United Way Campaign

News & Events

United Way Gift Announcement

All campus community members are invited to the United Way Campaign Gift Announcement being held on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 11:00 a.m. in the McKellar Room in UCC. The event is a chance to say thank you to everyone who has contributed to this year's campaign. Western News story

Sponsored employee joins Western's United Way effort

Deanna Bushelle has started her three month placement as Western's Sponsored Employee. Deanna, an employee in Facilities Management, will be helping the 2015 Western UW campaign to achieve success and will have the assistance of London Life Sponsored Employee, Melissa Madruga.

Early Bird Draw Deadline - Nov. 12

Thank you to everyone at Western who made a pledge by Nov.12, 2015 in time for the Early Bird Prize deadline. Congratulations to all the prize winners Early Bird prizes.


Milk Mint Smoothie Bars - during November

The C.B. "Bud" Johnston is selling chocolate to support the United Way. Back by popular demand are the Rheo Thompson's Milk Mint Smoothie Bars.The cost is $3.00 for 1 bar or 2 bars for $5 and these chocolates make an excellent stocking stuffer or a treat to stash away in your desk!

To purchase, please come to the service desk of the Johnston Library in the  Rm. 1250 in the southwest corner of the main floor of the Richard Ivey Building (1255 Western Road, London, ON).. We are open from 8:30am-8:00pm Monday – Thursday, Fridays 8:30-4:30, and Sat-Sun 11-5pm.


Coffee Day for the United Way - Nov. 18

What could be easier - buy your large or extra-large coffee (or other hot beverage) on Coffee Day and help support the United Way. Thanks to Hospitality Services for donating 25 cents for each of these beverages sold in Campus Eateries on Coffee Day.


The Weldon Games - Nov. 26

The Weldon Games will be held in the Atrium of the Weldon Library between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Thursday November 26, 2015.  This is a drop-in event, and participants can unwind by having a little fun playing various games such as Bean Bag Toss, Ladder Ball, Frisbee Football, Giant Jenga, and Giant Connect 4.  We hope to add a few other events between now and Nov. 26.  Admission to this event is by donation, and of course one may play as many games as time and crowds permit.


Beach Volleyball Tournament @ Spikes - Nov. 28

Get your squad together for this fun tourney at Spikes. More information and registration: http://hospitalityservices.uwo.ca/uwbvball/


Online Auction for the United Way - Nov. 23 - Nov. 30

Your UW auctioneers are currently collecting items for the 2015 United Way auction at Western. Bidding will open on Nov. 23.

If you have any items (gift certificates etc.) you can donate please email Janet Smith at jsmith@housing.uwo.ca