Parkside Day 2021

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You’re invited to be a part of our third annual Parkside Day. On April 15, alumni, friends, parents, faculty, staff and students will come together for 24 hours of celebration and support to make a collective difference. We need your help to make Parkside Day 2021 a success. 

Rangers, let’s see what happens when we all give back, together!

PARKSIDE DAY CHALLENGES

Make a gift to support student success. Several donors have stepped forward to offer challenge funds to inspire you to join them on Parkside Day – over $45,000 in challenge funds are waiting to be unlocked by you through your participation. Every action makes a difference.

Boost the impact of your gift by participating in various challenges throughout the day and support your favorite department, program, or scholarship.

 

TIME SPECIFIC CHALLENGES: APRIL 15:

MIDNIGHT MADNESS Time: 12am – 12:10am CST

Let’s start strong! Two donations made within the first 10 minutes of Parkside Day will be randomly selected to receive an extra $100 each to the UW-Parkside program or cause of their choice.

 

HARIBO POWER HOUR Time: 7am-8am CST

Welcome to Parkside Day morning! Presenting Sponsor, HARIBO of America will match up to $8,000 in gifts to the Future Focus Fund given between 7am-8am. The Future Focus Fund reduces student loan debt and helps UW-Parkside students reach their goal of graduating with a college degree.

 

THE TURF CENTER CHALLENGE POWER HOUR SPONSORED BY VONCO PRODUCTSTime: 10-11am CST

If 25 donors make a gift to support the Turf Center Challenge during this hour, Vonco Products will unlock $7,500 towards the project.

 

POWER UP, ALUMNI! Time: 12pm-1pm CST

Calling all alumni to make an impact on student scholarships. During this power hour, the UW-Parkside Foundation board will match the first $4,000 of Alumni gifts to one of the day’s featured scholarships or any non-endowed scholarship.

 

RANGERS REUNITED Time: 5pm-6pm CST

Stay tuned for a special announcement from HARIBO of America during the virtual Ranger Reunion.

 

THE TURF CENTER CHALLENGE POWER HOUR SPONSORED BY COMMUNITY STATE BANK Time: 8pm-9pm CST

Every dollar donated to the Turf Center Challenge will be matched by Community State Bank for the next 60 minutes. 

FULL DAY CHALLENGES

HARIBO G.O.L.D (Graduates Of the Last Decade) BEAR CHALLENGE

When 50 recent alumni donors (Class of 2010-2020) make a Parkside Day gift, $5,000 will be unlocked by HARIBO for the Future Focus Fund. If 100 recent alumni donors make a Parkside Day gift, another $5,000 will be unlocked. Alumni donor #50 and #100 will also receive some HARIBO swag.

 

MAKE A PERMANENT MARK

If 100 College of Social Sciences & Professional Studies graduates from the last decade (2010-2020) make a gift to any area of the University on Parkside Day, Dean Peggy James will get a tattoo. (Seriously!) Follow along online. The more donors that make a gift, the more of Dean James’ mystery tattoo that will be revealed.

 

THROWBACK THURSDAY

Share a Throwback Thursday UW-Parkside photo using #ParksideDay, and the UW-Parkside Foundation will donate $5 to the Future Focus Fund.

 

RAD GRADS

If an alum from every graduating class year 1970-2020 makes a gift, the UW-Parkside Foundation Board will unlock $2,500 towards the Future Focus Fund.

 

SOMOS LATINOS UNIDOS CHALLENGE

For every 10 donors the Somos Latinos Unidos Scholarship receives, an anonymous donor will unlock $100 for the scholarship. This scholarship benefits UW-Parkside students who are Hispanic or Latino/a, and provides vital support as UW-Parkside grows as an emerging Hispanic-serving institution.

 

 

*In order to participate in challenges using a hashtag, Facebook posts or Instagram profiles must be public to appear in searches.


Updates
Thank you!

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Challenge Updates!

Completed challenges: 

HARIBO POWER HOUR match fulfilled

Vonco Products challenge dollars unlocked for the Turf Center Challenge

Alumni POWER HOUR match fulfilled

Rad Grads: A graduation gift from every class year

Community State Bank Turf Center Challenge match fulfilled

HARIBO Ranger Reunion match fulfilled

HARIBO G.O.L.D Bear Challenge round 1 unlocked

 

What can still happen?

24 Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) can make a gift before midnight and help unlock an additional $5,000 from HARIBO for the Future Focus Fund

72 more CSSPS alums can make a gift to make Dean James get a tattoo

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Special thanks to our corporate supporters of the Future Focus Scholarship!

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Just Announced - Rangers Reunited!

Just announced at the virtual Ranger Reunion - even though we've reached 500 donors, HARIBO still wants us to go further with the Future Focus Fund. HARIBO will match $5,000 of alumni gift from now until 6:00pm CST. Let's get active and moving!

