Save the Date - Big Give

BIG GIVE 2022 | April 6-7, 2022

The Big Give is a 36-hour online campaign in support of USD School of Law. Last year's Big Give
raised over $369,000 for scholarships and academic programs. Let's make the ninth annual Big Give
a Big Success in 2022. Join your fellow alumni and friends and make a gift to USD School of Law!

Big Give 2021 Scored A Big Win

Thank you for supporting the 8th Annual Big Give!

Remarkable team effort! Thank you — Team Members, Coaches, Managers and Padres' CEO!

Padres' CEO, Erik Greupner '04 (JD) threw out the opening pitch of the Big Give during OPENING NIGHT BASH festivities on April 6, 2021!  Dean Robert Schapiro, alumnus Ronson Shamoun '98 (BAC), '02 (JD), '03 (LLM) and Erik Greupner rallied USD School of Law for the next three days to make this year's Big Give a Rousing Success!  

This years 36-hour online campaign in support of USD School of Law raised more than $369,000 in benefit of scholarships and academic programs. Gifts made during the 2021 Big Give Bash, hosted by RJS Law-A Tax Law Firm, on April 6, 2021, and the following two days of online fundraising beginning April 7th through April 8th, 2021 help fund key initiatives, strengthen academic programs, and load the bases for a successful law school. You can be sure that your sincere act of generosity during this year's Big Give made a real difference.

All of us at USD School of Law want to express our sincere appreciation as your resounding support also sends a strong message to current students who are trying their best to study hard, stay focused and succeed despite the challenges of the past year.

Thank you Alumni — One and All!

A Big Thank You to our Challenge Donors

A BIG THANK YOU to Bartell Hotels—Richard Bartell, '75 (JD); Professor David Brennan, '03 (LLM) and The Honorable Louisa S Porter, '77 (JD); Jackson Lewis P.C.; Michael B. Kaplan, '72 (JD); Kim Koro, '86 (JD); Linden Root Dickinson—John Henkel, '77 (JD); James R. McCormick, Jr., '97 (JD); Jack McGrory, '81 (JD); The Montage Group—Erin F. Giglia '01 (JD) and Laurie G. Rowen '04 (JD); Virginia C. Nelson '79 (JD) and Mark W. Andrews; Dean Robert A. Schapiro and Dr. Lillian G. Schapiro; Former Congresswoman Lynn Schenk, '70 (JD); RJS Law—A Tax Law Firm—Ronson J. Shamoun, ’98 (BAA), ’02 (JD), ’03 (LLM); Annsley and George Strong, '74 (JD) for helping us hit a homerun for this year's Big Give.   





Results and Frequently Asked Questions

2021 Big Give "Batting Average"

Donors:  275 Friends and Alumni Contributed                    26% Increase over Prior Year

Dollars Raised:  $350,000 Goal and $369,192 Raised       11% Increase in Funding Over 2020 

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