2019 - It's a Great Day to be a Bobcat!

2,281
Donors
122% of 1,855 Donor goal
$631,272
Donated
This campaign ended on March 06, 2019, but you can still make a gift to Bates College by clicking here!
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Shawna-Kaye Lester photoShawna-Kaye Lester matched $2 for each donor, donating a total of $50Just for Class of 2008

Matt Lopez photoMatt Lopez matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2008

An Anonymous DonorLarry Handerhan matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2005

Paul Billings photoPaul Billings matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1988

Cat Djang photoCat Djang matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2013

Justine Cohen-Bolduc photoJustine Cohen-Bolduc matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2004

Hannah Siegel photoHannah Siegel matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2015

David Longdon photoDavid Longdon matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2014

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2008

An Anonymous DonorZach Jylkka matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2010

An Anonymous DonorArjada Bardhi matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2012

Evan Bagley photoEvan Bagley matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2010

An Anonymous DonorErica Plunkett matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $200Just for Class of 1986

Jen Crawford photoJennifer K. Crawford matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $150Just for Class of 2001

Heidi B. Lovett photoHeidi B. Lovett matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $200Just for Class of 1984

Kate Drummond Zimmerman photoKate Drummond Zimmerman matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 1995

An Anonymous DonorCourtney Fleisher matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 1994

Angela Knox  photoAngela Knox-Pyaesone matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 2005

An Anonymous DonorAlyssa M Morgosh matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 2015

Hannah Loeb photoHannah Loeb matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 2016

Heather Beebe photoHeather Beebe matched $15 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for Class of 1985

An Anonymous DonorNed Donaldson matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $300

Emma Beaudry photoEmma Beaudry matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $280Just for Class of 2003

Lisa Romeo photoLisa A Romeo matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 1988

Mike Hogan photoMike Hogan matched $50 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 1985

John P. Howard photoJohn Howard matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 1986

Sally Ehrenfried photoSally Ehrenfried matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $270Just for Class of 1989

An Anonymous DonorDamon McGinn and Jasmine Polite matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2007

Maureen Gwinn photoMaureen Gwinn matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1994

Nina Emmi photoAnthony Timberman matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2009

Bradley McGraw photoBradley McGraw matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2010

Lauren Fine photoLauren Fine matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1993

Mike Hogan photoMike Hogan matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1985

Terence M Welch photoTerence M Welch matched $83 for each donor, donating a total of $1,577Just for Class of 1983

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,981Just for Class of 1981

Jennifer L Nespole photoJennifer Nespole matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,000Just for Class of 1994

Jenn Bouchard photoJenn Bouchard matched $45 for each donor, donating a total of $720Just for Class of 1999

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Class of 1975

An Anonymous DonorJeremy Chase '91 and Christine Werthmann Chase '92 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Classes between 1990 & 1992

An Anonymous DonorScott Higgins '91 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Classes between 1990 & 1992

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorRick Smith P'12 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Classes between 2002 & 2008

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,080Just for Senior Class Parents

An Anonymous DonorJean Wilson '81, P'05, P'13 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $25,000Just for Classes between 2009 & 2018
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Erin Bliss photoErin Bliss gave $250 because 10 donors gave

Jonathan Green photoJonathan Green gave $250 because 25 donors gave
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Make a gift of any size to reach our goal of 1,855 donors by March 5! Celebrate the students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and friends who make every day a Great Day to be a Bobcat!

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Updates
Thank you for joining us for the Great Day livestream!

Thank you for tuning in for the Great Day to be a Bobcat livestream today! We are so grateful for the support of the Bates communicty - alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends!

If you haven't made your gift yet, please join us before midnight PT.

Thank you for making today an especially Great Day!

1933 days ago by Alicia Rea
WE DID IT!

We did it! Let's see how far we can go.

Thank you for making everyday a Great Day to be a Bobcat!

1933 days ago by Sarah Tiedemann
PRESIDENT'S MATCH EXTENDED!

SECOND MATCH - $1,000, dollar for dollar. 

Make your gift now and double your money for Bates!

1933 days ago by Sarah Tiedemann
EXCITING UPDATE - PRESIDENT'S MATCH!

President Spencer will match any gift, dollar for dollar, up to $1,000, STARTING NOW! 

