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Challenges
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Challenges


Make your gift go further! Participate in any of the challenges below and help earn bonus monies for your favorite college, unit or fund.

Pre Give Green Day Challenges


Social Challenges

Date(s) Challenge Bonus $ Winners
Mar. 2 - Mar. 16 STUDENT TRIVIA CHALLENGE:
Current students — play the Spartan Trivia Challenge to test your MSU knowledge and win bonus money for a project or fund that matters to you (five randomly selected $100 bonus winners). To play, visit: go.msu.edu/trivia
$100

Arielle Pace
College of Natural Science Student Emergency Fund

Drew Hubble
Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Enhanced Student Opportunity Fund

Jamese Jones
MSU Safe Place Advocacy and Program Fund

Rishi Pammi
College of Nursing BSN Pin Fund

Veronica Lai
Survivor Emergency Fund

Mar. 2 - Mar. 15 TELL & TAG CHALLENGE:
Comment on the Instagram post telling what fund you plan to support on Give Green Day and tag two friends (five $100 bonus winners). To play, visit: go.msu.edu/tell
$100

@audiebeaukatz
Wayne County Spartans 313 Initiative Endowed Scholarship

@colchester1
MSU Orange County Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund

@mnellwood
Robert and Catherine Workman Endowed Scholarship Fund

@on3andon1y
MSU Black Alumni Association Oakland County Chapter Endowed Scholarship Fund

@shonnielyn
Dr. Paulette C. Walker Endowed Scholarship for Leaders

Mar. 2 - Mar. 15 VIDEO CHALLENGE:
Share the GGD video before 3/16 using #GGDVideo and #GiveGreenDay and name the project or fund you want to win. (Make sure the post is public!) To play, visit: go.msu.edu/ggdvideo
$500

San Diego Spartans
MSU Alumni Club of San Diego Endowed Scholarship Fund

Give Green Day Challenges (all challenge times are in EDT)


Giving Challenges

Time Challenge Bonus $ Winners
12:00 am - 10:59 pm "I GAVE" CHALLENGE:
Make a gift and share the Sparty picture from the thank you page and name of project or fund you want to win. One randomly drawn winner earns $500 bonus. (Make sure the post is public!)
$500

Steven Culp
Wayne County Spartans 313 Initiative Endowed Scholarship

12:00 am - 9:00 pm DISTANCE CHALLENGE:
Gift farthest from E.L. campus earns $250 bonus.
$250

Mario Schabus
Department of Accounting and Information Systems

12:00 am - 11:59 pm FIRST GIFT CHALLENGE:
First gift at 12 midnight earns $250 bonus.
$250

Charlotte Minar
San Antonio Spartans Expendable Scholarship Fund

12:00 am - 11:59 pm FIRST STUDENT GIFT CHALLENGE:
First student gift earns $250 bonus.
$250

Madison G. Towers
REC Sports Competitive Cheer Club

12:00 am - 11:59 pm FOUNDER'S CHALLENGE:
1855th gift earns $250 bonus.
$250

Alex Ferretti
Wrestling

12:00 am - 11:59 pm GOAL MET CHALLENGE:
MSU college or program projects featured on givingday.msu.edu that meet their goal earn $1,000 bonus.
$1000 TBA
12:00 am - 11:59 am STUDENTS STEP UP CHALLENGE:
Project, CrowdPower or fund with most student donors earns: 1st = $1,500 2nd = $1,000 3rd = $500
$1500

1st: Wrestling
Wrestling

2nd: REC Sports Competitive Cheer Club
REC Sports Competitive Cheer Club

3rd: Survivor Emergency Fund
Survivor Emergency Fund

Matching Challenges

Time Challenge Bonus $ Winners
12:00 am - 11:59 am ALL GIFTS MATCHING CHALLENGE:
Times to be announced. All gifts matched 1:1 up to $500, until matching funds are exhausted.
$500 TBA
12:00 am - 11:59 pm MSU FACULTY/STAFF/RETIREE NEW DONOR MATCHING CHALLENGE:
All MSU faculty/staff/retirees who make their first gift to Michigan State will have their gifts matched 2:1 up to $500, until matching funds are exhausted.
$500 TBA
12:00 am - 11:59 pm STUDENT GIFTS MATCHING CHALLENGE:
All student gifts matched 2:1 up to $500, until matching funds are exhausted.
$500 TBA

Photo Challenges

Time Challenge Bonus $ Winners
6:00 am - 5:00 pm PHOTO CHALLENGE:
Share a photo of your real or fur baby decked out in their green and white. Use #GGDPhoto and #GiveGreenDay and the name of the project or fund you want to win $500. (Make sure the post is public!)
$500

@cg_mathis
Tollgate Access for All Educational Programs

6:00 am - 5:00 pm PHOTO CHALLENGE:
Share a throwback photo from your time at MSU. Use #GGDPhoto and #GiveGreenDay and the name of the project or fund you want to win $500. (Make sure the post is public!)
$500

@pauleswanson
MSU Alumni Club of Metropolitan Chicago Endowed Scholarship Fund

Hourly Challenges

Time Challenge Bonus $ Winners
8:00 am - 8:59 am FIRST-TIME DONOR CHALLENGE:
Two winners randomly selected from all first-time gifts between 8–9 a.m. earn $250.
$250

Jason Selle
San Antonio Spartans Expendable Scholarship Fund

Mukta Sharma
College of Education Student Emergency Fund

10:00 am - 10:59 am FIRST-TIME DONOR CHALLENGE:
Two winners randomly selected from all first-time gifts between 10–11 a.m. earn $250.
$250

Aaron Kuhn
JMC Emergency Scholarship Fund

Cole Hansen
Wrestling

11:00 am - 11:59 am YOUNG ALUMNI CHALLENGE:
College or program with most young alumni gifts (graduates of the last decade) between 11 a.m.–12 noon earns $1,000 bonus.
$1000

University Scholarships
MSU Student Discretionary and Emergency Fund

12:00 pm - 12:59 pm STUDENT CHALLENGE:
College or program with most student gifts between 12 noon–1 p.m. earns $1,000 bonus.
$1000

Wrestling
Wrestling

2:00 pm - 2:59 pm MOST GIFTS CHALLENGE:
College or program with most gifts between 2–3 p.m. earns $1,000 bonus.
$1000

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean's Strategic Initiatives Fund

4:00 pm - 4:59 pm FIRST-TIME DONOR CHALLENGE:
Two winners randomly selected from all first-time gifts between 4–5 p.m. earn $250.
$250

Kenny Goodrich
Wrestling

Michael Marks
Greater Los Angeles Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund

10:00 pm - 10:59 pm FIRST-TIME DONOR CHALLENGE:
Two winners randomly selected from all first-time gifts between 10–11 p.m. earn $250.
$250

Kellen Kalso
Men's Soccer

Noah Matovski
JMC Emergency Scholarship Fund