Iron Giraffe Challenge

What is the Iron Giraffe Challenge? A challenge for schools to raise $1,000 or more for a chance to win a school visit from Salva Dut! 

First place: A visit to your school from Salva Dut!
Second place*: A video call with Salva Dut
Third place*: A video call with Linda Sue Park
Fourth place*: A video call with Ater "Lion" and Ajang "AJ"
Super School: The school that raises the most money between 5/1/18 and 4/5/19 will win a video call with Salva!
*Second, third, and fourth place are awarded three prizes

Our goal this year: To raise a total of $200,000!

Important Dates:
March 15th:
Registration form is due
April 5th: Donations are due
April 9th: The prize drawings!

Start by filling out an Iron Giraffe Challenge Registration Form!

Start by filling out an Iron Giraffe Challenge Registration Form!

To send the form via mail or email, please do so by downloading this PDF file.



2018- 2019

Pledged Schools in the Iron Giraffe Challenge 2018-19


John Adams Middle School, CA*

John James Audubon School #33, NY*

Joseph Melillo Middle School, CT*

Kipp Excelencia Community Prep, CA

Korea International School Seoul Campus, South Korea

Kyrene Middle School, AZ*

Landakotsskoli Landakotsskoli, Iceland

Lawrence Middle School, NY

Leo A. Rizzuto Elementary School, TX*

Lincoln PK-8, OH

Louis Pasteur School MS 67, NY*

Loveland Intermediate School, OH*

Lynch Bustin Elementary School, PA

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School, IL*

Maple Hill Junior Senior High School, NY*

Marshall W. Errickson Elementary School, NJ

Mary Munford Elementary School, VA

Mary Our Queen Catholic School, NE

McCarthy Middle School, MA

Meadow Elementary School, UT

Memorial Middle School, MA*

Mercyhurst Preparatory School, PA

Metropolitan School, Egypt

Meyzeek Middle School, KY

Middle School 484, NY

Middle School of Piedmont, OK*

Middle School of Pleasantville, NJ

Mowat Middle School, FL

MS 137 America’s School of Heroes, NY*

N.A. Ferri Middle School, RI

New Hyde Park Memorial High School, NY

Nippersink Middle School, IL

Northbridge Middle School, MA

Northeastern Middle School, IN

Olde Towne Middle School, MS

Open Classroom Charter School, UT

Ozark Middle School, MO

Pennridge Central Middle School, PA*

Pensans Primary School, England

Peres School, CA

Pine Lake Prep Charter School, NC*

Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School, NY

Pottstown Middle School, PA

Public School #2, NJ*

Queens School of Inquiry, NY

Ray Wiltsey Middle School, CA

Reading-Fleming Intermediate School, NJ

Regent Preparatory School, OK

Richmond Christian College, Australia

Ridgway Middle School, NJ*

Ringgold Middle School, PA

Roosevelt School, NJ*

Rowlett Middle Academy, FL

Sanborn Middle School, MA

Sanders Corner Elementary School, VA

Sebasticook Valley Middle School, ME

Shady Side Academy, PA*

Shelton Intermediate School, CT*

Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning, CA

Signal Knob Middle School, VA*

Sioux Falls Christian School, SD*

South Cumberland Elementary School, TN*

Spruce Pine Montessori School, NC

Spry Middle School, NY*

St. Gregory the Great School, NY

St. Joseph Community School, IA*

St. Mary of the Hills School, MA

Sugar Hill Elementary School, GA*

Sun Valley High School, NC

Swigert International School, CO

Tarver Elementary School, CO

Telluride Intermediate School, CO

United for Success Academy, CA*

Urban Pathways Charter School, PA

Utah Military Academy, UT

Uwharrie Charter Academy, NC*

Valley View Intermediate School, OH

Van Allen Elementary School, CA

Vernon Christian School, BC, Canada

Veronica Connor Middle School, NY*

Washington Middle School, IL*

Wayne Elementary School, NE

Waynesville Middle School, OH

Williamsburg Middle School, OH*

Academy for Discovery at Lakewood, VA*

Acton Academy Northwest Chicago, IL

Alex M. Martino Junior High, IL

Amana Academy, GA*

Ankeney Middle School, OH*

Athens City Middle School, TN

Ausable Valley Middle School, NY

Autrey Mill Middle School, GA

Avondale Middle School, MI*

Baldwin Heights Elementary School, MI*

Barnard School, NH

Barrington Middle School, NH

Beekmantown Middle School, NY*

Blairstown Elementary School, NJ*

Boscobel Area School District, WI

Boston Latin Academy, MA*

Brewster High School, NY*

Bristow Middle School, CT

Brown County Junior High School, IN

Burr Elementary School, MA

California Trail Middle School, KS

Carmichaels Area Middle School, PA

Catherine A. Dwyer School, NJ

Cayman International School, CI

Centennial Middle School, MN*

Chagrin Falls Middle School, OH

Chardon Middle School, OH*

Charles W. Sandman Consolidated School, NJ*

Chicago Jewish Day School, IL

Chilmark Elementary School, MA

Chisholm Trail Middle School, KS*

Christ Church Day School, CA*

Christ Episcopal School, MD*

Citrus Middle School, CA

Cold Water Elementary School, MO

Columbia Intermediate School, OH*

Conservatory Lab Charter School, MA

Cordova Middle School, TN

Creekside Elementary School, CO

Cumberland Road Elementary School, IN

The Cushman School, FL

Dartmouth Middle School, CA

DC Scholars Public Charter School, DC

De Anza Middle School, CA*

Delta Streets Academy, MS

Desert Garden Montessori, AZ

Desert Mirage Elementary School, AZ

Dr. George F. Mack Middle School, NY

E.O. Green Junior High, CA

Eagle Elementary School, NY

East Side Middle School, NY*

Edmund W. Miles Middle School, NY

Elisabeth C. Adams Middle School, CT*

Errol Village Public School, Canada

Exeter-West Greenwich Regional High School, RI

The Exploris School, NC

Fallbrook Street School, CA

Fallston Middle School, MD

Fall City Elementary School, WA

Fort Dorchester Elementary School, SC

Freedom Trail Elementary School, OH*

Friends Central School, PA

Frontier Trail Middle School, KS

Glenwood Springs Middle School, CO

Goddard Middle School, CO

Grahamwood Elementary School, TN

Greece Athena Middle School, NY*

Greenville Junior High, IL

Greenville Middle School, WI

Griswold Middle School, CT*

Grover Cleveland Mastery Charter School, PA*

Grundy Elementary School, IL

Hampstead School District, NH

Hazen Union School, VT

Heights Elementary IB World School, FL

Hillsboro Middle School, KS

Incarnate Word Academy, TX*

Intermediate School 145, NY

International School of Arizona, AZ

Iona Preparatory Lower School, NY*

Isaac E Young Middle School, NY

Ishpeming Middle School, MI*

J Graham Brown School, KY

Jefferson Middle School, WI


Bold Text Indicates Pledge is Complete              * Indicates that School is Repeat IGC Participant

Click below to hear Salva's thank you to our 2017-18 Iron Giraffe Partner Schools


Check out former IGC First Prize and Super Challenge Winners!

Over 500 schools have participated in the challenge since 2014, and have raised over $1,000,000!


We have seen children from around the world raise funds for our organization in many creative ways. We are so thankful for the support of young people, and we are forever grateful to Linda Sue Park, for sharing Salva’s story with the world.
— Lynn Malooly, Executive Director