All In For LWC - 2016 Chair's Challenge

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Campaign Update: 4 p.m. CT, November 5, 2016

Lindsey Wilson College Board of Trustees Chair Allan Parnell of Louisville, Ky., presented a facsimile check of $416,765.59 to LWC President William T. Luckey Jr., at Blue Raider Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the end of the first quarter of the Blue Raiders vs. Bethel (Tenn.) University football game.

Parnell pledged that if the College got 1,000 donors to give Nov. 1-2 to LWC scholarships, he would add $100,000 to scholarship aid. The campaign was so successful by the end of Nov. 1, President William T. Luckey Jr. urged the LWC community to continue giving and reach 1,903 donors to symbolize the college's founding year, 1903. The two-day campaign, dubbed "All In For LWC," attracted 1,934 gifts totaling $416,765.59 with 494 unique gifts contributed by the student body.

Campaign Update: 8 a.m. CT, November 3, 2016

Lindsey Wilson College alumni, students, employees, parents and friends went above and beyond the call of duty when they were challenged to help LWC students. We are overwhelmed by your generosity. Campaign totals are not yet complete. We will update the LWC community as soon as we have the final numbers.

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Campaign Update: 5 p.m. CT, November 2, 2016

We met our goal but let's keep going!

More than 1,400 donors have contributed to The Chairs Challenge. So many of you stepped up to show your love for LWC students and we are grateful. Let's push forward and make President Luckey's new goal of 1,903 donors to symbolize LWC's founding year, 1903.

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Thank you for going ALL IN FOR LWC!

Campaign Update: 6 a.m. CT, November 1, 2016

LWC Board of Trustees Chair Allan Parnell challenges LWC alumni, students, parents, friends and employees to show their love for LWC students and go ALL IN FOR LWC!

If 1,000 LWC donors make gifts during the 48-hour period of November 1 & 2, Allan Parnell will donate $100,000 to LWC for student scholarship aid.

If you have already made a gift this year, a gift on November 1 & 2 will help meet the $100,000 challenge. If you haven't made your gift yet, there is no better time!

How you can help LWC students:

  • Make a gift online at on Nov. 1-2.
  • Call the LWC Alumni office from 7 AM - 9 PM CDT on Nov. 1-2 at 270-384-8400 - or answer the call when one of our students calls you!
  • Mail in your gift to LWC by Oct. 31 to:


    ATTN: Chair's Challenge
    Lindsey Wilson College
    210 Lindsey Wilson St.
    Columbia, KY 42728

Questions? or 270-384-8400

Thank you for showing the world that you are ALL IN FOR LWC!