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Day of Giving

The Koessler Administration Building on the D'Youville campus.

You did it, D'Youville! We surpassed our goal of 405 donors, we completed our challenges, and the entire D'Youville community came together to show their DYC pride and to demonstrate just how much DYC gives. 

Total Day of Giving Donors: 436.

Total Day of Giving Amount Raised: $42,523.


From students who made signs to alumni who proposed challenges to friends who shared our message on social media, D'Youville College thanks you: Our Day of Giving would not have been successful without your support. With your donations, D'Youville will fund scholarships, update facilities, and further our mission of service and leadership.

See more results below – more results coming soon – and find out how you can get involved in the next Day of Giving. 

Day of Giving Challenges

Dr. Denise Dunford will double her donation if 10 nursing faculty members make a donation. SUCCESS.
An anonymous supporter will make a $2,500 gift to D'Youville Scholarships if 25 individuals designate their gift to D'Youville Scholarships. SUCCESS.
Board of Trustee member, CJ Urlab, will donate $1,000 if 10 individuals make a gift to the Roche Center for Mission Integration. SUCCESS.
An anonymous supporter will donate $10,000 to the Physical Therapy department if 25 individuals designate their gift to the Physical Therapy department. SUCCESS.
D’Youville College President, Lorrie Clemo Ph.D., and her husband, Dr. Steven Nicolais, have issued a presidential challenge and will make a donation after 100 donors have made a gift to the college. SUCCESS.

Social Media Activity

People Reached Through Facebook: 10,177.
Day of Giving Video Views on Facebook: 4,450.
Facebook Reactions, Comments, and Shares: 225.

Make a Donation

If you missed the Day of Giving but would still like to make a gift, you still can by using the form below. Your donation will help us to continue our tradition of dedicated service to our students and our community.

Donation Form


Learn More About the Day of Giving

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Day of Giving?

D’Youville College’s Day of Giving is a 24-hour online giving campaign that will unite the entire DYC community including alumni, employees, students, family, friends and their personal networks to provide essential funding for students and demonstrate their pride for DYC.

When was the Day of Giving?

Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Details of the next Day of Giving will be coming soon.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

No amount is too small. What matters most is that you make a gift, become a fundraising ambassador, or share your DYC pride on social media.

How will my gift be used?

You decide! Your gift may be unrestricted allowing the financial flexibility to address the greatest needs of the college or you can designate your gift to an area of the college where you feel most passionate. Simply choose your designation under “Giving Preferences” on this online giving page.

Is it safe to make a gift online?

Yes, making a gift on this online page is simple, safe, and secure.

Is my Day of Giving gift tax-deductible?

Yes. Your gift is entirely tax deductible. You will receive an email confirmation that may serve as your receipt for tax purposes.