Holy Cross Raises $1.7 Million on Eighth-Annual Giving Day

Aerial photo of the several brick buildngs topped with spires

More than 4,400 donated over a 24-hour period.

Members of the Holy Cross community showed and shared their love for the College, fittingly on Feb. 14, raising $1.7 million on its eighth-annual giving day.

More than 4,400 alumni, students, parents, staff and friends of the College donated to The Power of Purple event over the 24-hour period. Donors encompassed alumni from the class of 1951 to the class of 2026, and every state in the nation was represented. The class of 1990 led the way with the highest amount donated per class, while the class of 2003 took the top spot for number of donors.