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One Mount One Weekend

Save the Date for #OneMountOneWeekend

Every gift to the Mount makes a big difference. Match your passion for positive change with areas at the Mount, working to further a cause close to your heart. Browse the teams, colleges, and initiatives to give to the area that makes you #MountProud.

This year, the outpouring of Mount Pride will also be felt on campus! Join us for the events listed below!

Thursday, April 21

Kick-Off
12 p.m.

Kick-off One Mount One Weekend at noon, when you make your gift during the 60 hours event, you can help the Mount unlock giving day challenges and make a gift to receive your Mount socks!

Friday, April 22

Grotto Clean-up day
national shrine grotto; 1 - 4 p.m.

Join the National Alumni Association for a Grotto Clean-Up Day! To help celebrate #OneMountOneWeekend, participate in an afternoon of service at the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes!

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
  • Time: 1-4 p.m.
  • Location: National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

Event Information:

  • Pre-registration is requested so our staff can prepare appropriate projects.
  • Please dress accordingly and come prepared for the weather. April on Mary's Mountain can be unpredictable and may have cooler temperatures.

Register to Attend the Event

3rd annual alumni of color panel and networking
6 - 7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Mount's Office of Equity and Success, listen to fellow alumni panelists share their Mount experiences and how those experiences prepared them for their professional careers. After the panel, join the panelists and current students for a networking event.

Register to Attend the Event

Men's Rugby alumni networking
6:30 - 8 p.m.

Men's Rugby Alumni and current Men's Rugby Players gather together from 6:30 - 8 p.m. for an evening of professional networking.

Register to Attend the Event

Saturday, April 23

Spring alumni social
east side of campus; 12 - 5 p.m.

Join fellow alumni and friends for a One Mount One Weekend Spring Alumni Social! Enjoy food, drinks, friends, and Mount sports throughout the day.

  • Cheeze on Wheelz food truck and beer gardens will be available throughout our athletic complex.
  • Registration is free but you will have to purchase tickets for the Men's and Women's Lacrosse games for entrance to the stadium. 
  • An All Access Pass is available for purchase which includes your tickets, a signature cup and all your drinks from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 Register to Attend the Social

 

Hall of fame dinner
Dillon field house; 5 p.m.

Join the National Alumni Association, Mount Athletics, and fellow alumni as they celebrate the newest members of the Athletic Hall of Fame:

  • Devin Barry, C'06 - Track and Field
  • Jeremy Goode, C'10 - Men's Basketball
  • David Hinton, C'05 - Track and Field
  • George Knipfing, C'63 - Track and Field
  • Anna Lebo-Dunn, C'08 - Women's Soccer
  • Harold "Chappy" Menninger - Former Athletic Director from 1995-2007

Register to Attend the Dinner

Support Our Students

When looking ofr an immediate way to impact the Mount's current students, consider making your gift to the Mount Annual Fund. From financial aid and student scholarships to enhanced facilities, the Mount Annual Fund impacts virtually every part of the Mount student experience.

  • Make a gift during One Mount One Weekend
  • Our goal is $300,000 in 60 hours.
  • Use the hashtag #OneMountOneWeekend on all of your social media posts sharing why you give to the Mount
  • Encourage a friend to make a gift

Support Our Student-Athletes

Invest in our future success by pushing Mount Athletics to the top.  Support Mount Student-Athletes by:

  • Making a gift to Mount Athletics
  • Making a gift to a specific team
  • Our goal is $175,000 in 60 hours.
  • Cheering on the Mount during athletic events

Support Mount Men's Rugby

"None of us is stronger than all of us."

  • Make your gift to Mount Men's Rugby on One Mount One Weekend
  • Our goal is $35,000 in 60 hours.
  • Tell a friend
  • Share why you give on social media using #OneMountOneWeekend

Support Our Seminary

Make a gift to show your support for the formation of our seminarians.

  • Our goal is $30,000 in 60 hours.  Each and every seminarian will benefit from your gift

The Essentials

Main Hashtag: #OneMountOneWeekend
Date/Time: Thursday, April 21 at noon (EST) through Saturday, April 23 at midnight (EST)


Include msmary.edu/onemount in your posts so your network can see goal progress, campaign updates, and join you in making a gift.


Facebook: /MSMUAlumni, /MountAthletics, /MSMUniversity
Twitter: @msmualumni, @mountathletics, @msmu
Instagram: @msmualumni, @mountathletics, @mountstmarysu

Be a Giving Champion

  • Use the messaging below to plan your outreach
  • Share/retweet University/Program posts for One Mount One Weekend
  • Change your social media graphics to one of the images downloadable on msmary.edu/onemount
  • Add a One Mount One Weekend Giving Frame to your Facebook Profile
  • Make your gift between noon on April 21 and midnight on April 23

Promote #OneMountOneWeekend

Pre #OneMountOneWeekend

  • Share social graphics to encourage people to save the date
  • Re-share posts from MSMU Alumni, Mount Athletics, and other Mount social media accounts you follow

During #OneMountOneWeekend

  • Share why you are giving
  • Re-share posts from MSMU Alumni, Mount Athletics, and other Mount social media accounts you follow
  • Participate in social media challenges
  • Tag your friends in your posts and in the comments to encourage them to give

Example Social Posts

  • Excited to support the Mount today and everyday: msmary.edu/onemount #OneMountOneWeekend
  • This #OneMountOneWeekend I'm giving back to ensure the same opportunity for current and future Mount students: msmary.edu/onemount #OneMountOneWeekend
  • I just gave this #OneMountOneWeekend because __________________
  • Join me this #OneMountOneWeekend in supporting _________________
  • Not Sure What Else To Post?
    • Sharing #OneMountOneWeekend content from Mount pages helps increase awareness and is an easy way to spread the word with just one click
    • Use the #OneMountOneWeekend hashtag in every post
    • Always include a link to the main #OneMountOneWeekend website
    • Include pictures and/or videos in your posts as often as possible
    • Share about the Mount's impact on your life

How should I use my school, program or group’s social media channels for #OneMountOneWeekend?

  • Share results
  • Thank your donors and all who supported your program during #OneMountOneWeekend
  • Re-share stewardship messages posted by @MSMUAlumni and @MountAthletics

Be A Giving Champion

By being a Giving Champion, you create and spread awareness of One Mount One Weekend.  You help inspire other members of the Mount community to take part in the day and support our students.

You can engage others by posting on your social networks One Mount One Weekend messaging and photos.