Cows 'Pie' to Support Local Habitat for Humanity

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Oct. 7, 2013       

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan University’s Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will present their second annual Cow Pie Bingo fundraiser during the IWU Homecoming football game, Saturday, October 12. The event will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the IWU practice field located directly behind Tucci Stadium (302 E. Emerson St., Bloomington).

Admission to the game of bingo is free, however, anyone interested in participating can reserve numerous squares on the Cow Pie Bingo grid by purchasing tickets. Tickets for the bingo game can be purchased during regular school hours, at the time of the event or online at Students, staff, alumni, and community members are welcome. The price for one ticket is $3, and $5 for two tickets.

At halftime of the football game, the well-fed cows will be free to roam the practice field. The lucky participant holding the ticket to the square where the cows choose to “pie” will win $300. The owners of the eight surrounding squares will also receive prizes donated from local businesses as well as the Chicago Bears, Chicago Chocolate Tours and The Chicago White Sox. Meanwhile, spectators at this family-friendly event can enjoy free activities such as a bounce house, face-painting, henna tattoos, food and a DJ.

A portion of all funds that are collected, will be donated to the Habitat of Humanity McClean County.  For additional information, contact IWU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter President Amanda Fazzari at

Contact: Kinzie Schweigert ‘15 (309) 556-3181,