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Class Gift Challenge

Fundraising progress for the campaign: 65.19% participation, $49,364.68 raised

The Class Gift is an annual gesture of gratitude by the graduating DDS and IDS classes for the outstanding education they received at Pacific Dugoni. Started by the Class of 2008 to thank family, friends, faculty, staff and administration for their encouragement, the gift has annually received exceptional support in both the amount raised and number of class members who participate.

Donations support the Pacific Dugoni Annual Fund and will be used by Dean Patrick J. Ferrillo, Jr. for the school's most pressing needs. In 2014 the Fund will support improvements to the group practice clinic model and patient experience.

Why Should You Give?

Your gift says "thank you" to the Pacific Dugoni family for all that you received while you were a student. By giving back you will continue a wonderful tradition of philanthropy and celebrate Pacific Dugoni's mission, vision and values.

If you wish to acknowledge someone special, such as a faculty, staff, or family member, you may make your gift in their honor or memory. They or their family will receive notification of your gift which will also be acknowledged in the next edition of the alumni magazine Contact Point.

Our Goal

The 2014 committee has set an ambitious goal to raise $50,000 and garner 100% participation from the class members. The class has received two matching gifts of $3,500 from the Pacific Dugoni Foundation and the Alumni Association.

How to Donate

  1. Give in person to a committee member or Molly Moriarty in room 500C
  2. Give at GradFair, April 17 in the cafe
  3. Give over the phone by calling Molly Moriarty at 415.929.6402
  4. Give online at www.dentalgifts.org.

Recognition

In recognition of your leadership donation, when you make a gift of

  • A leadership pledge for the next 5 years, totaling $1020.14, you will receive all three items below.
  • $100.00 you will receive a Pacific Dugoni pen.
  • $50.00 you will receive a Pacific Dugoni business card holder.
  • $20.14 you will receive an Annual Fund leadership lapel pin.

Celebration

Donate by May 7 to attend Siete-de-Mayo, a Mexican-themed party, in celebration of our accomplishments. All Class Gift Participants are invited.

On June 13, 2014 our gift will be presented to Dean Ferrillo at the Alumni Banquet.

2014 Class Gift Fundraising Committee

Jesse Manton; Kristin Heller; Dan McFarland; Brian Baliwas; Shana Vohra; Jonathan Kim; Jake Weissich; Murtaja Kamal Aldeen; Kapil Grewal; Yoon Lee; Angela Laithangbam; Rachana Jha; June Pang; Brandon Dole; Camille Pompeo; Deborah Chau; Lisa Wu; Matthew Hatzke; Sean Moon; and Shahin Taghikhan. The committee members are supported by staff member Molly Moriarty, Annual Fund Manager.

Class Gift History

Year Raised Participation
2013 $30,000 100.00%
2012 $25,000 97.50%
2011 $30,000 98.70%
2010 $40,000 76.00%
2009 $30,000 95.00%
2008 $13,032 98.00%