April 8, 2021

Giving Day FAQs


What is Jefferson Giving Day?

Jefferson Giving Day is a 24-hour fundraising event celebrating the generosity and philanthropic impact of Jefferson’s community members. In its inaugural year, over 3,000 faculty, staff, patients, alumni, students, and friends generously donated more than $400,000 in just one day. Mark your calendars to join us for a day of virtual events, opportunities, and surprises for Jefferson Giving Day on April 8, 2021!

Anyone and everyone who loves Jefferson! Jefferson Giving Day unites alumni, students, faculty, staff, patients, family, and friends for one day and one purpose; to celebrate the Jefferson community.

Jefferson Giving Day is April 8, 2021. Donations made between 12:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. will be counted in the Giving Day totals.

Yes. You may designate your gift to any Jefferson cause that you are passionate about. Be sure to check all the featured program pages for more information about how your gift can make a difference in the coming months at Jefferson.edu/GivingDay.

Please visit Jefferson.edu/GivingDay to make your gift online on April 8.

Of course! Please call the Office of Institutional Advancement at 1-877-JEFF-GIFT to speak to one of our staff members.

If you’d like to make a pledge (can be payable over three years), please call the Office of Institutional Advancement at 1-877-JEFF-GIFT.

Yes! If you are interested in giving stock, click here to read more and get directions and make sure to call our office, 1-877-JEFF-GIFT, to let us know to expect your gift.

Yes, there is a $5 minimum donation during the 24-hour campaign.

Yes. Gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Once you make your gift, you will receive an email confirmation that your gift has been received.

Thousands of companies match gifts to non-profit organizations, which can double or triple your gift. To find out if your employer (or your spouse’s employer) has a matching gift program, please click here. If so, please contact your Human Resources representative for a matching gift form.

Become a Jefferson Giving Day social media ambassador! Post to your personal accounts using our social media toolkit and help us spread the word about Jefferson Giving Day using #ImInForJefferson. Your 10 minutes of work could help reach, or even exceed, our donor goal for the 24-hour challenge.

For general questions about your gift, you may email annualgiving@jefferson.edu or call 877-JEFF-GIFT.