Color It Purple 2018

By Lisa White

$194,948
Donated
111% of $175,000 goal
777
Donors
This campaign successfully reached its goal on March 28, 2018!
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Morgan Brittain photoMorgan Brittain matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25Just for Faculty/Staff

Matt Pilger photoMatthew Pilger & Kelly Pilger (Kall) matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25Just for Class of 2009

Marvin Holmes-Leopold photoMarvin Holmes-Leopold matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $50Just for Class of 2011

Nicole Therrien photoNicole Therrien & Derek Therrien matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $50Just for Class of 2014

Samantha Hebel photoSamantha Hebel matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $50Just for Class of 2012

Jackie Schutz photoJackie Schutz matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $35Just for Class of 1999

Marvin Holmes-Leopold photoMarvin Holmes-Leopold matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $30Just for Class of 2011

Tammie Frost-Norton photoTammie Frost-Norton matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1982

Marvin Holmes-Leopold photoMarvin Holmes-Leopold matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2011

Kayla Buck photoKayla Buck & Andrew Buck matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2005

Amy Luitjens photoAmy Luitjens & Jason Moericke matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $20Just for Class of 2001

Kenny Capesius photoKenny Capesius & Laurel Fraser matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $50Just for Class of 2016

Sheila Kruse Boyce photoSheila Kruse Boyce matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1985

An Anonymous DonorDee Ann matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $25Just for Class of 1982

Karen K Krull Robart photoKaren K Krull Robart matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1978

Jessica McCullen photoJessica McCullen matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $140Just for Class of 2008

Herbie Baiyang Huang photoHerbie Huang matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $55Just for Class of 2013

Lance Till photoLance Till matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $60Just for Class of 2003

An Anonymous DonorSarah Clough matched $7 for each donor, donating a total of $63Just for Class of 2007

RJ Holmes-Leopold photoRJ Holmes-Leopold matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $170Just for Class of 1999

Amanda Kalen photoAmanda Baker & Jeffrey Baker matched $30 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for Class of 2001

An Anonymous DonorHolly Davis matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $140Just for Class of 2006

Sara Hoffman photoSara Hoffman matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $130Just for Class of 2005

Anthony Ricchiuto photoAnthony Ricchiuto matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $340Just for Class of 2000

An Anonymous DonorNicholas C. Adamson matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 1999

Colin DeVaughan photoColin DeVaughan matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $751

Rebecca Klemme Eliceiri photoRebecca Klemme Eliceiri matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $920Just for Class of 1998

An Anonymous DonorLisa Curran matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for Class of 1999

An Anonymous DonorYoung Alumni Challenge matched $3 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Classes between 2008 & 2017
Incentives
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About

18 hours to make your impact.


Color It Purple is your chance to show your purple pride. On Tuesday, March 27, from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., alumni, parents, and friends will come together to raise $175,000 to support the student experience and the college through the Cornell Annual Fund.


The Cornell Annual Fund provides access to a quality liberal arts education through scholarships to deserving students, supports life-changing experiential learning opportunities on and off campus, and maintains our historic campus community on the Hilltop.


Throughout the day, we will have a variety of challenges and match opportunities to help you make your impact. Your gift makes a transformative liberal arts education possible.

Updates
YOU did it!


YOU made it happen. Thank you to all #coloritpurple donors for making a difference for Cornell students. 


Your generosity exceeded expectations for dollars and donors! Photos of The Rock with names painted on it will be shared later this week. 


Thank you.

2217 days ago by RJ Holmes-Leopold
Almost there, but we need your help

We are almost there. 18 hours goes by fast, but we aren't done yet. 

We are 89% toward our goal of 750 donors and unlocking a $15,000 challenge gift. 


We are 86% toward our goal of $175,000 to the Cornell Annual Fund. 


You have helped get us this far. Thank you. 


Please keep encouraging your classmates, your friends, your former roommates to make an impact on Cornellians of today. 


11:59 p.m. Central time is coming up fast. Let's come together and Color It Purple. 


2217 days ago by RJ Holmes-Leopold
Making Progress

We are 2/3 of the way through Color It Purple and YOU are making a big difference for Cornell students with each gift--THANK YOU!

You have helped us unlock a $15,000 Lunch Rush Challenge, a $5,000 donor count challenge, and a $3,000 Cornell Scholars faculty/staff challenge this afternoon. That's amazing. 

Color It Purple isn't over yet. As you can see from the Kiosk photo above, we still have a bit to go to fully color the Kiosk pillars purple. Please keep communicating with fellow alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and friends. Each donor will continue to have their name painted on The Rock. 

The Happy Hour Challenge runs through 7 p.m. Central Time and all donations are matched 2 to 1 up to a total of $25,000. When we reach the 750 donor mark, a $15,000 challenge will unlock too. 

Together, we can achieve the goal of $175,000 from 750 donors in 18 hours. 

2218 days ago by RJ Holmes-Leopold
Success!: Daybreak Challenge


You did it! Thank you for making the Daybreak Challenge a success! From 6 AM to 9 AM, your support to the Cornell Annual Fund unlocked a $7,500 match to enhance the student experience through Color It Purple. 

Check out the Facebook Live announcement. 

Thank you to challenge donors Phil Gibbs '66, Newell Krogmann '66 and Claudia Lampman Krogmann '67, and Sheila Kruse Boyce '85 and Thomas Boyce. 

2218 days ago by RJ Holmes-Leopold

Donor Maps
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
200314$12,085
19939$11,450
196714$11,252
19928$10,875
198512$10,320
19653$8,603
199935$7,800
19869$7,400
198818$7,000
196811$6,350
19695$5,300
20301$5,000
199611$4,430
196612$4,400
198911$4,200
197611$3,800
19742$3,000
19918$2,400
19944$2,101
19637$1,975
199817$1,840
19809$1,700
200018$1,610
197811$1,545
19605$1,450
20219$1,400
19705$1,400
200122$1,360
19827$1,225
201214$1,175
20205$1,100
20118$941
198710$825
19737$800
200813$800
200515$770
200615$765
20047$725
19626$725
201510$710
19907$700
200213$670
19815$650
19954$650
19846$610
19643$600
199713$595
201412$565
19586$551
19775$550
20107$530
19716$525
19756$525
19591$500
201811$500
201619$447
201312$425
19836$375
19796$375
20078$293
19611$250
19542$200
20193$150
20177$145
20095$115
19551$100
19501$100
19561$60
19421$50
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon66%Alumni
Book icon2%Students
Parent icon5%Parents
Suitcase icon7%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon2%Friends
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Young Alumni Challenge photo
Young Alumni Challenge
Heart icon matched 68 gifts for a total of $15,000
Community Advocates photo
generated 490 clicks and 10 gifts, totaling $2,555
Jackie Schutz photo
Heart icon matched 7 gifts for a total of $35
generated 628 clicks and 38 gifts, totaling $1,900
Tammie Frost-Norton photo
Heart icon matched 1 gift for a total of $100
generated 339 clicks and 2 gifts, totaling $850
Rebecca Klemme Eliceiri photo
Heart icon matched 14 gifts for a total of $920
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generated 113 clicks and 5 gifts, totaling $850
Colin DeVaughan photo
Heart icon matched 751 gifts for a total of $751
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Nicholas C. Adamson
Heart icon matched 2 gifts for a total of $500
Anthony Ricchiuto photo
Heart icon matched 17 gifts for a total of $340
generated 192 clicks and 1 gift, totaling $25
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Heart icon matched 8 gifts for a total of $80
generated 6 gifts, totaling $245