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Class Gift Challenge

gift meterThe Eagle Has Landed and the Class Gift Challenge is STILL ON!!

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: The eagle statue was delivered to campus on Monday, August 1st. Pictures of the delivery can be seen here. Once the final site has been selected the brick mason will build the pedestal and the dedication ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 22nd during Alumni & Family Weekend.

The campaign deadline has been extended to September 15th, so there is still time to make your donation!

Don’t miss this opportunity to join your classmates and show your school spirit by supporting the Class Gift Challenge.

Remember, by participating in this campaign, your name will be placed on the pedestal to honor your financial gift.

Think you are up to the challenge? Here’s your chance:

• Download the Challenge Form

What is the Class Gift Challenge?

The Class Gift Challenge is designed to establish a tradition of philanthropy among current students and recent alumni and to encourage them to give back to Reinhardt University.  The Class of 2010 rose to the challenge and chose to begin raising funds for a bronze eagle statue to display on campus.  The Challenge continues for each class, giving each student as well as alumni a chance to join this tradition and leave a legacy!

Why a Bronze Eagle Statue?

Reinhardt University is blessed with one of the most beautiful campuses in North Georgia. Nevertheless, Reinhardt is missing something….an embodiment of campus spirit, a statue of our mascot, the eagle. A statue has been selected and the committee is working diligently with Reinhardt administrators to determine the best location for the statue. The anticipated cost for the purchase and installation of the statue is $8,000.

How to Get Involved…

Ways to get involved with the Class Gift Challenge include:

• Making a gift (Simply download the Challenge Form)
• Getting the word out and encouraging your friends and classmates to give.

How Much to Give?

Remember, every gift, no matter the size, helps us reach the goal of getting a bronze eagle statue to campus. That said, we would like to encourage you to give in the amount of your class year. For example:

Class of 2015 $20.15
Class of 2014 $20.14
Class of 2013 $20.13
Class of 2012 $20.12
Class of 2011 $20.11