UGC: Underclassmen Giving Campaign
Thank you to all of the volunteers and donors who made the Underclassmen Giving Campaign a huge success this semester! Here’s the breakdown of our results for just one week of fundraising from the classes of 2017, 2018 and 2019:
Number of Underclassmen donors: 842
Total Underclassmen Participation: 26%
Total Underclassmen Dollars raised: $3,315
Total Dollars with match by Rishi Kumar ’02: $6,630
This year, all UGC donors had the chance to vote on the first ever UGC Peer Impact Prize and we are pleased to announce the following final results:
Win (1st Place): Katelyn Sweeney ’18, Creating a More Comfortable Transtibial Prosthetic Socket, Kijabe, Kenya
Place (2nd Place): McCall Huston ’16, Peer-to-Peer Electricity Distribution Through Solar-Powered Microgrids, Jamshedpur area, India
Show (3rd Place): Julia Rue ’18, Wheelchair Design and Manufacturing for Underserved Communities, Indonesia
Congratulations to all of the D-Lab candidates from this fall, we look forward to updating you on their progress after IAP!
The UGC will start up again this spring, if you want to volunteer or learn more about the UGC send us an email at ugc@mit.edu.