News & Events
Starbuck's Thursdays help Health Sciences support the United Way
Andrea Baker, United Way Champion in the Faculty of Health Sciences has a goal to bring new energy and commitment to the United Way in her area. One way she accomplishes this is through her Starbuck's Thursdays. Watch the video and get a sense of the commitment from our United Way Champions.
Campaign lifts off
With the support of many campus community members Western's 2017 United Way Campaign launched on Oct. 20. A financial goal of $650,000 was announced with the theme of "Supporting an Umbrella of Caring". Let's work to support the United Way's efforts to change the odds by funding over 80 local programs that support mental wellness, the development of successful kids and help community members to move from poverty to possibility.
Western’s Super Team raises $8775
The purple wave made its way up One London Place in the 2017 United Way Stairclimb. On November 2, 89 Western staff, faculty and students climbed the 472 steps and raised nearly $9000 towards Western's campaign. Thanks to all those who climbed and sponsored climbers!
How you can help
Early Bird Winners
Congratulations to our early bird prize winners for making a donation to Western's United Way campaign by November 2, 2017. Steven Kopp has won a FCM Travel Voucher and Ann MacPhail takes home a Church Key Restaurant Gift Card.
When you support the United Way, your donation stays in London and Middlesex County. Your financial support is invested in programs that have the proven ability to change people's lives and helps make our community stronger, healthier and more productive.
The possibilities are limitless - get involved in your department's/faculty's United Way campaign or volunteer at a United Way funded agency. Bringing your own unique blend of talents and interests can have a dramatic impact on your community and as an added bonus you'll learn about yourself.
United Way’s Community Impact Agenda identifies that United Way can create change not only through investments in critical programs and services, but also through efforts to advocate and mobilize our community to understand and respond to key issues that matter right here in London and Middlesex County.