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Jefferson Giving Day 2024

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! Thank you for making Jefferson Giving Day an astronomical success!

Like intrepid time-traveling explorers, our community joined forces on Giving Day, propelling us to extraordinary heights of generosity.

The patients, students, and communities will benefit from your boundless kindness and support for years to come.

While Giving Day has ended, our journey persists. Visit Jefferson.edu/Give to discover how you can help fuel Jefferson’s mission all year round, propelling us toward even greater achievements.

You are the guiding stars of our work, making everything we do possible. Together, let's continue to innovate and explore the frontiers of our third century, making a lasting impact that echoes across our community.

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Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Innovation Fund Match Provided by Caroline and Sidney Kimmel
In honor of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center’s NCI Comprehensive Designation, Caroline and Sidney Kimmel announced they will generously match 1:1 every dollar raised for the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Innovation Fund, up to $250,000.
$167,787 MATCHED
Ended
$10,000
Dean's Challenge - College of Life Sciences
When 20 alumni, parents, students, friends, faculty, or staff make gifts supporting the Jefferson College of Life Sciences, Dean Gerald Grunwald, PhD and his wife, Barbara Lepak, will donate $10,00 to the Jefferson College of Life Sciences Dean’s Innovation Fund.
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$78,400
The Jefferson Abington Hospital Leadership Challenge
When generous donors help us reach our goal of 150 gifts in support of top priorities at Jefferson Abington Hospital, the hospital’s leadership will generously donate $78,400 to Jefferson Abington Hospital and Jefferson Health’s North Region.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Jefferson Student Clubs & Organizations Challenge
Thank you to every student club and organization that participated in Giving Day! Your gift unlocked a total of $1,500 toward student groups. Special thanks Carol and Bob Lockyer '68, for your generous gift to support Jefferson student clubs and organizations on Giving Day!
Rank Prize Student Group Challenge Gifts
1 $600 Vietnamese Students Association 98
2 $400 Jefferson Christian Cornerstone 90
3 $200 WPHU Radio 51
4 Sigma Nu 41
5 Black Student Union 6
Ended
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The Albert Einstein Society Fund Match, Provided by Dixie James, MBA
Thank you to the generous donors who made a gift to the Jefferson Health - Albert Einstein Society Fund. Your gift was matched 1:1 thanks to a $5,000 gift from Dixie James, President of the Jefferson Health Central Region.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
$2,500
The Dean's Challenge - Jefferson College of Humanities & Sciences
Thank you to Dean Barbara A. Kimmelman, PhD for her gift and the generous donors who supported JCHS.
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
The Dean's Challenge - Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce
Thank you to Dean Ron Kander, PhD for his gift and the generous donors who supported JCHS.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Bill Finn '67 Finish Line Fund Challenge
Special thanks to Bill Finn '67 for his gift to the Finish Line Fund and the generous donors who supported student assistance funds.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$3,000
The OB/GYN Challenge, Provided by Jandel Allen-Davis, MD
Thank you to Jandel Allen-Davis, MD, for the gift of $3,000 and the donors whose gifts supported the OB/GYN department.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Walk It Out Challenge for Activity Based Therapy Wellness
Thank you to all donors who supported the Walk It Out Challenge, and a special thank you to Dr. James E. George, who made a $5,000 gift to the Activity Based Therapy Wellness fund.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
The Albert Einstein Society Fund Challenge, Provided by Elizabeth Datner, MD
When generous donors help us reach our goal of 50 gifts to the Albert Einstein Society (AES), Jefferson Einstein Hospital's Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Elizabeth Datner, MD, FACEP will generously donate $10,000 to AES.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
The Andrew Tesauro Special Care Nursery Fund (NICU), Provided by Leigh & Michael Nunno
Leigh and Michael Nunno will generously match 2:1 every dollar raised for the Andrew Tesauro Special Care Nursery Fund (NICU), up to $10,000.
$5,000 / $5,000 Raised
Completed
$1,000
The Dean's Challenge - College of Health Professions
