St. Felix Day of Giving - March 29, 2023

St. Felix Day of Giving banner photo showing a small collage of university experiences and listing the date of Wednesday, March 29, 2023


Madonna Fund

$26,332 raised of $17,500 goal25 donors

This fund supports the University's greatest need, from maintenance to renovations.

Sister Rose Marie photo taken in a Sister House long Hallway

Sr. Rose Marie Kujawa Endowed Scholarship

$11,031 raised of $10,000 goal32 donors

This scholarship honors Madonna's sixth president, who passed away last year.

Close-up of Students during a lecture

School of BusinessTechnology Fund

$1,382 raised of $3,500 goal6 donors

This fund will equip a business classroom with the latest technology.

Nursing Instructor close-up

College of Nursing and HealthTelehealth Fund

$1,590 raised of $5,000 goal6 donors

A fund to support a Telehealth Resource and Training Center to teach students how to provide telehealth services.

Personal instruction with teacher and young student writing

College of Education & Human DevelopmentSpecial Education Fund

$2,300 raised of $3,750 goal10 donors

A fund to update special education teacher training materials to inform students about classroom best practices.

Forensic Science Lab

College of Arts & SciencesForensic Science Equipment Fund

$1,094 raised of $5,000 goal11 donors

A fund to provide an explosion-proof refrigerator/freezer for students to safely store flammable testing samples.

Three student athletes outside wearing their cap & gown and holding sporting equipment for their sport


$1,020 raised of $10,000 goal8 donors

A fund to update a student-athlete lounge for study sessions and team meetings.

Overhead shot of Students during orientation forming the shape of the letter M and the small flame above reminiscent of the Madonna logo

Student AffairsFund

$2,662 raised of $5,000 goal13 donors

A fund to provide new furniture in student study spaces around campus.


Dr. Chris Benson will match $50 gifts to the Student Affairs Fund up to $500.


An anonymous Madonna Cabinet member will match any employee gift to any funds up to $1,500.


Madonna University IT partner Dynamic Campus will match any gift to any fund up to $10,000.


Wednesday March 29, 2023 is Madonna University's Annual

St. Felix Day of Giving!

It is a day when we ask our community to support the University and its students, just as St. Felix of Cantalice used to ask for support for his community. 

Madonna University exemplifies the fine tradition of Catholic and Franciscan scholarship that has contributed significantly to the intellectual and professional development in our society. With our alumni and friends on every continent except Antarctica, Madonna University graduates apply their knowledge and skills in meaningful service around the world – improving the lives of others, while excelling in their own professions.


  • Challenges to be displayed here as they are announced


8:00pm - We have over 100 donors who have donated over $46,000 - thank you to those who donated and those who created matches, doubling the gifts of many of our supporters!  Your funds help create "the Madonna Difference!"

1:00pm - Thank You!  Thank You! 75 donors have donated to causes they believe in resulting in over $15,000 for Madonna students and programs.

11:30am - We've had nearly 50 donations for almost $12,000 - thank you for your generosity and belief in the mission of Madonna University!


posted 3/29 by Matt Rheinecker