Scores of donors came out in full force Monday, Sept. 27, to support Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on the third annual #GiveGreenandGold Day. This year’s event raised $49,845, nearly doubling the campaign goal of $25,000, by 284 supporters – the highest number of donors on a single day of giving to date.
#GiveGreenandGold Day donors were able to double their gifts dollar for dollar up to the first $10,000 raised, thanks to a generous benefactor.
“We are immensely grateful to all of the donors who gave so generously in support of the Seminary,” said Vicki Biggs, senior vice president of Seminary Advancement and chief communications officer. “Their joy and enthusiasm is especially energizing as the Seminary continues its important mission of forming future pastors and deaconesses to shepherd our congregations and to share the Gospel worldwide.”
Supporters were encouraged to share the hashtag #GiveGreenandGold on their social networks and to share the giving link grouprev.com/givegreenandgold2021.
“Seminary friends from all over the country showed their tremendous support of our mission and our students during our third Give Green and Gold Day,” said Megan Duncan, manager of annual giving and Give Green and Gold Day campaign manager. “We extend a hearty word of thanks to everyone who came out in support of this special Seminary giving day. We couldn’t do this without you!”
#GiveGreenandGold Day has raised $102,908 since its inception in 2019.
The next #GiveGreenandGold Day is slated for Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. To learn more about the Seminary’s annual giving days or to make a gift, visit csl.edu/support.
About Concordia Seminary
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis provides Gospel-centered graduate-level theological education for pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars and other leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). To learn more, visit csl.edu.