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THIS is what Kentucky can do!

 

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One Day for UK is a celebration of the University of Kentucky. For 24 hours, alumni, friends, faculty, staff and fans can support their favorite college, program or cause. 

 

Questions: Contact the UK Office of Annual Giving at annualgiving@uky.edu

Let's turn the map Kentucky Blue!
Rank State Donors
1 KY 1199
2 FL 60
3 OH 57
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Large Units Challenge
Congratulations to our #OneDayforUK Large Units Leaderboard Challenge Winners ! College of Engineering came in 1st place with 383 gifts, they will receive an additional $1500; College of Arts & Sciences came in 2nd place with 141 gifts, they will receive an additional $750; and College of Education came in 3rd place with 122 gifts, they will receive an additional $500!
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Small Units Challenge
Congratulations to our #OneDayforUK Small Units Leaderboard Challenge Winners ! College of Fine Arts came in 1st place with 63 gifts, they will receive an additional $1500; College of Health Sciences came in 2nd place with 56 gifts, they will receive an additional $750; and College of Social Work and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute tie for 3rd place, each with 52 gifts, they will each receive an additional $500!
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Programs and Centers Challenge
Congratulations to our #OneDayforUK Programs and Centers Leaderboard Challenge Winners ! Gaines Center for the Humanities came in 1st place with 45 gifts, they will receive an additional $1500; the Basic Needs & Persistence Fund came in 2nd place with 32 gifts, they will receive an additional $750; and the Big Blue Pantry came in 3rd place with 25 gifts, they will receive an additional $500!
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$500
First Gift of the Day
Congratulations to the winner of our first #OneDayforUK challenge of the day! Michael Turner was our first donor of the day, and he earned an extra $500 toward the Rosenberg College of Law. Congrats, Michael!
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Returning Donor
Congratulations to our returning donor, Shane Fitzpatrick, for winning the Returning Donor #OneDayforUK Challenge! Thanks to them, the College of Health Sciences has earned a bonus $500 gift!
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Faculty Member Donor
Congratulations to faculty member, Dr. Gregory Vincent, for winning our #OneDayforUK Faculty Member Challenge! He chose to support the College of Education, which now gets an additional $200 gift!
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First-Time Donor
Congratulations to Tracie Hutchinson for winning the #OneDayforUK First Time Donor Challenge! Thanks to Tracie, the College of Communication and Information will be receiving an extra $300!
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Alumni Association Match
Together, several donors have generously provided a $15,000 match to the Lyman T. Johnson Endowed Constituent Scholarship Fund. Every gift made to the UK Alumni Association 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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Arts & Sciences Match
Together, alumni John W. Boone (’69), Amelia S. (’69) and Tom Crutcher (’69), Doris F. Rosenbaum (’72), and Winn F. Williams (’71) have pledged a generous $22,000 in matching dollars. They will match each gift to the College of Arts & Sciences dollar-for-dollar — regardless of the designation — with a gift to the Academic Excellence Fund, up to a total sum of $22,000. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$22,000 MATCHED
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Barnstable-Brown Diabetes Center Match
The W. Bruce Lunsford Foundation has generously provided a $12,000 match to the Barnstable-Brown Diabetes Center Gift Fund. Every gift made to the Barnstable-Brown Diabetes Center on #OneDayforUK, up to $12,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$525 MATCHED
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CAER 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!
$1,755 MATCHED
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CIHE Match
Dr. James C. Norton has generously provided a $10,000 match to the UK Fund for the Promotion of Interprofessional Health Education. Every gift made to the Center for Interprofessional Health Education on #OneDayforUK, up to $10,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$50 MATCHED
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$2,000
Communication and Information Gift Challenge
Thanks to the generous support of Mendy and John Vidal, every 20 gifts made to the College of Communication and Information on #OneDayforUK unlocks an additional $500, up to 80 gifts or $2,000!
80 / 80 Gifts
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Cooperative Extension Match
The Cooperative Extension Team has generously provided a $1,467 match to the Building Extension Professional Leadership Fund- ESP. Every gift made to this fund on #OneDayforUK, up to $1,467, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$1,467 MATCHED
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Design Match
Together, Mr. Greg Reaves (’89) and FXCollaborative have generously provided a $5,000 match to the College of Design. Every gift made to the College of Design on #OneDayforUK, up to $5,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$1,985 MATCHED
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Education Match
Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig has generously provided a $25,000 match to the College of Education General Scholarship Fund. 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!
$20,579 MATCHED
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$25,000
Engineering Match: 150 Gifts
With the help of passionate alumni, the more you give to the College of Engineering on #OneDayforUK, the more dollars we unlock to make a meaningful difference in tomorrow’s engineering workforce: 150 gifts unlock $25,000 for the College of Engineering Scholarship Fund by an anonymous alumnus.
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$25,000
Engineering Match: 250 Gifts
With the help of passionate alumni like Terry and Sue Strange, the more you give to the College of Engineering on #OneDayforUK, the more dollars we unlock to make a meaningful difference in tomorrow’s engineering workforce: 250 gifts unlock $25,000 for the Eric Grulke Chemical and Materials Engineering Study Abroad Endowment by Terry (BSCHE ‘72, MSCHE ‘74) and Sue Strange (BSZOOL ‘72, MSZOOL ‘74, MSCHE ‘94).
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$50,000
Engineering Match: 350 Gifts
With the help of passionate alumni like Beth Weeks and Terry and Sue Strange, the more you give to the College of Engineering on #OneDayforUK, the more dollars we unlock to make a meaningful difference in tomorrow’s engineering workforce: 350 gifts unlock $50,000 for the Women in Engineering Scholarship Fund by Beth Weeks (BSCS ‘85).
