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Save the date for One Mount One Day on Thursday, April 19, 2018!  This 24-hour day of giving is the perfect time to show off your Mount Pride by making a gift anytime from midnight to midnight!  You can help us reach our goal of 1,000 donors in 1 day! The highest goal yet!  We also have many challenges and prizes for both the Mount and you to win throughout the day.  Whether you are an alumni, parent, or friend of the Mount, this was a great time to show your pride and passion by making a gift to the Mount.  The Mount Family is a very active, passionate and prideful community - we showed the world how special the mount truly is by having a tremendous day.  Thank you for your support of Mount St. Mary's University. 

Our One Mount One Day Goal:

This year's One Mount One Day goal is to have 1,000 donors in 1 day!

Mount Athletics Supporters:

Mount Athletics wants to reach 800 donors in 24 hours!

Seminary Supporters:

Let's raise $24,000 for the Seminary in 24 hours!

One Mount One Day Donors
**updated every hour**
Goal Amount: 1000

One Mount One Day Challenge Winners

First Gift
First Parent Gift
Faculty Gift
Friend Gift
Student Gift
18th Class Year Gift
#OneMountOneDay Post
50th Athletic Gift
Social Pride Post on Facebook
100th Gift to the Annual Fund
447th Gift
Young Alumni Happy Hour

Running throughout the day, you can show your Mount Pride by making a gift to the "One Mount, One Day" campaign.

  • Make your gift online by clicking here
  • Call-in your gift to 301-447-5362
  • Mail your gift.  Please date checks no later than April 19 and write "One Mount One Day" in the memo.
  • Mount St. Mary's University
    16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
    Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Throughout the day, you can win Mount Gear if you fall into the following categories when you make a gift.  Other randomly selected winners will be announced as well.

  • First Gift: Be the first person to make a gift on April 19, 2018.

  • First Parent Gift: Be the first parent of a current student to make a gift.

  • Faculty Gift: Current faculty can make a gift to be entered to win some Mount swag.

  • Friend Gift: This challenge is designed for friends of the University. (A friend is defined as someone who is not a parent, staff, faculty member, alumus/a, or current student...this person just loves the Mount!)

  • Student Gift: Are you a current student at the Mount?  Make a gift to be entered to win some Mount swag to show off around campus!

  • 18th Class Year Gift: A class year gift is a gift that reflects the year you graduated.  For example, if you graduated in 1988, you would make a gift of $19.88.  Or if you are graduating in 2018, you would make a gift of $20.18.

  • #OneMountOneDay Post:  We'll be tracking social media throughout the day!  Use the #1Mount1Day to make a social media post, and you have the chance to win this challenge!

  • 50th Athletic Gift: Be the 50th person to make a gift to any of the athletic programs.

  • Social Pride Post on Facebook: Create a Facebook post showing how you are #MountProud of your University.  Don't forget to use both hashtags, #MountProud and #OneMountOneDay!

  • 100th Gift to the Annual Fund: Be the 100th person to make a gift to the Annual Fund.
  • 447th Gift: Make the 447th gift on April 19, 2018!
  • Young Alumni Happy Hour: 2002-2017 grads that make a gift on One Mount One Day will be entered to win a Mount sponsored Happy Hour for them and their friends in their city!
Once a winner has been selected for a specific challenge, we will share their name and class year (if applicable) on the One Mount One Day webpage.

How Do I Decide Where To Give?

No matter what your philanthropic passion is, there is something for everyone!  Visit to learn more.

Did 100% Of My Gift Go To My Designated Area?


Is There A Minimum Donation Amount?

Yes, the minimum donation for students is $1 and the minimum for alumni, parents, and friends is $5. 

Can I Send A Gift By Mail Or Phone?

Yes! Checks can be mailed in with One Mount One Day written on the memo line and dated no later than April 19th. 

Can I Give Stock In Support Of Giving Day?

Yes, you can give a gift of stock to support a specific program.

Can I Give Via A Charitable Rollover From My IRA?

Yes!  You can transfer funds directly from your IRA to make a charitable gift to the Mount, tax-free.  To make your IRA charitable rollover count for One Mount One Day, you must contact your plan administrator requesting the distribution to Mount St. Mary's University, and then send a copy of your request by 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  For more information, please contact Pat McAuliffe, Director of Planned Giving at 301-447-5435.

Is It Safe To Make My Gift Online?

Yes.  The information collected during our giving event is only used by Mount St. Mary's University.  It will not be sold or shared with any third-party organizations.

Is My Giving Day Contribution Tax-Deductible?

Yes.  Your gift is entirely tax-deductible. You will receive a gift acknowledgement letter in the weeks following your contribution.

Can I Make a Recurring Gift on One Mount One Day?

Donors can start recurring gifts on One Mount One Day either online by using our online giving form or by calling the Office of Alumni Engagement at 301-447-5362! 

Stay connected and see how we're taking One Mount One Day social using #OneMountOneDay and download our social media icons to show that you're #MountProud!
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