United Way Campaign

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Sponsored employee joins Western's United Way effort

There was one little girl not smiling, showing no life in her sad eyes. As a supply teacher, Dayna Munro’s instinct kicked in.

“I asked if she was okay and she told me she was okay – just hungry,” said Munro, Western’s 2014 United Way sponsored employee. (Full article)

Western's United Way to kicks off on Oct. 21

Campus members are invited to join President Chakma and Western United Way volunteers to join in the announcement of Western's focus for the 2014 campaign.

Tuesday, Oct. 21 - 11:30 am (remarks at 11:45 am) , The Wave UCC

GenNext at Western U

If you ever dressed up as one of the Spice Girls for Halloween or knew every word to the theme song from "Fresh Prince" you are likely in the target group for GENNEXT.

GENNEXT works with the United Way to engage people in their 20's and 30's in the community through giving, volunteering and action. Join the GENNEXT Western University mailing list to find out about upcoming events and opportunities.

Email nsamuel3@uwo.ca or mbun@uwo.ca to sign up today.

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Western's United Way Campaign announces record-breaking donation

Western University announced the grand total of its 2013 campus-wide fundraising campaign benefiting the United Way of London & Middlesex at an event on Jan. 22.

The campaign raised $785,386, which is the largest donation ever made to the United Way of London and Middlesex, breaking the previous record of $746,101 set by Western’s 2012 campaign.

Western President Amit Chakma and Andrew Lockie, Chief Executive Officer for United Way of London & Middlesex, thanked the approximately 100 volunteers and 1,300 students, faculty and staff who donated and highlighted the many ways United Way helps people in the London Middlesex region.

“Western’s engagement in the community is central to our mission as a university,” said Chalkma. “The United Way supports our community with the widest spectrum of the services for those most in need and Western is proud to support their vital work in our region.”




  

Hospitality Services Beach Volleyball Tournament

Get ready to spike and support the United Way at the Hospitality Services Beach Volleyball Tournament -  Saturday, Nov. 23rd at Spikes (120 Weston). Register your co-ed team by November 15, 2013 at www.has.uwo.ca/hospitality/uwbvball or hasbvball@uwo.ca.

Questions? Call Anne at 519.661.3855 or Janet at 519.661.2111 at Ext. 85773.


Coffee Day for United Way

Get your coffee served up by President Chakma (or one of many other campus supporters) on Wednesday, Nov. 27th and your purchase will help support the United Way.