Fund the Flame 2024

971
Donors
129% of 750 Donor goal
$544,080
Donated
This campaign ended on May 10, 2024, but you can still make a gift to Centre College by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorDean R Brownley matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Swimming & Diving

An Anonymous DonorParents Jeffrey and Ann Albrecht matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $600Just for Swimming & Diving

An Anonymous DonorNick Hiller '13 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Study Abroad

An Anonymous DonorBrett Gentzel '96 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for SHIP - Summer Health Immersion Program

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Undergraduate Research

An Anonymous DonorMichael McGee '05 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Centre Fund

An Anonymous DonorElizabeth Monohan '95 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Centre Fund

An Anonymous DonorCentre Grads from 2005 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Study Abroad

An Anonymous DonorPresident and Mrs. Moreland matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Centre Fund

An Anonymous DonorBasil and Genie Drossos '70 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Academic Excellence and Faculty Salaries

An Anonymous DonorGeorge Connors '82 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Student Scholarships

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous Parents matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

An Anonymous DonorEric Lycan '92 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Internship Funding
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An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous 1982 grad gave $1,000 because 25 donors gaveJust for Academic Excellence and Faculty Salaries

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous '00 and '01 Centre grads gave $2,000 because 50 donors gaveJust for Axtell Endowment for Religion, Peace, and Social Justice
About

Fund the Flame

May 8-9, 2024

Welcome to Fund the Flame, our annual day of giving! Help IGNITE GENEROSITY for 36 hours on May 8-9, 2024 as we support eight key areas around campus! Together, we can light a brighter tomorrow for current and future Colonels. 

This year, we are excited to introduce new leaderboard challenges to Fund the Flame. Engage in friendly competition as Greek Life, Parents, and Reunion Class Years go head-to-head, vying for the top spot and showcasing their dedication to fueling Centre's flame of excellence.

Together, we will ignite generosity as we ensure a brighter future for all. Join us for Fund the Flame and make your mark on our legacy of generosity and impact.

Updates
Final results will be announced next week!

As we reflect on a fantastic 36 hours, we'd like to send a heartfelt ๐™ฉ๐™๐™–๐™ฃ๐™  ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช to everyone who contributed during Fund the Flame 2024!
We know you're excited to see the total impact of your generosity.

We're still counting gifts, and we'll be able to announce final results and challenge winners next week!

65 days ago by Kyle Piercy
THANK YOU!!!!

That's a wrap on Fund the Flame 2024! Thank you to our donors who make Centre College a special place!

Stay tuned for the final tally from a remarkable "day" of giving.

65 days ago by Kyle Piercy
We've reached a HUGE milestone!


We just surpassed a major milestone, reaching $750,000 in gifts! We've only got a few hours left. Let's keep it going!

65 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Shoutout to Katie Alexander '19!

Donor shoutout — thanks to Katie Alexander '19 for supporting both Study Abroad and Internships! Join Katie's philanthropic spirit by giving before midnight!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
GREEK UPDATE

The Greek Challenges are super close! Make sure to select your Greek affiliation at checkout for gifts to ANY cause and help your chapter climb the leaderboard!

Remember, each chapter can earn $1,000 in four different categories:
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—”๐—น๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ป๐—ถ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Another milestone hit!

Shoutout to Parker Lawson '15 for being donor #600! He's helping the DKEs rise up the leaderboard while supporting the Axtell Endowment!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
We're above 68% of our donor goal!

Let's keep pushing for 750 total donors!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
It's another milestone moment!

We surpassed $250,000 on a gift from Katie Jo Berkshire Kirkpatrick '90! Let's keep the momentum going!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
GREEK UPDATE

The Greek Challenges are heating up!

 
Remember, each chapter can earn $1,000 in four different categories:
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—”๐—น๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ป๐—ถ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€
- ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ

Check out the image for the latest donor count. Make sure to select your Greek affiliation at checkout for gifts to ANY cause!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Featured matches โ€” LUNCH RUSH!

We've got some more featured matches for you, including one taking place between 11-1!

Thanks to our generous donors who are boosting gifts for the ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—™๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ and ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ - ๐—™๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
We've hit another milestone!

We've reached donor number ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฌ!

Join Elizabeth Leverette '02 by supporting Study Abroad!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Featured matches!


We're starting off our final day of the Fund the Flame with some featured matches!

Gifts toward ๐—œ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐˜€, ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ - ๐—™๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ are boosted thanks to these generous donors!

Join hundreds of others by making a difference during Fund the Flame 2024.

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Day two is underway!


Let's continue our efforts to Fund the Flame and ignite generosity for our Centre College community!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Shoutout to Claire Trivedi Brolin '04!

Quick donor shout — this one for Claire Trivedi Brolin '04, who gave to the ๐—”๐˜…๐˜๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ. Join Claire and help us honor Dr. Axtell's legacy!

66 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Featured match from the Morelands!

Our next featured match comes courtesy President and Mrs. Moreland!

Make a gift toward the ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—™๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ and the Morelands will match up to $10,000!

67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
It's a milestone moment!

