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Events

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Past Events


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Race to the Top - Small Colleges and Schools
Congratulations to the College of Public Health for being the first small college to get to 35 donors!
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Race to the Top - Large Colleges
Congratulations to the College of Engineering for being the first large college to get to 100 donors!
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Race to the Top - Small Programs and Units
Congratulations to the Gaines Center for the Humanities for being the first small unit, program, or cause to get to 35 donors!
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$500
1st Gift of the Day
Chelsea Brislin and the Gaines Center for the Humanities win the 1st Gift of the Day award.
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1st Time Young Alumni Donor Challenge
A lucky donor who graduated after 2016 and makes their first-ever gift to UK will be highlighted to win an additional $250 for their selected college, program, or cause!
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Student DanceBlue Challenge
First, Follow or Like UK Philanthropy on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook before #OneDayforUK, then tag 3 friends to do the same. Then, on April 21st, see if you and your team win a prize pack of DanceBlue swag!
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Share Your UK Family Challenge
Does your family bleed blue? Post a photo of you, your family, your pets, or any member of your Big Blue family dressed up in UK gear. Post your picture on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, include the hashtag #OneDayforUK, and tag your favorite UK college, program or cause. One lucky photo will win $250 for their selected college, program, or cause!
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The Globetrotter Challenge - Small Programs + Centers
Turn your college, program, or cause Kentucky Blue on #OneDayforUK! The small program or unit with online gifts from the most geographic locations will win an extra $500. Check out the heat map on each page to see how your favorite college, program, or cause is doing!
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Race to the Top - Medium Colleges
Congratulations to the College of Fine Arts for being the first small college to get to 60 donors!
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Race to the Top - Large Units and Programs
Congratulations to UK Athletics for being the first large unit or program to get to 60 donors!
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$1,865
1865th Gift of the Day
The lucky donor who makes the 1865th gift on One Day For UK will win an extra $1865 to their selected college, program, or cause!
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1st Time Donor Challenge
A lucky donor who makes their first-ever gift to UK will be highlighted to win an additional $250 for their selected college, program, or cause!
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Come Together for a Cause
Students! Follow UK Philanthropy on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook by 10:00pm on #OneDayforUK and tag one friend and your favorite college, program or cause in the comments. The college, program or cause with the most tags will win $500 and you'll be entered to win a swag bag for you and your friend.
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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.
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Throwback Thursday
You know what day it is! Throw it back to when you were the cool kid on campus and use #OneDayforUK for a chance to win an additional $250 for your favorite college, program, or cause! Be sure to tag them in your post or mention them in the caption.
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Leaderboard
Small Programs + Centers Leaderboard
The small program or center who has the most donors on #OneDayForUK! 1st place wins $1000, 2nd place wins $500.
Rank Prize Small Programs + Centers Leaderboard Donors
1 $1,000 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 174
2 $500 Gaines Center for the Humanities 110
3 Center for Health Equity Transformation 30
4 Basic Needs and Persistence Fund 28
5 Collegiate Recovery Community 21
6 Center for Applied Energy Research 17
7 First Generation College Student Fund 15
8 Human Development Institute 15
9 Women & Philanthropy Network 7
10 Institutional Diversity 6
11 International Center 5
12 Center for Research on Violence Against Women 5
13 UK LEADS 5
14 Still We Rise 4
15 Bilal ibn Rabah Scholarship Fund 3
16 Center for Interprofessional Health Education 2
17 KYNETIC 1
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