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Help Recognize Hawkeye Veterans!

Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
23 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on October 15, at 11:55 PM CDT
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Thank you!

November 05, 2018

We are extending a huge thank you to everyone who contributed to our GOLDrush campaign for the Hawkeye Veterans Program. We are excited to have raised more than $1,500, which will help cover the cost to purchase a permanent plaque to recognize honorees in the IMU. 


We want to invite each of you to attend this year’s program on November 15 at 5 p.m. in the IMU Main Lounge. We look forward to seeing you there.


Thanks again for supporting Hawkeye Vets!

7 days left!

October 08, 2018

With only 7 days left in our campaign, we are hard at work trying to secure additional donations to support the Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Program. We hope to reach our goal of $5,000, which means we have about $3,500 left to raise. 


You’ve already helped by making a contribution to our campaign – THANK YOU! But you can take your impact one step further by helping share our campaign with your network. Please consider sharing the following link with your friends, family members, and anyone who you think might be interested in supporting our campaign. The link to share is:


If you are a UI faculty/staff member, know that your gift counts toward your We Are Phil participation. Thank you for showing your support for Hawkeye Veterans! 

A great start!

September 17, 2018

Our GOLDrush campaign for the Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Program is off to a great start, and we want to thank each and every one of your for your support. So far, we’ve raised $1,331 from 18 donors – thank you!


We’re learning that to be successful at crowdfunding, it takes a large “crowd.” You can help us reach additional supporters by sharing our campaign page with your friends, family and anyone who you think might be interested in supporting this worthy program. The link to share is: A gift at any level is greatly appreciated!


Thank you, again, for your support. We are excited to see where this campaign can go!

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Veterans Day, an official United States public holiday, is observed annually on November 11.



2015 is the year the Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Program began.



The United States involvement in WWII ended on September 2, 1945, when the Japanese officially signed the instrument of surrender on board the USS Missouri.



Room 111 in the Communications Center is home to the Veteran Student Services Office on campus.



March 1, 1917, brought about the establishment of Army ROTC at the University of Iowa.



575 is the number of student veterans enrolled at the UI in Fall 2017.

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