Centre Gives 2013 Prizes

With Centre Gives nearly two weeks away, it is time to announce this year’s prize list. We are very excited to tell you that this year we will be offering $25,000 in prizes! That is an increase of over $10,000 from last year!

$5,000 Grand Prize – to the organization with the most unique donors*
$4,000 Second Place – to the organization with the 2nd most unique donors
$3,000 Third Place – to the organization with the 3rd most unique donors
$2,000 Fourth Place – to the organization with the 4th most unique donors
$1,000 Fifth Place – to the organization with the 5th most unique donors

$1,000 Big Start Prize – to the organization that is the first to have 25 unique donors

$1,000 Happy Hour Prize – to the organization that has the most unique donors between 4 and 6 pm on May 22nd

$1,000 Big Start Prize Day 2 – to the organization that is the first to receive 25 unique donations after midnight on May 23rd

$1,000 Big Finish Prize – to the organization that has the most unique donors between 5 and 6 pm on May 23rd

$1,000 Going the Distance Prize – to the organization that receives a gift from the donor who is the farthest distance from Centre County. (Distance of donor will be calculated based on the billing address associated with the credit/debit card used for donation. Distance will be measured from the Centre Foundation office using Google Maps distance calculator.)

$1,000 Meet the Match Prize – to the organization that receives the first donation that puts the total raised over $100,000

$1,500 Trend Setter Prize – to the organization that has the most tweets using the #centregives hashtag. Anyone may tweet the hashtag, but the organization’s twitter handle must be tagged in order to be counted towards their total. (Your organization must have a twitter account to be eligible for this prize.)

$1,000 Beat the Best Prize – to the organization that receives the first prize that puts us over last year’s total of $415,000 raised.

*A unique donor is defined as an individual or corporation/business. Organizations are prohibited from donation to themselves. Donors are encouraged to make gifts to multiple organizations of their choice and each organization will be allowed to count that donor.

Periodically throughout the event, donors will be selected at random during specified time periods and $100 will be added to their donation. These prizes are as follows:

First Donation Prize, 6am-7am, May 22nd
Breakfast Prize, 8am-9am, May 22nd
Coffee Break Prize, 10am-11am, May 22nd
Lunch Time Special Prize, 12pm-1pm, May 22nd
Afternoon Break Prize, 3pm-4pm, May 22nd
Quitting Time Prize, 4pm-5pm, May 22nd
Dinner Time Prize, 7pm-8pm, May 22nd
Bedtime Prize, 10pm-11pm, May 22nd
Night Owl Prize, 12am-1am, May 23rd
Early Bird Prize, 5am-6am, May 23rd
Breakfast Prize – Day 2, 8am-9am, May 23rd
Coffee Break Prize – Day 2, 10am-11am, May 23rd
Final Countdown Prize 1, 3pm-4pm, May 23rd
Final Countdown Prize 2, 4pm-5pm, May 23rd
Final Countdown Prize 3,5pm-6pm, May 23rd

We hope that you are as excited as we are about these awesome prizes! The Centre Gives website should be updated this week with a list of participating organizations, and the prize information can be found there as well.

-Sarah

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