Central Michigan University is kicking off the public phase of their fundraising campaign. Thier goal is to raise $100 million for the "Fire Up For Excellence" campaign. CMU is looking for contributions from alumni and other supporters to help them reach their goal.

The $100 million goal may seem lofty, but according to WNEM the Chips have already raised $83 million. The donations collected will help provide the resources and opportunities to help CMU students become business leaders, surgeons, teachers, and other professionals that our nation depends on.

If you would like to donate to "Fire Up For Excellence" you can do so here. All donations given to Central Michigan University are tax deductible.