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Thank you for your support on One Mount One Day 2017! 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 yielded a total of 903 donors, which exceeded our goal of 800.
Our goal for new donors was 400 and in 24 hours, we reached 523 new donors.
Together we raised $155,458.37! 

Mount Athletics Supporters:

The Baseball program won the alumni participation challenge, with 43 former athletes donating to the program.
The Track and Field programs won the parents and other donor challenge with 73 donors.
The Department of Athletics received $52,034.92 from 513 donors!

Seminary Supporters:

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

One Mount One Day Donors
Goal Amount: 800

One Mount One Day Challenge Winners

First Gift
First Parent Gift
Faculty Gift
Friend Gift
Student Gift
8th Class Year Gift
First 20 Gifts to the Seminary

#1Mount1Day Post
50th Athletic Gift
Seminary Mug

Social Pride Post on Facebook
100th Gift to the Annual Fund
117 Seminarians

301st Gift
Young Alumni Happy Hour
Jessica Whitmore C'16
Thomas Wakuluk P'15
Dr. Corinne Farneti
Patricia Creel Baltzley
Luis Turbyfield C'19
Larry Donato C'70
1. Rev. Edward Blanchett S'04
2. Mr. Eugene LaCroce C'57
3. Rev. Robert Hohenstein C'64 S'68
4. Mrs. Anne Devereux
5. Mr. Russell Potee C'04
6. Mr. Thomas Harrington C'78
7. Mrs. Mary Ellen Bilenki
8. Rev. Jeffrey Ellis S'16
9. Ms. Linda Sites C'89
10. Mr. Mike and Maria Stelzer P'18
11. Mrs. Amelia Tigner P'06
12. Mrs. Diane Favret
13. Mrs. Cecilia Hall
14. Mr. Xavier DeCaire C'73
15. Ms. Nicolette Merilli
16. Rev. Andrew Baker
17. Mr. David Conaghan C'81
18. Ms. Margaret Fiore
19. Mr. Richard Ludwig
20. Rev. Bryan Ernest S'82
Anne O'Neill C'17
Gerald Sgrignoli C'82
1. Rev. Edward Blanchett S'04
2. Mrs. Anne Schuck Devereux
3. Ms. Linda Sites C'89
4. Mr. Mike and Maria Stelzer P'18
5. Mrs. Cecilia Hall
6. Mr. Richard F. Ludwig
7. Rev. Michael Black S'00
8. Mr. James Chrismer C'66
9. Ms. Evelyn R. McCort
10. Mr. Paul J. Graney
Ashley Lodato C'10
Theresa McAuliffe Barczy C'88
1. Russell Potee C'04
2. Xavier J. DeCaire C'73
3. Rev. Bryan Ernest S'82
4. Capt. Stephen J. Bury C'72
Regina Fleck C'15
Matthew Drumgoole C'14

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 20 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 20, 2017.

  • 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!

  • 8th 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 2017, you would make a gift of $20.17.

  • First 20 Gifts to the Seminary: Be one of the first 20 people to make a gift to the Seminary and in honor of the 20 Deacons graduating in May, receive a framed picture of The Crowning of Mary

  • #1Mount1Day 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.

  • Seminary Mug: The first 10 people that make a gift of $50 to the Seminary and receive a Mount St. Mary's Seminary coffee mug.
  • 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 #1Mount1Day!

  • 100th Gift to the Annual Fund: Be the 100th person to make a gift to the Annual Fund.

  • 117 Seminarians: In honor of our 117 Seminarians, if you make a gift of $117 to the Seminary, you will receive a framed photo of Father Stanley Rother S'63, Martyr.
  • 301st Gift: Make the 301st gift on April 20, 2017!
  • Young Alumni Happy Hour: 2001-2016 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 20th. 

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 20, 2017.  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!
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