News archive - 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

United Way workplace campaign goal is $260,000

UWaterloo sign wrapped in red

Tuesday, September 29 signaled the launch of the University of Waterloo’s 2015 United Way workplace campaign. An annual tradition, students, staff and faculty supported the initiative by wearing red and decorating their workplaces to celebrate the wellbeing of our community. 

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A Red Letter Day kicks off campaign for United Way

United Way kickoff video clip still image

Today marks the launch of the University of Waterloo’s United Way campaign and we’re seeing red all across campus!

When you see red on campus today, share a photo on Twitter or Instagram with #UWUnitedWay.

Check your mailbox starting today for your pledge form and learn about all of the ways you can donate.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Giving here, helping everywhere with the United Way

Feridun Hamdullahpur and Douglas Peers serve food.

A message from the University of Waterloo United Way Committee.

The United Way of Kitchener Waterloo & Area officially launched the start of their workplace campaign this past Saturday, September 19, at the Waterloo Region International Airport.  This year’s goal has been set at $5,075,750 after surpassing the $5 million goal set last year. 

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Waterloo Warriors Take First Place at United Way’s Community Kickoff

Saturday morning during the United Way KW & Area campaign kickoff at Waterloo Regional International airport the Waterloo Men's Basketball team competed against seven teams from local companies and businesses, working together to pull a Nolinor 737 airplane.

Our team crossed the finish line fastest to claim the Plane Pull Trophy. A team from event sponsor Manulife was not far behind..

“They showed exactly the kind of teamwork needed in our society “said Varner of the UW group.

Friday, July 24, 2015

University of Waterloo United Way Campaign – Annual Report 2014

The University of Waterloo sign

2014 Facts and Figures

Total raised: $255,000 - just over 5% of Kitchener-Waterloo’s $5,000,000 total. This makes the University of Waterloo’s campaign the fourth largest workplace campaign in the region.

Donation breakdown:

  1. 2018 (14)
    1. November (1)
    2. October (7)
    3. September (4)
    4. August (2)
  2. 2017 (9)
  3. 2016 (2)
  4. 2015 (5)
    1. September (4)
    2. July (1)
  5. 2014 (3)
  6. 2013 (20)
  7. 2012 (20)