Staff Campaign Results



1,378 Staff & Board Members gave


90.5% Staff Participation



The Depue Family Challenge

The campaign included a $5,000 challenge gift from Ron & Lori Depue to celebrate their connection to the tradition of excellence at Grand Island Public Schools. 

The Depue Family Challenge Gift was used to encourage staff to give new or increased gifts to the campaign.

588 staff donors qualified for this matching opportunity.  This was 39% of the gifts received. 





Volunteer Recognition



Highest Percentage of Gifts

qualifying as "new or increased" and meeting the Depue Family Challenge Award – includes a traveling trophy and treats once per month at their building for one school year...Walnut Middle School Team 2 led by Erin Brooks.

Walnut Middle School Team 2 reached 156% participation! Raised $1,920.80 from 25 participants. 88% of the team's gifts qualified for the challenge.


Second Highest Percentage of Gifts

qualifying for the T-shirt Challenge - per contest rules this award is something tangible for the team that wins. Senior High Team 7 led by Al Hayman.

Senior High Team 7 gave at a rate of 174% with 83% of their gifts at the $60 or more level. They gave a total of $1,603 from 40 donors!


Student Success Grant

Winning School of the most Social Media #whyigive tweets, retweets, posts, shares gets a Student Success Grant for their school that they determine how to implement.

The winner is…Jefferson Elementary! 

Jefferson had 2,505 original tweets and shares with the #whyigive