Way campaign underway
United Way pledge cards
are in the mail to UNM faculty and staff.
who return their completed pledge cards by Oct. 17 become eligible
to win a range of prizes from free Lobo basketball tickets to
rebates from UNM Parking Services. Completed pledge forms should
be returned directly to the Controllers office in rm.
251, Scholes Hall.
for the first time, UNM employees who contribute to the campaign
may designate their contribution to any non-profit, 501-c-3
organization of their choosing including, for example, the UNM
not-for-profit, human service program in the four-county area
served by the United Way of Central New MexicoBernalillo,
Sandoval, Torrance and Valencia Countiesmay submit a program
funding proposal for United
the money contributed, 100 percent of it, goes directly toward
helping the most vulnerable residents of the four counties.
is normally the time of year when the University, in conjunction
with the United Way of Central New Mexico, conducts our annual
employee giving campaign. During this time we ask faculty and
staff to assist those most vulnerable by making a voluntary
contribution to the United Way of Central New Mexicos
Community Fund, said Patrick Vigil, manager of UNM Employee
Relations and UNMs loaned executive to United Way.
historically been a major partner with United Way of Central
New Mexico. Each year, United Way of Central New Mexico raises
the largest amount of money for human services in the state.
UWCNM has set a goal of collecting $11.5 million, the largest
goal ever set by the 68-year-old local organization.
who receives a UNM paycheck should have received an envelope
with his or her name on it containing the United Way materials.
Employees who have not yet received the envelope should contact
UNM United Way fund drive chair, Howard Smith, dean of the Anderson
Schools of Management.
call Smith at 277-6148; Vice Chair Joanne Bachmann of KNME-TV
at 277-8666; or Tori Hobbs, United Way Campaign Director at
247-3671 or check out the United Way website at http://www.uwcnm.org/.