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OCT. 16-17, 2018

Donors So Far


Dollars for PLU Causes So Far

Total below includes the match for student scholarships ($300,000)!

Play the game

Try your hand at collecting gold for Pacific Lutheran University as the Rev. Bjug Harstad on his journey to the Yukon. The game can be played on your internet browser and is also available in the Apple app store and Google Play.

Bjug Harstad's Yukon Gold Rush

Bjug Harstad Day of Giving

Bjug Day is a fun, philanthropic tradition during which PLU alumni and friends come together to celebrate and support what they love about PLU.

This year, thanks to a generous group of donors, all gifts made as part of Bjug Day will be matched up to $300,000 with a gift to student scholarships. Your gift of any size will be doubled! 

A bit quirky, Bjug Day is inspired by the gold rush quest of PLU’s bearded founder, the Rev. Bjug Harstad. You’ll see – and hopefully participate in – cheeky Bjug beards and #bjugday selfies, but behind all of that is a very important purpose: the success of PLU students today and tomorrow. 

With your gift, this year’s Bjug Day will be bigger and better than ever, providing more support for more students and cross-campus causes. Let’s maximize that match and “Go Bjug!”

Bjug Day on Social Media