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March 11, 2016

UW Combined Fund Drive partners with Make-A-Wish to donate airline miles

Delilah

When Delilah was diagnosed with a congenital liver disorder, her mother Tabitha, recalls, “Doctors told us she wasn’t going to make it.” She’d need a new liver. She spent five months in Seattle Children’s Hospital waiting. It was a time of uncertainty and worry, but doctors eventually found a donor. Along the way, she qualified…


January 15, 2016

$2.2 million raised for UW Combined Fund Drive

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The University of Washington Combined Fund Drive, the workplace giving campaign, raised a record $2,204,089 during the fall campaign. UW faculty, staff and retirees pledged to more than 1,800 nonprofits during the drive which ran Oct. 22 to Dec. 4, 2015. Each year, the UWCFD selects a featured charity, and the selection this year went to…


November 20, 2015

Last chance to donate: UW Combined Fund Drive ends Dec. 4

A large 'W' is at the north entrance to the UW campus.

Faculty and staff have until Dec. 4 to contribute to this year’s UW Combined Fund Drive, the UW’s workplace giving campaign. Donors can pledge a one-time donation or give all year through payroll deduction to support local programs and global nonprofits. There are more than 5,000 vetted organizations to choose from, and donations are tax…


October 26, 2015

Nominations open: Distinguished Staff Award and Thorud Leadership Award

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Celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of a colleague or team with a nomination for the Distinguished Staff Award, the University of Washington’s highest staff honor, and celebrate outstanding leadership with a nomination for the David B. Thorud Award. Recipients of the Distinguished Staff Award are those who achieve excellence and exude a passionate commitment to the…


October 20, 2015

UW Combined Fund Drive kicks off with Charity Fair & Silent Auction

A large 'W' is at the north entrance to the UW campus.

The UW Combined Fund Drive begins its fall campaign with a Charity Fair & Silent Auction on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the HUB ballroom from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Representatives from more than 80 nonprofits will be on hand ready to describe their community work. The UWCFD, UW’s workplace giving campaign, raised more than $2…


February 4, 2015

UW Combined Fund Drive raises $2.2 million

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The 2014 University of Washington Combined Fund Drive, part of the state’s workplace giving campaign, raised $2,199,793, making it the most successful campaign in the program’s 30-year history. The campaign ran from Oct. 16 to Dec. 5, 2014, with UW faculty, staff and retirees pledging to 1,819 nonprofit organizations. Employees contributed through ongoing payroll deduction…


November 24, 2014

Last chance to donate: UW Combined Fund Drive ends Dec. 5

UW faculty and staff have until Dec. 5 to contribute to this year’s UW Combined Fund Drive, part of Washington state’s workplace giving campaign. Donors can choose from more than 4,000 nonprofits operating locally and globally. You can give a one-time donation or give all year through payroll deduction. Donations are tax-deductible. The UWCFD has…


October 10, 2014

Celebrate at the UW Combined Fund Drive’s Charity Fair & Silent Auction

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The UW Combined Fund Drive raised more than $2 million last year for 1,788 nonprofits. This year’s effort kicks off with a charity fair and silent auction on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


January 21, 2014

A new record: UW Combined Fund Drive raises $2.18 million

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The 2013 University of Washington Combined Fund Drive raised $2,181,617, pledging $63,789 more than last year.


December 2, 2013

Last chance to donate: UW Combined Fund Drive ends Dec. 6

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UW faculty and staff have until Dec. 6 to contribute to this year’s UW Combined Fund Drive, part of Washington state’s workplace giving campaign.


October 10, 2013

UW Combined Fund Drive’s Charity Fair and Silent Auction Oct. 16

A large 'W' is at the north entrance to the UW campus.

The UW Combined Fund Drive, part of the state’s workplace giving campaign, kicks off with a Charity Fair & Silent Auction on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the HUB north ballroom.