$ 734,621 raised 1,898 gifts
One Day. One KU.

ONE DAY. ONE KU. was a tremendous success! In just 24 hours, thousands of Jayhawks came together to support the University of Kansas. We were thrilled to see so much KU pride expressed on social media and are excited to share that more than $734,000 was raised for programs and initiatives across all campuses! These gifts will have a lasting impact on our university community. Thank you, Jayhawk Nation!

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THANK YOU
Feb 21, 2018

We are amazed by how many Jayhawks came together yesterday to support the University of Kansas. We couldn’t have been successful without you, our generous alumni and friends.

 

We’d love to share this message from Chancellor Girod:

 

Halftime!
Feb 20, 2018

Wow — what a day so far! We’ve raised over $175K from more than 720 gifts (and counting!) in the first 12 hours of One Day. One KU. We have just 12 hours left! If the weather or your location has kept you from being able to make it to campus today, here’s some photos of the fun ways students are getting involved. Be sure to follow all the fun on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)!

 

Photos by Mike Yoder and Mark McDonald

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Donors by State
Rank State Donors
1 KS 957
2 MO 106
3 TX 59
2
Match
David Parker Challenge for KPR News
Longtime listener and supporter David Parker will match all contributions to the KPR/KANU News Fund up to $3,000! Help our listeners stay engaged and informed by supporting news on Kansas Public Radio. This challenge is only available from 12:01 p.m. until 5 p.m., so give now to maximize your support.
$1,612 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Zakoura and Smithyman Match for Music
Jim Zakoura and Lee Smithyman have graciously stepped forward to provide a dollar for dollar match, up to $5,000, for all gifts made to the School of Music. What a great way to make your gift go even further!
$2,415 MATCHED
Ended
2
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Wichita Family and Community Medicine Challenge
An anonymous donor has generously stepped forward to offer a dollar for dollar match, up to $25,000, to any gift made to the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Help us meet this generous challenge!
$11,043 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Wichita Pediatrics Challenge
The KU School of Medicine-Wichita Pediatrics Department has graciously offered a dollar for dollar match, up to $25,000, to any gift made to their department on February 20. Thank you to the Pediatrics Department!
$21,018 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Cheung Match for Multicultural Scholars
Kerry Cheung (a'91) AIA, EDAC, LEED GA will match all contributions to the School of Architecture & Design's Multicultural Scholars Program, up to $1,000. Help us bring the best and brightest to KU!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Mark Johnson Match for the Dole Institute
To support our mission, Mark P. Johnson has offered to match, dollar for dollar, all gifts up to $1,000. Double the impact of your gift before this challenge runs out! All funds raised will support the Dole Institute's Internship Assistance Fund, which provides financial support to KU students in their pursuit of careers in public service.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for Education Scholarships
Dean Ginsberg has generously offered to match dollar for dollar all gifts to School of Education Scholarships, up to $1,000. Help us meet this challenge and recruit and retain the best and brightest students!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Intellectual Hub of Campus Challenge
Knowing that a gift to the Libraries benefits everyone at KU, Melinda Mitchell has generously agreed to match all contributions to the Libraries, up to $1,000. Take advantage of this match to double the impact of your gift!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Grant Moise Winning Edge Challenge for Journalism
To ensure Jayhawk journalists are at the front of the flock, Grant Moise (j'98) will match the first $1,000 in contributions to the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications brought in during One Day. One KU.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Eichman Challenge for KPR News
Matt and Heather Eichman are challenging donors like you to support KPR News. They are matching gifts to the KPR News Fund up to $1,000. Show your support for news that matters on Kansas Public Radio. This challenge begins at 5:01 p.m.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Melissa Ness Make a Difference Match for Social Welfare
Students choose the social work profession to MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Melissa Ness MSW, has graciously agreed to match dollar for dollar, up to $1,000, all contributions to the School of Social Welfare during One Day. One KU.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Spencer Museum of Art Student Opportunities Match
An anonymous donor has generously offered to match all gifts given in support of student opportunities at the Spencer Museum of Art, up to $3,000. What a great way to double the impact of your gift for our deserving students and programs!
$3,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for KU Law
In support of our students and programs, Dean Mazza has generously offered to match dollar for dollar all School of Law gifts, up to $1,000. Take advantage of this match to double the impact of your gift!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for Pharmacy
Dean Audus has generously offered to match dollar for dollar all gifts to the School of Pharmacy, up to $2,000. His match will benefit student scholarships and fellowships. Help us meet this challenge and recruit and retain the best and brightest students!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for Graduate Studies
In support of our excellent programs and services, Michael and Karen Roberts have generously offered to match dollar for dollar all Graduate Studies gifts, up to $1,000. Send in your gift to meet this challenge before it runs out!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for Social Welfare
Dean Carney has generously offered to match dollar for dollar all gifts to the School of Social Welfare, up to $1,000. Help us meet this generous challenge!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for Business
