United Way Campaign Reaches 49% of Goal, Prize Winners Announced

Pitt United Way Campaign UpdateThrough faculty, staff, retiree and special events donations, the Pitt United Way Campaign has raised more than $369,000—nearly 50% of its overall $750,000 goal. Overall participation has reached 10%.

The campaign will accept donations through the end of March 2020, and programming will continue during the spring 2020 semester.

Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 prize drawing winners

Faculty and staff who donate to the Pitt United Way Campaign are automatically entered into a prize drawing. This year, winners will be drawn every other week. Everyone who donates to the Pitt campaign is eligible to win in all of the weekly prize drawings. Prizes include Pitt umbrellas, lunch for two at the University Club, vacation days and designated on-campus parking spaces for one month and special mystery prizes throughout the campaign. 

Congratulations to the following winners from the Oct. 28 mystery prize and Nov. 4 prize drawings:

Oct. 28 Mystery Prize

Two tickets to “The Nutcracker”
Lorraine Nagy, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Nov. 4 Prize Winners

Vacation day
Michael Siegel, Department of Anthropology

Pitt umbrella
Diana Kazalas, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Lunch for two at the University Club
William Stein, Office of Facilities Management

Cake from campus bakery
Lynette Clark, Office of Environmental and Occupational Health

Two tickets to a men’s basketball game
Amy Phillips, Office of Economic Partnerships

The next prize drawing will be Monday, Nov. 18.

How to donate

The Pitt United Way Campaign website has information about how you can donate to support the Pitt campaign.

Options to give include online through a recurring payroll deduction or a one-time gift; or by credit card, check or pledge form.

Donors can contribute to the United Way Impact Fund, through which the United Way targets funds to support the local agencies that serve populations facing the most critical current needs, or donors can instead choose from hundreds of local and regional organizations to direct their contributions toward.