BVR Founders' Day

December 7, 2021

Founders’ Day is Beaver’s biggest day of giving back. 

Every year on Beaver’s Birthday, the BVR alumni community rallies together to share their BVR pride, reconnect and make contributions to the projects and programs that make Beaver, Beaver.

For the Dam Challenge

Members of the Beaver Community love to rise to a challengeAnd for Founders’ Day 2021, 204 donors came together and accepted the For the Dam Challenge!

An anonymous alumni supporter gave us our biggest challenge yet:

200 donors = $25,000 Update: UNLOCKED

*Midday through the day, another alum stepped forward to double down on our goal: 

200 donors = an additional $10,000 Update: UNLOCKED

Highlights from the record-breaking day:



204 donors made gifts to Beaver, totaling $156,474 in support of our school. That's more than DOUBLE last year's total. 
A new BVR record!
34 Advisory Council Members gave their time + energy to rally their peers

8 decades of BVRalumni were a part of this effort
5 raffle winners: Cheri Coulter '70, Flora Dicara '16, Julia Jordan Catlin ‘64, Alexa Knopf '11, Ronan McCarthy '20


3 alums crowned trivia champs: Ben Hicks '14, Raven Rankine '12, and Ty Price '19
2 top BVRpassions supported were Performing + Visual Arts and Writing + Humanities (see the full list below)


ONE amazing BVRalumni community came together to make 2021 Founders' Day the best celebration yet!