RPi Giving Day 2020

Save the Date
Join us on Saturday, March 14

 

It’s almost time to kick off our 7th annual Rπ Giving Day! In celebration of this special day, we hope you will show your pride and Rπ spirit by giving back on March 14.
 
We are hosting challenges and matches ALL DAY, from the first gift of the day right up to the last, so check out our site to see where you can have the most impact!

 

Here are some things you can do to help out before March 14

  • Add Rπ Day to your calendar
  • Mark that you are “going” to our Facebook event
  • Spread the word using #RPi314

Don’t forget to come back for the fun and excitement on Rπ Day, March 14!

Turn Your State or Country RPi Red by Making a Gift!
Rank State Donors
1 NONE 0
1 AA 0
1 AE 0
Event
Give Early Challenge
Why wait until 3/14? Anyone who makes a gift on Friday, March 13 will be entered in a drawing for a mystery prize!
$10,000
Paula Simon '68 3.14 Participation Challenge
If we reach 314 donors on Rπ Day, $10,000 will be unlocked for student scholarship, thanks to Paula Simon ’68, member of the Board of Trustees.
314 Gift Goal
Starts in
2
Match
Nick Pinchuk ’68 Rπ Day Match
Nick Pinchuk ’68 will match all gifts to the area of greatest need, up to $10,000.
Event
Rπ Day Sticker Giveaway
Wes Schrom '76 has the Rπ spirit! The first 314 donors will receive an Rπ sticker, courtesy of Wes.
Event
Rπ Day Social Media Challenge
Show your support for Rπ Day on social media and enter to win a $50 Visa gift card and Rensselaer swag! Find our special contest post on the Rensselaer Alumni Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter page. Like that post, tag a friend, and follow the Rensselaer Giving page and you'll be entered to win.
2
Match
Bob Baron '72 Football Match
Any gift made to Let's Go Red! Football today will be matched by Bob Baron '72, up to $10,000.
2
Match
RAA Scholarship Match
Dave Ryan ’79 will match all gifts to the RAA Scholarship, up to $2,500.
Event
New Donor Challenge
Calling all future donors! Any alumnus or alumna who makes a gift today who has never before made a gift to Rensselaer will be entered in a drawing for a $50 Visa gift card.
$3,141
Student Challenge
If 100 current students give at least $3.14 in honor of Rπ Day, $3,141 will be unlocked to go toward the Student Relief Fund.
100 Gift Goal
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Event
Rensselaer Alumni Association Chapter Challenge
The Rensselaer Alumni Association chapter that has the greatest percentage of giving from its members will receive a monetary prize to go toward future programming.
Event
Parent Rensselaer Swag Challenge
Any current parent who makes a gift of $3.14 or more to the Rensselaer Annual Fund or a School Annual Fund will be entered into a drawing for a Rensselaer swag bag. Winner will be chosen by Puckman!
Event
Parent Dean's Lunch Challenge
Any current parent who makes a gift of $31.41 or more to the Rensselaer Annual Fund or a School Annual Fund will be entered into a drawing for a lunch with a dean for their student and four classmates, plus a diploma frame.
Event
Parent Paver Challenge
Any current parent who makes a gift of $314 or more to the Rensselaer Annual Fund or a School Annual Fund will be entered into a drawing for an ECAV paver, chosen by Puckman.
Event
Faculty and Staff Rπ Day Challenge
All faculty and staff who make a gift of at least $3.14 in honor of Rπ Day will be entered into a drawing to receive a $50 Visa gift card.
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Match
Parent Leadership Match for Student Scholarship
The Parent Leadership Council will match all gifts from current parents in support of student scholarship, up to $1,314.
Leaderboard
All-Class Leaderboard
Check back throughout the day to see which Class has brought in the most Rπ Day donors!
Leaderboard
Who Supports Rπ Day?
Check back throughout the day to see which group has the most Rπ Day donors!
Leaderboard
Current Parent Leaderboard
Check back throughout the day to see which current parent Class has brought in the most Rπ Day donors! The winner will receive an ECAV paver engraved with congratulations to the winning Class.
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