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United Way 2012

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GIVE TODAY:  http://unitedway.missouri.edu

2012 UM System Campaign Events:

Nov. 12-16: 2012 United Way Online Auction

Together, we are Advancing Missouri's communities by supporting the Heart of Missouri United Way and its affiliated service agencies in the mid-Missouri area. Your support is critical to the operations of the United Way and participating in the online auction is a great way to not only support the United Way, but to all find some great items. A BIG thank you to all of those who donated to the auction this year! Visit the action site at: http://www.umsystem.edu/apps/hr/united/.

Sept. 21-Nov. 16: Casual Fridays

With approval from your department, every Friday from Sept. 21 through Nov. 16, a donation of $1.00 allows participants to dress casually.

Past Events:

Sept. 17: Campaign Kickoff

MU/UM: 7:30 a.m. at Mizzou Arena’s South Concourse

Oct. 5: Day of Caring

The University of Missouri System held its annual Day of Caring October 5, 2012, at The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri.  In total, 118 employees provided 472 hours of volunteer service and processed 7,800 pounds of frozen pizza bites and 11,240 pounds of rice.

Click to view Day of Caring Video

Oct. 10: Shakespeare's Dining Out Day

Whether it was dine-in or carry-out, community members could visit at any Shakespeare's location and 15% of the purchase was donated to the United Way.

Oct. 17: Sweet and Spicy Fall Fling

Thanks to the large group of system employees who braved the rain to attend the Sweet n' Spicy Fall Fling on Wednesday. We raised $470 towards our United Way goal! Employees donated a minimum of $5 to taste different chili recipes and enjoy some wonderful homemade desserts and snacks, and voted for their favorites.  

Chili Contest: Ryan Rapp (voted best chili), Jenny Workman (best chili runner up), Tony Hall (best display)

Dessert Contest: Ashley Wilson (voted best overall display) and Lindsey McCall (best dessert runner-up)

Oct. 22-26: Live United Week

A week-long celebration to rally around the campaign and a chance to win great prizes.

Oct. 31: Halloween Dress-up

We encouraged each department to have their own celebration and contribute any donations to the campaign.

Reviewed 2012-11-12.