Houston and Rice take part in the first donation challenge



HOUSTON – A new addition in 2021 to the Bayou Bucket rivalry, the Bayou Bucket Annual Donation Challenge pits the Cougar Pride Athletic Fund against the Rice Owl Club to see which department can get the most freebies during Rivalry Week.

Gifts received through Cougar Pride will advance core sports department priorities, including scholarships and excellence-based initiatives such as athletic performance, academic support services, and student-athlete well-being.

“This week’s challenge is a great opportunity to celebrate the importance of student-athlete success, as the generosity of Cougar Pride continues to position our Cougars to compete at the highest level in all things. they do, “said the senior associate athletic director. John Gladchuk noted. “This is also an important opportunity to show the strength of our Cougar Pride community as we invite Cougar fans across our great city to come forward and invest in [Vice President for Athletics] Chris Pezmanthe important vision and exciting trajectory of UH Athletics. ”

To donate, click on the following link to visit the Bayou Bucket Giving Challenge donation page. The giveaways start at $ 20, the tally must be counted and reported so that Cougar Pride Athletic Fund members – current and future – can keep up with the competition.


Current Cougar Pride members are encouraged to invite family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances to participate. Information on a growing range of benefits is available on the Cougar Pride website (www.cougarpride.com). In addition, the gifts offered by Cougar Pride as part of the Bayou Bucket Giving Challenge are 100% tax deductible.

CONTACT COUGAR PRIDE: uhcougarpride.com; [email protected]; 713.743.4684



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