350 / 350 Gifts
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Fine Arts Match
Arts patron, Jim Norton, and the College of Fine Arts are partnering on a $10,000 match to the College of Fine Arts Student Opportunities 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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KCH Match
17-year old Davis Bryant wanted to give back to the community, and he chose Kentucky Children’s Hospital’s Child Life Program as his charity of choice so that kids in the hospital have an opportunity to play and learn while they heal. And it’s his birthday! So he and a group of donors have generously provided a $1,200 match to the KCH Child Life Program. Every gift made to Child Life on #OneDayforUK, up to $1,200, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today to honor Davis’ birthday and double your impact!
$1,200 MATCHED
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Law Match
The Law Alumni Association has generously provided a $14,500 match to the Law Alumni Association Student Support Fund. Every gift made to the J. David Rosenberg College of Law on #OneDayforUK, up to $14,500, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$14,500 MATCHED
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Martin School Match
An anonymous donor has generously provided a $5,000 match to the Martin School Scholarship Fund. Every gift made to the Martin School of Public Policy & Administration on #OneDayforUK, up to $5,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$4,120 MATCHED
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OLLI Match
The OLLI Advisory Board has generously provided a $2,500 match to the OLLI at UK Gift Fund. Every gift made to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) on #OneDayforUK, up to $2,500, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$2,500 MATCHED
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Public Health Match
Together, founding Dean and Director, Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield, and current Dean, Dr. Donna Arnett, have generously provided a $3,500 match to the College of Public Health Building Fund. Every gift made to the College of Public Health on #OneDayforUK, up to $3,500, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$3,500 MATCHED
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Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Match
Central Bank has generously provided a $25,000 match to the Alzheimer's Disease Research Fund to support the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Every gift made to the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging on #OneDayforUK, up to $25,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$3,615 MATCHED
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Social Work Match
Dean Jay Miller has generously provided a $12,000 match for the College of Social Work. Every gift made to the College of Social Work on #OneDayforUK, up to $12,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$4,393 MATCHED
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UK Libraries Match
Mr. Harvie B. Wilkinson has generously provided a $1,000 match to the Alternative Textbook Gift Fund. Every gift made to UK Libraries on #OneDayforUK, up to $1,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$1,000 MATCHED
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WUKY Match
An anonymous WUKY listener has generously provided a $20,000 match to the WUKY Listeners’ Endowment Fund. Every gift made to WUKY on #OneDayforUK, up to $20,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Make your gift today and double your impact!
$6,678 MATCHED
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UK Celebrity
Congratulations to Beth Potter for winning the #OneDayforUK UK Celebrity Challenge! Thanks to her participation, a $300 gift will be given to the Human Development Institute.
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Dynamic Duo
Congratulations to Sarah Coleman-Hunt for winning the #OneDayforUK Dynamic Duo Challenge! Way to show your UK spirit by highlighting those who mean most to you. Thanks to their participation, a $300 will be given to Lewis Honors College.
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Student DanceBlue
Congratulations to Nate Pittman and Rheagan Sizemore for winning our DanceBlue Challenge! These two students are #FTK and thanks to them, the DB team they choose will each be receiving $400.
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Lunch Break
Congratulations to the College of Fine Arts for winning the #OneDayforUK Lunch Break challenge! Our Wildcat family came through (as usual) and showed them lots of love. Thanks to your participation, the College of Fine Arts will receive an extra $500!
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Creative Wildcat Competition
Congratulations to Lauren Tecau for winning the #OneDayforUK Creative Wildcat Challenge! Thanks to your wildly creative work, $300 will be given to the Alumni Association!
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Staff Donor
Congratulations to Lauren Greathouse for winning the #OneDayforUK Staff Donor Challenge! Thanks to her generosity and continued Wildcat spirit, an extra $200 will be given to the College of Medicine. We’re so grateful for everything our staff does for UK – we wouldn’t be the same without you!
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First-Time Donor #2
Congratulations to Sara Zaman for winning the second #OneDayforUK First Time Donor Challenge! It is because of Wildcats like you that we can build on our success here at UK. The Bilal ibn Rabah Scholarship will be receiving an additional $275 today!
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The Globetrotter
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 $300! There's still time to make your gift and show the what Kentucky can do!
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Kentucky Kids & Critters
Congratulations to Amanda Schagane for winning our #OneDayforUK Kids & Critters Challenge! Thanks to this family’s Wildcat pride, the CRISIS Employee Assistance Program will be receiving an additional $500! And thank you to everyone who participated – we loved seeing ALL the members of our #BBN family!
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$1,289
UK Faculty & Staff
In honor of Kentucky Can: The 21st Century Campaign for Kentucky, each gift made by a UK faculty or staff member to any fund will unlock an additional $2.10 to the CRISIS Employee Assistance Program (up to 2100 gifts).
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$1,865
1865th Gift
Congratulations to the winner of the #OneDayforUK 1865 Challenge Tabatha Christianson contributed our 1865th gift of the day, and thanks to her, the College of Engineering will receive an extra $1,865!
1,865 / 1,865 Gifts
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