Events

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Past Events


$75,000
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to our generous donors for helping us reach our goal of 75 planned giving requests! Your support is important and very much appreciated. Thank you to Wayne and Jacque Bartholomew for providing this $75,000 challenge gift!
75 / 75 Gifts
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$50,000
Bob '63 and Kinzie '64 Murphy Student Basic Needs Challenge
THANK YOU to our generous donors for your support of the Murphy Basic Needs Endowment. Your help ensures that the basic needs of our students, such as food security and shelter, are met now and in the future. Thank you to the Bob ’63 and Kinzie ’64 Murphy for providing this $50,000 challenge gift!
72 / 72 Gifts
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$2,500
Dean Lairmore's Challenge Grant for the School of Veterinary Medicine's Hardship Fund
THANK YOU to Dean Michael Lairmore, Mrs. Donna Lairmore, and to all of the generous donors that chose to support this challenge. Your generosity will provide essential support for veterinary students experiencing unexpected financial hardships during this unprecedented time.
100 / 100 Gifts
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$5,000
The Redirect Housing Costs to Help Fight COVID-19 Challenge
THANK YOU to a generous UC Davis parent and to all of the donors who chose to support this challenge. Your support will help the UC Davis Medical Center teams address the impacts of COVID-19. Your gifts will allow us to expand diagnostic and testing capacity and will help us continue to support extended staff time and benefits for health care providers working directly on the crisis.
75 / 75 Gifts
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$2,500
English Graduate Students Emergency Fund Challenge
THANK YOU to Margie Ferguson and David Simpson, Walt and Dianne Harrison, John Marx, Chris Schaberg, Claire Waters and Alan Taylor, and to all of the other generous donors that chose to support our English Graduate Students! Your generosity will help us provide emergency funding to English graduate students in need.
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Sue Maderious Mayer '80 - COVID-19 - School of Veterinary Medicine Hardship Fund
THANK YOU to Sue Maderious Mayer '80, Jim Mayer, and to all of the generous donors that chose to support this challenge. Your support will help us provide financial assistance to currently enrolled DVM students, MPVM students, Ph.D. students and employed veterinary House Officers who are experiencing a serious financial hardship due to a sudden emergency, accident, or unforeseen event that requires additional emergency monetary assistance in order to stay enrolled and focus on their academic career.
50 / 50 Gifts
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$2,500
School of Nursing Leadership Challenge #1
THANK YOU to the School of Nursing Leadership and all of the generous donors who chose to support this challenge. Your generosity will help the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing ensure that every student has financial resources to complete their studies regardless of unexpected financial hardship.
4 / 4 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
The Devin Odell & Maria Fernandez-Gimenez Aggie Compass Challenge
THANK YOU to our generous donors for helping us reach our goal of 20 gifts! Your support for the Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center is important and very much appreciated. Thank you to Devin Odell and Maria Fernandez-Gimenez for providing this $2,500 challenge gift!
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Victor and Meg Chan's Center for Neuroscience Emergency Relief Fund Challenge
THANK YOU to Victor and Meg Chan and to all of the generous donors that chose to support this challenge! Your support provides emergency financial support to our trainees, staff and faculty experiencing hardship and for resources to save groundbreaking research projects and the careers of our next generation of neuroscientists.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
School of Nursing Leadership Challenge #2
THANK YOU to the School of Nursing Leadership and all of the generous donors who chose to support this challenge. Your generosity will help the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing ensure that every student has financial resources to complete their studies regardless of unexpected financial hardship.
4 / 4 Gifts
Completed
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Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center
At the Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center, students can pick up fresh fruits and vegetables for free and receive CalFresh enrollment assistance to help them purchase groceries every month. Your gift to Aggie Compass will also empower students to learn about basic needs resources such as affordable housing options, financial aid, and sources of nutritional food.
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The ASUCD Pantry COVID-19 Grocery Bag Program
Your gift supports The Pantry’s COVID-19 Grocery Bag program which provides students in need with a bag of necessities and food every Thursday. The bags contain a mix of the following items: Food Items • Instant oatmeal/cereal • Pasta sauce • Pasta sauce with meat* • Spaghetti • Mac and cheese • White rice/quinoa • Canned fruits/veggies • Canned tuna/chicken* • Peanut butter/nut butter • Healthy snack/juice Non-food items: • Soap/lotion • Pads/tampons
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Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Student Hardship Fund
Your gift will provide need-based support to students in the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing in their times of emergency. Support to this fund will help these students continue to thrive academically in the face of adversities brought on by COVID-19.
