Charge Ahead Challenge

31% of 612 Donor goal
This campaign ended on October 01, 2017, but you can still make a gift to Hillsdale College by clicking here!
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If you log in, share your link, and get 3 friends to give, we'll send you a limited edition 1844 baseball cap. Click the "Advocates" button above to participate., or log-in or sign up in the top right of the page.

Donate $50
Make an annual recurring gift of $50-$99 and be a Player in the Gridiron Club or give at the Single level in the Dugout Club, depending on your designation of either football or baseball (perks apply!). Your gift may also be split monthly!

Donate $100
You've shown Hillsdale your support, now show the rest of the driving world that you're a proud Charger. With a one-time gift of $100 or more, you may select to receive a Central Hall window decal.

Donate $250
Make an annual recurring gift of $250-$499 and be a Coach in the Gridiron Club, give at the Triple level in the Dugout Club, or give at the Base Level in the Gravel Pit, depending on your designation of either football, baseball or volleyball (perks apply!). Your gift may also be split monthly!

Donate $500
Make an annual recurring gift of $500-$999 and be an All-American in the Gridiron Club, give at the RBI level in the Dugout Club, or give at the MVP Level in the Gravel Pit, depending on your designation of either football, baseball or volleyball (perks apply!). Your gift may also be split monthly!

Donate $1,000
Make a gift of $1000-$4999 and be a Lifetime member in either the Gridiron or Dugout Clubs, depending on your designation of either football or baseball (perks apply!). Your gift may also be split monthly!

Donate $1,500
Annual donors of $1,500, $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 ($15,000, $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000 given over 10 years, can be made in monthly payments) are eligible to become President's Club members at either the traditional, bronze, silver or gold levels. We will follow up to confirm your commitment. As our thanks for your generosity, you will receive a certificate of membership, a picture with President Arnn, and special event invitations throughout the year, both on and off campus.

Donate $5,000
Make a gift of $5,000 or more and become an All-American member of the Gravel Pit. The funds directly support the volleyball team, and include special perks like Charger Volleyball gear and an invitation to the Team Banquet. Gift may be split monthly ($416/mo)

As the summer winds down and fades into fall, we at Hillsdale are looking forward to another year of challenge (and another year of rejoicing). As a Charger athlete, you know personally the commitment and discipline required to compete athletically and academically at Hillsdale. And, you know the necessary support and commitment required from so many others—coaches, teammates, faculty, staff, donors—to help our athletes and teams find success on their fields and courts.

So, throughout the month of September, we are challenging our Charger athletes to give back to support the programs that helped develop their character, their work ethic, and their perseverance to pursue a life of commitment and purpose.

Our students’ ability to compete well depends on the support of alumni—and as Chargers we should be leading the pack! Every dollar given toward the athletic department or a particular sport counts as participation in the Charge Ahead Challenge!

Will you please join us as we support and inspire our Charger Athletes in their pursuit of excellence? Collectively, we can make a great impact on the programs that benefitted us. Together, we can charge on to victory in the blue and white way.

Charged Up!

Happy Homecoming! We are having a blast visiting with the hundreds of alumni who made it back this weekend. There are parties in the street, many tailgates, live music, a DJ, beer all day--oh, and a blowout football game for the Chargers. If you're not here, we miss you. 

We are in the final countdown on the Charge Ahead campaign---just 8 hours left! We are thrilled with the participation so far, and are so grateful you choose to support Charger Athletics and the College. Thank you. 

If you have a moment to become an advocate and share the page on your social media and/or in email to alumni friends, it would deepen the impact of your gift, and help the campaign in its final hours. You can do so by clicking on the link in your gift receipt or creating a secure account on Give Campus and sharing the campaign there. It's easy and fast. You can even make a personal plea sharing why you give and post it right to the campaign page. Thank you! 

2426 days ago by Colleen McGinness
Woohoo! Donor Match Challenge!

Good evening, Charger Nation!

Thank you so much for your support thus far. We are 20 percent to our goal, with 9 days left in the challenge. We have a ways to go, but plenty of time to make it happen. 

We are very excited to announce that we received a generous matching gift from an alumni couple to support the Charge Ahead Challenge. Alumni gifts will receive a $1 for $1 match on their gift, with no donation limit, up to $30,000. The matching funds support the Donors' endowed scholarship, but each donor can still designate to support his or her team or the general athletic fund. It's a great chance for donors to double the impact of their gifts. 

Please consider spreading the word about the campaign by signing up to be an advocate (if you haven't already) and sharing your unique link with your alumni friends.

Go Chargers! 

2435 days ago by Colleen McGinness

Donor Map
Giving by Sport (Gifts made to Gen Fun will be counted by donor sport)
DesignationDonors$ RaisedGoal (Donors)%
Women's Cross Country27$2,8077934.2
Men's Track & Field27$3,60914119.1
Men's Baseball23$1,8757331.5
Women's Basketball8$3732040.0
Men's Basketball6$1,8505012.0
Men's Golf5$5012420.8
Women's Tennis5$6471050.0
Women's Swimming5$1352222.7
Men's Tennis4$1011233.3
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Gradhat icon82%Alumni
Parent icon3%Parents
Suitcase icon2%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon2%Friends
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