2017 Beaver Madness

38% of 100 Donor goal
This campaign ended on March 23, 2017, but you can still make a gift to Bluffton University by clicking here!
Matches iconMatches
View All
Lori Burrows photoLori Burrows matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $2Just for Class of 2003

An Anonymous DonorJohn M Oyer matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $50Just for Class of 2013
Donate $10
All class members 2001-2016: your $ will be matched by the Alumni Association!
4 days. 16 classes. Which class will hoist the Best. Class. Ever Trophy as the 2017 Beaver Madness Champion?

Beaver Madness is a four-day class giving challenge for Bluffton’s young alumni (classes 2001-2016.) The bracket-style challenge begins Monday, March 20, and concludes at midnight Thursday, March 23. The class with the most alumni donors (and student thank you Tweets) at the end of each round will advance.

Your participation matters! Each and every gift to Bluffton is important and makes a difference.

THANK YOU to all Beaver Madness participants!

Thank you all for participating in the 2017 Beaver Madness competition. For the second year in a row, Day 4 came down to 2007 vs. 2010. Last year, 2010 won the competition. This year, 2007 won it by a margin of 3 donations and 1 student Tweet. Here's the recap:

34 total alumni participants (1 who gave "offline")

24 student Tweets

$2,144 raised (including the Alumni Assn match)

806 total "clicks" (=observers) through Give Campus

3 donor-instigated challenges

It was fun! Hope to see you at May Day!

2637 days ago by Julia Szabo
2017 Beaver Madness FINAL FOUR

Class of 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013.... you are in the FINAL FOUR!

2639 days ago by Julia Szabo
Beaver Madness Day 2 updated Bracket

2640 days ago by Julia Szabo

Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon98%Alumni
Parent icon3%Parents
Suitcase icon11%Faculty/Staff
Most Recent Donors
Hannah Heinzekehr  photo
Hannah Heinzekehr
Dominik McCreary photo
Dominik McCreary
Jared D. Byers photo
Jared D. Byers
An Anonymous Donor
Dani Larson photo
Dani Larson
Melissa Selhorst photo
Melissa Selhorst
Katie A Lord photo
Katie A Lord
Kristen Matthews  photo
Kristen Matthews
Cory Goldfuss photo
Cory Goldfuss
View All Donors


Amy Byers photo
generated 439 clicks and 3 gifts, totaling $70
John M Oyer photo
John M Oyer
Heart icon matched 5 gifts for a total of $50
Community Advocates photo
generated 171 clicks and 2 gifts, totaling $25
Jared Byers photo
generated 196 clicks and 1 gift, totaling $20
Anna Wildermuth photo
generated 104 clicks and 2 gifts, totaling $20
Lori Burrows photo
Heart icon matched 2 gifts for a total of $2
generated 58 clicks
Sarah Binkley photo
generated 51 clicks
Amanda Stechschulte photo
generated 50 clicks
Kerry Bush photo
generated 19 clicks
Julia Szabo photo
generated 3 clicks