Laurier's United Way Campaign runs until October 25. Donate before Oct. 18 for a chance to win an early-bird prize!
A key part of Laurier’s focus on inspiring lives of leadership and purpose is supporting the communities in which we reside. It has been a proud part of our history, and is an essential part of our future. Laurier’s support takes many forms, and each year during the month of October, one of the ways we impact our communities is by supporting the United Way of Kitchener Waterloo & Area, the Brant United Way and United Way Toronto through Laurier’s United Way campaign.
Why should I make a pledge?
The impact the United Way’s member agencies have on the people who use their services is profound. Many of us have benefitted from these services directly, or have friends or family members who have. This is the bigger picture that we hope people understand when they make the decision about supporting the campaign.
“Donating towards Laurier’s 2013 campus campaign will help ensure the continuing provision of vital programs and services,” said Deb MacLatchy, vice-president: academic and provost and United Way campaign chair. “United Way is committed to making positive, long-term and sustainable change that targets social challenges. Donations – no matter how small or large – will help to improve the wellbeing of our local communities.”
United Way’s 2013 campaign is centered around three pillars: from poverty to possibility;
healthy people, strong communities and all that kids can be.
How can I contribute?
Members of the Laurier community can contribute to the United Way by:
- Using a pledge form to donate through payroll deduction
- Using a pledge form to donate by cheque, cash, pre-authorized chequing or credit card
- In addition to your pledge forms, we encourage you and your department to come up with some creative ways to generate donations: toonie dress-down days, pot lucks or bake sales or friendly competitions between departments. Share your ideas and photos, and we may share them on the website!
All United Way gifts are charitable donations for tax purposes. If you wish to make a gift to the United Way, please return your pledge form to Jeanette Wilson for the Brantford campus or to Wally Pirker for the Kitchener, Toronto and Waterloo locations. The campaign closes on October 25. To be eligible to enter into a draw for the early bird prizes, please submit your pledge forms by October 18.
To be eligible for the “early-bird” draws, please submit your donation by end of day on October 18th.