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Give Orange: 1,890 minutes for OSU

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Student holding a sign that says, "I give orange because I love OSU!"

Members of the Cowboy family from 49 states and as far away as Jerusalem came together during this year’s Give Orange event to support Oklahoma State University with gifts of all sizes. This online-driven giving campaign allows OSU alumni, donors and fans to give back to their orange passion to provide high-quality experiences for students, faculty and staff


  • 1,356 gifts
  • $487,730 raised
  • The Cowboy Strong Student Emergency Fund $10,000 Match was met 
  • The Homecoming $9,500 Match was met, revealing this year’s Homecoming theme, “As the World Turns Orange!”
  • The America’s Healthiest Campus $1,000 Match was met
  • Over 1,000 Cowboys participated in Give Orange, unlocking an additional $5,000 for the Cowboy Strong Student Emergency Fund

"It is amazing to see the abundant generosity and support within the Cowboy Family. Being part of Give Orange was an incredible experience. This event allows OSU to stay America’s Brightest Orange!"

Payton Pleasant, Give Orange student host

Mark your calendars for Give Orange next year on April 7-8! Follow the OSU Foundation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates, or find out more at


  • America's Healthiest Campus Donor
  • Tom and Sue Bennett
  • Bryan Close
  • Cowboy Caller Scholarship Donor
  • Cowboy Strong Donor
  • CVHS Donor
  • Food Insecurity Donor
  • Bill Ford
  • Gary and Susan Ford
  • Mike and Anne Greenwood
  • Honors College Donor
  • Human Sciences Donor
  • Nutritional Sciences Scholarship Donor
  • OSU Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • OSU Alumni Association Leadership Council
  • OSU Animal Science Alumni Association
  • OSU Foundation Board of Governors
  • Teri and John Shaffer
  • Barry Vandivier
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