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Mackey Lights Out Campaign

Raised toward our $100,000 Goal
185 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on March 29, at 12:00 PM EDT
Project Owners


March 30, 2016

Thank you so much to those who generously donated to the Mackey Lights Out Crowdfunding Campaign! We eclipsed our goal of $100,000 and will earn a $500,000 challenge gift from another generous John Purdue Club member. We have begun work to send out the rewards you earned based on your gifts, and will be in touch soon.

If you missed out on this campaign, but would still like to make a gift to support the $3.5M final goal for the project, please click here!

Thanks so much for your loyal support of Purdue's 550+ student-athletes!

Boiler Up!

The John Purdue Club Staff

Challenge Gift!

March 23, 2016

Boilermaker Basketball Fans:

What an overwhelming response to our lights out campaign! As we look to near our goal we've been approached by an anonymous donor who has issued a challenge. They have offered to match EVERY SINGLE DOLLAR if we can reach our goal  by the deadline! Help us close out the last bit to secure this additional funding and jump start this project! Invite your friends to help us reach this goal and please consider a gift today!

Thank you to those who have already made their gift! We will send your gifts in the coming weeks!

Choose a giving level



Support the Mackey Lights Project and know that you are helping the program get better!


Black Level

You'll be honored on as a Mackey Lights Campaign contributer


Gold Level

Play a pivital role in the campaign and we'll send you an autographed photo from Brian Cardinal


Sixth Man

You will receive recognition in an issue of Gold & Black Illustrated along with the above rewards



We'll upgrade your seats for a game of any sport of your choosing


Star Player

You'll receive a Boilermaker Prize Pack full of valuable collectibles from our Purdue Basketball vault for you to display with pride along with the above rewards


All-Big Ten

We'll send you a set of team issued apparel along with the above items


Big Ten Player of the Year

You will get an invitation for you and a guest to a private dinner with Brian Cardinal, Sharon Versyp and Matt Painter in addition to the above benefits


Hall of Fame

In addition to the above benefits, you will be able to rent one of our available facilities for an event of your choosing.



In addition to the above benefits, you and your 20 closest friends will get a behind the scenes tour and private dinner on Cardinal Court with Purdue Legend Brian Cardinal and other men's and women's basketball legends prior to a game