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2012 United Way Campus Campaign Results
Laurierís 2012 United Way campaigns raised more than $57,500 in employee donations and special event proceeds from the universityís Brantford, Waterloo, Kitchener and Toronto locations.
"The result of this year's campaign again demonstrates Laurier's commitment to supporting our local communities, and exemplifies our focus on inspiring lives of leadership and purpose," said Deb MacLatchy, vice-president: academic and provost and chair of Laurier's United Way campaign. "I want to personally thank all the staff, students and faculty who contributed to making this campaign a success."
The Brantford campus raised $7,947.19 in employee donations and special events proceeds. The funds raised by the Brantford campus helped the Brant United Way collect $1,635,844 for the 2012 campaign, exceeding the goal of $1.625 million. Campaign events at the Brantford campus included volunteering at the local Food Bank and Dress Denim Tuesdays.
The Waterloo, Kitchener and Toronto locations raised $49,575 in employee donations and other proceeds, in support of the Kitchener-Waterloo United Way goal of $5 million. Results of the K-W United Way campaign will be announced in February.
In addition to Laurierís campaigns, the Waterloo campus WLU United Way student club raised $ 3,442 through participation in the CN Tower stair climb fund-raiser in October.