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Past Events


$6,000
Finish Line Challenge
Help us cross the finish line! If we reach 1,866 donors by NOON, members of the Hope Community will give an additional $6,000 to help support student scholarships. Please make your gift before noon today! There is no better day (or time) to give than NOW!
353 / 375 Gifts
Ended
$1,250
Beat Our Best: Faculty/Staff Challenge
We Beat Our Best! Way to go Hope faculty/staff -- you made it happen! We have now beaten last year’s goal of 403 faculty/staff gifts, therefore unlocking a generous additional gift of $1,250 for student scholarships. Thank you for all that you do for the college and for giving to what you love!
404 / 404 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Knickerbocker Challenge
You “knicked it” out of the park! Thanks to your generous gifts, Art "Bud" Van Eck’s '48 $1,000 match will go towards Hope student scholarships.
11 / 30 Gifts
Ended
$1,000
CDI Challenge in Honor of Vanessa Greene
The Hope community is united in our gratitude for Vanessa Greene, the work of CDI and the Alumni of Color Advisory Council. $1,000 was unlocked for the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Fire Up Super Fans
You made Johnny proud! Everyone that donated to reach John DeWitt’s $2,000 Orange & Blue Challenge to support Student-Athletes is a SuperFan!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Musical Match
Make the choice to support Hope's musical students and the wonderful culture that they create on campus. Support the Music Department with a gift, and a generous '95 alum and her family will match it (up to $2,000)!
$1,543 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Office of Possibilities Match in honor of Gordon Van Wylen
A former Hope administrator is inspired by the Office of Possibilities and its mission to ignite college-wide innovation to advance the future of learning. He was also inspired by Gordon Van Wylen, who he feels embodied Hope’s aspirations - its past, present, and indeed its future. He will match all gifts to the Office of Possibilities up to $1,000 total. Make your gift today!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Economics + Business = Match
Love the Economics and Business Department? If you make a gift, a Hope Alumni and Supporter will generously match your gift (up to $1,000). Double check your amount, double click your mouse and double down on this match today!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Help Engineer a Better Tomorrow
Every gift to the Engineering Department will be matched by a generous donor (up to $2,000). Please show your love for Hope's engineering students by helping to sustain their department today!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
$500
3...2...1... GO HOPE!
One team - one Hope, and now one more $500 gift! Thank you to all who donated to help reach this goal with an additional $500 from the Grangers -- student-athletes thank you!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Students Double Your Impact - Communication Department Match
Hey current Hope students. A generous alumni couple wants to inspire our future student leaders today! Make a gift to help support the Communication Department, and your gift will automatically double. Communicate your desire to help in a big way; make your gift now!
$140 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Be the Change You Wish to See
You did it! An additional $2,000 will go to support CDI programming -- thank you Lisa Bos ’97 for sponsoring this match.
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
Brightformat Music Challenge
“We did it” is music to our ears. The Music Department challenge was met and Brightformat’s $1,000 gift was made!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$500
Economics and Business Challenge
London’s Calling! The goal was met and we thank the Grangers for this additional $500. You did it!
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Early Bird Challenge
Rise and shine, early birds! Why not start your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Hope? If 25 gifts are made from 3 am to 7 am EST, an anonymous gift of $1,000 will be added to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,100
Young Alumni and Student Challenge
We are so proud. Thanks to our young alumni and students for stepping up to the challenge. A generous 2019 grad just gave an additional $1,900 to help support student scholarships.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$1,000
The Spotlight is on You!
Once 15 gifts have been received for the Dance Department, Karen and Michael Schley will generously donate an additional $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Please help us pirouette to meet this goal!
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Biology Department Challenge
Biologically speaking, somewhere between organelles and the Biosphere a challenge was found! Keep it alive and well with a gift to the Biology Department. Once 15 gifts are received, Karen and Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Please help us reach this challenge for the Biology Department.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Together We Matter
Help us bring more energy to the Physics Department by meeting this challenge: Once 15 gifts are received, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. With each gift, our Inertia grows - hurry and make your gift to meet this challenge today!
6 / 15 Gifts
Ended
$1,000
Politically Speaking...
Let’s talk politics -- just kidding! Let's talk about generosity. 15 gifts to the Political Science Department is all it takes to unlock a generous $1,000 gift to the Hope Fund from Karen and Michael Schley supporting student scholarships.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Explore The Possibilities!
The possibilities at Hope are endless -- consider ExploreHope! This program offers innovative summer programming for our K-12 community and engages Hope students in these experiential learning programs. If 15 gifts are given to this program, then Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to help support our greatest need -- student scholarships. You can help - unlock this challenge today!
