2022 Founders Day Challenge

1,183
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118% of 1,000 Donor goal
$252,858
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This campaign successfully reached its goal on October 25, 2022!

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An Anonymous DonorKelly Zsamar matched $120

An Anonymous DonorDiane Cesarz matched $500

An Anonymous DonorPatricia Tector matched $600

An Anonymous DonorElizabeth Richardson matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorBetty Greene Byrne matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorKaren Campbell matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorChristy Phillips-Brown matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorLaura Hedenberg matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorAni Rodriguez-Newbern matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorDalisha Herring matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorPhyllis Davis matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorMim Starr matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorCarole Mashburn matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorRuth Patterson matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorCharlotte Silversteen matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorChristy Phillips-Brown matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorJill Raderstorf and Mary Schaper matched $1,250

An Anonymous DonorNancy Russell and Kim Rutkowski matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorMichelle Smith matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorJacqui Lyon and Jennifer Morrison matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorJill Raderstorf and Kendra Sears Marshall matched $1,750

An Anonymous DonorPaula Harfst matched $2,000

An Anonymous DonorKim Rutkowski matched $2,000

An Anonymous DonorStacey Slaughter matched $2,000

An Anonymous DonorBirmingham Alabama Alumnae Chapter (in honor of Virginia Gilbert Loftin and Margaret Purcell) matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorEllyn Sewell and Charlotte Silversteen matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorJane Spurgeon matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorChristi Mayer matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorCrystal Miller matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorKim Jones and Lorrie Tijerina matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorBeta Gamma matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorDiane Stecher and Anne Marie Gavin matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorJeanine Triplett matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorLisa McCarthy matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorCindy Menges matched $5,000

An Anonymous DonorMerry Adamcik matched $10,000
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An Anonymous DonorKim Johnston gave $10,000
About

Founders Day Challenge is complete! Please click here to show your support for Delta Zeta!

For 120 years, Delta Zeta truly inspires action and impacts the lives of our sisters. Together, during Founders Day Challenge, Delta Zetas and friends will honor the legacy of Alfa, Mary, Anna, Julia, Mabelle and Anne - by supporting scholarships, leadership programming, professional development opportunities and so much more. 

Join us today to support our lifelong commitment to Delta Zeta! 

FDC Resources
Updates
The fun keeps going!

Why stop the fun at midnight EST – let’s keep breaking Delta Zeta records!

Founders Day Challenge will be extended until Tuesday, October 23 at 12 p.m. EST. We’ve broken fundraising record and are nearing a record number of donors. Let’s keep the flame burning a little bit longer.

12 more hours to support Delta Zeta scholarships, leadership programming, professional development opportunities and so much more!

Don’t forget to check out our Matches and Challenges for a chance to double your impact!

36 days ago by Neil Stanglein
BREAKING NEWS Advocate-Exclusive

When we hit $145,000 in donations to Founders Day Challenge, $55,000 will be unlocked thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor.

To make this never before seen amount during FDC happen, we need your help spreading the word about the open Matches and Challenges: 

Alabama – Huntsville Donors and Friends

Area III does Disney

Beta Gamma

Consultants Past and Present

Delta Zeta Teachers

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD)

Grace Mason Lundy Award Recipients

Kentucky Sisters and Friends

Missouri and More – Jane’s Hometown Challenge

Pacific Northwest Sisters and Friends

Pennsylvania and Friends

Pi Kappa 1902 Challenge

Northeast Sisters and Friends

Region IX Sisters and Friends

Ritual Chair Challenge

Scholarship Recipients

South Carolina and Friends

Texas Sisters and Friends

Volunteers Past and Present

Xi Sigma

Join us in tagging your sisters and friends who you think should support FDC!

Let’s make the flame of Delta Zeta burn even brighter tonight during this history-making event!

36 days ago by Neil Stanglein
BREAKING NEWS

 When we hit $145,000 in donations to Founders Day Challenge, $55,000 will be unlocked thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor.

 To make this never before seen amount during FDC happen, we need your help spreading the word about the open Matches and Challenges: 

 Alabama – Huntsville Donors and Friends

Area III does Disney

Beta Gamma

Consultants Past and Present

Delta Zeta Teachers

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD)

Grace Mason Lundy Award Recipients

Kentucky Sisters and Friends

Missouri and More – Jane’s Hometown Challenge

Pacific Northwest Sisters and Friends

Pennsylvania and Friends

Pi Kappa 1902 Challenge

Northeast Sisters and Friends

Region IX Sisters and Friends

Ritual Chair Challenge

Scholarship Recipients

South Carolina and Friends

Texas Sisters and Friends

Volunteers Past and Present

Xi Sigma

Join us in tagging your sisters and friends who you think should support FDC!

