United Way donors asked to dig a little deeper
this year to aid homeless
United Way contributors
have a special opportunity this year to go "above and beyond"
in their generosity.
The campuswide United Way campaign, Oct. 18-29, is encouraging
donors to pledge an additional amount to United Way this year,
and designate it for the Homeless Services Center. The center
needs to raise $340,000 more by the end of the year to qualify
for Kresge Foundation matching funds and complete its capital
the United Way campaign has a goal of increasing contributions
by 10 percent. In the past five years, UCSC employees have contributed
more than half a million dollars to the community through United
"Our participation in the United Way campaign is critical
to the preservation of the Community Fund," wrote Academic
Senate chair Alison Galloway and Staff Advisory Board chair
Patt Takeuchi in a letter to the campus community.
Contributors may choose monthly payroll deduction (beginning
with the January 2005 pay period) or enclose a check for a onetime
donation. Additional information is available online at the
UCSC United Way web site
or by contacting Liz Evanovich, at email@example.com
and (831) 459-1325.
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