MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Marquette University alumnus Marcus Lemonis announced he will donate up to $1.5 million to the university in a matching challenge.
Lemonis, who stars on CNBC shows “The Profit” and “The Partner,” is the chairman and chief executive officer of Bowling Green, Kentucky-based Camping World. He previously donated $300,000 to the university in a giving challenge to raise a total of $1 million. This time, Marquette plans to raise a total of $3 million.
The new giving challenge was announced as part of the school’s National Marquette Day alumni celebration this weekend. The challenge will start Friday and run through April 17.
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