Give CSB Day 2017 Matching Dollars

Thank you to the generous donors who contributed gifts that will be utilized for our dollar-for-dollar gift matching during Give CSB Day! Does your gift qualify for the dollar-for-dollar match? Learn more about the match terms below and make your gift using our online form.

Meet Our Matching Dollar Donors

Roberts Family Photo

"We love knowing that these scholarships will give other young women the same opportunity for academic excellence and exciting possibilities that our daughters received." - Dave and Susan Roberts

Theresa Smith '81 and Mark Danielson

"We believe that by supporting liberal arts Benedictine education for young women we are contributing to a bright future for our world."Theresa Smith '81 and Mark Danielson

Kathy Hansen

"I can't think of a better philanthropic investment than supporting the young women of Saint Ben's! They are the future leaders our world needs. Please join David and me in giving generously!" - Kathy and David Hansen

Elizabeth Nilles

"I and my late husband Bill are grateful for all Saint Ben's offered our daughters, granddaughter and family. We want others to have the same opportunities our family has enjoyed." - Elizabeth Nilles (shown here with her granddaughter, Marie Nilles-Melchert '15)

Mary and John Lindstrom

"We believe in Saint Ben's because of the quality of students who are seriously involved and lively. These are enjoyable people to talk to – enthusiastic, energetic, articulate and fun." - Mary and John Lindstrom


Joyce Statz '69

"It’s a pleasure to support the fine education that Saint Ben’s provides to young women from a very diverse background. Please join us in making a Saint Ben’s education possible for its many aspiring scholars!" - Joyce Statz '69

Rose Mary (Kuyava)

“Saint Ben's is a very special place that has deeply impacted me through its teachings of the Benedictine values. I’m amazed by the number of first-generation students and inspired by the variety of their backgrounds. I feel blessed to help them attend CSB through scholarship support.” - Rosemary (Boehm) Brever '56

Nafa Mourtada-Sabbah

"Nada Mourtada-Sabbah's commitment to the education of women leaders is at the heart of her service to Saint Ben's as a member of the Board of Trustees. She encourages all Bennies to join her in investing in the young women enrolled at CSB today." - Kathy Hansen, VP of Institutional Advancement, CSB 

Dr. Mary Dombovy“Saint Ben’s not only gave me the academic foundation to succeed, but facilitated my professional and personal growth and strength.  My professors were always available to me for guidance and helped me through my first year when my father suffered a stroke.”  - Dr. Mary Dombovy '77

Don Helgeson and Sue Sheperd“We are especially attracted to the Saint Ben’s scholarship program for young women who are first in their family to attend college and don’t otherwise have the finances.” - Don Helgeson and Sue Shepard

"It is important that CSB continue to be financially sound, that today's students receive the financial support they need and that our goddaughters - if they choose - have the same great school to attend." - Robert '66 & Joanne Neis

Peg Palen“We’re excited to encourage others to support Give CSB Day! Saint Ben’s provides an excellent education. Since every dollar raised during Give CSB Day will support student scholarships, we’ll help to make sure that other young women can benefit from a Saint Ben’s education just like Peg did.” - Margaret "Peg" (Engleson) Palen '77 and Greg Palen

Anonymous donor, in honor of the Class of '68 Golden Anniversary.

Catherine C. McGinnis '79

Anonymous donor 

Anonymous donor 

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 Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.
  • Any gift to Saint Ben's will be matched dollar-for-dollar, regardless of designation, until matching dollars are exhausted. The matching dollars, however, will go to the Current Scholarships Fund.