Frequently asked questions

Questions about the United Way

The United Way Waterloo Region Communities has a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions.

Questions about the University of Waterloo's United Way campaign

  1. How can I get involved?
  2. What are the guidelines around events with food?
  3. What are the guidelines for lottery events? 
  4. If I donate via payroll, when do the deductions start?
  5. How do I make a donation using e-Pledge? 
  6. I don't want to use ePledge, how can I donate?

1. How can I get involved? 

There are two ways to get involved with the University of Waterloo's campaign. Learn more about volunteer opportunities

2. What are the guidelines around events with food?

Please visit University of Waterloo's Event Food Safety website for this information.

3. What are the guidelines for lottery events?

We have moved away from the lottery style events (bingo, 50/50 draws) which gives us an opportunity to get creative in our fundraising efforts. Connect with your area representative for more information. 

4. If I donate via payroll, when do the deductions start?

The deductions begin in the new year, after the campaign finishes. For example, for the fall 2017 campaign, deductions will begin January 2018. 

5. How do I make a donation using e-Pledge?

We have laid out step-by-step instructions for using e-Pledge.

6. I don't want to use e-Pledge, how can I donate?

You can still donate by using the paper pledge form.

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