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Thank you for supporting your university on One Day for UK. We are in awe of your generosity toward the University of Kentucky. 

 Together, we turned the map blue with gifts from all over the world supporting the many colleges, programs and causes at UK. Your stories and posts on social media showed us how important UK is to you. Together, we showed the world how and why Kentucky changes lives. 

Thank you!

See what people are sharing about One Day for UK 2021!
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Kids and Critters Challenge
Congratulations to Angelica Prekopa for winning our #OneDayforUK Kids and Critters Challenge! Thanks to one good boy's Wildcat pride, the Rosenberg College of Law will be receiving an additional $250! And thank you to everyone who participated – we loved seeing ALL the members of our #BBN family!
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Challenge Your Memory
Congratulations to Alexandra, @wickedwitchofky, for winning the #OneDayforUK Challenge Your Memory! Way to throw it back with your favorite UK memories. Thanks to Alexandra an additional $250 will be given to the College of Fine Arts!
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Be the Y
Congratulations to Lori Wilson for winning the #OneDayforUK Be the Y Challenge! Thank you for showing us why we do what we do. Thanks to your participation the Kentucky Children's Hospital has won an additional $250!
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$1,865
1865th Gift of the Day
Congratulations to the winner of the #OneDayforUK 1865th Gift of the Day, the College of Engineering! Thanks to an anonymous donor, the College of Engineering will receive an extra $1,865.
1,865 / 1,865 Gifts
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The Globetrotter Challenge - Programs + Centers
Congratulations to the Gaines Center for the Humanities for winning the #OneDayforUK Globetrotter Challenge! Way to turn the map Kentucky blue. The Gaines Center will be receiving an additional $500!
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Faculty Donor Challenge
Congratulations to faculty member, Margaret Rintamaa, for winning our #OneDayforUK Faculty Donor Challenge! Thanks to Margaret's gift, the College of Education will receive an additional $500 gift!
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Returning Donor Challenge
A returning #OneDayForUK donor who made a gift on last year's #OneDayForUK and does so again today before 10:00 AM will be highlighted to win an extra $250 for the college, program, or cause!
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Race to the Top Challenge - Small Units
The first Small Unit to 50 online donors will win an extra $500 for their fund!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $500 OLLI at UK 215
2 College of Fine Arts Development Fund 135
3 Martin School Scholarship 62
4 The Commonwealth Scholarship Fund 53
5 Alternative Textbook Gift Fund 44
6 Cultivating Practices for Resiliency Gift Fund 37
7 Health Sciences Academic Fund for Excellence 25
8 Social Work Advancement Fund 25
9 College of Design Student Emergency Aid Fund 23
10 College of Public Health Scholarship Fund 22
11 College of Dentistry Scholarship Endowment Fund 17
12 Patterson School Fellowships Fund 11
13 Graduate Student Success Fund 1
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Race to the Top Challenge - Programs + Centers
The first Program or Center to 35 online donors will win an extra $500 for their fund!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $500 Arboretum Development Fund 181
2 Gaines Fellow Research and Travel Fund 49
3 CRISIS Program Gift Fund 43
4 Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute Discretionary Gift Fund 29
5 Basic Needs and Persistence Fund 27
6 Women and Philanthropy Fund 26
7 Big Blue Pantry Gift Fund 20
8 Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Fund 17
9 VPID Diversity Development Fund 15
10 LGBTQ* Resources Gift Account 14
11 First Generation Gift Fund 9
12 UK LEADS Annual Giving Fund 6
13 LSAMP Gift Fund 5
14 Center For Research On Violence Against Women (CRVAW) Gift Fund 5
15 Bilal Ibn Scholarship Fund 4
16 Veterans Scholarship Gift Fund 4
17 UK Research Gifts Fund 3
18 Disability Resource Center Fund 3
19 UK Fund for the Promotion of Interprofessional Health Education 2
20 CARES Support Fund 2
21 International Education Fund 2
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Student DanceBlue Challenge
Congratulations to Cameron French for winning our DanceBlue Challenge! By helping spread the #OneDayforUK message you have won a prize pack of DanceBlue swag!
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$5,000
Agriculture, Food, and Environment Gift Challenge
Thanks to alum Edwin Carter ('82), the more you give to the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment on #OneDayforUK, the more dollars we unlock for the CAFE General Undergraduate Scholarship Fund. An additional $5,000 will be unlocked at each milestone of 100, 150, and 200 gifts to CAFE!
