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Challenge for Charity (C4C) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that draws on the talents, energy, and resources of MBA students from 8 West Coast business schools to support Special Olympics, Boys and Girls Clubs, and other family-related local charities. The purpose of the organization is to develop business leaders with a lifelong commitment to community involvement and social responsibility.

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The 2018-2019 MBA Challenge for Charity enters its 35th year in which top West Coast MBA programs compete in fundraising, volunteering, and athletic events in pursuit of the coveted Golden Briefcase.

You can help support UW C4C by either donating or shopping using our link at Amazon.com. Amazon gives 4-7% of the sales dollars generated from the link to C4C.

Donate via Venmo – @UWFosterC4C

Events

Sports Weekend (April 12-13, 2019)


C4C Weekend is the culmination of a year’s worth of volunteering and fundraising efforts for our partner charities – Special Olympics Washington, the Boys and Girls Club of King Country, and the University Food Bank. 9 West Coast MBA programs gather at Stanford each April to compete for the Golden Briefcase. This coveted award goes to the school that achieves the highest score in the following categories:

  • Most hours volunteered (per-capita)

  • Most funds raised (per-capita)

  • Best all-around performance at C4C sports weekend


Alumni Auction

The annual Challenge For Charity Auction is our biggest fundraising event at Foster. All proceeds go to the Special Olympics Washington, and Boys and Girls Clubs of King County. In 2017, we raised over $120,000 for these charities. This is possible only because of the generous support from you—our donors, sponsors, and volunteers.

The 28th Annual Challenge for Charity Auction will take place at the Hall at Fauntleroy on February 9, 2019.

Sponsorship: If you’re interested in sponsoring the event, please reach out to mbac4c@uw.edu


Foster 5K

The Foster MBA Challenge for Charity presented the 7th Annual* Foster 5K on Sunday, October 21st. This 5K toured the beautiful University of Washington Seattle campus. All proceeds go to Boys & Girls Club of King County and Special Olympics of Washington.

C4C Resources

Submit Your C4C Hours

Do not count time to travel to/from a project (but you may round up to the next time interval – please be honest!). All fields are required.

Name *
Name
Class *
Date Volunteered *
Date Volunteered
Organization *

Want to check your hours?

Note: The hours spreadsheet will lag behind hours submission form, if you just submitted your hours, come back tomorrow to check if they’ve updated.

Foster C4C Board 2019-2020
MEG PEAVEY  PRESIDENT

MEG PEAVEY
PRESIDENT

ALEXIS GOODRICH  SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF WASHINGTON LEAD

ALEXIS GOODRICH
SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF WASHINGTON LEAD

KIRSTEN FRANKO  AUCTION CHAIR

KIRSTEN FRANKO
AUCTION CHAIR

JAMES WOLPERT  VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

JAMES WOLPERT
VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

AARON SACHS  UNIVERSITY DISTRICT FOOD BANK LEAD

AARON SACHS
UNIVERSITY DISTRICT FOOD BANK LEAD

MIKE SMYLIE  HEAD OF AUCTION MARKETING AND TICKETING

MIKE SMYLIE
HEAD OF AUCTION MARKETING AND TICKETING

HAYLEY SAMPSON  VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE

HAYLEY SAMPSON
VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE

ABBY GREENBERG  BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF KING COUNTY LEAD

ABBY GREENBERG
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF KING COUNTY LEAD

SASWATA DEY  HEAD OF AUCTION TECHNOLOGY

SASWATA DEY
HEAD OF AUCTION TECHNOLOGY

NICK OVERLACK  VICE PRESIDENT, SPORTS

NICK OVERLACK
VICE PRESIDENT, SPORTS

PRASHANT RANA  OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES LEAD

PRASHANT RANA
OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES LEAD

JAMES BENNETT  HEAD OF AUCTION PROCUREMENT

JAMES BENNETT
HEAD OF AUCTION PROCUREMENT

 
 
 
 
 

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