Q. What is #KCCSPIRIT?

#KCCSPIRIT #CUNYTUESDAY is a fundraising event, which takes place on #GIVINGTUESDAY, the global day of giving held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The event includes team activities, raffles and drawings, and a celebration of the KCC community. The proceeds of #KCCSPIRIT #CUNYTUESDAY support student scholarship and financial assistance programs. In addition, the event is a catalyst in increasing the KCC Spirit and camaraderie within the KCC community.

Q. When is #KCCSPIRIT?

#KCCSPIRIT kicks off on October 25 and you may donate from midnight to 11:59 PM on Tuesday, November 29 at 11:59PM. The KCC in-person event will take place at Kingsborough on Tuesday, November 29th from 3-5PM.

Q. Who can participate in #KCCSPIRIT?

All Kingsborough faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, friends, family, neighbors and community members can participate.

Q. Who can donate?

Anyone may donate. Donations to charitable nonprofit organizations are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card only. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab. 

Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.

Q. How can one participate in #KCCSPIRIT?

Anyone may choose any or all of these options to engage in the #KCCSPIRIT fundraiser.

  • Register to join a team – enables you to participate in the #KCCSPIRIT in -person competitions and activities (Registration fee: $15)
  • Donate (amount of your choice)
  • Sponsor (See sponsor form for more details)
  • Donate a Gift in Kind item to draw
  • Purchase Drawing Tickets
  • Q. What is the minimum number of members or amount to establish a team?

    It is required to have a minimum of 10 members or minimum amount of $150 to establish a team.

    Q. How is a team total calculated?

    All contributions (member registrations; donations; sponsorships; Gift-in-Kind donations, raffle monies) are tracked and calculated in your team total.

    Q. How can one participate in the activities/games?

    Anyone who registers for a team will receive the information about the activities through their team captain.

    Q. What is a team captain and whom would they be for my department/office?

    A team captain is a representative of the department/office who volunteers to recruit, fundraise and rally up the team members for the event and leads them into the fundraising competition. A list of the captains and departments/offices participating this year may be found here.

    Q. What happens on #KCCSPIRIT Day?

    The #KCCSPIRIT Day event culminates on Tuesday, November 29 from 3-5PM with:

    • Final Championship (Activity Competition)
    • Drawings
    • Award Announcements

    Q. How will the drawings work?

    The tickets drawings items/ baskets are to be sold online. There will also be a drawing sale on the KCC breezeway Monday 11/14- Thursday 11/17 from 10am-3pm. Winners will be announced on Giving Tuesday 11/29 at the in-person event. An electronic notification will be shared the next day.