200 / 200 Gifts
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Arts & Sciences Match
Alumni Ethelee ‘Lee’ Baxter (’61), John Boone (’69), Roger DiSilvestro (’72), Dr. Steven B. Edelstein (’85), Geoffrey Morgan (’80), Robert Rich (’66), and Doris F. Rosenbaum (’72) have pledged a generous $25,000 in matching dollars. They will match each gift to the College dollar-for-dollar — regardless of the designation — with a gift to the Academic Excellence Fund, up to $25,000. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$25,000 MATCHED
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Communication and Information Match
Ms. Diane Massie ('79) has generously provided a $15,000 match to the College of Communication and Information Enrichment Fund. Every gift made to the College of Communication and Information on #OneDayforUK, up to $15,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$15,000 MATCHED
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Education Match
A group of anonymous donors has generously provided a $25,000 match to the College of Education. Every gift made to the College of Education on #OneDayforUK, up to $25,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$25,000 MATCHED
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$35,000
Engineering 250 Gift Challenge
Kenneth Wheeler will donate $35,000 toward scholarships for the UK College of Engineering Extended Campus at Paducah (UK Paducah) when we reach 250 gifts.
250 / 250 Gifts
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$50,000
Engineering 600 Gift Challenge
Alumnus Richard Simpson (BSME 1984) will also give $50,000 toward scholarships when we reach 600 gifts.
600 / 600 Gifts
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Gaines Center for the Humanities
Dr. Dan and Mrs. Wendy Rowland has generously provided a $2,000 match to the Gaines Fellow Research and Travel Fund. Every gift made to Gaines Center for the Humanties on #OneDayforUK, up to $2,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$2,000 MATCHED
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2
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Gatton College Emerging Leaders Board Match
The Gatton College Emerging Leaders Board (ELB) members in the Gatton College have generously come together to provide $20,000 in matching funds to double the impact of gifts made to the Gatton College Annual Fund. Make your gift today!
$20,000 MATCHED
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Kentucky Children's Hospital Match
Mrs. Jane S. Warner has generously provided a $25,000 match to the Kentucky Children's Hospital. Every gift made to the Circle of Blue Childlife Specialist Endowment on #OneDayforUK, up to $25,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$25,000 MATCHED
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Lewis Honors College Match
An anonymous donor has generously provided a $10,000 match to the Lewis Honors College. Every gift made to the Lewis Honors College Commonwealth Scholarship Fund on #OneDayforUK, up to $10,000 , will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$10,000 MATCHED
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Rosenberg College of Law Match
John McNeill ('82) has generously provided a $10,000 match to the Rosenberg College of Law Ollen B. Hinnant II Scholarship Fund. Every gift made to the Rosenberg College of Law on #OneDayforUK, up to $10,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$10,000 MATCHED
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UK Libraries Match
David and Kathy Johnson ('77) and John and Jacqueline van Willigen have generously provided for a $2,000 match to the Alternative Textbook Gift Fund. Every gift made to UK Libraries on #OneDayforUK, up to $2,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$2,000 MATCHED
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$500
1st Gift of the Day
The college, program or cause that receives the first gift after midnight EDT to begin #OneDayforUK wins an extra $500!
1 / 1 Gifts
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Why Do You Love UK?
Thanks to Haley Powell and her memories of spending all-nighters in Willy T, UK Libraries has won an additional $250 to the Alternative Textbook Gift Fund!
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1st Time Donor Challenge
Congratulations to Michelle Graham-Smith for winning the #OneDayforUK 1st Time Donor Challenge! Thanks to Michelle, the Human Development Institute will be receiving an extra $250!
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The Globetrotter Challenge - Large Units
Congratulations to the College of Engineering for winning the #OneDayforUK Globetrotter Challenge! Way to turn the map Kentucky blue. The College of Engineering will be receiving an additional $500!
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The Globetrotter Challenge - Small Units
Congratulations to the College of Fine Arts for winning the #OneDayforUK Globetrotter Challenge! Way to turn the map Kentucky blue. The College of Fine Arts will be receiving an additional $500!
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1st Time Young Alumni Donor Challenge
Congratulations to Kenneth Russell ('18) for winning the #OneDayforUK 1st Time Young Alumni Donor Challenge! Thanks to Kenneth, the UK HealthCare Hospital Human Needs Fund will be receiving an extra $250!
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Staff Donor Challenge
A University of Kentucky staff member who makes a gift before 10am will be highlighted to win an additional $500 for their selected college, program, or cause!