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Happy FRI-YAY Challenge
FRI-YAY -- You did it! We have reached 100 gifts, which has earned an additional $2,500 to help support student scholarships. Thank you for supporting Hope’s greatest need!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$19,000
1866 Participation Challenge
Challenge accepted! 1,866 gifts came in and $19,000 was unlocked for student scholarships. Thank you to the members of Hope’s Board of Trustees and Administrative Council for coming together to make this additional gift and thank you to all of those who helped Hope reach this exciting goal! Go Hope!
1,831 / 1,866 Gifts
Ended
$1,750
Travel Challenge
Hey, young alumni and current students! Did you study abroad at one or more of the 300 locations Hope offers? A young alumni couple from the Class of 2010 is so grateful for their off-campus study experience that they want to give back in a big way - $1,750! Okay - how can you help? We need 15 or more gifts to unlock this special challenge.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Your Scholarship Impact DOUBLED!
BOOM! You doubled down and $200,000 was raised for student scholarships, including a $100,000 match from our generous donor couple. Student scholarships are so important to the future of Hope College -- you answered the call and made a huge impact in making financial access to Hope available to more students. Thank you!
$100,000 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
Night Owl Challenge
Hello, night owls! Why not end your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Hope? If 50 gifts are made from 10 pm to 3 am EST, a 1965 grad will give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Discern. Prepare. Pursue Challenge
Help support the Boerigter Center, which helps students prepare to impact our world by assisting them in discerning, preparing, and pursuing their career goals and callings. Once 25 people make a gift, an additional $10,000 will be unlocked. A 1968 grad and their spouse made this challenge possible because of the unique benefits the center offers Hope students from freshman year through graduation.
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
2
Match
HSRT Standing Ovation
Long-time supporters of Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT) - Barbara Timmer and Catherine Benkaim will match all gifts to HSRT (up to $7,500) to support the artists who will bring live theatre back this summer for Season 49 - 2.0.
$2,540 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Awakening Match
Every dollar donated to sustain Awakening (a program to build high-school-aged emerging worship leaders on Hope's campus) will be doubled by a generous gift from a Hope family, up to $1,000. Have your gift to Awakening doubled and start transforming students' lives today!
$510 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Nursing is Essential Match
Nurses are essential, and your gifts to the Nursing Department and our student nurses were matched by the Oumedian Family.
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Diversity and Inclusion: Hope Family Match
Simply put, thank you. Your generosity combined with the Richmond family = $1,000 for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Double Your Impact - Communication Department Match
You can double your impact today! Your gift to help support the Communication Department and current communication students will be matched (up to $2,000). Make a gift and communicate your desire to help!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Colorful Match
Calling all art lovers! Each gift made to the Art or Art History Department will be matched by alumna Nancy Borgeson. That’s right, help support current Hope students and all things art and your gift will be matched to help support the Art Department Anchor Art Award.
$1,040 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Pizza + Hope Athletics = a Perfect MATCH!
The dough is raised-$2,000 that is! Late-night pizza is the best-Thanks Crust54 and Orange & Blue Fund supporters for the perfect match!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
$2,000
Start a Chain Reaction
Three '85 grads loved doing summer research and want to catalyze a donation chain reaction. Once the chemistry department reaches the critical point of 25 gifts from atoms like you - the reaction yields an additional $2,000!
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
$500
Psychology Department Challenge
This challenge has been met and our current psychology students will benefit from your generosity. Thank you to Dr. Stephanie and David Richmond, current Hope parents, for sponsoring this challenge.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Kinesiology Kinetic Challenge
That’s right - let’s get moving. Help unlock a challenge from generous current Hope parents by making a gift to the Kinesiology Department. Once 25 gifts are made, $1,000 will be extended to help Hope Kinesiology students!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Calling all Artists
Hope is the only private liberal arts college in Michigan whose art department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD). All it takes is 15 gifts to the Art and Art History department to unlock a $1,000 gift to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships - from Karen & Michael Schley.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Let’s Make History
A generous donor family, Karen and Michael Schley, has put forth a challenge -- if we receive 15 gifts to the History Department, they will give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Remember -- history has its eyes on us -- let’s make today’s Day of Giving the best yet for Hope’s History Department!
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Can you dig it?
Calling all earth lovers! A challenge has been excavated. You can help. Once the GES Department receives 15 gifts, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Education Station!
All Aboard -- Calling all Educators! Once the Education Department receives 15 gifts, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Thank you for all you do!
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Social Work and Sociology Department Challenge
A challenge is underway! Help us unlock a generous gift -- once the Social Work & Sociology Department receives a combination of 20 gifts, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships.
20 / 20 Donors
Completed
$2,500
$2,500 + (your gift amount) = AMAZING!
Get ready. A Communication Department challenge is underway. Once the department receives 25 gifts, a generous alumni couple will give the department an additional $2,500. Make a gift and impact the lives of Hope students in the communication department today!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$6,000
Finish Line Challenge
Help us cross the finish line! If we reach 1,866 donors by NOON, members of the Hope Community will give an additional $6,000 to help support student scholarships. Please make your gift before noon today! There is no better day (or time) to give than NOW!
