The Binghamton Fund for Harpur College

330
Donors
110% of 300 Donor goal
$93,702
Donated
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An Anonymous DonorJohn Koch matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Faculty/Staff

An Anonymous DonorJay '74 and Jeanne Benet matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Binghamton Fund for Harpur College of Arts & Sciences

An Anonymous DonorThe Alumni Association Board of Directors matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Classes between 2014 & 2023

An Anonymous DonorThe Parents Leadership Council matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $20,000Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorStuart Koenig '73 and Bonnie Fox matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $25,000Just for Students
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $25,000 because 300 donors gaveJust for Binghamton Fund for Harpur College of Arts & Sciences

An Anonymous DonorAndrew '86 and Marie-Christine Bonzani gave $25,000 because 175 donors gaveJust for Binghamton Fund for Harpur College of Arts & Sciences

An Anonymous DonorPresident Harvey Stenger gave $34,200 because 342 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorGeraldine Knoll MacDonald '68, MS '73, LittD '17 gave $60,700 because 607 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorHoward Unger '82, LHD '19 gave $100,000 because 1000 donors gave
Gifts to The Binghamton Fund for Harpur College contribute to...
EXCELERATOR
2,076 Donors - $760,305 Donated
106%
About

$200 will be matched for each of the first 300 donors who give to the Binghamton Fund for Harpur College (totaling $60,000)!

πŸ’š When the first 50 donors make a gift, the first $10,00 will be released from Jay '74 and Jeanne Bene

✨When the next 125 donors are reached (totaling 175 donors), $25,000 will be released from Andrew '86 and Marie-Christine Bonzani

πŸ™ŒWhen the final 125 donors are reached (totaling 300 donors), the final $25,000 will be released from an anonymous Harpur alum 

Updates
Drum roll....πŸ₯

The final numbers are in!

Total Donors: 2,076

Total Dollars: $760,305

THANK YOU to everyone who made the Binghamton Fund EXCELERATOR Challenge a resounding success πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š

52 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
Over 2,000 donors! 🀩

Hooray! Together, we surpassed our goal of 1,000 donors AND our super goal of 1,946 donors. In fact, we more than doubled our original goal! ✨

Preliminary results:

      2,043 Donors πŸŽ‰

     $757,683 Dollars raised πŸ’š

On campus, we are busy making sure every last gift is counted and we will update you with the final numbers as soon as possible.

In the meantime, because we love it so much, here is the leaked phone call with President Stenger and Stephanie Courtney '92: 

LEAKED Phone Call - BinghamtonU President & Stephanie Courtney (Flo from Progressive) (youtube.com)

62 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
Super goal βœ…

πŸ‘πŸ‘We've surpassed 1,946 donors! AMAZING! Let's see how much further we can go πŸŽ‰

63 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
Third HARPUR Challenge goal met πŸ‘πŸ‘

πŸ’š We’ve surpassed 300 donors to the Binghamton Fund for Harpur College! THANK YOU, to our anonymous alum for their generous challenge support!

There's still time to support the Binghamton Fund for Harpur College. Let's see how far we can go.

63 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
πŸ“’ NEW donor goal!

Wow! Things did not slow down overnight. As of 8 a.m., 1,275 donors have given through the EXCELERATOR challenge.

Let’s take this for a spin – can we reach 1,946 donors in 1,946 minutes? ⏱

63 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
Second HARPUR Challenge goal metπŸŽ‰

✨We've surpassed 175 donors to the Binghamton Fund for Harpur College! THANK YOU Andrew ’86 and Marie-Christine Bonzani for your generous challenge support! 

Now, the next 125 donors will get us to our 300 donor goal and unlock the final $25,000 in challenge support from an anonymous Harpur alum. We've got this!

64 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
Third Milestone Goal βœ…

πŸ™ŒWe've surpassed 1,000 donors! THANK YOU, Howard Unger '82 LHD '19, for your generous challenge support! 

There's still time to support the Binghamton Fund. Let's see how far past 1,000 we can go!

64 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
Second Milestone Goal βœ…

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ We've surpassed 607 donors! THANK YOU, Geraldine Knoll MacDonald '68, MS '73, LittD '17, for your generous challenge support! 

Now, we're in the final stretch to 1,000. We've got this!

64 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
First HARPUR Challenge goal met🌟

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰We just surpassed 50 donors to the Binghamton Fund for Harpur College! THANK YOU, Jay ’74 and Jeanne Benet for your generous challenge support! Now, the next 125 donors will unlock $25,000 in challenge support from Andrew ’86 and Marie-Christine Bonzani. Let’s do this! 

64 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
First Milestone Goal βœ…

What’s our favorite color? Pantone 342πŸ’š And, we just surpassed 342 donors πŸ™Œ

THANK YOU, President Harvey Stenger for your generous challenge support!⭐ 

64 days ago by Caitlyn Smith
First Challenge met!

In less than 1-hour we met the Faculty/Staff ChallengeπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰THANK YOU, John Koch for your generous challenge support! AMAZING! Let’s keep it going.

64 days ago by Caitlyn Smith

Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon48%Alumni
Parent icon23%Parents
Suitcase icon13%Faculty/Staff
Book icon10%Students
Friends icon3%Friends
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Advocates

Howard Unger '82, LHD '19 photo
Howard Unger '82, LHD '19
Gave $100,000 during a Challenge!
Geraldine Knoll MacDonald '68, MS '73, LittD '17 photo
Geraldine Knoll MacDonald '68, MS '73, LittD '17
Gave $60,700 during a Challenge!
Subhachandra Chandra, MS '95 and Nandita Dukkipati photo
Subhachandra Chandra, MS '95 and Nandita Dukkipati
Gave $40,000 during a Challenge!
President Harvey Stenger photo
President Harvey Stenger
Gave $34,200 during a Challenge!
Jim '91 and Heather Bankoski photo
Jim '91 and Heather Bankoski
Gave $30,000 during a Challenge!
Dr. Bai Lee and Dr. Jung Yum photo
Dr. Bai Lee and Dr. Jung Yum
Heart icon matched a total of $25,000
Anonymous photo
Anonymous
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
Stuart Koenig '73 and Bonnie Fox photo
Stuart Koenig '73 and Bonnie Fox
Heart icon matched a total of $25,000
Andrew '86 and Marie-Christine Bonzani photo
Andrew '86 and Marie-Christine Bonzani
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
The Parents Leadership Council photo
The Parents Leadership Council
Heart icon matched a total of $20,000