Let’s make the flame of Delta Zeta burn even brighter tonight during this history-making event!

36 days ago by Neil Stanglein
Exciting announcement for Delta Zeta Nation!

When we reach $120,000 in donations for 120 years of Delta Zeta, $10,000 will be unlocked! 

Check out our Matches and Challenges to double your impact and help us get to this exciting milestone! 

36 days ago by Neil Stanglein

Donor Map
Chapter Leaderboard
Delta Zeta ChaptersDonorsRaised ($)
Alpha Eta - University of Michigan0$0
Alpha Gamma - University of Alabama100$11,055
Alpha Iota - University of Southern California0$0
Alpha Kappa - Syracuse University (NY)0$0
Alpha Lambda - University of Colorado0$0
Alpha Mu - St. Lawrence University (NY)0$0
Alpha Nu - Butler University (IN)0$0
Alpha Omega - Millsaps College (MS)0$0
Alpha Omicron - Brenau College (GA)0$0
Alpha Phi - University of Kansas0$0
Alpha Pi - Samford University (AL)0$0
Alpha Psi - Southern Methodist University (TX)0$0
Alpha Rho - Ohio Wesleyan University8$391
Alpha Sigma - Florida State University13$1,817
Alpha Tau - University of Texas0$0
Alpha Theta - University of Kentucky7$1,935
Alpha Upsilon - University of Maine8$307
Alpha Xi - Randolph-Macon College (VA)0$0
Alpha Zeta - Adelphi University (NY)2$40
Beta - Cornell University (NY)0$0
Beta Alpha - University of Rhode Island1$19
Beta Beta - University of Mississippi0$0
Beta Chi - Wittenberg University (OH)3$1,300
Beta Delta - University of South Carolina15$1,239
Beta Epsilon - University of Pennsylvania0$0
Beta Eta - Swarthmore College (PA)0$0
Beta Gamma - University of Louisville (KY)15$6,931
Beta Iota - University of Arizona1$120
Beta Kappa - Iowa State University3$350
Beta Lambda - University of Tennessee/Knoxville9$816
Beta Mu - Florida Southern College1$25
Beta Nu - University of Miami (FL)0$0
Beta Omega - New York University0$0
Alpha - Miami University (OH)4$15,170
Alpha Alpha - Northwestern University (IL)3$600
Alpha Beta - University of Illinois5$478
Alpha Chi - Univeristy of California/Los Angeles11$2,927
Alpha Delta - George Washington University (Wash DC)0$0
Alpha Epsilon - Oklahoma State University3$259
Beta Phi - Oglethorpe University (GA)0$0
Beta Pi - Albion College (MI)0$0
Beta Psi - College of Charleston (SC)0$0
Beta Rho - Michigan State University0$0
Beta Sigma - Colorado State University0$0
Beta Tau - Nebraska Wesleyan University5$363
Beta Theta - Bucknell University (PA)5$3,400
Beta Upsilon - Tulane University (LA)0$0
Beta Xi - Auburn University (AL)14$1,551
Beta Zeta - University of Utah0$0
Chi - Oregon State University0$0
Delta - DePauw University (IN)6$293
Delta Alpha - California State University/Long Beach19$2,352
Delta Beta - University of Tampa6$574
Delta Chi - California State University/Chico1$50
Delta Delta - Georgia State University1$67
Delta Epsilon - Queens College/City University of NY0$0
Delta Eta - East Tennessee State University0$0
Delta Gamma - Transylvania University (KY)0$0
Delta Iota - Tufts University (MA)0$0
Delta Kappa - Southwestern Louisiana University1$120
Delta Lambda - Lamar University (TX)0$0
Delta Mu - Morningside College (IA)0$0
Delta Nu - Parsons College (IA)0$0
Delta Omega - Fort Hays State University22$608
Delta Omicron - Northwestern Oklahoma State University2$69
Delta Phi - Northeastern State University (OK)9$1,625
Delta Pi - Emporia State University (KS)0$0
Delta Psi - University of California/Santa Barbara0$0
Delta Rho - New Mexico Highlands University0$0
Delta Sigma - Truman State University3$189
Delta Tau - Temple University (PA)4$3,150
Delta Theta - University of Houston (TX)8$9,691
Delta Upsilon - Marshall University (WV)2$100
Delta Xi - University of Northern Colorado3$158
Epsilon - Indiana University of Pennsylvania (PA)3$370
Epsilon Alpha - Western State College (CO)0$0
Epsilon Beta - Northwestern State University of LA1$120
Epsilon Chi - University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee0$0
