Donating with a purpose: Birds Give Back inspires new tradition for annual giving

Student hanging thank you note on wall during Birds Give Back.

The Illinois State University inaugural Birds Give Back – 1 Day for Change proved to be a raging success. With the participation from alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends, the event, held on February 28, 2019 raised over $625,494 from 1,734 gifts. Senior Director of Annual Giving Jillian Nelson said, “Birds Give Back was a

Rock your 2018 Redbird socks

photo of someone's feet wearing socks featuring the Redbirds Rising logo.

This year’s exclusive socks feature the logo for Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State, with fiery wing tips in the background and black trim.

#GivingTuesdayISU 2016: Your best tweets, posts, photos

Giving Tuesday logo

Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends came together to support scholarships, programs, and the Laboratory Schools at Illinois State University on Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Here are some of our favorite