Dan O'Hair, Dean, College of Communication
2012 UK-UW Chair
Welcome to the 2012 University of Kentucky United Way Campaign! Our campus-wide goal for the campaign is $450,000.
Once again this year, the faculty and staff of the University of Kentucky are being asked to support the United Way Campaign in the Bluegrass. Last year, members of the UK community contributed over $408,000.. Our contributions are now being put to work by United Way agencies throughout the Bluegrass. This year, the needs may be even greater given the state of the economy. We are confident that UK employees can be counted on once more to do their part in sustaining these life-enhancing and even life-preserving services for others in need.
Please browse our site during the campaign month of Ocotober and discover how you may participate in this year's campaign as we "Live United" across the University of Kentucky campus.
Each year the University of Kentucky's Retiree Campaign provides an opportunity for former employees to again become part of the University team.
2012 UK-United Way Retiree Goal:
Terry Mobley, UKUW Retiree Chair, set an ambitious retiree campaign goal of $20,000 for the 2012 Campaign. In 2011, the Retiree Campaign has raised over $15,000 during the early fall fund-drive. Thank you, Retirees, for continuing to support the uinversity through our annual United Way Campaign.
Schedule of Events - "Pass the Bucket" UK Football Game Collection
2012 Football Game Collection: Saturday, September 8, 2012 -- UK United Way cabinet members, employees and community volunteers will collect donations through the stands at Commonwealth Stadium during the UK vs Kent State football game. Total collected at 2011 game: $11,698.01
A very special thank you to the 104 volunteers who helped with the 2011 collection event.
Campaign Prize Drawing: All employees who make a donation to the UK United Way campaign will be eligible for a campus-wide prize drawing. Prizes will be drawn at random each week in October. Please check back in late September (2012) for a complete prize list for the upcoming campaign. In the meantime, take a look at last year's prize list.
Continue to check this site for prize updates and a complete listing of prize winners.
University of Kentucky United Way Campaign Donors
UK United Way cabinet members wish to extend their gratitude toward the donors of prizes to this year’s campaign. Our success is due in part to the kindness of our own campus departments and businesses within Lexington who donate prizes for our contributors. Thank you to the following for their generosity to our campaign:
Lexington Legends Baseball
UK Parking and Transportation Services
UK Singletary Center for the Arts
UK Travel Services
In appreciation of your support, United Way of the Bluegrass and the Lexington Legends are pleased to announce, for the nineth year in a row, all donors to United Way of the Bluegrass will receive a voucher good for two (2) tickets to a 2013 Lexington Legends Baseball game.
Vouchers will be distributed in Spring 2013 after completion of the United Way campaign.