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Old Bill's Fun Run 2021

Old Bill’s 25th Anniversary 

Giving Season: August 13-September 17, 2021

Run Day: Saturday, September 11, 2021

In a typical year, Old Bill’s Fun Run starts and ends at Town Square and includes a 5K and 10K run/walk, as well as a highly competitive Diaper Derby. Winners of each race receive prize money to donate to their favorite nonprofits. Of course, pandemic times are anything but typical! Decisions about how to safely celebrate Old Bill’s 25th anniversary are subject to public health metrics and guidelines. Please visit oldbills.org for details and updates this summer.

2020 Results & the Spirit of Old Bill's Award Recipients

We’re excited to announce the results from Old Bill’s Fun Run 2020 with this special video message from Laurie Andrews, President of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. You showed up for our nonprofits and our community in a BIG way. We are grateful to every one who participated in this extraordinary effort to spread generosity.

Old Bill’s Fun Run 2020 generated over 24,000 gifts from 4,349 donors, totaling $15,314,287, an increase of 7% over last year in support of local nonprofits. The Match Pool, created with gifts from Mr. & Mrs. Old Bill, Co-Challengers and Friends, totaled $3,500,245, while participating organizations received $11,814,041 in gifts designated specifically for them. Over the last twenty-four years, Old Bill’s has provided a grand total of $189,034,823 to nonprofits in Teton County.

Old Bill's 2020 Recap

In place of the standard Old Bill’s event on the Town Square in 2020, the Community Foundation asked local nonprofits to think outside the box. The 200+ participating nonprofits celebrated the impact of their organizations in the spirit of Old Bill’s. Here’s a look at some of the festivities!

Old Bill's Rubber Ducky Regatta

The Community Foundation recently sent 200+ rubber ducks representing the Old Bill’s nonprofits racing down Flat Creek in the first-ever Old Bill’s Rubber Ducky Regatta. The luckiest ducks will win grants for their nonprofits. If your organization wins a prize, no need to contact the Foundation — your award will be included in your Old Bill’s check in October.

Many thanks to Julie and Will Obering for underwriting these prizes!

And a big thanks to Teton County Search & Rescue’s Swift Water Rescue Team, Jim Auge and Clay Geittmann, and the Old Bill’s 2020 Co-Challengers.

What is Old Bill's?

One of the most innovative fundraisers in the nation, Old Bill’s Fun Run is also one of the most successful. In 2020, the event raised $15,314,287 from 4,349 donors. Old Bill’s has brought an astounding $189 million philanthropic dollars to our community. These funds are busy feeding the hungry, supporting the sick and elderly, teaching kids to read, protecting wildlife, building affordable housing, enriching our lives through the arts and touching the lives of everyone in Teton County.

 

More About Old Bill's

Inspiring Philanthropy Since 1997

For twenty-four years, Mr. and Mrs. Old Bill have inspired thousands to raise millions through this innovative community celebration. In 2020 alone, Old Bill’s accomplished the following…

Inspired
$15,314,287 Raised

4,349 donors, including 72 Co-Challengers, contributed to the match and directly to more than 200 nonprofits through Old Bill’s Fun Run 2020.

Invested
$3,500,245 Match Pool

Co-Challengers and Friends of the Match contributed over $3 million to match the community’s donations in 2020, stretching philanthropic dollars even further. These contributions truly inspire thousands to give millions through the event.

Enriched
Community-wide celebration

Whether they were walking, running, or hosting a Countdown Week celebration, the community celebrated the spirit of Old Bill’s in true pandemic style in 2020.