What is Athletics Giving Day?

This year, Athletics Giving Day runs for 24 hours on Friday, May 20, 2022 – from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. EDT. 

Our 3rd annual Athletics Giving Day, this is a time for the entire Crusader Athletics community to rally and show the world that we are #CrusadersTogether. Check back during Giving Day to see how you can increase the impact of your gift by becoming an advocate or offering a match or challenge.

Does my gift have more impact if I give on Athletics Giving Day?

For Athletics Giving Day, a group of generous donors is offering a challenge: they will give $25,000 to the Fund for Athletics Excellence for every 500 donors, up to 1,500 donors.

Can I make a gift with stocks or securities for Athletics Giving Day?

Yes! Please call us at 877-433-1843, or email our team at hcfund@holycross.edu to let us know, so we can count your gift; be sure to mention “Athletics Giving Day.”

Can I make a gift through a donor-advised fund?

Yes! To make a distribution to Holy Cross Athletics through your donor-advised fund, please contact your financial institution and include “Holy Cross Athletics Giving Day” along with your gift designation. Let our team know at hcfund@holycross.edu so we can count your support.

What payment methods do you accept?

In addition to debit and credit cards, you can make your gift using PayPal, Venmo, GooglePay or ApplePay. And we now accept Cryptocurrency, as well!

How can I use Cryptocurrency to make my gift?

The giving form will provide prompts that will enable you to make your gift using the form of Cryptocurrency that you have. Any questions? Please call 877-433-1843 or email hcfund@holycross.edu.

I made a gift earlier this year. Will that count?

Thank you for supporting Holy Cross Athletics this year! For Athletics Giving Day, we are counting gifts made specifically today, Friday, May 20.

If you would like to share in the power of #CrusadersTogether and support our Athletics Giving Day, we encourage you to make an additional gift today, Friday, May 20. Remember – all gifts will count toward the Challenge during Athletics Giving Day. 

I've already made my gift for Athletics Giving Day. How else can I help?

Thank you for your gift! We encourage you to advocate for #CrusadersTogether within your Holy Cross social networks. Share your custom link (provided towards the bottom of your receipt) and you can measure your impact! Post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #CrusadersTogether for a chance to win Holy Cross Athletics swag.

What are Athletics Giving Day advocates?

You can be an Athletics Giving Day advocate by reaching out to your network of alumni, parents, friends, teammates, faculty, staff and students. Share #CrusadersTogether and encourage them to participate by giving to Holy Cross Athletics today, Friday, May 20.

To learn more about being an advocate, visit the Advocate tab on our Athletics Giving Day campaign page. Share messages to support Athletics Giving Day, inspire your network by creating a challenge or a match, or tell your own story by creating and sharing your own personal video. You can even track the impact of your outreach! 

Need assistance with your gift?

For additional questions, contact us at 877-433-1843.

Want to provide an Athletics Giving Day Challenge or Match?

Thank you for your leadership! For more information on how to set up a challenge or a match, call 877-433-1843.