#ALLRISE Challenge

The #ALLRISE Athletics Challenge is a Stevens Athletics fall tradition. Over a two-week period, teams engage in friendly competition while fundraising to raise support for their programs. ​This year's challenge will run from Wednesday, October 14 through Wednesday, October 28.

With all fall 2020 sports suspended, the athletic programs need the support of alumni and friends to help student-athletes navigate through this unusual situation – whether it is helping them keep their competitive edge or preparing for their return. 

OVERALL CHALLENGE: Mr. Henry P. Dobbelaar, Jr., P.E. has generously sponsored an exciting match challenge: $15,000 will be awarded to the Stevens Athletics Fund when 300 unique alumni donors #ALLRISE in support of Stevens student-athletes.

MATCH ONE: $2,500 will be awarded to the sport that secures the most unique donors from any constituency (alumni, students, parents, staff, faculty, friends) by the conclusion of the challenge.  ​

MATCH TWO: $2,500 will be awarded to the sport with the greatest / highest alumni participation rate by the conclusion of the challenge. ​

MATCH THREE: Joe DiPompeo '98, Men's Lacrosse Alumnus, has generously sponsored $3,000 which will be awarded to the sport with the greatest number of unique alumni donors by the conclusion of the challenge. ​

MATCH FOUR: $2,500 will be awarded to the sport who raises the most overall dollars by the conclusion of the challenge.

One team can win multiple challenges. Additionally, for gifts of $25 or more, you will receive a two-pack of exclusive Stevens Athletics face masks!

Stevens Athletics #ALLRISE Challenge FAQ

Why should I give to the #ALLRISE Athletics Challenge?

Your gift will directly support the team of your choice! You will be enhancing the student-athlete experience during this unusual year! And with a gift of $25 or more, you will receive a two-pack of exclusive Stevens Athletics face masks! 

Who can support the #ALLRISE Stevens Athletics Challenge?

Anyone (alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends) can make a gift to the challenge. 

 

OVERALL CHALLENGE: Mr. Henry P. Dobbelaar, Jr., P.E. has generously sponsored an exciting match challenge: $15,000 will be awarded to the Stevens Athletics Fund when 300 unique alumni donors #ALLRISE in support of Stevens student-athletes.

MATCH ONE: $2,500 will be awarded to the sport that secures the most unique donors from any constituency (alumni, students, parents, staff, faculty, friends) by the conclusion of the challenge.  ​

MATCH TWO: $2,500 will be awarded to the sport with the greatest / highest alumni participation rate by the conclusion of the challenge. ​

MATCH THREE: Joe DiPompeo '98, Men's Lacrosse Alumnus, has generously sponsored $3,000 which will be awarded to the sport with the greatest number of unique alumni donors by the conclusion of the challenge. ​

​MATCH FOUR: $2,500 will be awarded to the sport who raises the most overall dollars by the conclusion of the challenge.

 

Note: Every donor who makes a gift of $25 or greater will receive a two-pack of exclusive Stevens Athletics face masks!

How do I support a particular team during the challenge?

To support a particular team, make your donation via their team page. You may choose to support two teams in the number of gifts challenge by giving to multiple teams' pages. 

 

If you are an alumnus/a who played multiple sports (e.g., soccer and track), your gift (to any team) will automatically increase both teams' participation rate.

 

Please note the timeframes for team bonding travel experiences listed for some teams are subject to change due to extenuating circumstances such as COVID-19.

Can one team win multiple challenges? 

Yes, one team can win multiple challenges.

How will I receive challenge updates on the standings? 

Standings for each challenge will be provided periodically throughout the two-week timeframe. There are many incentives incorporated into the #ALLRISE Challenge and final winners will be determined and announced after all gifts are processed. 

Is my donation secure?

Yes, credit card donations are secure on this platform.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Stevens Institute of Technology is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation. You will receive a receipt for your gift. Your gift qualifies for tax deduction in accordance with IRS regulations during the calendar year that you make your gift. Consult your tax professional for more information.

 

Our team will ensure your gift gets to the correct fund, and if we have any questions, we will reach out to you!

 

If you received any benefits in exchange for this gift, the fair market value of these benefits have been deducted from the receipted amount, as required by the IRS. No goods or services were received in exchange for the tax deductible portion of this contribution.

Who can I contact with a donation error?

Contact alumni@stevens.edu or 201-216-5163 if you experience an issue.

When will I receive my face mask pack?

Your face mask pack should arrive in the mail within three to four weeks after you have made your gift.

Can I get more than one face mask pack?

Due to demand, face mask packs are limited to one per unique donor. Thank you for understanding!

Are the face masks PPE?

Please note that the face coverings are not a medical grade masks nor intended to be Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) but can help prevent the spread of germs through decreased droplet transmission.

Can you ship international?

Unfortunately, we are unable to ship internationally.

When is the last day to make a gift and receive a face mask pack?

October 28, 11:59 p.m. ET

Have a question that wasn't answered on this page?

Call 201-216-5163 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or e-mail alumni@stevens.edu for a response any time of day.