Match Terms and Donor Profiles

Meet our donors

Thank you to the generous donors who contributed to the matching grants to make $100K in a Day possible! Does your gift qualify for the match? Learn more about the match terms.

Judy Forstner Poferl ‘82

Judy Forstner Poferl '82

"I certainly couldn't have attended Saint Ben's without the financial aid that was given to me.  At the time, I had no idea that aid had in large part come from the women who had gone before.  It is my turn to give back." 

Kim and Scott Blattner

Kim and Scott Blattner

"Saint Ben's has long served as a strong and positive influence on our community and, most importantly, on the women who pass through its doors."


Virginia Ziebol Lyon ‘46

Virginia Ziebol Lyon '46

"Saint Ben's cares about the people who are here - their students, faculty and friends. They value input from all these groups."


Terry Lahti ’80 and Richard Cook

Terry Lahti '80 and Richard Cook

Terry and Richard are long-time supporters of Saint Ben's, and are committed to higher education.

Lorre Ochs ‘84

Lorre Ochs '84

"I want to help Saint Ben's continue to grow and give other young women the opportunity to experience what the college has to offer."


And thank you to our additional inspirational and motivational matching gift donors who have allowed this momentum to continue:

Kari Erpelding Bunkers '83 and Brian Bunkers '83 - $10,000

"Saint Ben's gave me an opportunity to make a difference, and now I feel that it's my turn to do what I can to provide other young women with that same possibility."

- Kari Erpelding Bunkers

MaryAnn and Ron Baenninger - $5,000
President, College of Saint Benedict
Don and Janet Watkins - $1,200
Past member of the Board of Trustees

Robert (SJU '65) and Joanne Neis - $15,000
Parents of Bennies
Thomas and Joyce Schlough - $5,000
Parents of a Bennie and current member of the Board of Trustees

Bob and Joyce Humboldt - $5,000
Parent of a Bennie and past member of the Board of Trustees

Dennis and Karol Ringsmuth - $5,000

Harriet Hunstinger Campbell '43 - $10,000


Match Terms

  • We will only count gifts made online and over the phone via credit card starting at 12 a.m. and running for 24 hours on November 13, 2013.
  • Any gift to Saint Ben's will be matched dollar for dollar up to $50,000, regardless of designation, but the matching dollars will go to the Current Scholarships Fund.

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