Show your Husker ♥ during Glow Big Red Feb. 14-15

Love and generosity will be in the air during Glow Big Red — 24 Hours of Husker Giving Feb. 14-15, 2024.

Glow Big Red is the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s annual giving event when Huskers around the world come together to support scholarships, colleges and programs, student groups and activities, inclusion, mental health and many other areas. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and the Husker community at large are invited to support the university they love by making a Valentine’s Day gift at

The sixth annual event starts at noon Feb. 14 and continues through noon Feb. 15. The 2024 goal is 5,000 gifts.

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

GIVE: Make a gift of $5 or more to your favorite cause during the 24-hour period to help reach the goal of 5,000 gifts. Donors who make a gift of at least $65 will receive a Husker stocking hat. The giving day website is open to receive gifts anytime before noon Feb. 15.

SHARE: Show your Valentine’s Day love by spreading the word on social media using the hashtag #GlowBigRed.

GLOW: Show others how your heart glows big for UNL by lighting up your room, home or business.

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

Last year was a glowing success

As the snow piled up during the 2023 event, Glow Big Red pivoted to Snow Big Red and set a giving day record. A total of $653,246 was given during the 24-hour period with Husker faithful representing every U.S. state and nine countries 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 love 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, 58,072 donors supported the University of Nebraska, and a record $354.5 million in new funds was committed to aid UNK, UNL, UNO, NCTA and UNMC and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine. The foundation raises more than $7 for every $1 spent. 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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