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#GivingTuesday Illustrates Generosity of MCS Community

Friday, December 1, 2017

2017 Giving Tuesday

Manhattan Country School had another successful #GivingTuesday, thanks to the generosity of members of the MCS community. In our third year participating in this global day of giving, we raised $68,000 through Facebook and our online giving page (surpassing our goal of $60,000); checks from those who participated by mail are still coming in.

#GivingTuesday by the Numbers

  • Amount Raised: $82,378*
  • Number of Gifts: 315*
  • Percent of Gifts from Current MCS Parents: 30%*
  • Amount Raised on Facebook: $17,000
  • Number of People Who Created a Facebook Fundraiser: 8
*Number at time of publication; there may be additional checks in the mail.

We’d like to acknowledge those who supported our #GivingTuesday effort by creating their own Facebook Fundraisers:

  • Maryam Ashraf
  • Suzy Burgarelli
  • Leslie Cain
  • Laleña Garcia
  • Erika A. Gibson ’86
  • Shannon McCampbell
  • Sharon Phillips
  • Erikka Ramkishun

Thank you to everyone who joined the #GivingTuesday movement and made a contribution.