Make your gift now and double your money!

1933 days ago by Sarah Tiedemann
Livestream schedule for March 5!

12:00 p.m. EST
President Clayton Spencer
Sarah Pearson ’75, Vice President for College Advancement

1:00 p.m.
Leigh Weisenburger, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Christine Schwartz, Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events

1:30 p.m.
Darby Ray, Director of the Harward Center for Community Partnerships
Sam Boss, Assistant Director, Community-Engaged Learning and Research

2:00 p.m.
Mike Rocque, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Stephanie Kelley-Romano, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies

2:30 p.m.
Jon Furbush ’05, Head Men's Basketball Coach
Vanessa Williamson ’05, Associate Head Coach of Swimming and Diving

3:00 p.m.
April Hill, Wagener Family Professor of Equity and Inclusion in STEM
Andrew Mountcastle, Assistant Professor of Biology

3:30 p.m.
Sean Findlen ’99, Chief Communications Officer
Rachel Forcillo ’18, Coordinator of Operations, Marketing, and Outreach

4:30 p.m.
Performance by TakeNote

5:00 p.m.
Matt Jadud, Colony Family Associate Professor of Digital and Computational Studies
Hamish Cameron, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies

5:30 p.m.
Mara Tieken, Associate Professor of Education

6:00 p.m.
Margaret Imber, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
Kirk Read, Professor of French and Francophone Studies

7:00 p.m.
Bobcast Interviews with Student Athletes

7:30 p.m.
President Clayton Spencer
Sarah Pearson ’75, Vice President for College Advancement

8:00 p.m.
Dean Reese, Associate Dean of Students for International Student Programs

8:30 p.m.
Dean Reese, Associate Dean of Students for International Student Programs
Pat Cosquer ’97, Head Men's & Women's Squash Coach

9:00 p.m.
Paul Gastonguay ’89, Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis

9:30 p.m.
Performance by the Crosstones

1937 days ago by Sarah Tiedemann

Donor Map
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
201842$946
201747$1,319
201653$1,796
201565$3,960
201463$3,086
201345$2,577
201285$6,081
201154$2,586
201065$4,153
200962$9,367
200853$4,003
200755$4,370
200636$2,709
200552$4,151
200441$14,375
200336$12,755
200235$7,475
200128$2,126
200019$4,308
199922$3,678
199821$2,138
199742$74,503
199627$2,919
199535$7,307
199449$12,911
199340$6,679
199230$6,838
199158$74,803
199037$5,670
198930$5,228
198839$6,143
198719$3,548
198687$15,331
198526$8,653
19849$3,425
198328$4,514
198212$2,130
198120$29,989
198016$2,155
197913$14,292
197821$3,778
197710$1,505
197614$6,552
197520$7,335
19746$1,510
197314$1,850
197212$3,785
19718$3,330
197014$1,275
196912$4,804
19688$1,650
19678$1,100
196613$1,775
19658$5,825
196422$5,775
196312$7,000
19628$3,775
19619$2,860
19603$7,026
19593$810
19582$46
19575$1,525
19561$2,000
19555$975
19543$213
19535$358
19522$250
19501$10,000
19482$67
19471$200
19413$6,350
19401$125
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon82%Alumni
Book icon2%Students
Parent icon13%Parents
Suitcase icon4%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon1%Friends
Friends icon2%Senior Class Parents
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Jean Wilson '81, P'05, P'13 photo
Jean Wilson '81, P'05, P'13
Heart icon matched 500 gifts for a total of $25,000
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Anonymous
Heart icon matched 27 gifts for a total of $10,080
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Rick Smith P'12
Heart icon matched 200 gifts for a total of $10,000
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Anonymous
Heart icon matched 41 gifts for a total of $10,000
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Anonymous
Heart icon matched 4,544 gifts for a total of $10,000
Jeremy Chase '91 and Christine Werthmann Chase '92 photo
Jeremy Chase '91 and Christine Werthmann Chase '92
Heart icon matched 29 gifts for a total of $5,000
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Scott Higgins '91
Heart icon matched 100 gifts for a total of $5,000
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generated 6 clicks and 4 gifts, totaling $2,958
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generated 4 clicks and 1 gift, totaling $25
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generated 6 clicks and 3 gifts, totaling $400