How to Encourage your Department/Unit
Send out a special message encouraging colleagues to make a pledge.
Sample Emails are provided below.
The 2017 U-M United Way Campaign is underway!
Last year the campaign raised more than $1.33 million dollars that is helping people every day. This year I hope that we can again do our part and help the campaign to reach its goal of $1.55 million dollars.
Please take a minute to visit the U-M United Way website at uway.umich.edu where you will find a message from the co-chairs, answers to frequently asked questions, instructions for making an ePledge or using a pledge form, plus other information.
A few important things to note:
I am writing to ask you to join me in making a gift to our U-M United Way campaign. As you know, the University of Michigan is committed to giving back to our community. U-M partners with United Way because it enables us to make a difference and we know that our support is reaching those who need it most and creating the greatest impact right here in our community.
When you make a gift to U-M United Way, you help to change lives and strengthen communities – one child, one adult and one family at a time, such as...
Last year, we raised $1.33 million during our U-M United Way campaign. I am proud of what we accomplished in providing opportunities to so many of our neighbors in need. I hope you will join me in making a gift to this year’s campaign. Together, we can make a difference and highlight U-M’s commitment to giving back to the communities in which we live and work.
Making a pledge is easy using ePledge system on Wolverine Access/faculty staff tab/yellow highlighted area. Once logged in using your password/login, you may choose payroll deduction, check, credit card or bank transfer.
Thank you and Go Blue!