March is Women's Giving Challenge Month!

Penn Champions Club Launches Women’s Giving Challenge with $10K in Potential Bonus Awards

PHILADELPHIA --On March 1, the Penn Champions Club launched the Penn Athletic Women’s Giving Challenge, encouraging all female Athletics alumnae to support their former programs. This challenge will run through March 31st and the three teams with the highest percentage of alumnae participation (participation = # of donations/# of living alumnae) will receive the following bonus donations:

1st Place - $6,000 2nd Place - $3,000 3rd Place - $1,000

The bonus gifts are generously sponsored by theTrustees’ Council of Penn Womenand Bill Constantine, C’66 W’68. All new gifts and pledges count towards challenge participation. This includes the following categories:

All new female Athletics alumnae donorsto Penn Athletics, who make a gift or pledge of at least $50 to a team’s annual fund.

All female Athletics alumnae who gave last fiscal year(FY15: July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015) and increase their gift or pledge amount this year by any amount.

Female Athletics alumnae who have already given during this fiscal year(FY16: July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016), but not at a higher level than FY15, and make an additional gift or pledge that raises their total FY16 giving to a level higher than their total FY15 giving(for example: donor made $100 gift in FY15 and a $75 gift in FY16, she would need to make at least an additional $26 gift to qualify)

Weekly updates will be provided via emails, online at, on Twitter (@PennChampions), and on Facebook (Penn Champions Club). Should you have any questions regarding the Women’s Giving Challenge, please contact the Penn Champions Club at 215-898-4717 or email If you are a Penn Athletics alumna and would like to participate in the Women’s Giving Challenge,please click here.