Matches and Challenge Gifts – Big Orange Give

Big Orange Give: For the Next 225

Matches and Challenge Gifts

$1,000,000 Big Orange Give Challenge


If Vol Nation raises $1.25 million during Big Orange Give, together Regal Foundation and Dr. Richard and Mary Antonucci will give $1,000,000 to support Pledge Scholarships for current and future UT students.

Volunteer Traditions

$10,000 Lunch Rush Challenge
Volunteer Traditions’ CEO Mason Jones (’04 and ’07) challenges all Vols to give during the lunch rush on Wednesday. If 100 people give between 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST, Volunteer Traditions will donate $10,000.


Fraternity and Sorority Challenge

$10,000 Challenge Gift
Ron (’81) and Don (’90) Frieson challenge UT’s fraternity and sorority community to Big Orange Give. Organizations in each of the two membership sizes will compete to see who has the most gifts and the most dollars by 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 13.


Jim and Natalie Haslam Match

Jim and Natalie Haslam will kick off Big Orange Give by matching the first $225 of each gift made between 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. EST on November 13.


Clay Jones (’71) Match

For Clay Jones, the Big Orange Give match has become a tradition. Clay will match the first $225 of each gift made from past Big Orange Give donors and first time donors until the match reaches a total of $25,000.


UT Knoxville Alumni Board of Directors Match

The Alumni Board of Directors are excited to offer the Volunteer family a $50,000 true match. The board will match the first $225 of each gift made after 6:00 p.m. EST on November 13 until the match reaches $50,000.


Josh Dobbs (’17) Match

VFL Josh Dobbs is challenging his Volunteer family to raise the bar during Big Orange Give. Josh will match you 1 to 1 on gifts made through special Josh Dobbs posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn until the match reaches $5,000. Be sure to check out @TennAlum and @JoshDobbs for the posts to make your gift.