FBA Giving Challenge 2021

3,135
Donors
155% of 2,021 Donor goal
$444,747
Donated
This campaign ended on May 06, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Bates College by clicking here!
Matches
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An Anonymous DonorJem Bullock matched $25

An Anonymous DonorHarris Manganiello matched $50

An Anonymous DonorJan Cornelius-Knudsen matched $50

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $100

An Anonymous DonorWade Rosko matched $100

An Anonymous DonorPete Carey matched $100

An Anonymous DonorH. Jackson Marvel '95 matched $200

An Anonymous DonorH. Jackson Marvel '95 matched $200

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $200

An Anonymous DonorBonnie-Jean Brooks matched $200

An Anonymous DonorJeff Helm matched $250

Joel Bines photoJoel Bines '92 matched $250

An Anonymous DonorMike Milliken matched $300

An Anonymous DonorMike Milliken matched $300

An Anonymous DonorNancy Ingersoll Fiddler '78, P'17 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorJane '58 and Peter Post '58 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $500

An Anonymous DonorSydney Beres '18 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorDick Hooper '56 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorHannah Beinecke '16 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $500

An Anonymous DonorDick Hooper '56 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorPatrick Schule '06 matched $500

An Anonymous DonorChristopher Theile matched $750

An Anonymous DonorChris Theile '07 matched $750


An Anonymous DonorDick Watkins '61 matched $800

An Anonymous DonorPeter '92 and Kitty Northrop Friedman '95, P'24 matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorSean McKenna matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '90's Alumna matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorJudy Burns Miller '91 and Greg Miller '88 matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorPeter ’58 and Jane Anderson Post ’58, P’82, P’87, GP’18 matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorMichael Stafford '09 matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorJeremy Chase '91 matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorBradley Peacock matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorGail Dow '60 matched $2,000

An Anonymous DonorJacob & Donna Taylor P'23 matched $2,375

An Anonymous DonorEileen and Andrew Flaherty P'25 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorErnst and Marie Guerrier P'23 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorDan & Claire Cote P'23 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorJeff Howard and JoEllen Scully P'22 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorJohn and Martha Hoehl matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorJeffrey Bolduc '04 matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorRyad Yousuf '99 matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorGail Dow '60 matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorBrian Anton '99 matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorDavid MacNaughton '73 matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorDick Coughlin '53 and Norma Coughlin '53, Ira J. Waldman '73 and Laurie Waldman P'08, P'11, Ethan Waldman '11, Shayna Waldman '08 matched $15,000

An Anonymous DonorSwimming and Diving Team Alum Class of 2012 matched $25,000

An Anonymous DonorDavid J. MacNaughton '73 matched $30,000
Challenges
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An Anonymous DonorDick and Edie Sullivan gave $25

An Anonymous DonorChristopher Theile gave $750
About

As our student-athletes and coaches navigate the pandemic, they continue to show tremendous tenacity. They come together as teammates to practice, get stronger, and improve the culture within their teams. They combine a fierce competitive spirit with integrity, and they are committed to keeping one another healthy as they build their abilities. 

From May 4-6, you can show your support for Bates athletics and your favorite team by being part of the FBA Giving Challenge. Your support of the student-athlete experience is the perfect match for the intensity the Bobcats bring to the competitive arena!



Updates
THANK YOU!


Thank you for making this the best-ever FBA Giving Challenge! More alumni, parents and friends showed their support than ever before! You contributed a record-breaking amount to Bates Athletics! Thank you for making a difference in the lives of student-athletes.

Congratulations to swimming and diving and men’s basketball for reaching the top of the donor and dollar leaderboards, respectively. The men’s squash program had the highest percentage of current student-athletes participating in the challenge. 

Go ‘Cats! 

139 days ago by Meagan Pomeroy
Wow! Bobcats love a competition!

Congratulations Kevin Lentini '13 for being the 2,021st donor to the Friends of Bates Athletics Giving Challenge!

Now the regular season is over! It's time for the playoffs - which team will come out on top before midnight!



143 days ago by Nina Emmi
Record Breaking!

We've set a new record for dollars raised during the FBA Giving Challenge. Last year's challenge garnered $258,108 for our athletics programs. We've blown past our PR! 

Let's finish strong! Every gift helps your favorite team reach the top of the leaderboard and supports our student-athletes. 


144 days ago by Nina Emmi
On your mark. Set. Go!

The FBA Giving Challenge is officially underway! James Lawenda ‘76 kicked off the challenge with his gift to the baseball team. Let’s see which team will race to the top of the leaderboard by Thursday at midnight! 

                               

Special Update: An anonymous donor has offered a special challenge to our current student-athletes. The team with the highest athlete participation rate will get an additional donation at the conclusion of the FBA Giving Challenge. 

145 days ago by Nina Emmi

Team Leaderboard
TeamDonors$ Raised
Swimming & Diving965$67,661
Women's Basketball739$14,308
Men's Lacrosse136$23,077
Men's Basketball119$70,491
Nordic Skiing108$8,565
Women's Soccer92$10,551
Men's Soccer83$21,859
Rowing80$22,782
Men's Squash72$27,279
Women's Squash72$25,733
Women's Lacrosse70$10,765
Men's Ultimate64$2,987
Alpine Skiing64$10,432
Women's Track & Field59$8,469
Football59$15,828
Field Hockey58$16,488
Volleyball52$2,852
Sailing48$4,378
Men's Rugby44$6,826
Softball40$6,476
Baseball38$16,615
Men's Track & Field35$5,783
Women's Ice Hockey33$2,399
Women's Cross Country30$3,444
Men's Ice Hockey28$1,954
Athletics21$16,994
Women's Ultimate20$517
Men's Tennis19$5,707
Men's Cross Country19$2,022
Women's Tennis16$5,508
Golf12$5,428
Women's Waterpolo5$350
Men's Waterpolo4$100
Women's Club Lacrosse3$90
Club Basketball2$33
Equestrian0$0
Club Skiing0$0
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Advocates

David J. MacNaughton '73 photo
David J. MacNaughton '73
matched a total of $30,000
Swimming and Diving Team Alum Class of 2012 photo
Swimming and Diving Team Alum Class of 2012
matched a total of $25,000
Dick Coughlin '53 and Norma Coughlin '53, Ira J. Waldman '73 and Laurie Waldman P'08, P'11, Ethan Waldman '11, Shayna Waldman '08 photo
Dick Coughlin '53 and Norma Coughlin '53, Ira J. Waldman '73 and Laurie Waldman P'08, P'11, Ethan Waldman '11, Shayna Waldman '08
matched a total of $15,000
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Anonymous
matched a total of $10,000
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Anonymous
matched a total of $10,000
Community Advocates photo
generated 677 clicks and 141 gifts, totaling $7,880
Ryad Yousuf '99 photo
Ryad Yousuf '99
matched a total of $5,000
Anonymous photo
Anonymous
matched a total of $5,000
Gail Dow '60 photo
Gail Dow '60
matched a total of $5,000
Anonymous photo
Anonymous
matched a total of $5,000