When generous donors help us reach our goal of 10 gifts to the Jefferson College of Health Professions, Dean Michael Dryer, Pa_C, DrPH, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Dean of the Jefferson College of Health Professions, will donate an additional $1,000 to the College of Health Professions Annual Fund!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
The Dean's Challenge - Jefferson College of Nursing
Thank you to Dean Marie Marino, EdD, RN, FAAN for her gift and the generous donors who supported JCN.
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Jefferson Einstein Montgomery Challenge, Provided by Angela M. Nicholas, MD, FAAFP
When generous donors help us reach our goal of 50 gifts in support of top priorities at Jefferson Einstein Montgomery Hospital, Chief Clinical Officer of Jefferson Health's North Region Angela M. Nicholas, MD, FAAFP will generously donate $5,000 to Jefferson Einstein Montgomery Hospital.
Completed
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Match
The Mark Sunderland '84, '06 Kanbar College Dean's Innovation Fund Match in Honor of Janet Brady
Thank you to the generous donors who made a gift to Kanbar College Dean's Innovation Fund. Your gift was matched 1:1 thanks to a $2,500 gift from Jefferson Vice President of Innovation & Technology Mark Sunderland '84, '06.
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
$2,500
The Christina Rapa '01 Kanbar College Challenge, in Honor of Professor Janet Brady
Thank you to the generous donors who supported the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce and class of 2001 alumna Christina Rapa for her gift of $2,500 in support of the Jeff Bruner Materials Characterization Laboratory Fund and the Herbert James Barndt Textile Scholarship.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
The Dean's Challenge - Kanbar College School of Business
Thank you to Dean Philip Russel, PhD for his gift and the generous donors who supported the Kanbar School of Business.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
The Mike Zimmerman '98 Alumni Challenge
When generous alumni make a total of 150 gifts to any Jefferson top initiative, class of 1998 alumnus Mike Zimmerman will generously donate $15,000 to Jefferson.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Dean's Challenge - Jefferson College of Architecture & the Built Environment
Barbara Klinkhammer, RA (DEU), Dipl.-Ing, Dean of the Jefferson College of Architecture & the Built Environment (CABE) will donate $2,500 when generous donors make 25 total gifts to any top priority for CABE.
Completed
$5,000
The Isard Radiology Education & Research Fund Challenge, Provided by Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA
Thank you to Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA for the gift of $5,000 and the donors whose gifts supported the Harold J. Isard Radiology Education & Research Fund.
Completed
$10,000
The Pride at the Jefferson Center for Healthy Aging Challenge
Thank you to the generous donors who supported Pride at the Jefferson Center for Healthy Aging and to the Michael Palm Foundation for their gift of $10,000 to Pride Jefferson Center for Healthy Aging.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Digestive Health Institute Challenge, Provided by Jill and Dr. David Kastenberg
When generous donors help us reach our goal of 5 gifts to the Digestive Health Institute, Jefferson's Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, David M. Kastenberg, MD, and his wife Jill Kastenberg will generously donate $5,000 to the Institute.
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Devine Fund for Employee Assistance Challenge, Provided by Joe Devine
When generous donors help us reach our goal of 25 gifts to the Devine Fund for Employee Assistance, past Jefferson EVP and Chief Experience Officer Joe Devine will generously donate $5,000 to the fund, which supports East Region Jefferson employees experiencing hardships.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
See what people are sharing about Jefferson Giving Day 2024!
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Match Update: We're almost there... Are you in?
6 days ago

We're over halfway to our destination! Will you help us raise $91,000 before midnight tonight to take full advantage of Caroline and Sidney Kimmel's generous 1:1 match to the SKCC Innovation Fund? 


Make a gift now to amplify your impact!

One small step... One Giant Leap for Jefferson!
6 days ago

Thank you to everyone who helped us reach our goal of 10 gifts to Pride at the Jefferson Center for Healthy Aging. You helped unlock $10,000 from the Michael Palm Foundation.


Jefferson Giving Day Donors from Across the Globe
Rank State Gifts
1 PA 1020
2 NJ 298
3 DE 49
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