The University has funded social media challenges throughout the day. Use these opportunities to make your gift go even further.

Faculty and Staff Challenge

    The fund that receives the most gifts from current U-M faculty and staff on Giving Blueday will     receive an additional $4,000. Excludes student organizations. Prizes:

            1st - $4,000
            2nd - $2,500
            3rd - $1,500
            4th - $1,000
            5th - $1,000

#IGaveBlueDidYouChallenge

    Use the #IGaveBlueDidYou and share which cause you supported. Ten winners will be randomly     selected, and each will receive an additional $100 toward the fund they supported.

 

Hourly Social Media and Giving Challenges:

6am - 9am:  Whether you are living abroad or working from home, post a photo of yourself wherever you are celebrating Giving Blueday this year using #GivingBlueday. One photo will be randomly selected. Prize: $500 for the fund of your choice

9am - 11am:  Student orgs, this one is for you. The top three student org funds that receive the highest number of #GivingBlueday gifts during this time will each win $1,000!

11am - Noon:  Pets and babies love U-M! Share a photo of your pet or baby in Michigan gear. Make sure to include    #GivingBlueday. One photo will be randomly selected.Prize: $500 for the fund of your choice

Noon - 1pm:  The fund that receives gifts from the most donors this hour will receive an additional $1,000.

1pm - 2pm:  We’ve spent most of the past year on Zoom. Share your favorite U-M themed Zoom background and use #GivingBlueday. One post will be randomly selected. Prize: $1,000

2pm - 3pm:  The school, college, or unit fund that receives the most gifts from students this hour will receive    $1,000. Excludes student organization funds.

3pm - 4pm: The tweet that uses #GivingBlueday and receives the most retweets during this hour will win this challenge! Prize: $1,000 for the fund of your choice

4pm - 5pm:  The top two non-degree granting U-M departments/organizations with the most gifts in this hour will each receive $1,000. Excludes student organizations. 

5pm - 6pm:  Post your most passionate (or cutest) rendition of Hail to the Victors. We'll randomly select one to win $1,000 for the cause of your choice! Don’t forget your #GivingBlueday.

6pm - 8pm:  The top two funds that receive gifts from the most victors between 6pm - 8pm will both receive an   additional $1,000.

8pm - 10pm:  The school or college that receives the most gifts this period will receive $2,000 for their annual fund.

10pm - 11:59pm:  Post video thanking all U-M donors and sharing what you love about the university. Include #GivingBlueday. We'll randomly select one to win $1,000 for the cause of your choice!