2022 Challenge Sponsors

Wear Black, Give Back would not be possible without the leadership of our generous challenge sponsors. A huge thanks to the individuals and organizations below who have helped to make #WearBlackGiveBack a success. Thanks so much to all of our matching donors! It's not too late to become a sponsor! See our sponsorship opportunities page or contact Joel Gehringer at 402-502-4924 or joel.gehringer@nufoundation.org for more information.

Randall Adkins

Political Science Challenge

Alumna House, founded by UNO alumna Jean Douchey ('82)

Emergency Assistance Match

J. Patrick ('72) and Cynthia Anderson

UNO AFROTC Alumni Chapter Scholarship Challenge

Todd and Gaylene Armstrong

UNO Criminology and Criminal Justice Challenge

Harley Barmore

Military-Connected Resource Center Challenge

John Bartle

Christine and B.J. Reed CPACS Completion Scholarship

Melissa Berke

UNO Music Education Challenge

Melanie Bloom

College of Arts and Sciences Challenge

Larry ('83) and Cindy ('85) Bradley, with KPMG

Goodrich Scholarship Match

Jeff and Lauren Brecht

Omaha Athletics Challenge

David Brisson

UNO Alumni Board Challenge

Clifford Buckingham ('68, '79)

Omaha Men's Basketball Challenge

Omaha Women's Basketball Challenge

Omaha Baseball Challenge

Omaha Hockey Challenge

Omaha Softball Match

Omaha Volleyball Match

Rich and Marty Buckingham

Omaha Softball Challenge

Juan Casas and Catherine Huddleston-Casas

Maverick Food Pantry Challenge

Julie Dierberger and Jesi DeWitt

Service Learning Academy Match

Charles Dickerson

Multicultural Affairs Challenge

Kathy Divis ('81)

Department of Marketing Challenge

Keristiena Dodge

OLLAS Challenge

Jayme Dowdall

UNO Voice Challenge

Adrian and Stephanie Dowell

Omaha Athletics Staff Challenge and Match

John ('00) and Susie ('01) Dunn

School of Communication Challenge

MavRadio Challenge

Omaha Hockey Match

Nancy Edick ('82, '93, '01)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Challenge

Mark and Susan Eldridge

UNO School of Accounting Match

Doug ('87) and Robin Ewald

UNO School of Accounting Match

Omaha Athletics Scholarship Challenge

Viv ('83, '86) and John ('85, '87) Ewing

UNO Black Studies Challenges

Martha Garcia-Murillo

College of IS&T Faculty and Staff Challenge

Joel and Taylor ('18) Gehringer

Collegiate Recovery Community Challenge

Woof Black, Meow Back Challenge

Eric ('03) and Jennifer ('07, '09) Gitt

Omaha Cross Country and Track Challenge

Jason ('03) and Kayla Hansen

Goodrich Scholarship Challenge

Lynn Harland

UNO CBA Management Match

Phil He (’97) and Ling Ren (’06)

College of Public Affairs and Community Service Challenge

Dayton Headlee ('09)

Maverick Maniacs Challenge

Michael Hilt ('94)

College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media Challenge

Bill ('78) and Patty ('75, '80) Johnston

UNO CEHHS Scholarships Challenge

UNO School of Accounting Match

Keith V. Kiernan Foundation

CBA Scholars Academy Challenge

Carol Kirchner ('99)

UNO Alumni Association Challenge

Victoria Kohout

OLLAS Challenge

Sue Kopfle ('91)

First-Generation / Project Achieve Challenge

Mike Kult

Wheelchair Basketball Challenge

Joanne Li

Student Scholarship Challenge

Lindsay Corporation

Women in IT Challenge

Fran Marshall ('83, '89)

Omaha Women's Athletics Challenge

Mini Durango Scavenger Hunt

2,500th Gift Milestone

A.T. Miller

Inclusion Implementation Fund Challenge

Matt and Sara Myers ('04, '07)

ORCA Challenge

Hillary Nather-Detisch

UNO Art Gallery Challenge

Jody Neathery-Castro

International Programs Challenge

UNO Art Gallery Challenge

Russ Nordman

UNO Art Club Challenge

Richard Ortman

School of Accounting Challenge

Lou and Janet ('88, '05) Pol

Omaha Baseball Stretch Challenge

Erin Ramaker ('07)

Geology Challenge

Dave Richards

UNO Libraries Challenge

James Saker

James and Cheryl Saker Symphonic Wind Ensemble Leadership Scholarship Challenge

Deborah Smith-Howell

Service Learning Academy Challenge

Leonard ('76) and Mary Sommer

UNO School of Accounting Match

Adam and Courtney Summitt

Women's Tennis Challenge

Mary and Scott Tarry

Flying Mavericks Flight Team Challenge

Michelle Trawick

College of Business Administration Challenge

Tami ('03, '09) and Alex Williams

Educational Leadership Challenge

Renata Valquier Chavez ('21) and Ugo Tritz ('19, '21)

Student-Athlete Development Challenge

Miles Waggener

Writer's Workshop Challenge

Steven Williams

UNO Theatre Challenge

Veronica Wolf Counseling

Omaha Volleyball Challenge

Brian Woolfolk

Student Scholarship Match

Maverick Food Pantry Match

Project Achieve Match

Woodhouse Auto Family

Greatest Needs Challenge

Sara ('81, '97) and Kirby Woods

Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center Challenge

Tracy Wright – President of the Omaha Tennis Association (OTA)

Omaha Tennis Challenge


College of Arts and Sciences Cross the Finish Line Scholarship Challenge


UNO CBA Management Challenge


UNO Jazz Challenge

UNO Alumni Association

Student Organizations Challenges

UNO Bookstore

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