353 / 375 Gifts
Ended
$19,000
1866 Participation Challenge
Challenge accepted! 1,866 gifts came in and $19,000 was unlocked for student scholarships. Thank you to the members of Hope’s Board of Trustees and Administrative Council for coming together to make this additional gift and thank you to all of those who helped Hope reach this exciting goal! Go Hope!
1,831 / 1,866 Gifts
Ended
$1,250
Beat Our Best: Faculty/Staff Challenge
We Beat Our Best! Way to go Hope faculty/staff -- you made it happen! We have now beaten last year’s goal of 403 faculty/staff gifts, therefore unlocking a generous additional gift of $1,250 for student scholarships. Thank you for all that you do for the college and for giving to what you love!
404 / 404 Gifts
Completed
$1,750
Travel Challenge
Hey, young alumni and current students! Did you study abroad at one or more of the 300 locations Hope offers? A young alumni couple from the Class of 2010 is so grateful for their off-campus study experience that they want to give back in a big way - $1,750! Okay - how can you help? We need 15 or more gifts to unlock this special challenge.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Knickerbocker Challenge
You “knicked it” out of the park! Thanks to your generous gifts, Art "Bud" Van Eck’s '48 $1,000 match will go towards Hope student scholarships.
11 / 30 Gifts
Ended
2
Match
Your Scholarship Impact DOUBLED!
BOOM! You doubled down and $200,000 was raised for student scholarships, including a $100,000 match from our generous donor couple. Student scholarships are so important to the future of Hope College -- you answered the call and made a huge impact in making financial access to Hope available to more students. Thank you!
$100,000 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
CDI Challenge in Honor of Vanessa Greene
The Hope community is united in our gratitude for Vanessa Greene, the work of CDI and the Alumni of Color Advisory Council. $1,000 was unlocked for the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Night Owl Challenge
Hello, night owls! Why not end your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Hope? If 50 gifts are made from 10 pm to 3 am EST, a 1965 grad will give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Fire Up Super Fans
You made Johnny proud! Everyone that donated to reach John DeWitt’s $2,000 Orange & Blue Challenge to support Student-Athletes is a SuperFan!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
$10,000
Discern. Prepare. Pursue Challenge
Help support the Boerigter Center, which helps students prepare to impact our world by assisting them in discerning, preparing, and pursuing their career goals and callings. Once 25 people make a gift, an additional $10,000 will be unlocked. A 1968 grad and their spouse made this challenge possible because of the unique benefits the center offers Hope students from freshman year through graduation.
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
2
Match
Musical Match
Make the choice to support Hope's musical students and the wonderful culture that they create on campus. Support the Music Department with a gift, and a generous '95 alum and her family will match it (up to $2,000)!
$1,543 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
HSRT Standing Ovation
Long-time supporters of Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT) - Barbara Timmer and Catherine Benkaim will match all gifts to HSRT (up to $7,500) to support the artists who will bring live theatre back this summer for Season 49 - 2.0.
$2,540 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Office of Possibilities Match in honor of Gordon Van Wylen
A former Hope administrator is inspired by the Office of Possibilities and its mission to ignite college-wide innovation to advance the future of learning. He was also inspired by Gordon Van Wylen, who he feels embodied Hope’s aspirations - its past, present, and indeed its future. He will match all gifts to the Office of Possibilities up to $1,000 total. Make your gift today!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Awakening Match
Every dollar donated to sustain Awakening (a program to build high-school-aged emerging worship leaders on Hope's campus) will be doubled by a generous gift from a Hope family, up to $1,000. Have your gift to Awakening doubled and start transforming students' lives today!
$510 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Economics + Business = Match
Love the Economics and Business Department? If you make a gift, a Hope Alumni and Supporter will generously match your gift (up to $1,000). Double check your amount, double click your mouse and double down on this match today!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Nursing is Essential Match
Nurses are essential, and your gifts to the Nursing Department and our student nurses were matched by the Oumedian Family.
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Help Engineer a Better Tomorrow
Every gift to the Engineering Department will be matched by a generous donor (up to $2,000). Please show your love for Hope's engineering students by helping to sustain their department today!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Diversity and Inclusion: Hope Family Match
Simply put, thank you. Your generosity combined with the Richmond family = $1,000 for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
$500
3...2...1... GO HOPE!
One team - one Hope, and now one more $500 gift! Thank you to all who donated to help reach this goal with an additional $500 from the Grangers -- student-athletes thank you!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Double Your Impact - Communication Department Match
You can double your impact today! Your gift to help support the Communication Department and current communication students will be matched (up to $2,000). Make a gift and communicate your desire to help!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Students Double Your Impact - Communication Department Match
Hey current Hope students. A generous alumni couple wants to inspire our future student leaders today! Make a gift to help support the Communication Department, and your gift will automatically double. Communicate your desire to help in a big way; make your gift now!
