Socktober 2022

109% of 325 Donor goal
This campaign ended on November 01, 2022, but you can still make a gift to Metropolitan State University of Denver by clicking here!

Fall is in the air, which means the fourth annual Socktober giving event is here! Keep your toes warm and show your Roadrunner pride when you make a gift to support MSU Denver students. 

For every gift of $25 ($15 is tax-deductible) you make to the Roadrunner Food PantryStudent Emergency Fund or the DREAMer Emergency Fund during Socktober- Oct. 1-31 - you will receive one pair of limited-edition MSU Denver socks AND one pair of socks will be donated to a student in need. Want a warmer sock? Get your MSU Denver ski sock with a gift of $35. 

With the support of our Roadrunner family, last year was our most successful Socktober yet! Over 315 donors contributed more than $16,000, bringing our three-year Socktober total to over $46,000 and more than 1,650 pairs of socks donated! Your generosity knocks or socks off! 

Share a pair of socks during Socktober and warm the feet of fellow Roadrunners so they can continue to Run with Us!

All socks will be shipped to your mailing address within three business days of your gift. 

A small act of kindness can have a huge impact on the life of an MSU Denver student. Here are just some of the ways your support is helping our Roadrunners: 

  • Roadrunner Food Pantry - The Student Care Center helps fight hunger and food insecurity at MSU Denver by meeting the nutritional needs of hundreds of hungry students every semester. Last academic year 1,335 students were served at the food pantry. 
  • Student Emergency Fund - Last year, over 350 applications were submitted by our students for emergency support. Your generosity allows MSU Denver to provide emergency stipends to students dealing with an unanticipated life event that might otherwise cause them to stop our pause their educational goals. 
  • DREAMer Emergency Fund - This fund was created to provide direct relief grants to our DREAMer students with financial needs. Because of the support of our donors, 12 students were awarded $11,750 this summer from the fund. 

Get ready to show your Roadrunner pride down to your toes this fall by making a gift during Socktober, and together, we can ensure MSU Denver students have the resources they need to reimagine a future where anything is possible. 

*You will receive one pair of socks for every $25 gift ($15 is tax-deductible) made to the funds listed above.

Ski Socks
Sock Packages and Bike Socks

Thanks to the support of fellow Roadrunners, we are officially out of our sock packages for this year! We are so grateful for your generosity. 

This year's Socktober is off to the best start ever with over 120 donors, and nearly 300 pairs of socks will be donated so far to the food pantry for students in need. 

Bike Socks

Ride your bike with Roadrunner pride, and rock your Rowdy bike socks! With your gift of $25, you can get one pair of MSU Denver bike socks. One pair of business socks will also be donated to the food pantry for a student in need.

Want to continue making an impact? Show us where you rock your MSU Denver socks! Share a photo and tag us on social media using #MSUDenverSocktober in your post. You will be entered to win an MSU Denver prize pack for sharing Socktober on your social media accounts. Go Roadrunners! 

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Designation Leaderboard
Number of DonorsDonorsRaised ($)
Food Pantry 151$7,027
Student Emergency Fund130$6,566
DREAMer Emergency Fund 97$3,983
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Friends icon5%Friends
Suitcase icon42%Faculty/Staff
Book icon5%Students
Gradhat icon47%MSU Denver Alumni
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