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Falcon Fund in Five

Mark your calendars now for September 9-13, 2024 for Falcon Fund in Five Parent Drive!

The Falcon Fund in Five is a 5-day parent drive in the fall inviting parents to show their support for Ben Lippen. Our goal is always participation as the support of those closest to the school speaks volumes as we reach out to other donors, organizations, and grants. 

Every gift matters, no matter the amount. Every year, we see small gifts come together for a big impact.  

The Falcon Fund is a vital part of our annual operating budget and your gifts touch every aspect of a student’s experience, providing what most likely influenced your choice of a Ben Lippen education. Your gifts allow us to support enhancements in technology, improve campus security, invest in transportation, expand academic programs, and continue to grow our spiritual life, arts, and athletics programs. 

The Falcon Fun in Five is an exciting week on campus with fun, friendly class and division competitions to make participating fun, car line excitement, and even a visit from Talon, our school mascot.

It’s never too late to support the Falcon Fund if you missed this 2023-24 parent drive. You can make an immediate or recurring donation or a pledge conveniently and securely online. Pledges are due before June 30, 2024.

You can reach out with any questions to, 803-807-4118.

Come to the Table – March  22, 2025

Come to the Table is the hallmark fundraising and vision event for the Ben Lippen community. The evening includes dinner, silent and live auctions, and a compelling program with music, guest speakers, and vision casting. Proceeds from this long-table dinner event and auction will benefit our current construction project, the Blackwell Center for Life Impact.

Thank you for making our 2024 Come to the Table dinner an auction a smashing success! We saw increases across the board from parent volunteers, corporate and grandparent sponsors, guests, and auction items leading to an impressive 500% increase in revenue. We are so grateful for the role you played.

Enjoy this special look into the unique community found at Ben Lippen School.

An evening of fellowship and vision with a silent and live auction


The first Tuesday in May, we partner with The Central Carolina Community Foundation to raise funds for our Falcon Fund. Midlands Gives is a high-energy, 18-hour donation drive that raises not only donations but awareness about the value of and support for a Ben Lippen education in our local area. 


Traditionally the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday celebrates the response of generosity to the practice of gratitude. Join with others as part of a “global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.”  

You can join this global movement by making a donation to Ben Lippen School by cash, check, or credit card at 7401 Monticello Rd., Columbia, SC 29203.


Alumni Day of Giving 

Ben Lippen Alumni are a vital part of our community. Their active engagement and support ensure that the unique Ben Lippen experience they enjoyed continues for those following in their footsteps. Alumni Day of Giving is an exciting opportunity for our previous students and graduates to enjoy good-natured class challenges while supporting the school that formed a foundation for their lives beyond Ben Lippen. 

Alumni day of giving