Dean Fields has generously offered to match dollar for dollar all gifts to the School of Business, up to $2,500. Take advantage of this match to double the impact of your gift!
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for Engineering
In support of our students and programs, Dean Branicky has generously offered to match dollar for dollar all School of Engineering gifts, up to $1,000. Send in your gift to meet this challenge before it runs out!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for Nursing
In support of our students and programs, Dean Maliski has generously offered to match dollar for dollar all gifts to the School of Nursing, up to $1,000. Take advantage of this match to double the impact of your gift!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
KU Alumni National Board Challenge
Members of the KU Alumni National Board challenge donors like you to help ensure the continued success of KU graduates. They will match dollar for dollar all gifts to the Alumni Association benefiting the Jayhawk Career Network, up to $6,000. Thank you to John and Cindy Ballard, Kevin and Lisa Carroll, Bart and Debi Duckworth, Kent and Missy McCarthy, Jerry and Leonor Skillett, and Carrie Coulson and Manish Naik for coming together to offer this generous match.
$6,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Dean's Challenge for School of Medicine-Salina
Dr. William and Mrs. Ruth Cathcart-Rake have generously offered to match dollar for dollar all gifts to the School of Medicine-Salina, up to $500. Please help us meet this challenge for the Salina campus!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Charles Rhoades, MD and Ann Rhoades, RN, BSN Match for Medicine
Dr. and Mrs. Charlie Rhoades have graciously stepped forward to provide a dollar for dollar match, up to $5,000, for all gifts made to the School of Medicine. What a great way to make your gift go even further!
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Shane Schaffer Match for Pharmacy
Shane Schaffer has agreed to match all gifts to the School of Pharmacy for beautification, up to $500. Please help us meet this match!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Vice Provost Match for Student Affairs
In support of our deserving students and outstanding staff and programs, Vice Provost Tammara Durham has generously offered to contribute $1,000 to Student Affairs when we reach our first $1,000 in contributions. Help us take advantage of this generous match!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
$10,000
Chancellors Challenge
Thanks to current KU Chancellor Douglas Girod and former chancellors Bernadette Gray-Little, Del Shankel, Gene Budig and Archie Dykes, an additional $10,000 has been unlocked for student scholarships!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$6,000
Arc/D Advisory Board Challenge
As we continue to grow and foster our global community of 12,000, members of the School of Architecture & Design Dean's Advisory Board are challenging alumni and friends like you to make a difference in support of Arc/D. If the school receives $6,000 on February 20, the Board will contribute an additional $6,000!
$6,000 / $6,000 Raised
Completed
$4,000
Allan and Nora Davis Challenge for Business
The Davis family has agreed to contribute $4,000 if the School of Business receives 50 gifts on February 20. Please help us meet this generous challenge!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Summer Venture in Business Challenge
To give our students a world of opportunities! If we receive $1,500 in gifts to the Student Experiences Fund, generous donors have agreed to contribute $10,000 to the Summer Venture in Business Program. Help us unlock this gift in support of our deserving students!
$1,500 / $1,500 Raised
Completed
$6,500
Crawl for Cancer Challenge
Crawl for Cancer is offering $6,500 for head and neck cancer research if we receive 65 gifts for the KU Cancer Center. Help us meet this extremely generous challenge!
65 / 65 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Oliverius Family Challenge for the Dole Institute
Maynard and Sarah Oliverius have generously agreed to contribute $5,000 if we reach 25 gifts! Please help us unlock this gift for our students! All funds raised will support the Dole Institute's Internship Assistance Fund, which provides financial support to KU students in their pursuit of careers in public service.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Dr. Ron Koger Challenge for Education
To provide an outstanding Jayhawk education, Dr. Koger will contribute $1,000 if we receive 50 gifts for the School of Education. Will you help us meet this generous challenge?
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$1,250
Edwards Campus Advisory Board Challenge
Members of the Edwards Campus Advisory Board have challenged alumni and friends to make a difference by making a gift. If the Edwards Campus receives 25 gifts on February 20, the Board will contribute $1,250!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
KU Libraries Board of Advocates Challenge
Members of the Board of Advocates are challenging donors like you to make a difference. If KU Libraries receives 50 gifts on February 20, the Board will contribute an additional $2,000!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$500
Jamison Morning Match for Lied Center
Jon and Vicki Jamison will donate $500 to the Lied Center Hearing Loop Campaign if we receive $500 before noon. Make your gift early to help us meet this challenge!
$500 / $500 Raised
Completed
$1,000
KPR News Challenge
KPR News fans will contribute $50 to the first 20 gifts to the KPR News Fund. Show your support for the factual local, regional and national news available on KPR and made possible by support from KU. This challenge is only available until 12 p.m., so give now to maximize your support.
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Pauls Family Challenge for Education
In support of the best and brightest students at the School of Education, Carolyn and Charles Pauls have offered $1,000 to the Joyce Morgan Teacher Award if we receive 25 gifts for the School of Education.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$625
Lightner Family Match for Social Welfare
To start an emergency fund for students, the Lightner family will contribute $25 for each of the first 25 gifts made to the School of Social Welfare. Please help us take advantage of this tremendous offer!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$500
