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Thank you to the max!

The #UMNGive community smashed another fundraising record on this year’s Give to the Max Day! Below are preliminary totals, but we’re still counting. Check back later for a final tally and thanks again for your support!

 

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GRAND PRIZES
$29,000 Total

Awards for dollars raised for U causes

  • 1st place - $7,500
  • 2nd place - $5,000
  • 3rd place - $2,000
 

Awards for number of gifts for U causes

  • 1st place - $7,500
  • 2nd place - $5,000
  • 3rd place - $2,000

ALL DAY PRIZES

More prize winners coming soon!

  • $1,000 Prize Winners

    Patricia H. - Integrative Health & Wellbeing
    LeeAnn H. - Raptor Center
    Mark R. - Bell Museum
    Mark S. - Animal Science
    Vien N. - Excellence in Education
    Gary and Andy W. - Veterinary General Support
    Jason V. - Pharmacy Alumni Scholarship

    $2,000 Prize Winners

    Paul T. - The Fund for CLA
    Robert M. - IPUMS Fund
    Beverly S. - CBS Conservatory Fund
    Justin S. - Carlson School of Management

GET INVOLVED

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Become a U of M influencer

Share your enthusiasm for the U in social media! Become a U of M influencer and help promote future U initiatives and share why you're #UMNproud online.

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Show your maroon and gold at work

$500

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Supporters maroon and gold

Take a photo of yourself in your U of M gear at work and post it to social media with #UMNGIVE.

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Young Alum/Recent Graduate

$500

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This prize will be awarded to a donor who is a young alumni or a recent graduate.

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1851st gift of the day

$500

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The U of M was founded in 1851, so the 1851st gift will win this prize. 

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Throwback Thursday photo of any U campus

$500

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Throwback icon

Post a throwback photo on any U of M campus

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Dress up your kids or pet in U of M gear

$500

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Dog and kid icon

Dress up your kids or pet in U of M gear and post using #UMNGIVE.

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U of M rouser/UMD Bulldog fight song

$500

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Supporters maroon and gold

Take a video of yourself or a group singing the U of M rouser or UMD Bulldog fight song. 

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First donation of the day

$1,000

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Prize awarded for the first donation of the day.

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Far away donor

$1,000

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The fund receiving a gift from the donor farthest from Minnesota.

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#UMNGive Twitter retweet

$1,000

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For every #UMNGive Twitter retweet. $10 will be giving to the U Discovery Scholars fund up to $1,000.

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Selfies with #UMNGive

$500

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Take a selfie with #UMNGive at an on-campus event and win one of two $500 prizes for your fund.  

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Use #UMNGive on Social Media

$500

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Use #UMNGive on Facebook/Twitter more than once on GTMD posts and win one of two $500 prizes for your fund.  

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Victory from within

$500

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Donors with an @umn.edu e-mail address.  Donor who wins drawing will get $500 to their fund. 

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#UMNGive

 

FAQ

No. A website admin fee will not be taken off of U of M Foundation website donations.

Yes. Donors can only win one drawing.

Any gifts received through U of M Foundation websites on Give to the Max Day will be eligible for the $50,000 incentive prizes. Gifts made via phone and checks delivered to the U of M Foundation or to a U development officer by close of business (4:30 p.m.) on Nov. 17 will also be eligible.

If you won a prize for a U cause as part of the daily drawings you will be notified via email. If you won a prize relating to social media, you may be contacted through your social media account. If the U of M Foundation has a phone number on file, we may call to give you the great news.

Yes, if brought to U of M Foundation. Online gifts are preferred.

612-624-3333 or giving@umn.edu

 

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