Anonymous matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $200

*Just for Golden Motion Dance Team*Kelly Severs and Amy Crosby matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $200

*Just for LGBT*QA Resource Center*Ron Pettigrew matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $250

*Just for Veteran's Engagement, Research, Recruiting, Retention Fund*Ron Pettigrew matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $250

*Just for Veterans Resource Center Bldg Enhancement, Repair, Modernization Fund*Ron Pettigrew matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $250

*Just for Veterans Resource Center*Ron Pettigrew matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $250

*Just for Supporting Those Who Support Those Who Serve Military Spouse Scholarship*Justin Schuch and Drew Donahoo matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $300

*Just for First Generation Student Scholarship*Justin Schuch matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $300

*Just for Student Retention Initiatives*Jim and Debbie Carter matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

*Just for Scholarship for Returning Leatherneck Alumni*Victoria Kappel matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

*Just for Soccer - Women's*Jim and Debbie Carter matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

*Just for Basketball - Women's*Jim and Debbie Carter matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

*Just for Basketball - Men's*Peter Joseph Gloviczki matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

*Just for Broadcasting and Journalism*Mac Price matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

*Just for Phonathon Student Scholarship*An Anonymous Donor matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $100

*Just for Race, Religion, Gender, and Multidisciplinary Studies*Lois Lueck matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

*Just for America Reads Program*Jim and Debbie Carter matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $750

*Just for Track, Field & Cross Country*Jim and Debbie Carter matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $750

*Just for University Housing and Dining Services*Connie Kowal '74 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

*Just for Baseball*Eldon Brown '96 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

*Just for Financial and Commodities Trading Lab*Skip Begley matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

*Just for Soccer - Men's*Cathy Early matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

*Just for Golf - Women's*Dr. Regina Young-Hyatt and Mr. Chad Hyatt matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

*Just for Student Life*Dr. Regina Young-Hyatt and Mr. Chad Hyatt matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

*Just for University Housing and Dining Services*Deb Miller '84, '86 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

*Just for Alumni Association*An Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,250

*Just for Council for Exceptional Children - WIU Chapter*Dave and Jackie Thompson matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500

*Just for Col. Rock Live Mascot Fund*Dr. Sue Martinelli-Fernandez matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500

*Just for Martinelli and Radosh Civil Service Award for Excellence*Martin O' Connor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500

*Just for Financial and Commodities Trading Lab*Greg and Dorothy Chapman matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,000

*Just for WIU Food Pantry*Post 6 Big Band matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,000

*Just for Jeff Holtz Jazz Recording Scholarship*Jim and Debbie Carter matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $3,000

*Just for Leatherneck Club (General Fund)*Jeremy Robinett matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $4,000

*Just for Hunter Mason Memorial Endowment*Ed and Sue Holzwarth matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000

*Just for Leatherneck Club (General Fund)*Bob Klannukarn matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000

*Just for Student Retention Initiatives*Eric Gleacher '02 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $12,500

*Just for Golf - Men's*Eric Gleacher '02 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $12,500

*Just for Golf - Women's*Keith Blue '88 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $20,000

*Just for Football*Dr. Eric Mansfield matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000

*Just for Horrabin Hall Improvements*Marilyn Cichowski matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $30,000

*Just for Volleyball*James A. Schmidt gave $300 because $1,000 was given by donors

*Just for College of Arts & Sciences Unrestricted Fund*An Anonymous Donor gave $500 because $500 was given by donors

*Just for Phonathon Student Scholarship*Brian '73 and Linda Savage gave $2,500 because 100 donors gave

*Just for Alumni Association*Norm Rocke '71 gave $3,000 because 40 donors gave

*Just for College of Arts and Sciences* Donate $60

None Left!

For your gift of $60 or more, receive this year's pair of limited edition Western Challenge socks!

The 'Necks' Big Thing

**Welcome to The 'Necks' Big Thing!**

Join us today as WIU alumni and friends celebrate the journey that began with those little things and culminated in the grand achievement of graduation.

Show your affinity for Western by making a meaningful contribution to what you love at Western during the Western Challenge.

Your support ensures today's Leathernecks are ready for **The 'Necks' Big Thing.**

**Ways to Give:**

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To ensure that your gift gets counted in the Western Challenge totals, make a gift on this website before 11:59 p.m. CST on April 24, 2024.

**Phone:**

Call the Western Challenge Team at (309) 298-1874 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CST to make a gift over the phone using your credit card.

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