Epsilon Delta - Concord University (WV)3$69
Epsilon Epsilon - California State University/Fresno5$3,138
Epsilon Eta - Harris-Stowe State College (MO)0$0
Epsilon Gamma - University of Central Missouri1$19
Epsilon Iota - Fairmont State University (WV)1$19
Epsilon Kappa - University of Wisconsin/Whitewater3$259
Epsilon Lambda - Southwestern Oklahoma State University1$250
Epsilon Mu - University of Southern Mississippi1$50
Epsilon Nu - Missouri State University6$322
Epsilon Omega - University of Wisconsin/Eau Claire6$418
Epsilon Omicron - Western Illinois University5$101
Epsilon Phi - University of Detroit (MI)1$600
Epsilon Pi - Henderson State University (AR)0$0
Epsilon Psi - St. Louis University (MO)0$0
Epsilon Rho - Northwest Missouri State University0$0
Epsilon Sigma - Wayne State University (MI)4$258
Epsilon Tau - Longwood University (VA)1$65
Epsilon Theta - Clarion University of Pennsylvania1$50
Epsilon Upsilon - University of Central Oklahoma1$120
Epsilon Xi - University of Central Arkansas2$38
Epsilon Zeta - Drexel University (PA)6$277
Eta - Baker University (KS)0$0
FODZ - Friends of Delta Zeta117$16,463
Gamma - University of Minnesota0$0
Gamma Alpha - Baldwin Wallace University (OH)4$310
Gamma Beta - University of Connecticut10$2,077
Gamma Chi - Ball State University (IN)9$540
Gamma Delta - Pennsylvania State University0$0
Gamma Epsilon - Drake University (IA)2$170
Gamma Eta - Hunter College (NY)0$0
Gamma Gamma - Missouri Valley College0$0
Gamma Iota - Memphis State University (TN)0$0
Gamma Kappa - Kent State University (OH)10$1,567
Gamma Lambda - San Jose State University (CA)3$88
Gamma Mu - Illinois Institute of Technology0$0
Gamma Nu - Eastern Illinois University3$138
Gamma Omega - Southern Illinois University1$20
Gamma Omicron - San Diego State University (CA)1$65
Gamma Phi - Indiana University of Pennsylvania0$0
Gamma Pi - Western Michigan University5$879
Gamma Psi - Central Michigan University3$258
Gamma Rho - Northern Illinois University1$19
Gamma Sigma - Eastern Michigan University0$0
Gamma Tau - Bowling Green State University (OH)8$214
Gamma Theta - Carroll College (WI)1$100
Gamma Upsilon - Oklahoma City University0$0
Gamma Xi - New Mexico State University3$57
Gamma Zeta - Southwestern University (TX)0$0
Iota - University of Iowa9$840
Iota Alpha - Texas State University2$370
Iota Beta - Dickinson State College (ND)0$0
Iota Chi - Northland College (WI)0$0
Iota Delta - Edinboro University (PA)0$0
Iota Epsilon - University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh0$0
Iota Gamma - Alliance College (PA)0$0
Iota Iota - Middle Tennessee State University1$19
Iota Kappa - Rider College (NJ)0$0
Iota Lambda - University of South Florida1$25
Iota Mu - Monmouth College (NJ)0$0
Iota Nu - Georgia Southern College3$350
Iota Omega - Jacksonville University (FL)0$0
Iota Omicron - Niagara University (NY)0$0
Iota Phi - University of Nevada/Las Vegas2$98
Iota Pi - West Virginia Univ. Institute of Technology0$0
Iota Psi - University of Texas/Arlington34$1,800
Iota Rho - West Chester University (PA)1$100
Iota Sigma - Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science0$0
Iota Tau - West Liberty State College (WV)0$0
Iota Theta - Mansfield University (PA)2$61
Iota Upsilon - California State University/Fullerton16$2,569
Iota Xi - University of Missouri/St. Louis21$9,910
Iota Zeta - St. John’s University (NY)0$0
Kappa - University of Washington24$8,562
Kappa Alpha - Nicholls State University (LA)4$790
Kappa Beta - Northern Kentucky University4$144
Kappa Chi - Youngstown State University (OH)3$138
Kappa Epsilon - Plymouth State University (NH)0$0
Kappa Iota - Wright State University (OH)5$111
Kappa Lambda - Livingston University (AL)0$0
Kappa Mu - Shepherd University (WV)17$2,912
Kappa Nu - Missouri Western State College0$0
Kappa Omega - Limestone College (SC)0$0
Kappa Omicron - Elon University (NC)0$0
