The Volunteer community rallied around the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for the 10th year in a row during Big Orange Give, UT’s annual day of giving, held Nov. 10. More than 10,500 gifts were contributed by Volunteers from around the world.
UT exceeds its Big Orange Give goal and set a new record, with 9,450 alumni and friends donating in just 24 hours.
On November 18, the Volunteer community will join together for Big Orange Give, UT’s annual day of giving. This year’s goal is to raise $2.5 million in 24 hours to benefit students, faculty, and the campus community.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Join the Journey campaign closed in July with a record $1.33 billion in contributions, having exceeded its goal of $1.1 billion two years early.
More than 50,000 donors chose to contribute to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and their support has helped UT continue its legacy as a top-tier public research university as well as supporting student success.
Final numbers are in, and UT exceeded its Big Orange Give goal and set a new record, raising $2.55 million in just 24 hours. That amount represents 114 percent of the initial goal of $2.25 million.
Big Orange Give, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s annual day of giving, will take place Wednesday, November 13. The goal is to raise $2.25 million in just 24 hours with the support and enthusiasm of all Tennessee Volunteers.
UT reached its goal of raising $2 million in one day during Big Orange Give, the 24-hour giving campaign held November 14, with more than $2.1 million in donations.
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. EST Wednesday, November 14, the university aims to raise $2 million in just 24 hours during the Big Orange Give.
UT Knoxville generated 4,993 donors and received more than $1.45 million on November 8 during its one-day Big Orange Give social-media-based giving campaign.
For the past four years, UT has drawn more than 4,000 donors and $1 million during the Big Orange Give, a five-day social-media-based giving campaign that increases funds for student scholarships and support for colleges and programs on campus.
UT wrapped up its annual Big Orange Give online giving campaign with alumni and friends donating $1,521,305 in one week. “For the fourth year in a row, our Volunteer family has exceeded our goals for the Big Orange Give campaign,” said Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek. “We are grateful to our alumni and friends for their