2019 Nova Challenge

$66,956
Donated
148% of $45,000 goal
976
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This campaign ended on February 22, 2019, but you can still make a gift to Villanova University by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorKendell Mahanna matched $50

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An Anonymous DonorAndrew Lentz matched $100

Brian Muscarella photoBrian Muscarella matched $75

An Anonymous DonorNeena Pine matched $200

Lori Ussery photoLori Ussery matched $160

Lisa TuranoGerber photoLisa TuranoGerber matched $200

An Anonymous DonorBrian Wynne matched $250

An Anonymous DonorCaitlin Mullaney matched $50

Brian Muscarella photoBrian Muscarella matched $300

An Anonymous DonorEric Pascarella matched $500

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Leigh Stewart photoLeigh Stewart gave $50 because $27,447 was donated in 2 days

Judy Duroseau photoJudy Duroseau gave $100
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All donors to the Nova Challenge will receive a code for complimentary access to Villanova iStickers. Use iStickers on your iPhone to add Villanova spirit to your text messages--including the official 2018 National Championship logo!
About

Make an impact on Villanovans in your region!

The Nova Challenge runs Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Friday, Feb. 22.

The Nova Challenge is a four-day giving challenge and friendly competition between Villanovans from various regions throughout the Nova Nationall in support of local programming and student scholarships!

You can participate by making a gift through this campaign and choosing your Regional Club as the designation.

What Does the Nova Challenge Support?

  • Networking Events
  • Service Opportunities
  • Game Watches
  • Cultural Events
  • Local Student Scholarships

Why Participate?

Your gift makes more of the above possible in your region and throughout the Nova Nation!

Villanova is currently ranked #19 in the nation for alumni giving, and the Nova Challenge has helped us reach this accomplishment. We need your participation so we can continue to be a leader among our peers!

The top Clubs (most dollars and most donors) are recognized and get bragging rights for the year.

Together We Are Greater—Last year, the most common Nova Challenge gift was $50, and we raised over $36,000 collectively!

Our Thanks to You

All donors to the Nova Challenge will receive a code for complimentary access to Villanova iStickers. Use iStickers on your iPhone to add Villanova spirit to your text messages! The set includes animated GIFs and the 2018 National Championship logo.

The iStickers codes will be sent to donors during the week of February 25.


Updates
Nova Challenge Impact and 2020 Kickoff!

To the 2019 Nova Challenge donors,  

Last year, you contributed more than $66,000--a Nova Challenge record!--to support Villanova Regional Club programming. Over the past year, this generosity brought Villanovans together to connect and serve in your local communities.  

Nova Challenge dollars supported:  

  • 25 professional development and networking events during the inaugural Nova Network November
  • 30 St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service volunteer events
  • More than 100 Villanova Basketball game watches
  • Nearly 50 Regional Club student scholarships awarded this year 

Thank You!  

The Nova Challenge returns this Tuesday, February 18, and runs through Friday, February 21. We hope we can count on you again to help us break records and provide resources for continued Villanova programming and events in your local area.  

Don’t forget—The Nova Challenge is a competition, and your Regional Club is counting on you!  

Nova Challenge 2020 kicks off Tuesday at villanova.edu/novachallenge. We’ll see you there!

1390 days ago by Cheryl Morris
Thank You!

The 2019 Nova Challenge has ended, and wow! We are blown away by the response. Together, you contributed $66,906 in four days—exceeding our goal by more than $21,900! In total, 975 Villanova alumni, parents and friends made a gift, making it the highest participation ever in the Nova Challenge!

We will announce the final results in an email this upcoming week. If you selected to receive Villanova iStickers as a thank you for your generosity, you will also receive your code and instructions this week.

Thank you for supporting our Regional Club programming and initiatives, and for representing your part of the Nova Nation!

1748 days ago by Cheryl Morris

Nova Challenge Club Leaderboard
Regional ClubDonors$ RaisedGoal ($)%
85$7,430$2,000371.5
31$5,100$2,000255.0
58$5,055$2,000252.8
38$4,435$2,000221.7
78$3,695$1,000369.5
62$3,095$2,000154.8
50$2,690$1,500179.3
Club of Fairfield/Westchester/Rockland31$2,475$1,500165.0
17$2,275$2,000113.8
34$2,066$1,000206.6
28$2,035$1,000203.5
29$1,985$2,50079.4
28$1,950$1,500130.0
18$1,815$1,000181.5
32$1,810$1,500120.7
18$1,770$2,00088.5
32$1,700$1,500113.3
29$1,525$2,50061.0
20$1,345$1,000134.5
21$1,075$1,000107.5
13$1,020$500204.0
16$850$250340.0
14$685$500137.0
17$650$500130.1
19$630$500126.0
10$620$250248.0
6$525$500105.0
10$515$500103.0
11$499$250199.6
9$470$50094.0
15$445$50089.0
8$425$50085.0
12$405$250162.0
4$350$50070.0
3$325$250130.0
11$305$250122.0
5$300$1,00030.0
5$300$50060.0
9$295$1,00029.5
6$260$250104.0
Club of London3$260$250104.0
7$215$1,50014.3
5$200$25080.0
6$175$25070.0
4$150$25060.0
3$100$25040.0
3$75$25030.0
1$10$2504.0
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Gradhat icon79%Alumni
Book icon1%Students
Parent icon17%Parents
Suitcase icon1%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon3%Friends
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