Help ACS secure an additional $100,000! Every donation to the ACS Fund on Oct. 3 will be matched dollar for dollar by generous alumni families, up to the first $100,000. Thank you to our generous alumni families for sponsoring this match:
Lloyd “Chip” Fry, Alumnus Class of 1967
John and Karin Kukral, Alumnus Class of 1974
Neal and Jen Reenan, Alumni Parents and Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees
Martin and Catherine Slark, Alumni Parents and Honorary Trustee
Joel and Shannon Weinberger, Alumni Parents and Honorary Trustee
Challenge met! Thank you to the ACS community for your overwhelming support.
Winners of the following drawings will be contacted the week of October 9 to redeem their prizes.
Early Bird Special
: The first three donors on Oct. 3 will receive a special seahorse treat. Congratulations to the Means family, the Zhu/Wu family, and the Nuthakki family!
: Did you make a gift to ACS on a prior Day of Giving? Make a gift on Oct. 3 for a chance to win an ACS crew neck sweatshirt. Winner: Jen Vaughan
: Make your very first gift to the ACS Fund on Oct. 3 for a chance to win lunch for two with ACS Head of School Dr. Kirsty Montgomery in downtown Downers Grove. Winner: Peter Agapov
Auction Tickets Raffle: A gift to the ACS Fund on Oct. 3 enters you in a drawing to win two tickets to the ACS Auction on March 2, 2024! Winner: Carol Burrows
Alumni Class Challenge
: Which alumni class is the most spirited? Show your seahorse pride by making a gift in honor of your class or beloved teachers. Congratulations to the Class of 2023!
Race to the Finish
: The Student Group with highest family participation at the end of the Day of Giving wins a special surprise for students.* Congratulations to the PreK 3 class for winning this challenge! Full results are below.
PreK 3: 100%
PreK 4: 67%
Group 1: 92%
Group 2: 73%
Group 3: 86%
Group 4: 85%
Group 5: 78%
Group 6: 68%
Group 7: 58%
Group 8: 67%
Update as of 10/4/2023
Premium Parking Pass
: Families of Student Groups that reach 100% participation on or before Oct. 3 will be entered into a drawing for a one-day, reserved parking pass. One winner per Group!* PreK 3 Winner: The Jafri Family
: Donate on or before Oct. 3 to receive a set of limited-edition bamboo/marble ACS coasters. Gifts will be mailed to homes in four to six weeks.
Donors After Dark
: Make a gift on Oct. 3 between 6 p.m. and midnight for a chance to win a cozy ACS basket perfect for fall. Winner: Nisha Gokhale and family
Recurring Rewards for Alumni
: Alumni and alumni families who sign up for monthly recurring gifts of $10 or more by Oct. 3 will be entered to win an ACS surprise subscription box delivered once each trimester in the 23-24 school year.
: If ACS reaches 200 donors on the Day of Giving, every donor who makes a gift that day will be entered to win a $200 gift card to the new ACS spirit store! Challenge met! 228 donors supported the Day of Giving. Winner: The Buerki/Gilbert Family