- The Winthrop Chimney Challenge, a holiday-themed giving challenge, has raised more than $100,000 to support the Winthrop Fund, an unrestricted fund that provides student scholarships.
- The holiday-themed challenge, which began at midnight Tuesday, Dec. 11, and ended at 11:59 p.m. Dec. 13, garnered 390 gifts – well beyond the challenge goal of 300.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Giving Challenge Raises More Than $100K to Support Scholarships" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 182.