Learn More:
     Fundraising Awards
     + College Cup
     Fundraising Deadlines
     + Fundraising Incentives

Do you have aspirations of being a Top Fundraiser for the Dempsey Challenge? Do you have your eye on that Top Team spot or the Top Youth + Young Adult award? Join the elite ranks of our most formidable fundraisers and be recognized and celebrated in our special Champions For Hope VIP virtual event with Patrick Dempsey!


Individual Awards:

  • Top Overall Fundraiser
  • Top Youth + Young Adult Fundraiser (ages 23 and under)
  • Most Donors Award

Team Awards:

  • Top Corporate Fundraising Team
  • Top Small Business Fundraising Team (one location with less than 100 employees)
  • Top Friends + Family Fundraising Team (non-corporate)
  • Top Youth + Young Adult Fundraising Team (at least half of the team must be ages 23 and under)

College Cup:

The College Cup Challenge is open to all Maine colleges and universities who compete for the highest average fundraised for Dempsey Challenge 2020. Coaches, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and family of the colleges are welcome to join in on the fun!

2019 College Cup Winner: Bates College


Award winners are selected based on their fundraising status as of September 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM EDT. Each winner receives one award. If someone qualifies for more than one award, they will be allowed to choose which they would like to receive. The other award will be given to the next highest qualifying winner. 


All funds must be received by the deadline date and time.

August 15, 2020, MIDNIGHT

  • Deadline to raise $250 to receive exclusive Dempsey Challenge 2020 t-shirt to be shipped directly to you, in time for Dempsey Challenge weekend

September 23, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

  • Deadline to be recogonized as College Cup winner on Dempsey Challenge weekend

September 30, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

  • Deadline to raise $3,000+ to be recognized in Champions for Hope VIP virtual event with Patrick Dempsey
  • Deadline to be recognized as Top Individual or Team fundraisers
  • All award winners will be notified via email or phone
  • Final fundraising incentive deadline for all other incentive items.

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