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Race to the Top Challenge - Large Units
Congratulations to the College of Engineering for being the fastest to 100 donors in the #OneDayforUK Race to the Top Challenge!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $500 Engineering Scholarship Gift Fund 319
2 Gatton Annual Fund 164
3 Arts and Sciences Academic Excellence Fund 133
4 Coach Gene Huff Student Assistance Fund 128
5 CAFE General Undergraduate Scholarship Fund 125
6 Fund for UK 96
7 College of Communication and Information Enrichment Fund 89
8 Jane I Morris Alumni Career Services Endowment 55
9 Ollen B. Hinnant, Jr. Scholarship Fund 40
10 K-Fund 39
11 Circle of Blue Child Life Specialist Endowment 31
12 Dean's Opportunity Fund for Scholarships 31
13 WUKY Listeners' Endowment Fund 22
14 Hospital-Human Needs Fund 19
15 UK Parents Philanthropy Fund 19
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Facebook Likes Challenge
Go to the UK Philanthropy Official Facebook page to find the One Day for UK Likes challenge post. Like the photo of the college, program or cause of your choice and those with the most likes between Monday and Noon on #OneDayforUK will win the challenge. (1st place: $1500, 2nd place: $750, 3rd place: $500)
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CAFE Alumni Match
The College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment Alumni Association has generously provided a $2,600 match for #OneDayforUK. The CAFE Area Alumni Association Affiliate with the largest percentage of alumni making a gift on #OneDayforUK will receive an additional $2,600 to their area scholarship fund!
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Alumni Association Match
Together, several donors have generously provided a $10,000 match to the Jane I. Morris Alumni Career Services Endowment Fund. Every gift made to the Alumni Association on #OneDayforUK, up to $10,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$10,000 MATCHED
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Center for Applied Energy Research Match
An anonymous donor has generously provided a $10,000 match to the Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER). Every gift made to CAER on #OneDayforUK, up to $10,000 , will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$5,945 MATCHED
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Dentistry Match
The College of Dentistry Alumni Association Board of Directors has generously provided a $5,000 match to the College of Dentistry. Every gift made to the College of Dentistry Scholarship Fund on #OneDayforUK, up to $5,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$5,000 MATCHED
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$5,000
Engineering 100 Gift Challenge
Alumnus David Ratterman (BSME 1968) will donate $5,000 toward scholarships when we reach 100 gifts.
100 / 100 Gifts
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$50,000
Engineering 400 Gift Challenge
Zudy Software will donate $50,000 toward scholarships when we reach 400 gifts.
400 / 400 Gifts
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2
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Fine Arts Match
Arts patron, Sue Baker, and the College of Fine Arts are partnering on a $10,000 match to the College of Fine Arts Development Fund. Every gift made to the College of Fine Arts on #OneDayforUK, up to $10,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$10,000 MATCHED
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Gatton College of Business & Economics Match
An anonymous alumnus has generously gifted $70,000 in matching dollars. The $70,000 will match each gift to the College dollar-for-dollar – regardless of designation within the Gatton College. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$70,000 MATCHED
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Gatton College Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship Match
Three alumni have come together and generously gifted $50,500 in matching dollars towards all gifts made towards the newly created Diversity, Equity & Inclusion scholarship in the Gatton College.
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$1,500
Lewis Honors College Dean's Gift Challenge
Dean Bryan has generously provided a $2,500 gift as a challenge on #OneDayforUK for the Lewis Honors College. 10 gifts on #OneDayforUK will unlock $1,000 and at 50 gifts an additional $1,500 will be unlocked for the Lewis Honors College
50 / 50 Gifts
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Match
The OLLI Advisory Board has generously provided a $2,475 match to the OLLI at UK Gift Fund. Every gift made to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) on #OneDayforUK, up to $2,475, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$2,475 MATCHED
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The Arboretum Match
Mr. Louis Hillenmeyer ('67), Dr. Elizabeth Neale ('95), and Ms. Molly Davis ('87) have pledged a generous $35,000 in matching dollars for The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky. They will match each gift to the Arboretum dollar-for-dollar up to $35,000! Make your gift today and double your impact!
$35,000 MATCHED
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WUKY Match
An anonymous WUKY listener has generously provided a $25,000 match to the WUKY Listeners’ Endowment Fund. Every gift made to WUKY on #OneDayforUK, up to $25,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$13,703 MATCHED
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Let's turn the map Kentucky Blue!
Rank State Gifts
1 KY 1805
2 TX 101
3 OH 95
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