The Greek Challenge - Dolphin Dash

1,360
Donors
272% of 500 Donor goal
$39,473
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This campaign ended on February 26, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Jacksonville University by clicking here!
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Gifts to The Greek Challenge - Dolphin Dash contribute to:
Dolphin Dash 2021
6,399 Donors - $2,423,977 Donated
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About

GIVE FORWARD in support of Jacksonville University Greek Life! During Dolphin Dash on Feb. 22-26, Greeks will go head-to-head to compete for prizes and dollars to directly support their organization. 

Most Donors

  • First Place: $2,500 + brick at River House
  • Second Place: $500

Most Dollars Raised

  • First Place: $2,500 + brick at River House
  • Second Place: $500

Alumni Benchmark

  • Each Greek organization currently active on campus that gets 25 alumni donors will receive $1,000 for their chapter

Any Greek organization no longer active on campus that gets 25 alumni donors will earn $1,000 for their national philanthropy

Greek organizations that are currently active on campus will receive prize money to their chapter. If an inactive Greek organization wins one of the challenges, the funds will be donated to their national philanthropy.


To participate, click GIVE NOW and choose your Greek Affiliation from the designation menu. Gifts made to the Greek Challenge support JU's Greatest Needs. 

Updates

The results are in! In just five days, 6,398 alumni, students, families, friends, and fans from all over the world came together in record numbers to raise $2.4M during Dolphin Dash, and fuel progress that will make an immediate impact on Jacksonville University.

1,360 Dolphins raised $39,473 for our students in support of Greek Life during a historic week of giving. Thank you for giving forward and congratulations to our winners below:

  • $2,500 1st place prize for Most Donors: Alpha Delta Pi 
  • $500 2nd place prize for Most Donors: Delta Delta Delta 
  • $2,500 1st place prize for Most Dollars: Alpha Delta Pi 
  • $500 2nd place prize for Most Dollars: Delta Delta Delta 
  • $1,000 prize for Alumni Benchmark: Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Epsilon Phi, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Delta Delta, Gamma Phi Beta, Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu 
  • 1,000 donor challenge: Complete! Each chapter will receive an additional $1,000 for collectively reaching 1,000 donors in the Greek Challenge


Dolphin Dash supercharges dollars into change and drives students to power forward and inspire innovation. Thank you to our Dolphin Family for your unparalleled support. We can't wait to show you all we achieve.

DASH ON!

-The Giving Team at Jacksonville University

206 days ago by Lauren Griffith
Exciting NEW Incentive for Greeks!

Anonymous donors have created an exciting new incentive for the Greek Challenge! If the chapters can collectively reach a total of 1,000 donors to the Challenge, EVERY active Greek chapter will receive an additional $1,000 of funding! 

Ready? Set... Dash! Just six more hours until Dolphin Dash ends at midnight.


209 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Alpha Kappa Alpha Alumni Benchmark Update

Alpha Kappa Alpha has reached their 25 alumni donor benchmark to unlock $1,000 for their chapter!

Delta Sigma Theta is over halfway to their 25 alumni donor goal. Dash on!

209 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Sigma Nu and Gamma Phi Beta Alumni Benchmark Update

Sigma Nu and Gamma Phi Beta have officially hit their 25 alumni donor benchmark to unlock $1,000 for their chapters!

210 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
🐬 $1,000,000 🐬

During the first three days of Dolphin Dash, over 3,000 Dolphins have come together to Give Forward... and raise more than $1,000,000!

We are so incredibly humbled by your support, and we can't wait to see these dollars SUPERCHARGED into change across campus. 

211 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
3,000 Donor Goal

We're sending a heartfelt THANK YOU to our supporters - we have already surpassed our goal of 3,000 donors during #DolphinDash!

We still have 2.5 days to Give Forward together and push Jacksonville University further than EVER before.

211 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Alpha Delta Pi + Alpha Epsilon Phi Alumni Benchmark Update

ADPi and AEPhi have both officially reached their 25 alumni donor benchmark to receive $1,000 for their chapters! 

Two and a half days to go to add your chapter to the list.

211 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Tri Delta and Sigma Chi - Alumni Benchmark UNLOCKED!

Phins Up to Tri Delta and Sigma Chi, who have both unlocked an extra $1,000 for their chapters by reaching their goal of 25 alumni donors! Will your chapter be next?

213 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Spirit Shirt Giveaway

Thanks to our friends at the JU Bookstore and Barnes & Noble College, when employees or students make a gift of $15 or more to ANY Dolphin Dash campaign they'll receive a free spirit shirt! Stop by JAX Outfitters before April 1 and show them your e-receipt to claim yours today. Supplies are limited, so act fast!


219 days ago by Lauren Griffith

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