Honor is making a comeback.
Last month, Reed launched the In Honor Of campaign to encourage friends of the college to honor their favorite professor, tradition, or place on campus. In the twilight hours of the campaign, momentum crested and a total of 1,226 donors gave $219,728, exceeding the donor goal that triggered an additional $50,000 match from trustee Linda Matthews ’67.
An enormous heartfelt thank-you goes out to all the donors who made the campaign a success. The Class of 2004 earned timê with the most gifts during the month of March. Inspirations for giving, like Reedies, came in every stripe:
Most gifts to the In Honor Of campaign support the Annual Fund. Annual Fund donations are critical to Reed’s success because these funds support all the operations of the college, such as:
The March effort added major momentum to this year’s Annual Fund campaign, which seeks 4,600 alumni donors and $4.8 million by the end of the fiscal year on June 30. If you have not yet made your Annual Fund gift, there’s still time.
In Honor Of reflected what so many love about Reed. Giving to the college is only one way to honor the people, places, and traditions that make up our community, but it’s a meaningful one, and it makes an impact.