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SJYOU Loyal – Honoring Donor Loyalty

SJYOU Loyal recognizes our alumni and friends who demonstrate their commitment and loyalty to the University by making a gift on an annual basis. This newly established society recognizes individuals who make a gift for two or more consecutive fiscal years (June 1–May 31). Gifts can be designated to any area of the University.

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Loyalty Matters

Membership in SJYOU Loyal signifies you are part of a special community of donors dedicated to shaping the future of St. John’s. Members are among St. John’s most loyal donors, and are the cornerstone of our success. These faithful alumni and friends of the University provide consistent funding for student scholarships, faculty support, University-wide programs like Study Abroad, and so much more.

No matter the area you choose to support each year, or the amount you choose to give, your support goes to work immediately. It helps to ensure that our students achieve their goal of becoming a St. John’s graduate.

How to Become a Member

Make a gift of any amount to any area of the University for two consecutive fiscal years (from June 1 through May 31), and you will be recognized for your generosity. In order to sustain membership and reach milestone levels, simply make a gift every year without interruption. Donors qualify immediately after committing to a recurring gift.

Society Benefits

St. John’s is grateful for the commitment SJYOU Loyal members make every year. Recognition of loyal donors includes

  • Window decal
  • Special recognition at select events
  • Commemorative lapel pin at milestone year five

Missed a Year of Giving?

Reestablishing your loyalty is easy! Simply set up a recurring gift so you never miss a year again. 

Please make your gift and become a member of SJYOU Loyal today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

SJYOU Loyal recognizes donors who demonstrate their loyalty by giving a gift of any amount, to any area at St. John’s, for two or more consecutive fiscal years. Loyal support matters to our students.

No, SJYOU Loyal recognizes all St. John’s donors who give two or more consecutive fiscal years.

No. Gifts of any amount count toward membership.

No. Gifts to any area of the University count toward your membership. 

Yes. Our donor database keeps track of past giving years and donors will be recognized for those years. For example, if you have been giving to St. John’s every year since 2013, you will be recognized as a member of SJYOU Loyal.

Yes. Donors who miss a fiscal year of giving to St. John’s have the opportunity to rejoin in one of two ways. You can sign up for a recurring gift and start your membership immediately, or make a gift for two consecutive years without interruption.

Yes, if you make annual pledge payments. Remember that pledges must be fulfilled by May 31 to count for that year.

Yes. When you give to St. John’s you become part of a community. The loyalty program is one of a few ways you can join. For a list of St. John’s donor societies, visit www.stjohns.edu/alumni-and-friends/ways-contributeView our St. John’s donor societies.

For more information, contact

Donna Cirigliano
[email protected]