Rebuild the Red and White

Illinois State University Quad in the fall

To ensure that the University is prepared to continue to support students facing unexpected financial obstacles, University Advancement is encouraging all Redbird alumni and friends to help Rebuild the Red and White.

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