Ducks Give 2021
Thank you for making Ducks Give 2021 a huge success!

Did you miss Ducks Give? You can still give to whatever UO cause you're passionate about. And don't forget to scroll down and click on the updates to check out recordings of our virtual events, including wellness breaks, a student panel, an Oregon-inspired Spotify playlist, and the Pioneer Awards ceremony.

Thank You!
May 14, 2021

Thanks to our flock for making Ducks Give 2021 a day of giving like no other! Your passion and generosity have unlocked more than 50 challenge gifts, raising more than $1 million for current and future generations of Duck students by joining forces with more than 1,400 donors. Thank you, Ducks! You blew our expectations out of the water.

Pioneer Awards
May 13, 2021

Please join the University of Oregon as we gather virtually to thank those who have come before us and help support those who will come next. We hope you can join us for a special event celebrating all of the ways that Ducks give back.

Ducks Give Supporters
Rank State Gifts
1 OR 967
2 CA 184
3 WA 70
Success!
Morning Wellness Breaks
Thank you, Allison Waldbeser '16, Anthony Trucks '06, and Eliah Prichard '12 and '15 for starting Ducks Give right by sharing your wellness knowledge with Ducks far and wide here on ducksgive.uoregon.edu!
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Student Panel
Thank you, Susan, for hosting the student panel event, and to Julia, Ben, and Emma for sharing your meaningful insight here on ducksgive.uoregon.edu!
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Get Moving with Oregon Athletics!
Want to tap into your Oregon spirit? Listen to this 30 minute Oregon-inspired playlist! Join recognizable Duck voices as they cheer you on. Click on the updates here on ducksgive.uoregon.edu.
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Pioneer Awards Celebration
Thank you for joining the University of Oregon as we gathered virtually to thank those who have come before us and helped support those who will come next. If you missed this special event celebrating all the ways Ducks give back, we invite you to watch the recording here on ducksgive.uoregon.edu.
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$500
CAS SAIL Karl Challenge
Thank you! In addition to your first 10 gifts, you’ve unlocked $500 from Kurt Karl to support the SAIL program.
10 / 10 Gifts
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$500
CAS Hansen Challenge
Thank you! In addition to your 25 gifts, you’ve unlocked another $500 from Jeff and Susie Hansen for hands-on learning support in CAS.
25 / 25 Gifts
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$500
CAS Walker Challenge
Thank you! In addition to your 50 gifts, you’ve unlocked another $500 from Karen Walker for hands-on learning support in CAS.
50 / 50 Gifts
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$1,500
CAS Marriott Challenge
Thank you! In addition to your 75 gifts, you’ve unlocked $1,500 from Tom and Lindsey Marriott. Their gift will support hands-on learning in CAS.
75 / 75 Gifts
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$2,500
CAS McClendon Challenge
Thank you! In addition to your 100 gifts, you’ve unlocked $2,500 from Betsy McClendon, chair of the CAS Advisory Board, and Scott McClendon. Their gift will support hands-on learning in CAS.
100 / 100 Gifts
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$5,000
CAS Mortenson Challenge
Thank you! In addition to your 125 gifts, you’ve unlocked $5,000 from Bruce and Rosie Mortenson for hands-on learning support in CAS.
125 / 125 Gifts
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$60,000
Challenge Gift—College of Design Keane Family Fund in Design
Thanks to YOU, the Keane Family, and Design Ducks near and far, we’ve unlocked the $60,000 Keane Family Challenge, supporting innovation across the College of Design! Together, when #DucksGive, we make a difference! Go Ducks!
60 / 60 Gifts
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$5,000
Larry Bruton College of Design Challenge
Larry Bruton has pledged an additional gift of $5,000 to the Dean’s Fund — this gift will be unlocked when we reach 65 gifts!
65 / 65 Gifts
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$100
JSMA Wyer Challenge
Thank you! Your gifts have been added to the generous $100 gift from Sarah Wyer to help provide financial support for costs related to student employment, internships and externships, and professional development in the JSMA. Help us reach our next goal!
10 / 10 Gifts
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$250
JSMA Carlson Challenge
Thank you! Your gifts have been added to a generous $250 gift from Rebecca and James Carlson to help provide financial support for costs related to student employment, internships and externships, and professional development in the JSMA. Help us reach our next goal!
15 / 15 Gifts
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$1,000
JSMA Weber Challenge
Thank you! Your gifts have been added to the $1,000 gift from our executive director, John Weber to help provide financial support for costs related to student employment, internships and externships, and professional development in the JSMA. Help us reach our final goal!
25 / 25 Gifts
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$2,500
JSMA Stender Challenge