Kappa Phi - University of North Carolina/Charlotte5$208
Kappa Pi - Keene State College (NH)0$0
Kappa Psi - Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania0$0
Kappa Rho - Kutztown University (PA)1$19
Kappa Tau - Morehead State University (KY)4$62
Kappa Theta - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U0$0
Kappa Upsilon - Quinnipiac University (CT)0$0
Kappa Xi - Duquesne University (PA)0$0
Kappa Zeta - University of North Texas1$50
Lambda - Kansas State University0$0
Lambda Alpha - Arkansas Tech University6$347
Lambda Beta - University of Southern Indiana5$188
Lambda Delta - University of Virginia2$64
Lambda Epsilon - University of Pittsburgh/Johnstown0$0
Lambda Gamma - Jacksonville State University (AL)1$19
Lambda Iota - University of Rochester (NY)2$145
Lambda Kappa - University of Alabama/Huntsville22$1,087
Lambda Lambda - The College of New Jersey1$50
Lambda Nu - Auburn University/Montgomery2$300
Lambda Omega - William Patterson College (NJ)0$0
Lambda Omicron - Angelo State University (TX)2$550
Lambda Phi - Appalachian State University (NC)3$158
Lambda Pi - Georgia College & State University5$580
Lambda Psi - Columbus State University (GA)6$145
Lambda Rho - Illinois State University4$278
Lambda Sigma - Winthrop University (SC)3$57
Lambda Theta - Michigan Technological University13$1,621
Lambda Xi - Texas A & M University7$492
Lambda Zeta - University of Southern Maine0$0
Mu - University of California/Berkeley0$0
Nu - Knox College (IL)0$0
Omega - University of Oregon1$350
Omicron - University of Pittsburgh (PA)0$0
Omicron Alpha - St. Mary's University (TX)6$265
Omicron Beta - Stockton University (NJ)1$19
Omicron Chi - Santa Clara University (CA)0$0
Omicron Delta - Bryant University (RI)0$0
Omicron Epsilon - Arkansas State University0$0
Omicron Gamma - Ohio University5$415
Omicron Iota - Mount Union College (OH)0$0
Omicron Kappa - S.U.N.Y./Albany0$0
Omicron Lambda - North Carolina State University3$360
Omicron Mu - University of South Carolina/Upstate1$55
Omicron Nu - University of Windsor (Canada)1$50
Omicron Omicron - Lindenwood University (MO)8$398
Omicron Phi - Alfred University (NY)0$0
Omicron Pi - Frostburg State University (MD)2$69
Omicron Psi - St. John’s University (NY)0$0
Omicron Sigma - Gallaudet University (Wash DC)1$19
Omicron Tau - Brock University (Canada)0$0
Omicron Theta - S.U.N.Y./Oswego0$0
Omicron Upsilon - University of Toronto0$0
Omicron Xi - Mars Hill University (NC)1$120
Omicron Zeta - Randolph-Macon College (VA)1$120
Phi - Washington State University0$0
Pi - Eureka College (IL)1$19
Pi Alpha - University of Florida1$10
Pi Beta - University of Hartford (CT)25$1,325
Pi Chi - Western Kentucky University5$297
Pi Delta - Wake Forest University (NC)4$610
Pi Epsilon - Clemson University (SC)11$744
Pi Gamma - California State University/Northridge4$107
Pi Kappa - University of Idaho39$742
Pi Lambda - University of Tennessee/Chattanooga2$139
Pi Omega - Johnson & Wales University (RI)2$38
Pi Omicron - Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis1$19
Pi Phi - Cleveland State University (OH)0$0
Pi Psi - California State University/San Marcos2$39
Pi Rho - University of West Georgia1$120
Pi Sigma - University of Texas/Dallas2$300
Pi Tau - Sacred Heart University (CT)2$240
Pi Theta - Rollins College (FL)1$24
Pi Upsilon - Long Island University Post (NY)0$0
Pi Xi - University of Central Florida5$499
Pi Zeta - Arizona State University2$240
Psi - Franklin College (IN)0$0
Rho - University of Denver3$290
Rho Alpha - Murray State University (KY)0$0
Sigma - Louisiana State University8$1,208
Tau - University of Wisconsin2$550
Theta - The Ohio State University10$1,414
Theta Alpha - Simpson College (IA)0$0
Theta Beta - Birmingham-Southern College (AL)0$0
Theta Chi - Lock Haven State College (PA)0$0
Theta Delta - Westminster College (PA)0$0
Theta Epsilon - Louisiana Tech University1$50
