Give, Share and Glow Together for 5th Annual Glow Big Red Feb. 15-16

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln invites its supporters to “Glow All In” during Glow Big Red — 24 Hours of Husker Giving on Feb. 15-16, 2023.

Glow Big Red is the university’s annual giving event during which students, alumni, faculty, staff and the Husker community at large come together to support scholarships, colleges and programs, student groups and activities, inclusion, mental health and other important causes.

The day starts at noon Feb. 15 and continues through noon Feb. 16. In honor of the campaign’s fifth year, this year’s goal is 5,000 gifts.

Husker Nation can uplift UNL students and make a meaningful impact in their lives in three ways:

GIVE: Find your favorite area to support and give at Every donor of $60 or more will receive a Husker bucket hat as a thank you. You can make your gift as early as Jan. 17.

SHARE: Use the hashtag #GlowBigRed to show your support on social media.

GLOW: Make your room, home or business glow to let your Husker pride shine.

Additional information about Glow Big Red, options for giving and tracking the event’s progress can be found at

Last Year was a Glowing Success

In a true reflection of Husker spirit, the 2022 Glow Big Red campaign set a campaign record. A total of $598,575 was raised during the 24-hour period with Husker faithful representing every U.S. state and six nations giving to UNL.

Glow Big Red started in 2019 in recognition of the university’s 150th anniversary.

Glow All In on Social Media

Help share the excitement online by using #GlowBigRed to share why you care about the university. Follow along at these channels:

About the University of Nebraska Foundation

The University of Nebraska Foundation grows relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives and save lives. During the most recent fiscal year, a record 60,571 donors gave $300.6 million to the foundation to aid UNK, UNO, UNL, UNMC and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, and NCTA. The foundation raises more than $7 for every $1 it spends. Only in Nebraska: A Campaign for Our University’s Future is its current campaign with a goal to raise $3 billion from 150,000 unique benefactors to support the University of Nebraska. More information is at


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