Athletics Giving Challenge #ILoveTheBears2021

$134,429
Donated
134% of $100,000 goal
637
Donors
This campaign ended on March 01, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Missouri State University by clicking here!
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Russ Friedland photoRuss Friedland matched $50

An Anonymous DonorJon Plessner matched $50

An Anonymous DonorPamela Samson matched $100

An Anonymous DonorHolly Hesse matched $200

An Anonymous DonorSteven McRoberts matched $250

An Anonymous DonorBeth Perine matched $250

An Anonymous DonorLois and Richard Tod matched $500

Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt matched $500

Michael Seabolt photoMichael Seabolt matched $500

An Anonymous DonorRich and Christine Perkins matched $500

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $730

An Anonymous DonorBryan D Fisher matched $750

An Anonymous DonorMatt Hoggatt matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $3,000

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $5,000
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An Anonymous DonorDunser Family gave $100 because 10 donors made a gift in 7 days
Incentives
Donate $30
Show your support for the Bears with an #ILoveTheBears window sticker.

Donate $30
FOOTBALL ONLY - Donor is entered into a prize drawing for a Coach Petrino autographed football or licensed team apparel

Donate $50
FOOTBALL ONLY - Donor is entered into a drawing for 2 pre-game sideline passes or 4 tickets to a home football game (plus above tier entry)

Donate $100
FOOTBALL ONLY - Donor entered into a prize drawing for a trip for 2 to North Dakota State away football game, fall 2021 *COVID-19 permitting

Donate $125
MEN'S SOCCER ONLY - Adidas Clima Tech Missouri State Soccer short sleeve shirt in Onix. Sizes AS-A2XL available.

Donate $50
WOMEN'S SOCCER ALUMNI ONLY - Entry into a drawing for a game worn MSU Women's Soccer Jersey with your number

Donate $100
WOMEN'S SOCCER ALUMNI ONLY - 2 Entries into a drawing for a game worn MSU Women's Soccer Jersey with your number

Donate $150
WOMEN'S SOCCER ALUMNI ONLY - 3 Entries into a drawing for a game worn MSU Women's Soccer Jersey with your number
About

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, 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. A $1,000 reward will be given to the five top performing teams who reach their goal the fastest. 

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 jordantaylor@missouristate.edu. 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.


Updates
Thank You!

Thank you so much for giving to the I Love The Bears campaign. Your gift really will make a difference in helping our sport programs grow. Raising over $130,000 is a big deal and we couldn't have done it without YOU!


201 days ago by Jordan Taylor
Final Day!

Today is the final day to donate to the #ILoveTheBears2021 giving challenge. Our athletes and coaches appreciate you all for helping raise over $130,000! Gifts can be submitted until 11:59 PM.

202 days ago by Jordan Taylor
Men's Soccer Match and Adidas Incentive

Thanks to everyone who has already shown their love for the Missouri State Bears! 

Men's Soccer just added a new incentive. Any gift for Men's Soccer that is $125 or more will receive an Adidas Clima Tech Missouri State Soccer short sleeve shirt, while supplies last! Sizes are AS-A2XL and the color is Onix. With the matching gift generously offered, your gift will be doubled.


Any gift really goes a long way!

222 days ago by Jordan Taylor

Team Leaderboard
TeamsDonors$ RaisedGoal ($)%
Football99$23,355$15,000155.7
Men's Soccer92$22,062$15,000147.1
Softball55$14,473$15,00096.5
Swimming and Diving98$13,250$12,000110.4
Women's Golf26$10,422$9,000115.8
Women's Soccer71$10,390$10,000103.9
Baseball27$8,575$15,00057.2
Women's Basketball38$6,911$15,00046.1
Volleyball48$6,691$8,00083.6
Men's Golf14$5,450$7,00077.9
Men's Basketball12$3,315$15,00022.1
Sugar Bears22$3,029$6,00050.5
Women's Tennis18$2,015$5,00040.3
Women's Track & Cross Country23$1,685$8,00021.1
Beach Volleyball13$1,408$5,00028.2
Cheerleaders16$1,398$6,00023.3
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