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


International School of Arizona, AZ

Jefferson Middle School, WI

John James Audubon School #33, NY*

Joseph Melillo Middle School, CT*

Korea International School Seoul Campus, South Korea

Landakotsskoli Landakotsskoli, Iceland

Lincoln PK-8, OH

Louis Pasteur School MS 67, NY*

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School, IL*

Maple Hill Junior Senior High School, NY*

Mary Munford Elementary School, VA

Mercyhurst Preparatory School, PA

Mowat Middle School, FL

Northbridge Middle School, MA

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

Sanders Corner Elementary School, VA

Shelton Intermediate School, CT*

Signal Knob Middle School, VA*

Sioux Falls Christian School, SD*

St. Gregory the Great School, NY

Sun Valley High School, NC

Urban Pathways Charter School, PA

Valley View Intermediate School, OH

Vernon Christian School, BC, Canada

Veronica Connor Middle School, NY*

Wayne Elementary School, NE

Acton Academy Northwest Chicago, IL

Alex M. Martino Junior High, IL

Athens City Middle School, TN

Barrington Middle School, NH

Bristow Middle School, CT

Brown County Junior High School, IN

Burr Elementary School, MA

Catherine A. Dwyer School, NJ

Cayman International School, CI

Chagrin Falls Middle School, OH

Charles W. Sandman Consolidated School, NJ*

Chicago Jewish Day School, IL

Christ Church Day School, CA*

Christ Episcopal School, MD*

Cold Water Elementary School, MO

Cumberland Road Elementary School, IN

Dartmouth Middle School, CA

De Anza Middle School, CA*

Dr. George F. Mack Middle School, NY

E.O. Green Junior High, CA

Errol Village Public School, Ontario, Canada

The Exploris School, NC

Fallbrook Street School, CA

Fallston Middle School, MD

Freedom Trail Elementary School, OH*

Friends Central School, PA

Goddard Middle School, CO

Grahamwood Elementary School, TN

Greenville Middle School, WI

Grover Cleveland Mastery Charter School, PA*

Grundy Elementary School, IL

Hampstead School District, NH

Hillsboro Middle School, KS

Incarnate Word Academy, TX*


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