GIVING STORIES

There are many reasons members of the Mercyhurst community choose to give to Mercyhurst! Whether it be to support the Mercyhurst Annual Fund, a specific academic program, athletic team, or club – gifts truly make a difference all across our campus community. To be featured below, email your Giving Story to alumni@mercyhurst.edu

“The four years I spent at Mercyhurst were some of the best years of my life which brought me my husband, lifelong friends, and more memories than I can count. I give to Mercyhurst because I hope that other students will have the same wonderful experience there that I did years ago." — Kaleigh Vinesky ’13 
“I choose to give to and support Mercyhurst University because I cannot think of a better way to give back to a place that has given me so much. The Mercyhurst family helped shape me into who I am today and I am forever grateful for everything the University has given me!” — Brooke Sanfilippo ’00 
“I chose Mercyhurst because I of the "home" culture. I am originally from Erie PA and picking a college close to home was what I wanted. I knew Mercyhurst was right for me right when i stepped on campus! I love the beautifully built campus and the activities for all students. Mercyhurst was a great choice and one of my only choices and I am glad I am now an alumni of such a prestigious college. Hurst is always home and I will never forget that.” — Amelia Kanonczyk ‘19
“I support the Hurst which goes back to the wonderful friendships and relationships I built during my time being involved. It was truly the best 4 years of my life!” — Christopher Davis ’08