Athletics Giving Challenge #ILoveTheBears2020

This campaign ended on March 01, 2020, 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 Mutual of Omaha, invites alumni, family, friends, students and 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. Mutual of Omaha will reward five 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!

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! 

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

A transcript of this video is available for download here.

*In addition, MSU alumni who make a qualifying gift of $50 or more receive a V.I.B.card - Very Important Bear

Visit MSU Alumni Association for additional information how to become engaged with the association and what events are coming to your area.



Team Leaderboard

TeamDonorsDollarsGoal ($)%
Men's Soccer 144$28,347$25,000113.4%
Softball 70$13,337$11,000121.2%
Women's Soccer 85$12,222$10,000122.2%
Baseball 28$11,435$15,00076.2%
Women's Golf 24$5,580$5,000111.6%
Men's Golf 45$4,395$5,00087.9%
Sugar Bears 33$3,396$6,00056.6%
Women's Basketball 32$2,632$15,00017.5%
Women's Track & Cross Country 27$2,401$8,00030.0%
Football 27$2,281$15,00015.2%
Cheerleaders 22$1,910$6,00031.8%
Swimming and Diving 26$1,810$8,00022.6%
Women's Tennis 6$1,760$5,00035.2%
Beach Volleyball 8$1,675$5,00033.5%
Volleyball 16$1,161$8,00014.5%
Men's Basketball 9$1,110$15,0007.4%

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Donor affiliations

20% Alumni

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7% Students

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25% Parents

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8% Faculty/Staff

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23% Friends

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Donor list

Juan Lavalle
Shelli palacio
Gary & Linda Messmer
Cindy and Randy Eno
April Bohannon
Kate Sowder
Alison Kate Harper
Mary E. Litvan
The Orr family
John Krause
Alix Opfer
Sarah Allegri
Ashleigh Lewellen
Rob Brewer photoRob Brewer
Rob Brewer photoRob Brewer
Larry & Sherry
Maryse Bard-Martel
Keith Alan Ekstam
Ken and Linda norling
Kevin Pitts
Swope Family
Shawn Strong
Tammy L. Dock
Dawna Hartman
Rebecca Callaway
Dean M. Ferrell
Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt
Logan Bisbee
Tami Arthaud
Jerry Wollmering
Shane and Lisa Sterling
Michael Pedersen
Kory Brinton
Rachel (Weimer) Sullens
Annette Smits
Heather Allred
Kelsey Fouch
Dogs R Big

Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt matched $500
Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt matched $500
An Anonymous Donor matched $850
Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt matched $455
An Anonymous Donor matched $1,000
An Anonymous Donor matched $2,000
Anonymous matched $3,000
An Anonymous Donor matched $4,000
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Show your support for the Bears with this window sticker only available through the campaign in 2020!