Q: What is Lucky Day for SJA?

Lucky Day for SJA is a fun way to celebrate a fundraising event taking place on Thursday, March 14, 2024. Please check our posts regularly as many surprises will be unlocked throughout the day.


We hope the entire St. Johnsbury Academy community — alumni, families, faculty, staff, students, and friends — will come together to support areas of the school such as academics, arts, athletics, student support, student life, and much more. SJA is grateful for gifts of any amount.


Q: When is Lucky Day for SJA? What is the goal?

Lucky Day for SJA is March 14, 2024.


Our goal is to gather gifts from as many supporters as possible! Lucky Day for SJA will give the SJA Fund a boost and help us investment in people, curricula, programs, and facilities.


Q: Can I pre-schedule a donation for Lucky Day for SJA?

Participate early by making a gift any time after 5 a.m. on February 29, 2024. Participation from this day on will count toward overall goals.


Q: Who can donate?

Everyone is invited and encouraged to participate. Gifts of every size are appreciated. Donations through the Lucky Day for SJA online portal will be received and receipted by the Alumni Office. All donations are tax-deductible. 


Q: If I live internationally, can I still participate and make a gift?

Yes. The Lucky Day for SJA brings together our entire school community from around the world. You may make your gift at Lucky Day for SJA


If you prefer to give via wire transfer, please email Tammi Cady ’88 at tammi.cady@stjacademy.org and she will send you instructions.


Q: How do I make my Lucky Day for SJA gift?

Online (preferred):
The best way to ensure your gift is counted toward our goal is to give online at: Lucky Day for SJA on Thursday, March 14.


By Mail:
Gifts can be mailed to the following address:

St. Johnsbury Academy
Office of Alumni and Development
PO Box 906
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819


Please make checks payable to “St. Johnsbury Academy” and include “Lucky Day for SJA” on the memo line to ensure your gift is counted in our giving day totals.


Q: Which payment methods are accepted?

Cash, checks, and credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express), gifts are accepted. Gifts may also be made by wire transfer and appreciated securities.


Q: How much of my donation goes to St. Johnsbury Academy?

100% of all donations with go to St. Johnsbury Academy.


Q: Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Absolutely — visit Lucky Day for SJA on your mobile device or make a gift via Venmo at @sja1842.


Q: Will my gift be tax-deductible?

Yes. The Alumni Office will send a formal acknowledgement letter to your mailing address. We can also email you a copy of if you prefer.


Q: What are other ways to maximize my gift and support SJA?

Use the power of your network by sharing on social media or sending an email to your friends on why SJA is important to you, and encourage your friends to make a gift to Lucky Day for SJA. Be sure to include the hashtag #HilltoppersGive in your posts.


Take advantage of your company’s matching gift program. You can see if your employer matches gifts by clicking on our matching gift link.


Follow our social media pages to see updates throughout the day:


Instagram: @SJA1842

Facebook: St. Johnsbury Academy Alumni


Q: Can I still make a gift after Lucky Day for SJA?

You can make a gift any time to support St. Johnsbury Academy. All gifts received by June 30, 2024, will be counted in this fiscal year.