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Band together for the Big Red Marching Machine!

$35,905
17%
Raised toward our $200,000 Goal
173 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on December 06, at 05:00 PM CST
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Band together for the Big Red Marching Machine!

 Make your gift today and help us march toward our $200,000 goal!

 

The Big Red Marching Machine has been an Illinois State tradition since the 1930s. The 300-member band, with students representing every college across campus, brings Redbird pride to ISU football games, parades, and special events.

The band uniforms you see on the field have been in use for over a decade and after dozens of students have worn each uniform to game days and events in the rain, sweltering heat, and sometimes even snow….the uniforms have been well used! We need your support to dress our Big Red Marching Machine in Redbird pride! 

We are working to raise the $200,000 needed to purchase new uniforms for all 300 members.  Make your gift today and help keep our Big Red Marching Machine, Color Guard and Redline Express looking shiny and new!

Levels
Choose a giving level

$25

Gift a plume

Your gift of $25 will purchase the plume for one BRMM hat.

$50

Gift a hat

Your $50 will pay for the hat for one BRMM uniform.

$100

Gift pants/bibbers

Your $100 gift will pay for the pants and bibs for one uniform.

$200

Gift a coat

Your $200 gift will pay for the coat for one BRMM performer.

$300

$300 Redline Express Uniform

Gift one complete uniform for a Redline Express member and get your inscription placed in the uniform.

$300

$300 Color Guard Uniform

Gift one complete Color Guard uniform and get your inscription placed inside the uniform.

$500

Gift a uniform

Your $500 gift comes with the opportunity to include a personalized commemorative patch sewn into the lapel of the uniform you provide. This is a great opportunity to honor a current or former BRMM student or send secret words of inspiration to the band members who don this uniform for years to come. Please note, inscriptions are subject to university approval and will be collected after the donation is made.

$1,000

BRMM Investor

Make a $1,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine and receive the opportunity to inscribe 2 or more uniforms plus an invitation to a special Big Red Marching Machine uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the Big Red Marching Machine donning their brand new uniforms!

$2,500

Style a section: drum majors

Make a $2,500+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the drum majors, select an inscription for 5 uniforms plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$5,000

Style a section: tenor sax

Make a $5,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the tenor saxophone section, select an inscription for 10 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$10,000

Style a section: mellophone

Make a $10,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the mellophone section, select an inscription for 20 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$10,000

Style a section: trombone

Make a $10,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the trombone section, select an inscription for 20 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$12,500

Style a section: Sousa

Make a $12,500+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the Sousa section, select an inscription for 25 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$15,000

Style a section: percussion

Make a $15,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the percussion section, select an inscription for 30 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$20,000

Style a section: flute/piccolo

Make a $20,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the flute or piccolo sections, select an inscription for 40 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$20,000

Style a section: alto sax

Make a $20,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the alto saxophone section, select an inscription for 40 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$20,000

Style a section: clarinet

Make a $20,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the clarinet section, select an inscription for 40 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.

$30,000

Style a section: trumpet

Make a $30,000+ investment in the Big Red Marching Machine (BRMM) and receive the opportunity to style the trumpet section, select an inscription for 60 uniforms, plus an invitation to a special BRMM uniform preview event. Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and a show by the BRMM donning their brand new uniforms! Style a section donors will also be invited as personal guests of President and Mrs. Dietz to attend a 2020 season football game to view the new uniforms in action from the President’s Suite.