Athletics Giving Challenge #ILoveTheBears

This campaign ended on March 01, 2018, but you can still make a gift to Missouri State University by clicking here!

Make a gift today to show your love for your favorite MSU Bears team!  The Missouri State Athletics “I Love The Bears” February Giving Challenge, sponsored by The Bears Fund, invites alumni, family, friends, students and sports fans to make a gift to support their favorite team.

MSU student-athletes need your support!  When you make a gift to the team(s) of your choice, you are helping enhance the collegiate experience for each student-athlete at Missouri State University. Your donation today will be used by each team to support their individual needs.The Bears Fund will reward three top performing teams with an extra $1,000!

Donors of $30 or more receive a complementary “I Love The Bears” window sticker; giving to this campaign is the ONLY way to get this sticker! Many other great incentives are available for other donation levels. You can even qualify for for incentives by sharing the campaign!

Show your love for the Bears by making a gift today! Click the GIVE NOW button, choose the sport(s) you want to support, select your incentive and enter your payment method. It is quick, easy and secure!  After you’ve given to the campaign, encourage others to give by sharing this page on social media.

Thank you for your support and remember #iLoveTheBears! 

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If you have questions on the campaign or incentives, please contact To be eligible for a sport specific incentive be sure you claim the incentive for the sport you're donating to.  



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Team Leaderboard

DesignationDonorsDollarsGoal ($)%
Baseball 64$31,450$20,000157.3%
Swimming and Diving 137$11,577$15,00077.2%
Men's Soccer 89$11,000$10,000110.0%
Softball 60$10,325$15,00068.8%
Men's Basketball 13$10,235$20,00051.2%
Women's Soccer 42$7,455$10,00074.6%
Volleyball 46$5,740$10,00057.4%
Women's Golf 41$5,325$5,000106.5%
Men's Golf 37$5,055$5,000101.1%
Football 9$3,020$6,50046.5%
Women's Tennis 14$2,450$3,00081.7%
Beach Volleyball 24$2,130$2,50085.2%
Women's Basketball 16$1,965$5,00039.3%
Women's Cross Country 16$980$3,00032.7%
Women's Track & Cross Country 14$865$3,00028.8%

Donor affiliations

25% Alumni

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12% Students

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29% Parents

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9% Faculty/Staff

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24% Friends

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Donor list

Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt
Alessandra Graham
Melanie Earl photoMelanie Earl
Mary L Allen
Sheryl Rogers
Jill D Hays
Catherine Richter
Kami Biesemeyer
Stephanie L O'Neal
Cindy Rear
Ryan & Elizabeth Sivill
Kyle Calton
Justin Dillon
Jacqui Coones
Sue M Demmer
Thomas Singer
Matt Hoggatt
Priscilla Childress
Josh Wegrzyn
Judith E Marcum
Daniele Messa
Rachael Kerrigan
Jadyne Marie Seitz photoJadyne Marie Seitz
Roger Wasson photoRoger Wasson
The Young’s
Mark West
Nate and Lyndsey Comer
James V Henderson
Fred Browning
Richard Goffe photoRichard Goffe
Jeff and Angela Buschling
Melissa Stokes
Steiner, Rebecca
Tim Clubb

Catherine Richter photoCatherine Richter matched $500
Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt matched $2,500
An Anonymous Donor matched $5,000
An Anonymous Donor matched $5,000
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Help us raise $100 or more and be entered into a drawing for Bears or Lady Bears Basketball Courtside Seats for the 2018-19 season.


I Love the Bears limited edition window sticker! Making a $30 gift is the only way to get one of these limited edition stickers!


*Claim this incentive to be entered into a drawing for 2 courtside seats to a Men's or Women's Basketball game for the 2018-19 season (On an agreed upon date).


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Baseball - Up to 4 tickets to that day's game plus breakfast (at Scramblers) with the baseball staff prior to the 6:30 PM game against Kansas on 5/2/18.


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Baseball - Up to 4 tickets to the game plus dinner with the baseball staff after the 2:00 PM game against Southern Illinois on 5/12/18 (we'll do dinner at Ebbets).

DONATE $1,000

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Football - 4 suite tickets for an agreed upon game for the 2018 season.

DONATE $1,000

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Baseball - Manager for a day with Coach Guttin! Hangout in the dugout during pre-game BP and all pre-game activities plus participate in the home plate meeting turning in the line-up with Coach Guttin for the 6:30 PM game on 4/14/18 against Oregon State.

DONATE $1,000

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Men's Basketball - 2 Loge tickets and dinner in Prime for 2 for an agreed upon game for the 2018-19 season.

DONATE $1,000

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Softball - join the team in the dugout for their meeting before a game on an agreed upon date!

DONATE $1,000

Only 1 left!

Women's Basketball - 2 Loge tickets and dinner in Prime for 2 for an agreed upon game for the 2018-19 season.