Below you will find answers to many common questions about I Heart Fisher Giving Day.
What is I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
I Heart Fisher Giving Day is a 24-hour celebration of St. John Fisher College to show our Cardinal Pride and the power of giving back. It is a special opportunity for Fisher students, employees, alumni, family, and friends to come together and show their support by making a gift to any area(s) of the college that they feel most passionate about. You choose where you want your gift to have an impact, and special matches and challenges provide an opportunity to further your gift and do more good than at any other time of the year.
When can I make my gift for I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
I Heart Fisher Giving Day will start on Thursday, March 24 at midnight and end at midnight on March 25.
Want to make your gift before Thursday, March 24? Either click the banner on our main I Heart Fisher Giving Day page, or click here to be directed to our secure online giving form. When you make your gift, we will make sure to add it to our I Heart Fisher Giving Day total.
Can I give to any area of St. John Fisher College on I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
Yes! You may give to any area you feel most passionate about, whether your school, department, program, team, student club or organization. If you don't see your preferred gift fund designation listed on the form, please choose "other" and write in the area you would like to support.
How can I make a gift on I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
We strongly encourage you to make your gift online. This is the only way to assure that your gift will qualify for matches and challenges taking place throughout the day and that you're reflected on any leaderboards and donor map. To give by phone or want to make a gift by other means but have it count on the day, you may call (585) 385-5292.
Besides giving, how can I help make I Heart Fisher Giving Day a success?
There are so many ways to spread the word! Help Fisher by sharing your stories and images using the hashtag #IHeartFisherGivingDay. We will collect and share your posts on our tagboard and possibly even share to our social media pages! You can also become an ambassador! Sign up here, and help share messages and build excitement before Thursday, March 24, 2022!
When will my credit card be charged?
Immediately after finalizing your gift on the site.
What if I've already made my annual gift this year?
Thank you for your support! We are truly grateful. If you would like to consider making an additional gift on I Heart Fisher Giving Day, you can provide extra support to the area of Fisher you love most. Another way to participate and help make a difference on the day would be to help spread the word about our #IHeartFisherGivingDay to friends and family. Check out our Ambassador page for more details!
Thank you for all you do, year round, for Fisher!
I'm having trouble making my gift and/or I haven't received my gift confirmation email. What should I do?
If you have issues with the payment process, and/or if you haven't received your confirmation email and tax receipt, please call or email for assistance.
What if the fund I would like to support is not listed?
If you do not see the fund that you would like to support, please select the appropriate department, and then select "Other" under the Fund Designation drop-down menu. A new field will appear immediately below where you will need to enter the name of the fund you wish to support.
Can I make a recurring gift?
Regrettably, we cannot accept recurring gifts on the I Heart Fisher Giving Day site. If you wish to make a recurring gift, please contact us.
How can I match my gift to double the impact?
Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift! To find out if your company is eligible, https://www.sjfc.edu/alumni/support-fisher/.
Is my contribution tax deductible?
Yes. Philanthropic contributions to St. John Fisher College are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.
You will receive an emailed receipt shortly after you complete your gift.
I am Faculty/Staff. How do I make a gift via payroll deduction?
To make a gift via payroll deduction, please use our payroll deduction form, found here. Your gift will still count toward I Heart Fisher Giving Day.