Color It Purple 2019

This campaign was
funded on March 27, 2019!

18 hours to make your impact.

Color It Purple is your chance to show your purple pride. On Tuesday, March 26, from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., we are mobilizing the Cornell College community and WE WANT YOU all in!

Your Annual Gift 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.

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Class Leaderboard

The Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents
Class YearDonorsDollars
1988 32$3,100
1999 30$2,594
2021 21$1,625
2012 21$980
1998 20$7,101
2001 20$3,805
2005 18$985
1993 18$2,391
2018 17$800
2003 17$1,265
1992 17$1,750
2013 17$590
2006 17$1,200
2004 17$1,405
1987 16$2,991
1989 16$4,475
2022 15$1,185
1975 15$4,035
2000 14$1,695
1997 14$840
1966 13$4,300
2016 13$340
1994 13$1,750
1976 12$3,766
1984 12$1,110
2014 12$345
2008 12$670
1979 11$950
1995 11$1,155
1990 11$1,185
2002 11$470
1967 11$2,265
1968 10$21,775
1996 10$1,127
2009 10$915
1991 10$2,750
1958 9$1,150
1983 9$1,825
1973 9$1,125
2019 9$490
2011 9$435
1974 9$4,425
2007 9$485
1969 8$40,350
1965 8$6,250
1985 8$2,975
1978 8$1,400
1971 7$600
2010 7$360
1960 6$450
2017 6$135
1962 6$5,800
2015 6$90
2020 5$200
2023 5$135
1977 5$20,550
1982 5$1,100
1972 5$1,150
1986 4$675
1959 4$25,700
1981 4$800
1964 4$700
1980 4$175
1963 3$1,350
1970 3$500
1961 2$150
1954 2$250
1955 1$50
1956 1$10
1953 1$100
1947 1$40


Donor affiliations


68% Alumni

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1% Students

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6% Parents

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8% Faculty/Staff

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3% Friends

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Donor list

James Musca
Dawn Roucka & Ken
Heather Biga Zeger & Wesley Zeger
Gail Bransteitter
Michael Coester
KHINE MCGOWAN & Matthew McGowan
Anonymous
Marci & dave rapp
Steven Neese
Bradley Gardner & Lisa RenderBradley Gardner photo
Mark Kendall
Scott Horne
Marguerite Fiero Rietz
Zackeree Sean Kelin
Phyllis J. Lia
John Lohnes
Julie Lindgren LeveneJulie Lindgren Levene photo
Erika Baily
Brett Janis
Betsy Chory
Amber D Sessler
Thomas W . Soseman
Rebecca Klemme EliceiriRebecca Klemme Eliceiri photo
Shane Ehresman & Tashia
Laura Michelson
Anonymous
Katey Kinley
Mark Winder
Tahllee Baynard & Kanesha Baynard
Kari Hargett
Kayne WhyteKayne Whyte photo
Jeffrey Klein
Willa Brucaya
LISA BROOKSLisa Brooks photo
Josh Boegner
Lisa Wente
Marie Feehan
Logan Rott
Nicole Thomas
Laura Antonuccio
Anonymous

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Jason Napoli photoJason Napoli matched $100
Mary Elliott photoMary Elliott matched $100
Charlie Boone matched $50
Marvin Holmes-Leopold photoMarvin Holmes-Leopold matched $150
Jessica McCullen photoJessica McCullen matched $200
Karen K Krull Robart photoKaren K Krull Robart matched $200
Anthony Ricchiuto & Anne Ricchiuto matched $250
Kyle Bantz & Ian Dees matched $300
Kari Knowles photoKari Knowles matched $140
Shannon Amundson matched $300
Lance Till photoLance Till matched $300
RJ Holmes-Leopold photoRJ Holmes-Leopold matched $300
Lisa A Curran matched $300
Sweethearts Challenge: Gordon Whitaker '65 and Robert Hellwig '65 matched $5,000
Hanz Kraaz '89 matched $3,150
Charles Connell, Barbara Christiansen, Jalel Aossey '97 matched $5,000
Early Bird Match: Frank Jones ’59, Mary Morse '69, Warren Western ’70, Sheila Kruse Boyce ’85, Freya Brier ’80, and Anthony Vaver ’88 matched $10,000
Young Alumni Match: Frank Jones ’59, Gail Jones, Mary Morse '69, Warren Western ’70, Sheila Kruse Boyce ’85, Thomas Boyce, Freya Brier ’80, Anthony Vaver ’88 matched $15,000
I Heart my Cornell Mentor Match: Tom Durham ’77, Martha Hemenway Durham ’78, Andrew Buchmeyer ’86, and Gretchen Liebenow Buchmeyer ’88 matched $20,000
Happy Hour Match: Paul Stark ’68, Konnie Kiefer Stark ’68, Jeffrey Jensen ’81, Lou Anne Jensen, Fred Holtz ’86, Karen Holtz matched $20,000
I Miss the Squirrels Challenge: Andrew Davick ’99, Shana Brewer Davick ’98, and RJ Holmes-Leopold ’99, Marvin Holmes-Leopold ’11 gave $5,000 because 25 donors made a gift in 1 day.
Bonus Challenge: Ted Meads '69 and Susie Meads gave $10,000 because 800 donors made a gift in 1 day.
Donor Challenge: Stephen Grummon '69, Corrie Root Grummon '70, Margaret Dunlap '73, Susan Taylor Spielman '75, and Jeffrey Lloyd '99 gave $30,000 because 650 donors made a gift in 6 days.
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GENERATE 5 GIFTS

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GENERATE 10 GIFTS

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GENERATE 15 GIFTS

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