York Cares United Way Campaign announces early bird draw winner

United Way sign

It pays to donate early. The York Cares United Way Campaign today announced the winner of this year’s early bird draw.

Haideh Moghissi, a professor in the Department of Equity Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & United Way drawProfessional Studies, is taking home a bag full of York swag, including a sweatshirt, T-shirt and ball cap.

From right, Debra Crooks, administrative assistant, Division of Advancement, draws the winning name from a hat held by Kate Tschirhart, development coordinator, Division of Advancement

There’s still time for you – make a minimum donation of $1/week ($52/year) to the York Cares United Way Campaign by 4pm on Monday, Nov. 25 for your chance to win.

The grand prize draw will take place on Tuesday. Nov. 26 at the Schulich School of Business French Toast Breakfast. The prizes to be won include Las Nubes: Conservation in the Cloud Forests of Costa Rica books, York knit scarves, a York U Golf Bag and an iPad Mini with a black leather case.

Haideh MoghissiCheck your inbox for your e-mail from York Cares and click on your personalized link to make your donation and check on the status of our campaign. You can see participation by unit by looking at the “my campaign” tab.

Haideh Moghissi

The goal this year is to boost York’s participation to 13 per cent from 11 per cent last year. As of Tuesday afternoon, the York Cares Campaign is at 4.4 per cent towards its goal of achieving 13 per cent participation from faculty and staff.

For more information about what the United Way does, visit the Toronto United Way website.

For more information about the York Cares United Way Campaign, contact yucares@yorku.ca.