RED (White) and BLUE Challenge
UR Here is everywhere! A patriotic Spider has offered $5,000 if we receive at least one gift from all 50 states!
No matter where you are around the globe, UR Here in our hearts. A generous donor has offered $5,000 if we receive a gift from at least 10 countries!
Rise ‘n’ Shine Challenge – April 11
Make today twice as nice! Tracey Ivey, B’82, and husband Bob, B’82, have offered to match, $1 for $1, all gifts made between 6-9 a.m. EDT up to $5,000.
Power Hour Challenge – April 11
Feeling that afternoon slump? Time to power through! A Spider alum and trustee has offered $5,000 if we receive 25 gifts between 3-4 p.m. EDT.
Strong Finish Challenge – April 11
It’s the final countdown! A member of the Board of Trustees has offered to match, $1 for $1, all gifts made between 11 p.m. and midnight EDT, up to $5,000.
Spider Anniversary Challenge
In honor of 125 years of being Spiders, a generous donor has offered UR up to $1,250:
SOCIAL MEDIA + CHAMPION CHALLENGES
UR Here Champions Challenge
The Champion who brings in the most gifts through their personal link will win $500 to the fund of their choice. Second place will win $250 to the fund of their choice. Click any of the links below to sign up to be an official Champion and help spread the word!
Itsy Bitsy Spider Challenge
Post a photo of your child or pet wearing UR gear to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Tag with #URHere and include the school, department, program, or team you support for the chance to earn $250 for that fund.
Post your favorite UR throwback photo to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Tag with #URHere and call out the school, department, program, or team you support for the chance to earn $250 for that fund.
This one’s for our Grads of the Last Decade (classes 2009-2018)! The school, department, or program with the most GOLD alumni donors during UR Here will receive a bonus of $2,500. Offered by a Spider who is young at heart!
Spider Parent Challenge
Proud parents of a 2020 Spider have offered a special challenge to fellow parents: The school, department, or program with the most parent donors during UR Here will receive a bonus of $2,500. Thanks, Mom and Dad!
We are UR: Faculty & Staff Challenge
Faculty and staff are our best ambassadors. The school, department, or program with the most gifts from faculty and staff will receive a bonus of $2,500. So glad UR Here with us! Generously offered by a Spider family.
SCHOOL & UNITS CHALLENGES
A&S Donor Challenge
Patrice Rankine, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, has issued a very special challenge: For every 50 donors to the School of Arts & Sciences, or any of its departments, Dean Rankine will personally donate $1,000, up to a maximum of $4,000. Your gift of any amount will help A&S take advantage of this generous challenge!
Jepson Brunch Challenge
If Jepson receives at least 50 gifts during UR Here, Dean Sandra Peart will treat Jepson alumni to brunch during Homecoming 2019 weekend!
Robins School of Business Challenge
Kevin Cox, B’74, has challenged Spiders to give to the B-School during UR Here and will match gifts, $1 for $1, up to $10,000!
Westhampton College Challenge
Joy Cox, W’76, has challenged Spiders to give to Westhampton during UR Here and will match gifts, $1 for $1, up to $10,000!
Law School Challenge
Gifts made to the Michelle Rahman Endowed Scholarship during UR Here will be matched, $1 for $1, by Rick Klau, L’96, who pledged $100,000 in total matching funds!
Common Ground Challenge
Maura and Steve Mongelli, ’98, challenge all Spiders to support Common Ground during UR Here. They will match your gift, $1 for $1, up to $2,500!
Lobo Math & Computer Science Challenge
Andrew Lobo, ’06, has offered to match gifts to the Math and Computer Science Department, $1 for $1, up to $500. That’s a calculation we can all make!
Multicultural Affairs Challenge
Dr. Camille Cade Hammond, ’97, challenges all Spiders to support the Office of Multicultural Affairs during UR Here. She will match your gift, $1 for $1, up to $2,500.
Team with the Highest $$$ Raised
Dedicated Spider Club members and season ticket holders Chris and Karen Bryant have challenged all 17 teams to make UR Here a huge success. They will give $5,000 to the team that raises the most money during UR Here!
Team with the Most Donors
Chris and Karen Bryant will also give $5,000 to the team that secures the most donors during UR Here! Teams, start making your game plan!
All challenges subject to change prior to April 10.