Give to Bethany Day 2020 text over photo of students outside by Old Main building

Give to Bethany Day

From all of us at Bethany Lutheran College, please accept a heartfelt thank you for your support of Give to Bethany Day on Thursday, November 12! The day was a tremendous success because of your gifts: 553 gifts were given totaling $126,669. By surpassing the goal, Bethany received the full challenge grant making the total amount raised for the day $196,669.

Thank you so much! Your support allows Bethany to provide students with an exceptional Christ-centered, college education now and as we continue to row our Bethany Viking ship into the future!

GTBD 2020 Goal – $100,000 raised and 550 gifts in 24 hours

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GTBD ’20 Giving Stats
Largest Gift$10,000
Median Gift$100
Average Gift$229

Challenge Grant

A group of anonymous BLC supporters have offered up to $70,000 to be added to the total dollars raised for the day, depending on how many gifts and amounts raised. Here is how it will work:

  • 500 gifts and $80,000 raised$50,000 grant
  • 525 gifts and $90,000 raised$60,000 grant
  • 550 gifts and $100,000 raised – full $70,000 grant

Select the amount you would like to donate, and pay securely online with your credit card.

Other ways to make your gift


Send your gift by November 12, 2020 to:
Give to Bethany Day
700 Luther Drive
Mankato, MN 56001


Text your gift amount to 855-956-4610. You’ll receive a verification text as well as a receipt via email. Instructions >


Call Christopher KindBruce GratzArt Westphal, or Jake Krier in the Bethany Advancement Office at 800-944-3066 between 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (CST) or leave a message.

In Person

Drop off your gift at the Bethany Advancement Office on campus between 8 a.m.–5 p.m. The office is in Presidents Hall (the white house next to Trinity Chapel)

All gifts for Give to Bethany Day will go into the Bethany Fund, and will be used to give every student on campus the best Christ-centered college education possible!

*Please make checks to Bethany Lutheran College.