To qualify for the Step-up Challenge
Start giving, or increase your gift, by $1 per week ($52 per year) and you'll be entered to win your choice of 4 terrific grand prizes as well as daily and special weekly prizes awarded throughout the campaign.


1) Dream Card
$3,000 debit card for anything your heart desires.  Donated by NBT Bank

2) Home Makeover
$3,000 in furnishings for any room in your home.  Donated by Raymour & Flanigan Furniture.

3) Fill Your Fridge
$3,000 gift card good for food and merchandise at any store location. Donated by Wegmans.

4) Dream Vacation
Add $4,000 to your vacation budget! Donated by SRC, Inc. and BTI Travel Consultants

Daily prizes, Wild Card Wednesdays and Fun Fridays from Oct. 1, 2013 to Jan. 17, 2014!

Return your pledge early for more chances to win!

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epledge incentive winners

2013 Community Giving Campaign E-Pledge Incentive Prize Winners

The Community Giving Campaign announced the winners of its 2+ week ePledge incentive to help sustain Upstate's efforts to "think green" and "save a buck". Winner of a $500 cash prize went to Dr. Richard Beers of Anesthesiology and the winner of two tickets to the Upstate Gala went to Chuck Simpson of Student Affairs. During the ePledge initiative, 527 donors participated raising a total of $210,147.

Other winners: Mary Koralewicz - 2 tickets to the Upstate Gala (Dept. Rep. drawing)
Nancy Walklett, Debra Tornatore, Michael Vivlemore, Mark Polge, & Joyce Collins - $200 cash each (Upstate incentive program)

Step Up Challenge

Daily Prize winners from Upstate

Mary Usiatynski

Lee Ann Gallardo, RN, Quality Services Dept. Community Campus is the Step Up Challenge winner of a $50 gift certificate to Bradley's Jewelers.