Class Challenges

Class challenges offer opportunities to increase your gift to Putney!

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If you have any questions about these challenges, or would like to arrange a challenge for your class, please contact Carlotta Brelsford Cuerdon '80, Annual Fund Manager.

Class of 1982
Averaging participation levels well into the 30th percentile, the Class of ’82 has one of the best participation records for any class in the ’80s and younger. A classmate will once again match each gift dollar-for-dollar, and for those who gave last year and continue to give this year, an additional $50 will be kicked in. Thanks to the ’82s who have taken advantage of this matching gift offer over the past few year, over $20,000 in additional funds have been donated to Putney. Your gift counts!

Class of 1986
Building on the success of the past few years in increasing population, a classmate is hoping to encourage even more '86s to support Putney. To that end, matching amounts will be doubled this year: For those who meet or exceed their gift from last year, an additional $150 (last year $75) will be contributed to Putney's annual fund. For any '86 who makes a gift who didn't make one last year, an additional $100 (last year $50) will be contributed. Please take advantage of this generous offer and help take '86 giving to the next level! 

Class of 1988
The class of 1988 has steadily increased its support of Putney over the past few years, for which the school is very grateful. This year, a classmate is hoping to boost that support even more by offering an increased incentive to make a gift. For every ’88 who meets or exceeds their gift from last year an additional $150 (last year $100) will be contributed to Putney’s Annual Fund. For every ’88 who makes a gift who didn’t make one last year, an additional $100 (last year $50) will be contributed.

Class of 1997
Once again Joshu and Vasya are pulling out the stops in their continued effort to encourage their classmates to support Putney. With one of the highest participation rates for a relatively young class, their efforts are working. This year, a coffee mug sporting The Putney School logo will be sent to every ’97 who makes a gift, and for those who meet or increase their gift over last year, or who donate at least $100, a special Putney travel mug will be sent your way. Make your gift today and receive your Putney mug just in time for the holidays!

Classes of 1999-2000  15th Reunion
If you have never made (or seldom make) a gift to Putney, please join the “$15 for the 15th” campaign in honor of your 15th this special event with a significant gift. And above all, please make plans to join your classmates at Putney June 12-14! Click here to make your gift! Reunion! For those who are already generous donors, we encourage you to mark this special event with a significant gift. And above all, please make plans to join your classmates at Putney June 12-14! Click here to make your gift!

Class of 2001  15th Reunion
With their 15th Reunion on the horizon, classmates Jamie Duong, Liz Pardue and Eva Niepagenkemper are increasing their offer of matching gifts this year. Send your support to Putney and together they will kick in $35 when you make your gift. For those who are not regular supporters, please consider making a $15 gift in honor of the “$15 for the 15th campaign.” For donors, please consider increasing your gift this year to mark this special occasion. This class has done a phenomenal job of increasing participation since their last reunion; can they increase it yet again? 

Classes of 2002 to 2014 (Classes of 2009-10 5th Reunion)
In exciting news, an anonymous donor close to the school has offered to donate $100 to Putney each time someone in these classes makes a gift. This is an incredible opportunity for these young classes to make a significant impact in support of Putney. This matching gift offer will be bumped up to $150 if a recurring gift option is selected. Please click here now to go right to the giving page.

Special note to the classes of 2009-10: You are celebrating your five-year reunion in June, here’s your opportunity to mark that special occasion with a gift in support of all those coming along behind you.

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