BATES + YOU: The Time is Now

2,374
Donors
118% of 2,000 Donor goal
$1,161,000
Donated
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Cat Djang photoCat Djang matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $50Just for Class of 2013

An Anonymous DonorSally Ehrenfried matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1989

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

Emma Beaudry photoEmma Beaudry matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2003

Cary Gemmer Blake photoCary Gemmer Blake matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2007

An Anonymous DonorJohn Libre matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2002

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2000

Courtney Fleisher photoCourtney Fleisher matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1994

An Anonymous DonorErin Bonney Casey matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $55Just for Class of 2009

An Anonymous DonorKathryn T Gates matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1991

Leigh Peltier photoLeigh Peltier matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1983

Michelle Pham photoMichelle matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2015

Bradley McGraw photoBradley McGraw matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2010

Hank Geng photoHank Geng matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2013

Penney Ward photoPenney Ward matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $125

Heidi B. Lovett photoHeidi B. Lovett matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $40Just for Class of 1984

Matt Lopez photoMatt Lopez matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $200Just for Class of 2008

Katie Hawkins Vail photoKatie Hawkins matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $200Just for Class of 2005

Justine Cohen-Bolduc photoJeff Bolduc & Justine Cohen-Bolduc matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $200Just for Class of 2004

Mike Hogan photoMichael Hogan matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1985

Liz Murphy photoLiz Murphy & Jon Blanchard matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 2008

Erica Seifert Plunkett photoErica S Plunkett matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 1986

Cat Djang photoCat Djang matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 2013

Liam Clarke photoRenee & Liam Leduc Clarke matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for Class of 1998

Heather Beebe photoHeather Beebe matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for Class of 1985

Matthew Bogyo photoMatthew S Bogyo matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $350Just for Class of 1993

Lauren Fine  photoLauren Fine matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $350Just for Class of 1993

Jennifer Lemkin Bouchard photoJennifer Lemkin Bouchard matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $205Just for Class of 1999

Kurt Deschermeier photoKurt Deschermeier matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $70Just for Class of 2000

Jen Crawford photoJen Crawford matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $220Just for Class of 2001

Flora Rice-Chan photoFlora Chan matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 2011

Karen Finocchio photoKaren Finocchio Lubeck matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 1992

An Anonymous DonorJennifer Carleton matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $125Just for Class of 2001

Nate Walton photoNate Walton matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 2008

Susan Miller Hild photoSusan Miller Hild and David Hild matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $500

Kate Drummond Zimmerman photoKate Drummond Zimmerman matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $280Just for Class of 1995

An Anonymous DonorDamon McGinn & Jasmine Polite matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2007

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2014

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2013

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2009

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2002

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2010

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2008

Mike Hogan photoMichael Hogan matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1985

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2008

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2009

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2013

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2014

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2011

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2010

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 2011

Lisa Romeo photoLisa A. Romeo matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1988

An Anonymous DonorBruce Stangle matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $740Just for Class of 2016

Terence M Welch photoTerence M Welch matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,983Just for Class of 1983

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $60Just for Class of 1999

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Class of 2002

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $1,450Just for Class of 1991

Rick Smith photoRick Smith matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $4,516Just for Class of 2012

Rick Smith photoRick Smith matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Class of 2015

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

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $6,905Just for Class of 1992
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Mary Capaldi Gonzales 1988 photoMary Carr Gonzales gave $500 because 50 donors gave
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About

On May 16, we launched the largest campaign in Bates history, and we’re kicking off this special moment with a challenge — 2,000 donors by midnight on May 24. 

The time is now!

  • Make a gift and challenge your friends to join you.
  • Participate on social media with #greatdaytobeabobcat and #batesplusyou.
  • Check out our digital toolkit for sharable social media content.

Note: To designate your gift to a specific program, please call us at 1-888-522-8371.  

Updates
We did it!

We did it! We hit our 2,000 goal a little after 5 p.m.! The energy has been incredible. Let's not stop now--how far can we get before midnight?!?


Thank you so much to our hundreds of volunteers and advocates and thousands of donors. We are so grateful.


It is truly a "Great Day to be a Bobcat!"



2583 days ago by Genevieve Leslie
Bates + You is Streaming Live!

Tune in at bates.edu/campaign to watch Bates students and staff say thank you in real time. We’ll recognize donors throughout the livestream, and we have a lineup of special guests you won’t want to miss.

2583 days ago by Grace Bell
Today is the day!

Big thanks to Emma Sprague '10 who sent this message to all not-yet-donors last night at midnight!

2583 days ago by Genevieve Leslie

Donor Map
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Students, Alumni
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
20221$7
20203$152
20182$4
201728$306
201666$2,032
201594$5,025
201489$4,203
201367$3,877
201271$3,616
201147$2,611
201056$2,665
200953$3,224
200857$5,246
200751$5,067
200642$2,666
200552$5,245
200443$5,900
200329$6,967
200248$6,846
200128$2,905
200032$8,320
199941$22,165
199833$3,487
199721$3,657
199618$3,490
199530$5,929
199428$5,651
199343$8,849
199235$19,205
199137$246,165
199018$2,778
198942$127,647
198847$127,800
198712$3,935
198653$13,546
198534$11,320
198413$4,077
198328$8,248
198217$5,740
198125$11,584
198021$6,955
197912$12,063
197814$3,830
19778$3,955
197621$6,145
197514$13,998
197410$3,420
197313$51,890
19725$1,025
197110$2,830
197016$6,565
19699$6,420
19689$6,530
196711$5,725
19668$3,221
19659$1,875
196411$2,362
19637$2,895
196212$9,557
19617$3,205
196010$1,987
19596$287
19583$350
19571$50
19562$600
19559$2,334
19543$700
19532$1,150
19521$125
19515$28,815
19501$26,290
19493$2,150
19481$100
19471$1,947
19461$5,000
19402$125
Donor Affiliations
Book icon3%Students
Gradhat icon82%Alumni
Parent icon12%Parents
Suitcase icon4%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon4%Friends
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Anonymous photo
Heart icon matched 40 gifts for a total of $10,000
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Anonymous photo
Heart icon matched 14 gifts for a total of $6,905
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Rick Smith photo
Heart icon matched 74 gifts for a total of $5,000
Rick Smith photo
Heart icon matched 77 gifts for a total of $4,516
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generated 1583 clicks and 53 gifts, totaling $4,187
Genevieve Leslie photo
generated 49 clicks and 9 gifts, totaling $3,200
Lisa Romeo photo
Heart icon matched 40 gifts for a total of $1,000
generated 42 clicks and 3 gifts, totaling $2,150
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Heart icon matched 29 gifts for a total of $1,450
generated 19 clicks and 7 gifts, totaling $1,050
Jennifer Lemkin Bouchard photo
Heart icon matched 41 gifts for a total of $205
generated 162 clicks and 11 gifts, totaling $2,120
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Anonymous
Heart icon matched 40 gifts for a total of $2,000