Fundraisers & Special Events

Each year, we host over a dozen special events and fundraisers. Learn more here about our annual fundraisers. For details about this year's events, see our What's New page.

All Fundraisers

August

Stuff-a-Bus

Each year we host a school supply drive in support of United Way's Stuff-a-Bus campaign, benefitting children in schools throughout Oswego County.

September

Fall Mum Sale

The annual mum sale runs in late August each year. Beautiful, large mums in five colors are available.

September

Totally Teal Tuesday

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! We host an apparel sale and remembrance walk benefitting Peaceful Remedies, a local non-profit.

October

Pink Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Each year, we recognize Pink Month with pink sales and giveaways and a "pink the rink" event at a Laker ice hockey game.

baking materials on a counter with cookie dough
October and November

Bake-Off

SUNY Oswego faculty, staff, and students compete for the best baked good in five campus bake sales.

October - November

Holiday Drive for Humans and Pets

Each year we host a drive to collect food, toys, and supplies for people and pets. United Way distributes these items to people throughout Oswego County in time for the holidays.

November

Thanksgiving Pie Sale

Fresh pies provided by Ontario Orchards can be purchased in time for Thanksgiving or can be donated to the Human Concerns Food Pantry.

November

No Shave November

Turn in your razor and join us in raising money and awareness for Oswego County Opportunities Cancer Services!

November

Baskets of Caring

Our annual gift basket raffle is our largest event of the year! This is one event you don't want to miss.

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November

Talent Showcase

Hosted at Curtis Manor, this fun event features food, drinks, and listening to colleagues show off their musical talents.

December

Teddy Bear Toss

Support Toys for Tots by tossing a new teddy bear on the ice at a Laker ice hockey game!

Two women hockey players with a toddler wearing hockey gear
December

Holiday Skate

Kids get to skate with the SUNY Oswego men's and women's hockey teams, as well as Santa!

blue and green mittens on snow
January

Warm Winter Clothing Drive

Donate new and gently used winter outerwear to benefit SUNY Oswego students in need, in partnership with SHOP, the campus food and clothes pantry.

Box of hand-made candies - pink and red foil wrapped hearts and chocolate "Kiss"
January - February

Valentine's Day Candy Sale

Satisfy your sweet tooth while helping others. We partner with Stone's Candies to offer beautiful boxes of homemade chocolate.

pink raffle tickets
February

Spring Forward Raffle

Each year we raffle off a high-value "Spring Forward" package of gift cards and merchandise.

pink and yellow potted tulips with yellow potted chrysanthemum
March

Spring Flower Sale

Beautiful potted tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, Easter lilies, and chrysanthemums for indoor or outdoor display

Yards for Yeardley logo - blue heart
April

Yards for Yeardley

To support victims of domestic violence and raise funds for prevention, SEFA sells Yards for Yeardley t-shirts and collects personal care supplies for the OCO SAF program.

stack of picture books
April

Book Drive

We collect books to support the Oswego Bookmobile's effort to provide free books to children in their neighborhoods.

purple petunia hanging basket
April - May

Mother's Day Hanging Basket Sale

We sell big, beautiful, blooming baskets from Ontario Orchards, just in time for Mother's Day.

wooden box with masculine gift items
May - June

Father's Day Pop-Up Basket

Give the fathers in your life a special gift basket full of things that dads will love.

Chairs of the SEFA Committee

Angela Galvin: angela.galvin@oswego.edu

Reginald Braggs: reginald.braggs@oswego.edu 

SEFA Committee

Office of the President

sefa@oswego.edu

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