Western unveiled a record donation to the United Way of London & Middlesex. President Amit Chakma and members of the United Way committee helped unveil the Western campaign contribution on January 23 in the Mustang Lounge.
Western celebrated the close of its 2012 United Way campaign Wednesday by revealing it had raised $746,101, the largest donation ever received by the United Way of London & Middlesex. (more)
Community-wide Campaign Celebration set for Feb. 28
Get in on the Hoopla! United Way London & Middlesex is excited to announce their Campaign Celebration will take place during the Feb. 28 London Lightning home game at the Budweiser Gardens.
Thanks to the generosity of Budweiser Gardens, Global Spectrum and the London Lightning Basketball Club, individuals and families wishing to get in on the Hoopla are able to purchase tickets at a discounted rate of $10. Visit the United Way website for more information on ordering your tickets.
United Way offers student a lifeline
Paul Mayne, Western News
It’s safe to say the helping hand of a United Way of London & Middlesex-funded agency made a huge difference in the life of Western Nursing student Valerie Christie.
“We can only guess where I’d be (without them),” said the 22-year-old Ontario native. “But I am very confident in saying I would not be here.”
Heading off to Dalhousie University five years ago to study Kinesiology, Christie was looking forward to her time at school. With a passion for running, she was also anticipating being part of the track team.
“Running was my way of dealing with everything in life – good or bad,” said Christie, who made the team without a problem. (more)
Western's United Way Online Auction a success
Thank you to everyone who participated in Western's first campus-wide United Way Online Auction. In one week over $6,000 was raised in support of this year's campaign. Western's campaign has hit 75% of its goal of $727,000. Your support is needed to help reach our goal and create real lasting change in our community.
Thank to all who have made a pledge to the United Way. A number of faculty and staff who made their pledges by November 9 have won a early bird prize. Check out the complete list of early bird winners.
President Chakma joined Western's United Way volunteers as the campus United Way campaign took flight today with a goal of $727, 000. This campaign target is important because it represents how the Western community can help make real lasting change in London and Middlesex County. Individuals who make a donation by November 9 will have an opportunity to win some great early bird prizes.
Community-wide United Way announces campaign goal of $8,750,000 (posted Sept. 12)
United Way London & Middlesex announced its largest campaign goal in the organization’s history - $8.75 million. The goal is a 3% increase over 2011’s achievement of $8.5 million and is a response to the region’s growing demand for social services in London and Middlesex County.
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Have you been touched by a United Way agency and want to share your story?
Do you volunteer your time for the United Way campaign, or throughout the year with a United Way agency? Are you coordinating campus fundraising events for the United Way?
If so, we'd like to hear from you. Please contact Scott May, Campus Communications Consultant at email@example.com.
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