Thank you! You've helped unlock our final challenge gift of $2,500 gift from Randy Stender! But there's still a need to provide financial support for costs related to student employment, internships and externships, and professional development in the JSMA, so please continue to support the Anne Cooling Student Impact Fund during Ducks Give!
35 / 35 Gifts
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$2,000
Oregon Law Challenge Gift #1 Kick Start!
Thank you! You've helped unlock the first challenge gift for $2,000 from former UO Law professor and dean, Laird Kirkpatrick, JD ’68. Let's keep Ducks Give going for UO Law!
10 / 10 Gifts
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$2,500
Oregon Law Dean’s Challenge Gift #2
Thank you! You've helped unlock the second challenge gift for $2,500 from Dave Frohnmayer Chair and Law School Dean Marcilynn Burke. Let's unlock the third Law challenge gift!
20 / 20 Gifts
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$2,500
Oregon Law Challenge Gift #3!
Thank you! You've helped unlock $2,500 from Judge Vicki Toyohara Mukai, JD ‘80 and Don Mukai! Let's unlock the next Law challenge gift.
30 / 30 Gifts
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$2,500
Oregon Law Challenge Gift #4
Thank you! You've helped unlock another $2,500 from Kurt Hansen, JD ’84. Let's unlock the fifth Law challenge gift!
40 / 40 Gifts
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$5,000
Field Goal Range! Oregon Law Challenge Gift #5
Thank you! You've helped unlock $5,000 from John V. Acosta, JD ’82! Let's unlock the next Law challenge gift.
50 / 50 Gifts
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$10,000
Oregon Law Student Scholarship Infusion! Challenge Gift #6
Thank you! You've helped unlock $10,000 from Deirdre Dawson, JD ’86. We're close to our final goal, and you can help us get there!
75 / 75 Gifts
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$20,000
Go Law Ducks! Oregon Law Challenge Gift #7 to cross the finish line
You did it! You helped us cross the finish line and unlock our final $20,000 challenge gift from Richard A. Shaw, BS ’59, BL ‘62 and Jo Ann Shaw. Your 100 gifts will be added to the $44,500 total challenge gifts unlocked to support the School of Law. Thank you! Go Law Ducks!
100 / 100 Gifts
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$500
MNCH Oregon Stories Challenge
THANK YOU! Your generous gifts have unlocked $500 in challenge funds from Jill Gelineau and David Clark to support the museum’s inclusive stories initiative. Please help us reach our next goal.
15 / 15 Gifts
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$1,500
MNCH Oregon Stories Challenge
THANK YOU! Your generous gifts have unlocked $1,500 in challenge funds from Jill Gelineau and David Clark to support the museum’s inclusive stories initiative. Please help us reach our next goal.
30 / 30 Gifts
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$2,000
MNCH Oregon Stories Challenge
THANK YOU! Your generous gifts have unlocked $2,000 in challenge funds from the William and Martha Hall Oregon Community Foundation Fund to support the museum’s inclusive stories initiative. Please help us reach our next goal.
60 / 60 Gifts
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$3,000
MNCH Oregon Stories Challenge
WE DID IT! Your generous gifts have unlocked another $3,000 in challenge funds from the William and Martha Hall Oregon Community Foundation Fund to support the museum’s inclusive stories initiative—for a total of $7,000 in Ducks Give challenge gifts today! Thank you for helping us amplify diverse voices in the telling of Oregon's story.
100 / 100 Gifts
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$2,500
Helen Gernon and Dennis Stimple Prison Education Program Challenge
Thank you for helping us kick off our inaugural Ducks Give day for the Prison Education Program! Our first 5 donors unlocked a generous gift of $2,500 from Helen Gernon and Dennis Stimple.
5 / 5 Gifts
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$5,000
Don Strand, Class of ’79, Prison Education Program Challenge
Thank you for unlocking the Don Strand, Class of ’79, Prison Education Program challenge gift of $5,000! We’ve received 15 gifts so far, and counting. Your contributions will provide UO and incarcerated students life-changing lessons on community, commonality, diversity, and more. We can’t do this without friends like you!
15 / 15 Gifts
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$5,000
Anonymous Prison Education Program Challenge Gift
You did it! In addition to your 25 gifts, you’ve unlocked a $5,000 challenge gift from an anonymous donor for the Prison Education Program, supporting transformative experiences for UO and incarcerated students through Inside-Out classes, workshops, internships, and more. Thank you!
25 / 25 Gifts
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$2,000
SOJC Timmerman Challenge
THANK YOU to all our generous donors for helping us reach our first challenge goal of 10 gifts! In addition to the gifts you’ve made, we’ve received $2,000 from Gayle and Ron Timmerman to support SOJC! Help us reach our next goal!
10 / 10 Gifts
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$3,500
SOJC Suchman Family Challenge
THANK YOU to all our generous donors for helping us reach our second challenge goal of 25 gifts! In addition to the gifts you’ve made, we’ve received $3,500 from The Suchman Family to support SOJC! Help us reach our next goal!
25 / 25 Gifts
