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March Participation Drive

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Participation Drive
252 Donors
Towards goal of 314 Donors
$27,362.00 Raised
Project has ended
Project ended on March 18, at 11:59 PM EDT
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March Participation Drive



It's True: 

It may seem irrational at first, but the fact is that tuition alone can’t cover the true cost of an MIT education. When tuition dollars don’t go far enough, the Unrestricted fund makes up the rest. Fortunately, the generosity of alumni and friends in the MIT community are a constant that can be relied upon. 




The Challenge:sunburst

314 alumni and friends are needed by 11:59 pm Eastern on Friday, March 18th to help complete the circle for MIT students. 

How it Works:

A gift of any amount counts—all it takes is your participation, not the size of your donation.






sock danceSocks are back!

Socks are back for the end of the drive! With a gift of $55 or more, a pair of stylish MIT-logo socks are yours. (Supplies are *very* limited, so we can't guarantee availability!)








Note: Because there are many individual scholarship funds, all gifts made through this crowdfunding drive will go to the MIT Unrestricted Fund, which allows MIT to continue to offer need-blind admissions to every student. Nearly 1/4 of all scholarship aid comes from the Unrestricted Fund. 

Our way
of Thanking You


Original Illustration

To use as your phone or computer background, an MIT designer will sketch an original rendering of Tim the Beaver for a donation of any amount!

3 of 314 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: April 2016



We have just a few of these left, get them while you can!

31 of 75 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: April 2016


Socks - Sold out

We're all out! You guys love your socks.

181 of 180 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: April 2016


Original Illustration + You!

Want to have your picture taken with Tim the Beaver, but don't have time to make it to campus? We have you covered. For a gift of $75, we will photoshop you (or a friend) into a novelty picture with Tim. As a bonus we will send you a framed hard copy of the photo!

2 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2016


Skype with Tim the Beaver

Tim is excited about reaching our 314 donor goal, so he has agreed to Skype with any donor (and their children) for up to five minutes as his way of saying thank you! Don't you want to know what Tim has to say?

2 of 25 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: April 2016
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