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College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Student Emergency Fund
Your gift to this fund will support the critical educational needs of students in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. This includes expanding technological access for remote learning and assisting students with their basic needs such as food and housing.
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Center for Neuroscience Emergency Relief Fund
Your gift will provide emergency financial support for our trainees, staff and faculty experiencing hardship. It will also provide for resources to save groundbreaking research projects and the careers of our next generation of neuroscientists in times of crisis, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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College of Engineering Student Hardship Fund
Your gift will assist students in the College of Engineering who are facing financial hardship to help them through these uncertain times.
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English Graduate Students Emergency Fund
Your gift will support English graduate students who face increasing need in the context of COVID-19. Many of our talented English PhD and MFA students have truly stepped up, making the transition to teaching online even as they pursue their own research and writing. Your contributions to their emergency fund will support them through this crisis.
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Feed the Frontlines at UC Davis Health
Your gift will fuel the extraordinary efforts of our healthcare workers while supporting local restaurants and their employees. Funds will be used to coordinate meal deliveries with local restaurants and will create opportunities for restaurant employees to prepare and distribute meals at no cost to hospital workers at UC Davis Health. With your support, we hope to help keep local restaurants in business while also providing warm meals for our frontline heath care workers.
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Graduate School of Management Student Rainy Day Award Support Fund
Your gift will support students facing hardship during their tenure at the Graduate School of Management. The GSM's Student Rainy Day Award Support Fund allows currently enrolled students, in good academic standing, to apply for an award from the school to help them through financial crisis.
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Murphy Basic Needs Endowment
Your gift to the Murphy Basic Needs Endowment will help the initiatives and programs at the Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center and The Pantry. The Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center is a community space where students can receive fresh fruits and vegetables, get CalFresh enrollment assistance and find resources to help find stable housing and financial assistance. The Pantry ensures no student has to miss a meal or live without basic necessities. Students only have to bring their student ID to receive three nutritional meals, food items, or personal care items.
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Office of Research COVID-19 Research Accelerator Fund
Gifts to this fund help provide rapid-response awards to support time-sensitive research activity on campus, including facilitating both intra- and extramural collaborations.
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UC Davis Medical Center COVID-19 Support Fund
Your gift will help UC Davis Medical Center teams address the impacts of COVID-19. As the COVID-19 outbreak expands, teams throughout the hospital, clinics, and research labs are actively monitoring and responding to the evolving situation. Your gift will allow us to expand diagnostic and testing capacity and will help us continue to support extended staff time and benefits for health care providers working directly on the crisis.
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School of Medicine COVID-19 Research Fund
Your gift will support innovative research and treatment plans to protect our patients and the community.
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School of Medicine Hardship Fund
During this unprecedented time, our UC Davis School of Medicine learners or trainees have experienced unexpected financial hardships. Your gift to the School of Medicine Hardship Fund will support those with an urgent and immediate financial need.
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School of Veterinary Medicine Hardship Fund
Gifts to the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Hardship Fund provide limited, last resort, financial assistance to currently enrolled DVM students, MPVM students, PhD students and employed veterinary House Officers who are experiencing a serious financial hardship due to a sudden emergency, accident, or unforeseen event that requires additional emergency monetary assistance in order to support their ability to stay enrolled and focused on their academic career.
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Student-Athlete Emergency Relief Fund
Your gift will provide financial support to UC Davis Student-Athletes who have incurred expenses related to the impact of COVID-19 (or other emergencies) on UC Davis and NCAA Athletics. These expenses may include, but are not limited to, unplanned travel home, book fees, and scholarship funding for extra athletic eligibility.
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Student Emergency Relief Aid Fund
Your gift will help keep students on track for academic success by providing emergency funding to cover food, rent, tuition and other essential costs not covered by other programs. Many students have experienced unforeseen financial hardship due to COVID-19, and your gift to the Student Emergency Relief Aid Fund will help alleviate these financial burdens for our students.
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