Benefactors

2020 Benefactor 

The Bay Area Women's Shelter was selected as SVSU's charitable partner for the 17th annual “Battle of the Valley” fundraising competition. The Bay City-based nonprofit offers crisis intervention, advocacy services and safe haven to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. 

Learn more at https://www.bawc-mi.org/.

Past recipients

COMBINED TOTAL: $652,385 (ended in 2018)

Amount raised by SVSU

TOTAL: $445,959

2003 - $6,208 for Mid Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters

2004 - $12,000 for Child Abuse and Neglect Council

2005 - $13,012 for United Way

2006 - $19,160 for Child and Family Services of Saginaw County

2007 - $20,319 for City Rescue Mission

2008 - $47,278 for Bay and Saginaw county chapters of Habitat for Humanity

2009 - $34,401 for Boys and Girls Club of Saginaw County

2010 - $40,088 for Salvation Army of Saginaw County

2011 - $26,623 for Underground Railroad of Saginaw

2012 - $30,224 for Great Lakes Bay Miracle League

2013 - $25,185 for Special Olympics, Area 22

2014 - $32,294 for the Cory Rivard Jr. Promise Foundation

2015 - $24,540 for Get Outside for a Healthier Inside

2016 - $26,000 for Hidden Harvest

2017 - $32,115 for Mustard Seed Women's Shelter

2018 - $36,210 for The Barb Smith Suicide Resource and Response Network

2019 - $20,302 for The ROCK Center for Youth Development

Amount raised by GVSU

TOTAL: $226,728

2003 - $8,500 for the West Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters

2004 - $7,500 for Alternatives in Motion

2005 - $7,327 for Make A Wish Foundation

2006 - $19,337 for Burton Middle School

2007 - $31,382 for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

2008 - $28,002 for Campfire USA

2009 - $19,299 for Kids Food Basket

2010 - $12,500 for Student Advancement Foundation (Grand Rapids Public Schools)

2011 - $12,381 for Make A Wish Foundation

2012 - $1,100 for Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

2013 - $11,137 for S.P.O.R.T.S.

2014 - $7,000 for Grand Valley Children's Fund

2015 - $12,000 for Laker Children's Fund

2016 - $17,331 for Laker Children's Fund

2017 - $17,017 for Laker Children's Fund

2018 - $14,915 for Replenish Food Pantry