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One Day Challenge

February 29, 2024 is Gesu School’s One Day Giving Challenge!


Will you join Gesu to make a difference in children's lives?

On February 29, Gesu is striving to meet four challenges! You can help spread awareness and raise critical funds for 400 students in North Philadelphia. Your donation provides hope and opportunity. 
Gesu relies on the annual support of donors. The One Day Challenge plays a vital role in raising the funds necessary to offer an innovative learning environment and to support our community's wellness, from school counseling to after-school programs, and our graduate support program. A gift of any size makes a difference!

On February 29, if you help us reach…


Challenge #1

650 total donations of any size, the Z Foundation will donate $15,000.

Challenge #2

100 gifts of $100 or more, the K Ten Kids Foundation will donate $10,000.

Challenge #3

20 gifts of $500 or more, two anonymous donors together will donate $10,000.

Challenge #4

100 gifts of $50 or more, Tim & Ellen Foster and Mary Kate Leonard & Dominick Tierney together will donate $5,000.  


Help Gesu School achieve our One Day Challenge goals by:

  • Following the One Day Challenge on our dedicated giving page and donating on February 29!
  • Creating your own fundraising page, and encouraging friends, family, or co-workers to support your goal! To create your own page and see examples, visit this link at Give Butter (our fundraising platform) and scroll to "members." If you have questions, contact Kristen Barber, Director of Special Events, at or 215-763-9077.
  • Making a pledge now or on February 29. Call the Gesu Development Office at 215-763-9077.
  • Spreading the word!
Every gift directly benefits Gesu School students and provides essential learning tools, from academics and technology to wellness.
Join us on Leap Day for our 10th Annual One Day Challenge! Thank you for your support!

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