Campaign success

2022 Campaign

The 2022 Campaign has just begun! Our goal for this year is $40,000 raised for charity. 

Fundraiser Success

  • Warm Winter Clothing Drive: collected 322 items valued at $3,280 to support SHOP!
  • Valentine's Day Candy Sale: raised $144 to support Dreams from the Heart!
  • Explore Oswego! Raffle: raised $3,030 to support United Way of Greater Oswego County!
  • Spring Flowering Bulb Sale: raised $463 for the United Way of Greater Oswego County!
  • Yards for Yeardley Toiletry Drive: collected 356 personal care items valued at $935 to support SUNY Oswego Its On Oz and OCO's SAF Program!
  • Mother’s Day Hanging Basket Sale: raised $394 for Paws Across Oswego County and the Oswego Children’s Center!
  • Spring Book Drive: collected 15 boxes and 2 bags of hard and softcover books valued at $2,673 for the Oswego Bookmobile!

Campaign Progress

From fundraisers, donations, and pledges

$40,000

2022 Campaign Goal

$11,155

2022 Contributions

28%

Progress Toward Our Goal

Campaign Highlight

Book Drive

SEFA Collected 15 boxes and two bags of books valued at $2,673 to support Oswego Bookmobile!

four people stand near a large stack of children's books in boxes

From left, Bonnie Perfetti, Bookmobile Book Committee chairperson; Susan McBrearty, president of the Oswego Bookmobile; and SEFA Committee members Shelly Sloan and Kristen Haynes.

Explore Oswego! Raffle

Our inaugural Explore Oswego! Raffle, with prizes worth over $1,000, raised $3,030 to support United Way of Greater Oswego County!

Explore Oswego big check with VIPs
Representatives from SUNY Oswego SEFA, Compass Federal Credit Union, and the City of Oswego present the United Way of Greater Oswego County with a check for $3,030.
We owe a huge debt of gratitude to the City of Oswego and Compass Federal Credit Union for partnering with us on this event. Their support was instrumental in making this fundraiser an overwhelming success. We also wish to thank Burke’s Home Center, C’s Farm Market, Eagle Beverage, the H. Lee White Maritime Museum, Stone’s Homemade Candies, and the Oswego County Historical Society, all of whom donated items for our prize packages. 

2021 Campaign

2021 campaign thank-you graphic

Thanks to your help, SUNY Oswego SEFA far surpassed our 2021 campaign goal of $35,000: we raised $48,296 in donations and goods to benefit Oswego County and beyond!

In addition to pledges and donations, our many fundraisers were highly successful at raising funds and goods:

Fundraiser Success

  • Spring Flowering Bulb Sale: raised $510 for the United Way of Greater Oswego County!
  • “Spring Forward” Pop Up Basket of Caring: raised $936 for Hospice of Oswego County!
  • Yards for Yeardley: raised $316 from our t-shirt sale for the SUNY Oswego Its On Oz account and collected 805 personal care items for the OCO SAF Program!
  • Mother’s Day Hanging Basket Sale: raised $407 for Paws Across Oswego County and the Oswego Children’s Center!
  • Spring Book Drive: collected 717 hard and softcover books valued at $4,029 for the Oswego Bookmobile!
  • Stuff-A-Bus: collected 754 school supplies valued at $828, supporting 1,313 children in Oswego County!
  • Fall Mum Sale: 396 plants were purchased raising $983 towards the campaign!
  • Totally Teal Tuesday: apparel sale, $5 Friday, 50/50 raffle, and jewelry sale raised $1,230 for Peaceful Remedies in honor of founder and former SUNY Oswego employee Mary Gosek!
  • Pink Day: the Pink Laker hockey jersey raffle, pink mask sale, and $5 Friday raised $656 to support OCO Cancer Services!
  • Bake-off: the four bake-offs generated $642 to support United Way of Greater Oswego County!
  • Thanksgiving Pie Sale: raised $138 to support United Way of Greater Oswego County plus 16 pies (worth $272) donated to Human Concerns Food Pantry!
  • Talent Showcase: raised $543 to support Peaceful Remedies!
  • Baskets of Caring: raised $4,151 to support United Way of Greater Oswego County!
  • No Shave November: raised $910 to support the national NSN organization's work with cancer prevention, research, and education!
  • The Holiday Food, Supply, & Toy Drive for People & Pets collected 675 items worth $1,684 to support United Way and local animal shelters!
  • The Teddy Bear Toss raised $7,891 worth of donations and teddy bears to support Toys for Tot

2020 Campaign

Thanks to your help, we reached our goal, raising over $30,000 to support United Way of Greater Oswego County and other local charities!