recreation Services $0.00
8 UT Food Pantry $0.00
9 University Libraries $0.00
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