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"
*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


Hillsboro Middle School, KS

Incarnate Word Academy, TX*

International School of Arizona, AZ

Iona Preparatory Lower School, NY*

J Graham Brown School, KY

Jefferson Middle School, WI

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

Lincoln PK-8, OH

Louis Pasteur School MS 67, NY*

Loveland Intermediate School, OH*

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School, IL*

Maple Hill Junior Senior High School, NY*

Mary Munford Elementary School, VA

Meadow Elementary School, UT

Mercyhurst Preparatory School, PA

Metropolitan School, Egypt

Middle School of Piedmont, OK*

Mowat Middle School, FL

N.A. Ferri Middle School, RI

New Hyde Park Memorial High School, NY

Nippersink Middle School, IL

Northbridge Middle School, MA

Olde Towne Middle School, MS

Ozark Middle School, MO

Pennridge Central Middle School, PA*

Pensans Primary School, Cornwall, UK

Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School, NY

Queens School of Inquiry, NY

Ray Wiltsey Middle School, CA

Reading-Fleming Intermediate School, NJ

Ridgway Middle School, NJ*

Ringgold Middle School, PA

Roosevelt School, NJ*

Sanborn Middle School, MA

Sanders Corner Elementary School, VA

Sebasticook Valley Middle School, ME

Shelton Intermediate School, CT*

Signal Knob Middle School, VA*

Sioux Falls Christian School, SD*

South Cumberland Elementary School, TN*

St. Gregory the Great School, NY

Sun Valley High School, NC

Swigert International School, CO

Tarver Elementary School, CO

Urban Pathways Charter School, PA

Valley View Intermediate School, OH

Van Allen Elementary School, CA

Vernon Christian School, BC, Canada

Veronica Connor Middle School, NY*

Wayne Elementary School, NE

Williamsburg Middle School, OH*

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

Barnard School, NH

Barrington Middle School, NH

Beekmantown Middle 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

Chisholm Trail Middle School, KS*

Christ Church Day School, CA*

Christ Episcopal School, MD*

Citrus Middle School, CA

Cold Water Elementary School, MO

Conservatory Lab Charter School, MA

Cordova Middle School, TN

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, Ontario, Canada

The Exploris School, NC

Fallbrook Street School, CA

Fallston Middle School, MD

Fort Dorchester Elementary School, SC

Freedom Trail Elementary School, OH*

Friends Central School, PA

Frontier Trail Middle School, KS

Goddard Middle School, CO

Grahamwood Elementary School, TN

Greenville Junior High, IL

Greenville Middle School, WI

Grover Cleveland Mastery Charter School, PA*

Grundy Elementary School, IL

Hampstead School District, NH

Hazen Union School, VT


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