University Report 2015-16 | Alumni

HAWKFEST

Overall Attendance
3,611

Alumni and Families
1,200

Kinney Center Walk/Run for Autism Participants
1,200

Breakfast in the Dorms Attendees
1,187

Second Annual Day of Giving Surpasses Goal

The Saint Joseph’s community came together in an unprecedented show of support for the University’s second Day of Giving on November 17, 2015, accounting for nearly $225,000 from 1,546 gifts. Surpassing its goal of 1,250 gifts, the Day of Giving effort was bolstered by personal outreach and time-sensitive challenges that increased the impact of donations. Students hosted daylong campus activities to engage the community.

“The Day of Giving was about an entire community coming together to make a difference in the lives of our students,” says University Advancement Vice President Marty Farrell ’88 (B.A.), ’98 (M.S.). “Thank you to the many Hawks who generously contributed to our efforts. Together, we are touching many lives.”

The third annual Day of Giving is slated for April 4, 2017.

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SJU Volunteers Impact World Meeting of Families

monteroMore than 700 SJU students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends registered to volunteer during the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) and Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia in September 2015. They served in many roles, from answering the telephones in an on-campus call center to staffing events on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Philadelphia’s Jesuit University claimed one of the WMOF’s largest contingents of volunteers.

National Alumni Board member Maria Montero ’98 (B.A.), external affairs manager at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, served as a volunteer captain. She also participated at the WMOF’s “Day of Service.”

“My role at the Convention Center made supporting the World Meeting a natural fit,” she says. “Saint Joseph’s identified a great opportunity for our community to be a part of history and welcome the world’s spiritual leader, Pope Francis, in true Jesuit form.”

FY16 FUNDRAISING RESULTS

10,529

Total Donors

$11,452,585

Cash Received

3,290

First-Time Donors to SJU

$10,219,958

Amount Raised

Numbers reflect gifts from June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016

With Deepest Gratitude

Saint Joseph’s University is honored to recognize the following alumni and friends whose lifetime giving to the University has reached or exceeded $1 million. Through the leadership and support of these benefactors, Saint Joseph’s fully honors its Jesuit, Catholic mission of educating young men and women to lead lives with moral and social purpose.

$20M and above

  • Frances and James ’58 Maguire

$15M–$19.9M

  • Maryanne and John ’60 Post

$10M-14.9M

  • Nancy and Brian ’69 Duperreault
  • Joyce and Michael ’85 Hagan

$5M–$9.9M

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Connelly Foundation
  • Helga and Erivan Haub
  • Maguire Foundation
  • Mary† and John ’22† McShain

$1M–$4.9M

  • Anonymous (3)
  • ACE Charitable Foundation
  • Annenberg Foundation
  • Bank of America
  • Evelyn and Anthony ’60 Carfagno
  • Emily and Matthew ’73 Clifton
  • William Conway ’43B†
  • Robert Falese ’69
  • John Fassitt ’05†
  • Monica and Christopher ’81 Furman
  • General Electric
  • Mary† and Edgar ’43A† Griffiths
  • Jesuit Community at Saint Joseph’s University
  • Paul E. Kelly Foundation
  • Joseph Klein ’67†
  • Kresge Foundation
  • Suzanne and James ’62 Ksansnak
  • Marguerite and H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest
  • Lisa and James ’84 Maguire
  • Denise and Michael ’85 McNulty
  • John P. and Anne W. McNulty Foundation
  • Helen Morgan†
  • Michael Morris ’56
  • Joan and John Mullen
  • Bernadette and James ’69 Nealis
  • Michael O’Pake ’61†
  • John Paris ’60
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Henry Quinn ’56†
  • Nicholas Raftery ’36†
  • Caroline and Sean ’94 (MBA) Sweeney
  • W.W. Smith Charitable Trust
  • Eliza and William Dirk ’50† Warren
  • Signe and Thomas ’63 Wynne
  • Doris† and Gerard ’50† Zulli

† Deceased