April 18, 2024

Giving Day FAQ


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, and kicking off our annual Employee Giving Campaign. Mark your calendars to join faculty, staff, physicians, alumni, students, patients, family, and friends for one day of virtual events, opportunities, and surprises over 24 hours. Stay connected with us on social media and Jefferson.edu/GivingDay as we unveil more information.

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 18, 2024. 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 18. If you are an employee, your gift between April 1 and April 18 will be counted in Giving Day totals in honor of the annual Employee Giving Campaign.

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! Log into Peoplesoft at myhr.jefferson.edu and click ‘Employee Giving’ to get started. Here is a helpful step-by-step guide to walk you through the process.

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.

You can make a donation and be automatically entered, or you can fill out an entry form here. No donation is necessary to enter or win. You can find more details about the "Giveaways" here.

For general questions about your gift, you may call Sarah Wright at 215-955-0977 or email her at sarah.wright@jefferson.edu.