Light The Way

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In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Wheaton’s Candle Light Ceremony, eight engaged volunteers and loyal leadership donors have issued the Light the Way Challenge. When the Wheaton community joins together and raises at least $1.25M before June 30th, 2023, the challengers have collectively agreed to contribute $350,000 to the Wheaton Fund.

The next chapter in Wheaton’s rich history will be written by community members who Light the Way so that the college’s timeless traditions and strong liberal arts education will sustain. Don’t miss the opportunity to give today to increase the impact of your gift. Your donation today will help unlock $350,000, ensuring Wheaton remains accessible for our current and incoming students.

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When we reach our goal and unlock $350,000 the possibilities are endless. Here are just a handful of ways your gift helps Wheaton students.

244 days ago by Isabel Pongratz

Class Leaderboard
Class LeaderboardDonorsRaised ($)
19798$1,125
19542$137,041
19605$15,650
20031$167
19652$1,600
196613$12,276
20073$143
197214$3,910
20182$150
19778$6,415
198635$4,203
20143$73
19881$60
19678$5,350
19905$515
20101$25
19500$0
19980$0
19891$150
20132$150
20063$300
20191$35
19951$50
19573$2,670
20021$500
19845$6,350
19922$525
19991$25
19821$100
19635$30,810
19707$1,425
20114$172
20041$25
19746$11,950
19948$580
19781$50
19974$350
19877$475
19627$20,130
19521$300
19805$10,900
20092$113
19813$1,430
19735$3,050
20221$25
20260$0
20162$13
20203$18
20003$1,015
19698$8,015
19593$250
19752$600
19645$500
19856$5,470
19766$10,550
19616$10,525
19561$100
197114$29,350
19530$0
20153$45
20251$173
20053$1,760
20015$1,850
19964$250
20089$2,937
20121$10
20240$0
19511$250
19913$208
196812$15,625
19933$1,732
19583$220
20211$10
19551$60
19833$4,050
20172$167
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon76%Alumni
Book icon1%Students
Parent icon9%Parents
Suitcase icon3%Faculty & Staff
Friends icon2%Friends & Families
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