Theta Eta - Creighton University (NE)14$4,016
Theta Gamma - University of New Hampshire1$20
Theta Iota - Western Carolina University (NC)23$3,505
Theta Kappa - University of New Orleans2$100
Theta Lambda - St. Norbert College (WI)1$19
Theta Mu - St. Cloud State University (MN)2$139
Theta Nu - Minnesota State University/Moorhead4$677
Theta Omega - Barton College (NC)0$0
Theta Omicron - University of Texas/Rio Grande Valley2$38
Theta Phi - Old Dominion University (VA)3$259
Theta Pi - Minot State College (ND)0$0
Theta Psi - Ashland University (OH)5$428
Theta Rho - California State University/Los Angeles2$1,019
Theta Sigma - College of Steubenville (OH)0$0
Theta Tau - University of Findlay (OH)0$0
Theta Theta - DePaul University (IL)1$50
Theta Xi - Glenville State College (WV)7$195
Theta Zeta - University of Akron2$240
Upsilon - North Dakota University0$0
Xi - University of Cincinnati1$65
Xi Alpha - University of Massachusetts2$2,826
Xi Beta - Eastern Kentucky University1$250
Xi Chi - Robert Morris University (PA)1$19
Xi Delta - Radford University (VA)1$19
Xi Eta - Northwood University (MI)0$0
Xi Iota - Muhlenberg College (PA)0$0
Xi Kappa - Rowan University (NJ)0$0
Xi Lambda - University of San Francisco2$150
Xi Nu - Tarleton State University (TX)5$429
Xi Omega - Purdue University3$189
Xi Omicron - Loyola Marymount University (CA)6$358
Xi Phi - University of Missouri/Kansas City4$308
Xi Pi - Lehigh University (PA)2$76
Xi Psi - Grand Valley State University (MI)2$35
Xi Rho - Clarkson University (NY)3$158
Xi Sigma - University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill14$3,476
Xi Tau - Millersville University of Pennsylvania1$19
Xi Theta - University of North Carolina/Wilmington5$429
Xi Upsilon - Northeastern University (MA)2$240
Xi Xi - University of North Georgia3$569
Zeta - University of Nebraska0$0
Zeta Alpha - Bradley University (IL)1$19
Zeta Beta - University of Wisconsin/Stout1$120
Zeta Chi - University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point1$25
Zeta Delta - Wagner College (NY)0$0
Zeta Epsilon - California University of Pennsylvania1$50
Zeta Eta - Southeastern Oklahoma State University0$0
Zeta Gamma - McNeese State University (LA)0$0
Zeta Iota - Humboldt State University (CA)0$0
Zeta Kappa - Ohio Northern University2$139
Zeta Lambda - East Carolina University (NC)4$359
Zeta Mu - Portland State University (OR)0$0
Zeta Nu - Ferris State University (MI)2$60
Zeta Omega - Northern Michigan University2$500
Zeta Omicron - University of Wisconsin/La Crosse0$0
Zeta Phi - Slippery Rock University (PA)3$645
Zeta Pi - University of Georgia5$600
Zeta Psi - Stephen F. Austin State University (TX)9$365
Zeta Rho - William Jewell College (MO)2$240
Zeta Sigma - Kearney State College (NE)0$0
Zeta Tau - University of Charleston (WV)0$0
Zeta Theta - Sam Houston State University (TX)1$120
Zeta Upsilon - Winona State University (MN)0$0
Zeta Xi - Lenoir-Rhyne University (NC)2$69
Zeta Zeta - West Texas A & M University4$363
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Kim Johnston
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
Merry Adamcik photo
Merry Adamcik
matched a total of $10,000
Christi Mayer photo
generated 316 clicks and 104 gifts, totaling $9,247
Cindy Menges photo
Cindy Menges
matched a total of $5,000
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Lisa McCarthy
matched a total of $5,000
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generated 269 clicks and 73 gifts, totaling $4,992
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generated 15 clicks and 6 gifts, totaling $3,010
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Diane Stecher and Anne Marie Gavin
matched a total of $3,000
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Beta Gamma
matched a total of $3,000
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Jeanine Triplett
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