Becoming a member of the 1858 Founders Society is easy
Drop a check in the mail to:
St. Bonaventure University
P.O. Box 2519
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778 In Person
Stop by Francis Hall Recurring Gift
Use your credit card or bank account to make automatic monthly donations Matching Gift
Your employer may match your gift. Visit www.matchinggifts/sbu
For more information about The 1858 Founders Society or about becoming a member, please contact: Clarence Picard, '05, Director of Annual Giving, at (716) 375-2253 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The history of St. Bonaventure is steeped in stories of enormous sacrifice in order to build what is today a university of distinction. Perhaps the most memorable story is that of founder Nicholas Devereux arriving as a young boy in America with little more than the clothes on his back and three gold coins in his pocket. In gratitude for his safe arrival from Ireland, he gave one of those coins to the Catholic Church.
By 1858, it was the wealth of Nicholas and Mary Devereux that laid the foundation for the university. In the more than 150 years since St. Bonaventure opened its doors, countless alumni, parents, and friends have followed the Devereux lead. They have invested in the students and in the future growth of this exceptional institution.
Today you can play a significant role in the continued success of the university by becoming a member of The 1858 Founders Society. Through your annual gift of $1,858 to The Bonaventure Fund, you will positively impact every student on campus. Like Nicholas and Mary Devereux, you will be a founder of our future.
Be a founder of our future by joining the 1858 Founders Society
Your participation in The 1858 Founders Society aligns with the philanthropic philosophies forged by Nicholas and Mary Devereux.
Your annual leadership gift of $1858 to The Bonaventure Fund ensures that deserving students are allowed the opportunity to achieve the education of their dreams — a Bonaventure education.
Through your generosity, you and your fellow leaders will make a lasting impact in the lives of all those who live and learn at St. Bonaventure.
Your membership truly is an investment in the future of many.
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