Color It Purple Challenges 2017

Thank you to the generous donors who have committed challenge dollars for Color It Purple. Be sure to visit the Color It Purple giving page on March 21 to learn about additional challenges set up by Purple Pride Ambassadors!

Donor Goal Challenges

750 Donors (All Day): $15,000

  • Gordon Whitaker '65
    and Robert Hellwig '67

 

350 Donors (6 am to Noon): $5,000

  • Wendy Buresh '74
    and Alan Robb

Time Challenges

Daybreak Challenge
(6 a.m. to 9 a.m.)

Donations are matched 2:1
up to a total of $7,500.

  • Maria Cormier '98
  • Phil Gibbs '66
    and Rebecca Gibbs
  • Stephen Grummon '69 
    and Corrie Root Grummon '70
  • Robert Martin '66 
  • and Ruth Haberman Martin '66
  • Ruben Moffett '92

 

Lunch Rush Challenge
(11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Donations are matched 2:1
up to a total of $15,000.

  • Sheila Kruse Boyce '85
    and Thomas Boyce
  • Freya Brier '80
  • Wes Butterfield '91
  • John Gilliland '89 
    and Holly Gilliland
  • Martha Moody Glassmeyer '72
  • Michelle Krezek '85
    and John Wharton '87
  • Allan Ruter '76
    and Jill Ruter
  • Eric Sudol '03
    and Kate Sudol

 

Happy Hour Challenge (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
Donations are matched 2:1 up to a total of $25,000.

  • Andrew Buchmeyer '86
    and Gretchen Liebenow Buchmeyer '88
  • Anonymous
  • Frederick Holtz '86
    and Karen Holtz
  • Ryan Tucker '96
    and Victoria Tucker '96

Cornell Faculty and Staff Challenge

Cornell Scholars Challenge (All Day)
Donations from Cornell faculty and staff are matched 2:1 up to a total of $5,000 to support student scholarships.

  • Charles Connell, Honorary Alumnus and Barbara Christiansen, Honorary Alumna
  • Steve DeVries and Marie DeVries