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$10,000
SOJC Loper Family Challenge
THANK YOU to all our generous donors for helping us reach our third challenge goal of 45 gifts! In addition to the gifts you’ve made, we’ve received 10,000 from Cindy, Emily, Greg, & Larry Loper, in honor of Professor Emeritus Duncan McDonald, to support SOJC! Help us reach our next goal!
45 / 45 Gifts
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$12,000
SOJC Shaw Family Challenge
THANK YOU to all our generous donors for helping us reach our fourth challenge of 65 gifts! In addition to the gifts you’ve made, we’ve received $12,000 from The Shaw Family to support SOJC! Help us reach our next goal!
65 / 65 Gifts
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$30,000
SOJC McCloud Challenge
THANK YOU to all our generous donors for helping us reach our fifth challenge of 90 gifts! In addition to the gifts you’ve made, we’ve received $30,000 from Colleen and Joel McCloud to support SOJC! Help us reach our next goal!
90 / 90 Gifts
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$10,000
SOJC Staniak Challenge
Betty and Eric Staniak have pledged $10,000! This gift will be unlocked when we reach 110 gifts!
110 / 110 Gifts
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$5,000
SOJC Anonymous Challenge
THANK YOU to all our generous donors for helping us reach our seventh challenge of 125 gifts! In addition to the gifts you’ve made, we’ve received $5,000 from an anonymous donor to support SOJC. This is our last challenge gift of the day and we have reached 125 Ducks Give gifts!! But the giving doesn’t stop here! Let’s keep the giving momentum going!
125 / 125 Gifts
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$1,500
Students in Crisis Fund Endowment Goss Peters Challenge
Thank you! In addition to the 20 gifts you've generously provided on Ducks Give, Erica Goss and Don Peters have added $1,500 to help build this fund that will provide emergency funding for students in perpetuity!
20 / 20 Gifts
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$25,000
Students in Crisis Fund Endowment Challenge
Thank you! In addition to the 50 gifts you've generously provided on Ducks Give, an anonymous donor has added $25,000 to help build this fund that will provide emergency funding for students in perpetuity!
50 / 50 Gifts
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$1,000
Libraries Challenge in memory of Prof. Thomas Hovet
Thank you! In addition to your gifts to support the UO Libraries Oregon Digital Newspaper Project, you've helped unlock a generous $1,000 gift from Linda McCargar in memory of Prof. Thomas Hovet.
30 / 30 Gifts
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Leaderboard
UOAA Chapter Challenge
Each UO Alumni Association chapter that engages ten unique donors wins a poster of Autzen Stadium to show Duck pride at their watch party location next football season!
Rank UOAA Chapters Donors
1 PDX Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 21
2 DC Ducks Intern Scholarship Fund 5
3 Orange County Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 4
4 Sean Wilson Memorial (Lane County Ducks) Academic Scholarship Fund 4
5 Denver Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 3
6 Central Oregon Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 3
7 Eliza Cascade Jacobs Memorial (San Diego Ducks) Academic Scholarship Fund 2
8 Duane Cargill Memorial (Hawaii Ducks) Academic Scholarship Fund 2
9 Northern California (Bay Area) Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 1
10 Chicago Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 1
11 Desert (Arizona) Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 1
12 New York Ducks Intern Scholarship Fund 1
13 Idaho Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 0
14 Southern California (LA) Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 0
15 Puget Sound (Seattle) Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 0
16 Japan Ducks Academic Scholarship Fund 0
17 UOAA Scholarship Support Fund 0
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$1,500
UO Dreamers Challenge
Thank you! Your gifts will be combined with an anonymous $1,500 gift to support Dreamers on campus. Help us reach our next goal.
15 / 15 Gifts
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$4,000
UO Dreamers Chanin Challenge
Generous donors have unlocked both an anonymous gift and Rick Chanin’s (BS’78) challenge gift! Please consider a gift, as more funding is needed to serve additional Dreamer students!
35 / 35 Gifts
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$1,250
UO Portland Arnerich Massena Challenge
Thank you! You've unlocked the first half of the Arnerich Massena Challenge! Help us reach the second half goal.
20 / 20 Gifts
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$1,250
UO Portland Arnerich Massena Challenge #2
Thank you! You've unlocked both halves of the Arnerich Massena Challenge! Your gifts will be added to the $2,500 to support the Portland Internship Experience.
40 / 40 Gifts
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$1,000
Wayne Morse Center Challenge
Thank you! In addition to your generous gifts, you have helped unlock $1,000 to support the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Please continue to give, and encourage civic engagement and enlightened dialogue through the Wayne Morse Center.
20 / 20 Gifts
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