$ 780,639 raised 2,004 gifts
We did it!
What an amazing 36 hours for DePaul University!

Congratulations, DePaul family! Together, we made this the BIGGEST Blue Demon Challenge in DePaul history.

 

Keep the momentum going! Make your gift at give.depaul.edu/bdc

 

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The Blue Demon Challenge is DePaul University's day of giving, when alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty and staff come together to give backand this year, our Challenge is bigger than ever!

 

Your gift of any size can help us get one step closer to reaching our biggest goal ever–2,000 donors during the Challenge!

 

The Challenge

2,000 donors on Thursday, Jan. 31 ❄️❄️❄️ and Friday, Feb. 1 ❄️❄️❄️

 

The Goal

Unlock $350,000 in matching gifts for the people and places at DePaul you care about most

 

How YOU Can Help!

Make a gift of any size

Let others know about the Challenge! Post to social media using challenge.depaul.edu and #BlueDemonChallenge.

What an amazing 36 hours for DePaul University!
Feb 01, 2019

What an amazing 36 hours for DePaul University! Congratulations, DePaul family! 

Together, we made this the BIGGEST Blue Demon Challenge in DePaul history, raising over $780,000 for the people and places at DePaul you care about most.

Your support helps provide access, elevate academic excellence - and most importantly - demonstrates your belief in DePaul's mission and purpose. 

 

With our tremendous thanks,

The Blue Demon Challenge Team 

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#BlueDemonChallenge Donors from Across the Country
Rank State Donors
1 IL 1339
2 CA 64
3 IN 32
$55,000
Rise to the Challenge!
Unlocked! A total of $100,000 from DePaul University's Board of Trustees!
2,000 / 2,000 Gifts
Completed
$100,000
2nd BONUS Challenge for Athletics
Unlocked! $100,000 for Athletics from Joni Phillips (CSH '82), member of the DePaul Athletic Hall of Fame.
200 / 200 Gifts
Completed
$7,500
Fund for DePaul
Unlocked! $7,500 for the Fund for DePaul from a generous donor who wishes to remain anonymous.
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$35,000
Double or Nothing Challenge!
Unlocked! DePaul's afternoon donors helped secure an additional $35,000 in support from DePaul's Board of Trustees.
250 / 250 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
Brrrright and Early Challenge!
Unlocked! DePaul's brrrright and early donors helped secure an additional $15,000 in support from DePaul's Board of Trustees.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
College of Communication
Unlocked! $10,000 for College of Communication scholarships from John Ybarra (CMN '84).
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
College of Computing and Digital Media
Unlocked! $10,000 for the College of Computing and Digital Media from Daniel Ayala (CDM '91)
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
College of Education
Unlocked! $25,000 for the College of Education from Dr. Calvin and Mrs. Jo Ann Brown.
60 / 60 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
College of Law
Unlocked! $10,000 for the College of Law from George Lattas (BUS '04, JD '08, MBA '08).
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Unlocked! $25,000 for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences from Al Thede, Class of 1957.
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$7,000
College of Science and Health
Unlocked! $7,000 for the College of Science and Health Dean's Undergraduate Research Fellowship Fund from Mr. and Mrs. James Burns (MBA '73)
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
Unlocked! $5,000 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business from Diane M. Pearse (MBA '86) and James E. Pearse (MBA '87).
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
School of Music
Unlocked! $5,000 for the School of Music from an anonymous donor.
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
School for New Learning
Unlocked! $5,000 for the School for New Learning from former SNL dean Susanne Dumbleton.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Theatre School
Unlocked! $5,000 for The Theatre School from Scott Ellis (THE '78).
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
Athletics
Unlocked! $50,000 for Athletics from Pat and Melissa Savage.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
BONUS 2nd Challenge for Athletics
Unlocked! $50,000 for Athletics from Ernie (BUS '57) and Mimi Wish.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$30,000
Men's Golf
Unlocked! $30,000 for Men's Golf from Jim McCarthy.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
BONUS 2nd Challenge for Men's Golf
Unlocked! An additional $10,000 for Men's Golf from Chris Barber (BUS '97)
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Caldow-Schaeflein Endowed Scholarship
Unlocked! $10,000 for the Caldow-Schaeflein Endowed Scholarship Fund from Kurt Roderich.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
General Scholarship Fund
Unlocked! $25,000 for the General Scholarship Fund from an anonymous donor.
250 / 250 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Student Emergency Assistance Fund
Unlocked! $5,000 for the Student Emergency Assistance Fund from The Bill Bass Foundation.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
Faculty & Staff Donor Challenge
Unlocked! 250 DePaul faculty and staff gave and unlocked $20,000 for scholarships from an anonymous donor.
250 / 250 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
Parent Donor Challenge
Unlocked! 100 DePaul parents gave and unlocked $20,000 for DePaul scholarships from an anonymous donor.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Student Donor Challenge
Unlocked! $10,000 for scholarships from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous.
125 / 125 Gifts
Completed
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