Posted on October 2, 2017
Nebraska and Minnesota Football Fans Compete to Raise Funds for the Team Jack Foundation and University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital + Donation Rewards!
Thanks to all of you, fundraising in the name of the is off to a great start! The next phase of fundraising pits Nebraska and Minnesota football fans against each other in friendly competition to see which University community can raise the most funds for the and the . While the fanbase from the winner of the game will retain the trophy, the community that is the most successful in the fundraising campaign will receive special distinction as Fundraising Champion by way of an engraving on the trophy.
Through several events leading up to the November 11th football game between the Huskers and Gophers, fans of each team are invited to donate in the name of their school. Donations made in the name of each University will be tallied, with the winner announced on November 13th. See below for more details on how fans can participate over the coming weeks! At the end of the fundraiser all donations will be split evenly between the and the . To donate to the Chair-ity Fundraiser, or to view the history of the trophy, visit .
To have your donation counted toward either school’s total, donate at the times/events listed below. If you just can’t wait for one of the events, donate at and enter “Go Big Red!” in the message field for your donation to count toward the Husker total, or “Ski-U-Mah!” for your donation to count toward the Gopher total.
Event #1, Gameday Donation Contest! - Husker and Gopher fans face off in a competition to raise more funds during their respective football games on October 7th. From kick-off to the final whistle, all donations made online at during each game will be counted toward the donation total for each fan base.
Event #2, Trophy Reveal Parties! - Husker and Gopher fans will compete to raise more funds during their respective trophy reveal parties on November 4th in Lincoln, NE and November 9th in Minneapolis, MN. All donations received during the Trophy Reveal Parties, both in person and online, will be counted toward that team’s tally. More details on location and time to come!
T-Shirt Promotion - has stepped up and agreed to donate $10 to the fundraiser for each “” t-shirt sold. Donations from t-shirts sold in each of the school’s colors will be added to the respective school’s total.
Stay tuned to , , , and for more events announced in the coming weeks! Remember to share this info with your peers, employer, and anyone else that might be interested in supporting our worthy fundraising partners!
Donation Reward Levels - Announcing donation rewards! These are not cumulative rewards. Donate at . To request your reward contact .
- More than $1,000 - You’ve earned an official SEAT on our website - recognition of your generosity will live on the official website until it no longer exists!
- $1,000 - Spend an entire day with the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy! Just like the Stanley Cup, take it to your hometown, take it to class, just sit on the couch and bask in its glory. The world’s your oyster here folks! This is going to be a lot easier if you live in Nebraska or Minnesota, so… bid accordingly please. (Rewards Available: 5)
- $500 - Trophy comes to your Minnesota or Nebraska tailgate! Party before your selected game with the Trophy. (Rewards Available: 7 out of 8 left)