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
RAD GRADS for the win!

UW-Parkside alumni are some RAD GRADS! We are excited to share that we have received a gift from someone in every graduating class year (1970-2020). The class of 2020 is currently in the lead with the most donors with 1990 not far behind.

The UW-Parkside Foundation Board has unlocked $2,500 to the Future Focus Fund for this awesome accomplishment.

Thanks for giving back, Rangers!

If you haven't signed up for the virtual alumni Ranger Reunion from 4:30-5:30, there's still time!

Register at: https://www.uwp.edu/giving/ran... 

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Challenge Unlocked!

CHALLENGE UNLOCKED

$5,000 has been unlocked by HARIBO to the Future Focus Fund as part of the HARIBO G.O.L.D "Graduates of the Last Decade" Bear Challenge.

Special thanks to Ryan Katona '11 for being lucky donor number 50. There will be some HARIBO swag coming your way to say thanks. 

On to 100 G.O.L.D alumni next!

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Parkside Day Socks!

Don't forget - any gift of $30 or more and we'll have some Ranger Bear socks with your name on them!

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Lunch Hour is all things UW-Parkside Alumni!


Jenn Busch '12 and Joe Young '13 coming at you live with more info.

UW-Parkside alumni, YOU are ROCKING Parkside Day 2021. Thank you from the UW-Parkside Foundation, the Parkside Employee Alumni Group, and the UW-Parkside Alumni Association for all of your participation, advocacy and gift giving - what a great morning!

#1 The Parkside Day Alumni Power Hour is kicking off now!
12pm-1pm CST
The UW-Parkside Foundation Board will match the first $4,000 of alumni gifts to one of the day’s featured scholarships or any non-endowed scholarship given during the hour.
 
#2 Throwback Thursday Photo Challenge
Share a photo from your time at UW-Parkside using #ParksideDay. For every photo posted, the UW-Parkside Foundation Board will donate $5.

#3 Rad Grads - in search of a graduate from every year. If that happens, the UW-Parkside Foundation Board will donate an extra $2,500 to the Future Focus Fund. Class of 2020 is in the lead for having the most donors so far today - way to go recent grads!

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Update Announcement - Challenges Met - Parkside Day 2021!

What a great morning! Thank you for your Parkside Day support.

We just crossed the $100,000 mark from 349 donors.

Challenges Met:

#1 The HARIBO Power Hour generated $16,000 for the Future Focus Fund from 25 donors!

#2 Turf Center Challenge Power Hour sponsored by Vonco Products generated 38 donors and over $9,000 for the Turf Center Challenge!

Stay tuned for more updates and keep spreading the word. Go Rangers! https://www.uwp.edu/giving/par...

189 days ago by Linnea Booher

It's time for the first Ranger Vision 2020 #ParksideDay POWER HOUR sponsored by Vonco Products! We need to get 25 donors in the next HOUR to unlock $7,500 from Vonco Product to the Turf Center Challenge! Support your favorite Ranger team here: https://www.givecampus.com/.../the-turf-center-challenge
#RangerVision2020

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
Ranger Bear and HARIBO Bear Unite!

What a great way to kick off Parkside Day morning!

Thanks to 21 donors and HARIBO USA, who supported student success and unlocked a full match from HARIBO. Let’s keep the momentum going!


HARIBO is in search of some “G.O.L.D (Graduates Of the Last Decade) BEAR” alumni. The more recent alumni to make a Parkside Day gift, the more HARIBO will unlock for the Future Focus Fund.
To learn more about this special challenge, visit uwp.edu/parkside-day #ParksideDay #uwparkside

189 days ago by Linnea Booher
The Time is Now


Let’s start strong! Two donations made within the first 10 minutes of Parkside Day will be randomly selected to receive an extra $100 each to the UW-Parkside program or cause of their choice.

190 days ago by Linnea Booher

Rangers Are Difference MakersThe Rangers Are Difference Makers reflects giving from Alumni
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
19702$521
19712$525
19723$4,550
19732$125
19743$900
19751$100
19765$1,625
19772$2,550
19783$1,100
19792$1,100
19805$1,225
19816$790
19825$5,200
19834$450
19843$220
198513$12,804
19866$955
19873$456
19881$50
19894$330
199011$1,480
19914$98
19928$5,545
19935$2,870
19946$259
19956$747
19963$446
19975$937
19985$250
19992$183
20006$320
20012$133
20026$926
20039$1,078
20044$640
20055$526
20065$329
20076$290
20086$365
20096$370
201011$1,510
20113$625
20127$680
20135$200
20146$642
20153$105
20166$240
20173$205
20185$230
201912$1,370
202014$305
20211$55
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