Purdue’s 2022 United Way campaign is now underway with the goal of raising $725,000 for local agencies. The campaign ends on November 16.
The campaign was officially launched on Wednesday, September 14 following a launch event at Purdue Mall, with volunteers, organizers and this year’s campaign chair Linda Mason, Dean of the Graduate School, and the Vice President Beth McNeil, Dean of Libraries and School. information studies.
“What a great show of support during Wednesday’s kick-off! Thank you to everyone who came out to learn more about United Way,” McNeil said. “Let’s keep this momentum going and show our community how much Purdue cares about us. We encourage faculty, staff and students to support Purdue’s United Way campaign.
This year, the Purdue United Way Campaign is partnering with Aramark to organize a restoration campaign. Customers will have the opportunity to donate $1 to the campaign at most retail restaurants on campus from September 15-28. In addition, a scale campus online silent auction will take place from October 3 to 28. The campaign is currently looking for items and services to add to the auction. To contribute articles or services, contact Megan Eberly, Director of Purdue United Way, at [email protected]
The ePledge online pledge system continues this year. Donors can make an unlimited donation to United Way of Greater Lafayette or choose a specific UWGL agency for their donations. Donations can be made through payroll deduction or as a one-time donation. For credit card transactions, United Way of Greater Lafayette contracts with CyberSource, a trusted e-commerce name that meets industry security standards.
During the month of September, Boilermakers have the opportunity to help strengthen their community by volunteering as part of the United Way of Greater Lafayette Month of Service. Volunteer opportunities can be found here.
A link to donate and more information about the Purdue United Way campaign can be found on the Purdue United Way website.