$140 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Colorful Match
Calling all art lovers! Each gift made to the Art or Art History Department will be matched by alumna Nancy Borgeson. That’s right, help support current Hope students and all things art and your gift will be matched to help support the Art Department Anchor Art Award.
$1,040 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Be the Change You Wish to See
You did it! An additional $2,000 will go to support CDI programming -- thank you Lisa Bos ’97 for sponsoring this match.
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Pizza + Hope Athletics = a Perfect MATCH!
The dough is raised-$2,000 that is! Late-night pizza is the best-Thanks Crust54 and Orange & Blue Fund supporters for the perfect match!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
Brightformat Music Challenge
“We did it” is music to our ears. The Music Department challenge was met and Brightformat’s $1,000 gift was made!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
Start a Chain Reaction
Three '85 grads loved doing summer research and want to catalyze a donation chain reaction. Once the chemistry department reaches the critical point of 25 gifts from atoms like you - the reaction yields an additional $2,000!
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
$500
Economics and Business Challenge
London’s Calling! The goal was met and we thank the Grangers for this additional $500. You did it!
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
$500
Psychology Department Challenge
This challenge has been met and our current psychology students will benefit from your generosity. Thank you to Dr. Stephanie and David Richmond, current Hope parents, for sponsoring this challenge.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Early Bird Challenge
Rise and shine, early birds! Why not start your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Hope? If 25 gifts are made from 3 am to 7 am EST, an anonymous gift of $1,000 will be added to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Kinesiology Kinetic Challenge
That’s right - let’s get moving. Help unlock a challenge from generous current Hope parents by making a gift to the Kinesiology Department. Once 25 gifts are made, $1,000 will be extended to help Hope Kinesiology students!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,100
Young Alumni and Student Challenge
We are so proud. Thanks to our young alumni and students for stepping up to the challenge. A generous 2019 grad just gave an additional $1,900 to help support student scholarships.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Calling all Artists
Hope is the only private liberal arts college in Michigan whose art department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD). All it takes is 15 gifts to the Art and Art History department to unlock a $1,000 gift to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships - from Karen & Michael Schley.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
The Spotlight is on You!
Once 15 gifts have been received for the Dance Department, Karen and Michael Schley will generously donate an additional $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Please help us pirouette to meet this goal!
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Let’s Make History
A generous donor family, Karen and Michael Schley, has put forth a challenge -- if we receive 15 gifts to the History Department, they will give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Remember -- history has its eyes on us -- let’s make today’s Day of Giving the best yet for Hope’s History Department!
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Biology Department Challenge
Biologically speaking, somewhere between organelles and the Biosphere a challenge was found! Keep it alive and well with a gift to the Biology Department. Once 15 gifts are received, Karen and Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Please help us reach this challenge for the Biology Department.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Can you dig it?
Calling all earth lovers! A challenge has been excavated. You can help. Once the GES Department receives 15 gifts, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Together We Matter
Help us bring more energy to the Physics Department by meeting this challenge: Once 15 gifts are received, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. With each gift, our Inertia grows - hurry and make your gift to meet this challenge today!
6 / 15 Gifts
Ended
$1,000
Education Station!
All Aboard -- Calling all Educators! Once the Education Department receives 15 gifts, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships. Thank you for all you do!
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Politically Speaking...
Let’s talk politics -- just kidding! Let's talk about generosity. 15 gifts to the Political Science Department is all it takes to unlock a generous $1,000 gift to the Hope Fund from Karen and Michael Schley supporting student scholarships.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Social Work and Sociology Department Challenge
A challenge is underway! Help us unlock a generous gift -- once the Social Work & Sociology Department receives a combination of 20 gifts, Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support the college’s greatest need -- student scholarships.
20 / 20 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Explore The Possibilities!
The possibilities at Hope are endless -- consider ExploreHope! This program offers innovative summer programming for our K-12 community and engages Hope students in these experiential learning programs. If 15 gifts are given to this program, then Karen & Michael Schley will generously give $1,000 to help support our greatest need -- student scholarships. You can help - unlock this challenge today!
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
$2,500 + (your gift amount) = AMAZING!
Get ready. A Communication Department challenge is underway. Once the department receives 25 gifts, a generous alumni couple will give the department an additional $2,500. Make a gift and impact the lives of Hope students in the communication department today!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Happy FRI-YAY Challenge
FRI-YAY -- You did it! We have reached 100 gifts, which has earned an additional $2,500 to help support student scholarships. Thank you for supporting Hope’s greatest need!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed