United Way Campaign Updates, Prize Winners for Nov. 30

Organizers have shared that the Pitt United Way Campaign has raised more than $501,000 through faculty, staff, retiree and special events donations. The University has now achieved 67 percent of its overall $750,000 goal.

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How to donate

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

Options include payroll deduction, credit card, check or even by mail.

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.

Deadline for donation via payroll deduction approaching

Friday, Dec. 21, is the final day Pitt employees can make donations online via payroll deduction. Following this deadline, employees will still be able make credit card and bill-me transactions online. Additionally, paper pledge forms can be used for all transactions, including payroll deductions.

The United Way campaign will accept donations through the end of March 2019, and programming, including the Re-Gift and Thrift Sale and other events, will continue during the spring 2019 semester. 

Donation code supports Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

The United Way established an impact fund donation code that supports the Our Victims of Terror Fund at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and 100 percent of dollars collected are sent to the fund. Participation online or via pledge form will be counted as part of the Pitt United Way Campaign. Search for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh - Our Victims of Terror Fund or use the code 14576474. 

Photo gallery

There are some great photos of this year's United Way activities on the Pitt campaign's website. Send photos of your department's fun events to pittunitedway@pitt.edu so that they can be added.

Nov. 30 prize winners

Faculty and staff who donate to the Pitt United Way Campaign are automatically entered into a weekly prize drawing. Everyone who donates 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 parking spaces during December and January.

Congratulations to the following winners!

Vacation Day
Erin Miller, Mechanicsburg Child Welfare Training Program

Pitt Umbrella
Stephen Zyra, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Lunch for Two at the University Club
Diane Wood, Medical and Health Sciences Foundation

Cake from Oakland Bakery
Joanne Mohney, Computing Services and Systems Development

Two Tickets to the Dec. 20 Men's Basketball Game vs. New Orleans
Eric Sturgess, All Temps