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Past Events

2-22 to JMU
The first non-athletics area to reach 222 donors receives an additional $2,220.
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $2,220 College of Business 225
2 Valley Scholars 217
3 College of Arts and Letters 158
4 Madison Vision Fund 112
5 College of Science and Mathematics 108
Dollar Totals
Information about today’s funds raised
Rank Department Raised
1 Athletics (Proud and True) $163,157.09
2 Valley Scholars $71,397.00
3 Athletics (Proud and True) $58,316.00
4 College of Business $51,323.69
5 College of Arts and Letters $26,533.06
Dinnertime "Food Bowl"
Thanks for throwing this dog a bone! Athletics' Proud & True fund gets the $800!
Rank Department Donors
1 Athletics (Proud and True) 226
2 Valley Scholars 225
3 Athletics (Proud and True) 172
4 College of Arts and Letters 171
5 Madison Vision Fund 119
Dukes Pay It Forward
Way to go, Dukes! This challenge has been met. Rick (’02) and Jen (’01) Dierker have contributed $25K as a result of 50 people giving to Dukes Pay It Forward scholarships.
50 / 50 Donors
Honoring Jan Sievers Mahon's Retirement from the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
Way to go, Dukes! You've met this challenge!
50 / 50 Gifts
Women for ALL of Madison
Way to go, Dukes! You've met this challenge,and unlocked $22K more in scholarships.
88 / 88 Gifts
COB's Fifty to Infinity
Way to go, Dukes! You've met this challenge. When you reached 250 donors, Richard (’81) and Alison Banziger, Nora (’82) and Steve (’80) Crouch, and Chad (’88) and Lauryn Pomeroy partnered to award an additional $100K to this COB scholarship fund.
200 / 200 Donors
ISAT Junior and Senior Capstone Projects
Thanks to Peter Denbigh (’02, ’11M), Patrick Cushing (’02), Ryan Luckay (’10), and Dr. Bob Kolvoord (Dean of the College of Integrated Science and Engineering) and all those who contributed to this challenge.
Kahil Family's Global Community
Thanks to the Kahil family and everyone who contributed to the Community Engagement and Service Center!
Sororities and Fraternities
Are you a member of a sorority or fraternity? Select your affiliation when you make your gift to participate in this friendly competition for bragging rights. The organization with the most donors at 12 a.m. ET on 2/23 wins!
Are you affiliated with a fraternity or sorority?
Rank Answer Donors
1 Sigma Kappa 92
2 Zeta Tau Alpha 80
3 Alpha Sigma Alpha 56
4 Sigma Sigma Sigma 45
5 Alpha Kappa Alpha 45
6 Alpha Sigma Tau 35
7 Alpha Chi Omega 34
8 Alpha Phi 29
9 Sigma Nu 25
10 Alpha Phi Alpha 25
11 Phi Mu 22
12 Pi Kappa Phi 21
13 Sigma Phi Epsilon 20
14 Kappa Alpha Theta 20
15 Alpha Delta Pi 19
New Donors
Women for Madison is the fund with the most new donors at 11 p.m. — those who are giving to JMU for the first time — and they get a fresh $1,100!
Lunchtime "Food Bowl"
Duke Dog's belly is full, and he's curled up to take a nap. Thanks for playing!
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $800 Valley Scholars 142
2 College of Business 132
3 Athletics (Proud and True) 105
4 College of Arts and Letters 97
5 Athletics (Proud and True) 96
Around the World
The area with the donor farthest from JMU gets an additional $500. (Location determined by billing address. One prize per area.)
Honoring Donna Harper with Valley Scholars
Way to go, Dukes! This challenge has been met. Carly and Frank Fiorina have contributed an additional $50K to the Valley Scholars endowment in honor of Donna Harper.
100 / 100 Donors
JMUAA for Jones Miller Student Emergency Fund
Way to go, Dukes! You've met this challenge.
$3,500 MATCHED
CAL-ling All Alumni
Thanks to the CAL Alumni Board and everyone who contributed to the College of Arts and Letters!
Uncle Bijan's Scholarship Fund
Way to go, Dukes! You've secured the full value of this match.
$12,500 MATCHED
O'Shea Memorial Scholarship
Way to go, Dukes! You've met this challenge and $2,000 has been added to the memorial scholarship. What a loving way to honor the memory of Dr. Edwin O'Shea!
$2,000 MATCHED