We've reached donor number ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ! Let's keep it rollin'!
67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Featured matches!

Time for some more Fund the Flame featured matches!

Gifts toward the ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—บ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต ๐—œ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ (๐—ฆ๐—›๐—œ๐—ฃ), ๐—จ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต and ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐˜€ will count for more thanks to these generous donors!

67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Shoutout to Barcley Houston '96!

First donor shoutout of Fund the Flame: how about Barcley Houston '96, who gave right as the clock struck noon. Quick on the draw!

Join Barcley by making a gift today!

67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Featured matches!

Why not start off Fund the Flame with some featured matches?

If you're considering giving to the ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—™๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ, ๐——๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€, or ๐—ฆ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ, your gift can count for more thanks to these generous matches!


67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
LET'S FUND THE FLAME!

67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
FUND THE FLAME!

Let's come together and ignite generosity!

67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Today's the day!

67 days ago by Kyle Piercy
Greek Challenge Details

69 days ago by Kyle Piercy

Greek Life - Fraternity Challengewill award $1000 to the Chapter Development Fund of the winning Organization for each category: Most Alumni Donors, Most First Time Donors, Most Student Donors, Most Money Raised
FraternityDonorsRaised ($)
Phi Delta Theta33$60,166
Phi Kappa Tau36$14,538
Delta Kappa Epsilon38$37,318
Beta Theta Pi46$11,841
Sigma Chi31$44,832
Sigma Alpha Epsilon32$37,631
Greek Life - Sorority Challengewill award $1000 to the Chapter Development Fund of the winning Organization for each category: Most Alumni Donors, Most First Time Donors, Most Student Donors, Most Money Raised
SororityDonorsRaised ($)
Kappa Alpha Theta50$15,847
Delta Delta Delta56$12,701
Alpha Delta Pi16$1,918
Kappa Kappa Gamma47$8,530
Kappa Delta4$325
Class Year LeaderboardGraduates of the winning class will receive a special prize at Homecoming 2024!
Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
197212$1,374
19592$218
20250$0
19440$0
19400$0
19370$0
19531$205
19480$0
19718$6,063
198314$5,470
19623$10,105
19360$0
19510$0
20280$0
20260$0
20085$978
19410$0
20270$0
19572$3,050
19604$10,450
19632$510
19450$0
19582$200
20223$135
19460$0
19551$50
198118$1,460
197713$3,709
20078$506
19390$0
19521$1,500
19430$0
19647$1,885
20195$1,995
19350$0
19889$2,461
200020$9,737
198613$7,305
200220$4,576
199919$2,096
200131$6,656
199521$12,044
197824$7,241
199215$28,980
19679$3,225
19421$5
199319$29,276
20230$0
200313$8,444
19492$2,000
200412$2,651
201014$989
196813$740
198914$3,494
20145$125
197311$5,009
19849$5,216
19614$43,876
20166$156
20178$1,425
199016$2,377
19764$370
20114$109
198511$1,899
199813$1,310
20186$130
19669$12,950
19542$1,750
197515$1,270
197422$1,912
197012$11,570
196911$8,905
197913$1,113
19919$3,703
20156$447
19807$25,433
201310$2,613
20218$635
20099$615
198212$72,640
200516$15,964
20241$5,000
198710$5,309
199711$3,070
19563$1,350
199413$2,911
200622$3,085
199627$4,995
19654$3,300
19502$150
20202$120
19380$0
20121$100
19470$0
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon64%Alumni
Book icon3%Students
Suitcase icon4%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon8%Friends
Parent icon7%Parents
Friends icon23%Fraternities
Friends icon18%Sororities
Most Recent Donors
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Dev Maguire & Beth
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Michael Rhey Mills & Michael Rhey Mills
Nancy Fosdick Mills & Michael Rhey Mills photo
Nancy Fosdick Mills & Michael Rhey Mills
Lori L. Hartmann photo
Lori L. Hartmann
Mark Schroeder & Judy photo
Mark Schroeder & Judy
Joseph Smyth photo
Joseph Smyth
Jacob A Vibbert photo
Jacob A Vibbert
Duncan W. McGinnjs photo
Duncan W. McGinnjs
Rachel M Moses photo
Rachel M Moses
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L Dena McWhorter Fitzpatrick
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Advocates

Eric Lycan '92 photo
Eric Lycan '92
Heart icon matched a total of $25,000
Jenelle Downs photo
generated 14 clicks and 4 gifts, totaling $15,500
Anonymous Parents photo
Anonymous Parents
Heart icon matched a total of $15,000
George Connors '82 photo
George Connors '82
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
President and Mrs. Moreland photo
President and Mrs. Moreland
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
Basil and Genie Drossos '70 photo
Basil and Genie Drossos '70
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
Centre Grads from 2005 photo
Centre Grads from 2005
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
Elizabeth Monohan '95 photo
Elizabeth Monohan '95
Heart icon matched a total of $5,000
Anonymous photo
Anonymous
Heart icon matched a total of $5,000
Michael McGee '05 photo
Michael McGee '05
Heart icon matched a total of $5,000