Spencer Museum of Art Friends Board Challenge
Members of the Spencer Museum of Art Friends Board are challenging donors like you to make a difference for our students. If we receive 25 donations on February 20, our Board will contribute an additional $500!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$625
Director's Challenge for Natural History Museum
Leonard Krishtalka, the Biodiversity Institute director, has generously agreed to contribute $25 for each of the first 25 gifts received. What a great way to make your gift go even further!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Board of Advisors Challenge for Natural History Museum
If we reach $1,000 in total gifts, the Biodiversity Institute Board of Advisors will contribute an additional $1,000. Help us unlock these challenge dollars for outstanding programs!
$1,000 / $1,000 Raised
Completed
$5,000
Dr. Edward and Marie Meyen Challenge for KU Libraries
To provide an outstanding Jayhawk education, Emeritus Education Professor Edward Meyen and his wife Marie have generously offered to contribute $5,000 if we receive 75 gifts for KU Libraries. Will you help us meet this generous challenge?
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$900
Dean's 30 for 30 Challenge for KU Libraries
Dean Kevin Smith will contribute $30 per gift for the first 30 gifts to KU Libraries. What a great way to support the libraries and our students!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$300
Lied Center Edmonds Family Challenge
Steve and Chris Edmonds will contribute $10 for each of the first 30 gifts to the Lied Center Hearing Loop Campaign. What a great way to support this initiative at the Lied Center!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Dean's Challenge for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Dean Carl Lejuez has generously offered to give $5 for every CLAS gift received during One Day. One KU., up to $500, and an additional $500 if we reach 100 total gifts. Help us take advantage of this great matching opportunity and unlock information about an additional challenge he's offering once we reach 100 gifts!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Dr. Frederick and Clara Horne Challenge for CLAS
To provide an outstanding Jayhawk education, the Horne family will contribute $1,000 if we receive 125 gifts for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Will you help us meet this generous challenge?
125 / 125 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Kelly Boeckman Deans Club Challenge for Journalism
Kelly Boeckman (j'98) is excited to join the J-School Deans Club, but hopes to inspire someone to join her! Her gift is contingent upon getting another new Deans Club member ($1,000 or more) during One Day. One KU. Will you join Kelly in supporting the school’s greatest needs and Dean Ann Brill’s vision for the future of journalism and mass communications education at KU?
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Bonaminio and Nothnick Challenge for Medical Student Scholarships
Associate Dean Giulia Bonaminio and Professor Warren Nothnick are challenging donors like you to support medical student scholarships. They have generously agreed to contribute $1,000 if we receive 20 gifts to the student scholarship fund on February 20. Please help us unlock this gift for our students!
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Dean's Challenge for Journalism
Dean Brill has generously offered to contribute $1,000 if we receive 40 gifts for the School of Journalism & Mass Communications. Please help us meet this generous challenge!
40 / 40 Gifts
Completed
$500
Dean's Challenge #2 for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
We’ve reached 100 gifts! Now help us reach 150! Dean Carl Lejuez will continue to give $5 for every gift received on February 20, up to 150 gifts. In addition, he will provide an extra $250 if we reach 150 total gifts. Help us meet this challenge and unlock information about an additional match he's offering once we reach 150 gifts!
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Peterson Family Challenge for KU Alumni Association
Heath and Carrie Peterson are challenging donors like you to support the Alumni Association and its outstanding programs. If the Alumni Association receives 50 gifts on February 20, they will contribute $1,000 in additional support. Thanks to the Petersons for this generous challenge.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Dr. Bob Daugherty Challenge for Medicine
Dr. Bob Daugherty, medical school class of 1960, is challenging donors like you to support the School of Medicine and its outstanding programs. If the School of Medicine receives 30 gifts on February 20, he will contribute $1,000 in additional support to the Class of 1960 Scholarship Fund. If we reach 40 gifts, he will contribute another $1,000 to his “Doc” Daugherty Scholarship fund in honor of his father, which provides support for students from rural Kansas.
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Dr. Bob Daugherty Challenge #2 for Medicine
We've reached 30 gifts and unlocked Dr. Daugherty's first challenge. Now help us reach 40 gifts! If the School of Medicine receives 40 gifts today, Dr. Daugherty will contribute another $1,000 to his "Doc" Daugherty Scholarship Fund in honor of his father. This scholarship provides support for students from rural Kansas.
40 / 40 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Weinberg Family Challenge for Graduate Studies
In support of the many dedicated students pursuing graduate education, Jeff and Mary Weinberg have generously offered to contribute $5,000 to Graduate Studies if we reach 30 gifts during One Day. One KU. Help us take advantage of this amazing offer!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$8,000
Mike and Janet Phelps Karr Challenge for Engineering
To provide a world-class engineering education, Mike and Janet Phelps Karr have generously agreed to contribute $8,000 to the School of Engineering if we reach 80 gifts. Help us take advantage of this tremendous offer!
80 / 80 Gifts
Completed
Success!
Twitter Hashtag Challenge
Twitter challenge unlocked! Thanks to your help spreading #OneDayOneKU, $5,000 has been donated to KU scholarships.
Completed
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