GFS Giving Day
Giving Day, held on Valentine's Day, is a special opportunity for our community to come together to celebrate our cherished GFS experiences. On February 14, we asked all members of our community to contribute to GFS through the Annual Fund, unlocking generous challenge gifts, and to connect with us on social media, using the hashtag #ShowYourLoveGFS.
We received nearly 600 gifts, totaling over $270,000! A sincere thank you to all of our donors and supporters—students, parents, grandparents, faculty, staff, and friends.
- $181,000 in challenge gifts
- 593 donors, surpassing last year's total of 510
- Donors from 17 states
300 gifts to the Annual Fund in 24 hours.
- GFS School Committee
- The Bixby Family: Sandy Baur '72 with her partner Bill, joined by Katherine '06, Kelly Ann '02, and Rebecca '99
- Adam Kamens '89 and Kim Kamens
- Farmboy Fund
- Edith Bryan '60
- Alex McDowell '88
- Dana and Bill Weeks
- Anonymous donors including, challengers from the classes of 2007 and 2012, the parents of two recent graduates, and an alum who is also a current grandparent
$100,000 bonus gift to GFS.
How Can I Participate?
Make your gift on
When we reach 300 donors, we'll unlock generous gifts from our challengers.
Create your GiveCampus account and become an advocate.
Make a challenge gift or a giving match. Share a video on GiveCampus to motivate others.
For questions, please contact Annual Fund Manager Amanda Reath.
Help us spread the word. Download these shareable images and upload to social media.
Download on a PC: Right click on the image and save it.
Download on a Mac: Press Ctrl+click on the image and save it.
On Mobile: Press your finger on the image and hold. The option to save it will appear.
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Facebook Profile Frame
On a desktop: Visit https://www.facebook.com/profilepicframes
1. In search, type Germantown Friends School.
2. Select the GFS Giving Day 2020 frame and click "Use as Profile Picture."
On mobile: Go to your personal Facebook page.
1. Press your finger on your profile picture and hold.
2. Select "Add Frame"
3. In Search, type Germantown Friends School.
4. Select the GFS Giving Day 2020 frame and hit "Save."
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