Spartan Fund

Give Green Day

On December 3, Michigan State University will hold its annual day of giving – named Give Green Day – that aims to raise crucial funds to university-wide initiatives during a 24-hour span.   Within Athletics, we are creating a competition among the varsity sport teams to see who comes out #1 for program support on this day.

are you willing to be a team captain?

We’re looking for Team captains on Give Green Day!  A team captain would commit to match donations (up to $5,000) given to a specific varsity sport on Give Green Day.  For more info, contact the Spartan Fund at (517) 432-4610.

We are fortunate to have the following generous Team Captains who are making matching contributions:

  • Baseball: Orange County Spartans will match up to $5,000
  • Men’s Basketball: Steve Schunk/Northern Logistics will match up to $5,000
  • Women’s Basketball: Orange County Spartans will match up to $5,000
  • Field Hockey: Tom & Lisa Thayer will match up to $5,000
  • Field Hockey: Anonymous will match up to $10,000
  • Ice Hockey: Orange County Spartans will match up to $5,000
  • Rowing: Jeff Hakala will match up to $5,000
  • Men’s Soccer: David & Terri Smith will match up to $5,000
  • Softball: Orange County Spartans will match up to $5,000
  • Volleyball: Orange County Spartans will match up to $5,000

GiveawayS! Here’s how to enter:

  1. View the various giveaways below.
  2. From now through December 3, post the suggested social media message associated with the giveaway item.
Giveaway ItemSportSuggested Social Media Post
Green & White baseball gloveBaseballI’m pulling for @statebaseball to raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Suzy Merchant signed basketballBasketball – Women’sI’m pulling for @MSU_Wbasketball to raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Field Hockey StickField HockeyI’m pulling for @MSUfieldhockey to raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Two Dozen MSU logoed Pro V1x golf balls.Golf – Men’sI’m pulling for @msumensgolf to raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Patagonia MSU Golf jacket (women’s size medium)Golf – Women’sI’m pulling for @msuwomensgolf to raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Gymnastics Season passGymnasticsI’m pulling for @msugymnastics to raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Official Ice Hockey JerseyIce HockeyI’m pulling for @MSU_Hockey to raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Day with the Spartans. Pregame meal, tour of facilities, and seats next to the bench for a MSU Men’s Soccer match next year.Men’s SoccerI’m pulling for @msumsoccer raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Spartan sweatshirtSwimming and DivingI’m pulling for @MSUswimdive raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Tennis Lesson and a tennis care packageTennis – Men’sI’m pulling for @MSU_tennis raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
2 cans of logoed Wilson tennis ballsTennis – Women’sI’m pulling for @MSUWT raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Signed Volleyball & apparelVolleyballI’m pulling for @MichStVB raise the most support on #GiveGreenDay through @SpartanFund! #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd
Two (2) MSU vs. Duke Men’s Basketball tickets (post by 2:00pm ET)#I can’t wait for the @MSU_basketball game vs. Duke tonight! But before then, I’m checking out #GiveGreenDay and seeing which @MSU_Athletics sport I might support.  #InvestInChampions at: go.msu.edu/athletics-ggd

*Giveaways will be determined by Spartan Fund staff.  Winners will be determined on or before December 6.

#Winner of MSU vs. Duke basketball tickets will be informed by 3:00pm ET on December 3.  Tickets are non-transferable and will be left at will call.

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