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Match the Mendenhalls


On Nov. 1, 2018, the Virginia Athletics Foundation launched the Match The Mendenhalls giving program in response to Bronco and Holly Mendenhalls’ generous gift to the Football Operations Center as part of the new $180 million athletics master plan project.

Their $500,000 gift, made on Oct. 18, 2018, was the first major gift to the Football Operations Center and is the largest gift made by a Virginia head coach. The goal of the program was to have at least 500 donors commit at least $1,000 each by Nov. 23, 2018 to collectively match their $500,000 gift.

The program was incredibly successful as VAF raised $669,837 from 408 donors. Thank you to all the donors who participated.

Thanks to your generous donors, fundraising for the master plan is off to a great start. We still have a long way to go so please contact the Virginia Athletics Foundation at 800-626-8723 with any questions, to learn more about the master plan or to make your gift.