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Virtual Campaign Celebration

The U of G is being recognized for your great achievements this year in a Virtual Campaign Celebration being held Thursday, Feb. 11 from 12:00 to 12:30pm.  This is the United Way General Closing Celebration NOT the internal U of G closing.  We would love if you were able to join us!

Guelph Strong

Starting to think about holiday gifts or looking for some Guelph swag to show your local love? Get your Guelph Strong hoodie today! Sizes & Prices -T-Shirts: XS to 3X - $30 -Hoodies: XS to 5X - $50 *all products are unisex Make sure to choose the University of Guelph in the drop-down menu for a minimum of $5/order put towards your United Way Campaign.

Holiday Cookie Gram

Treat someone to a Holiday Cookie Gram! All Proceeds go to United Way Contactless pick up for cookies will be in Guelph Individually wrapped REINDEER $4 each Individually wrapped SNOW PEOPLE $4 each Individually wrapped FESTIVE TREE $4 each Mr. and Mrs. Clause gift box set $12 Ultimate gift box set (all 6 cookies) $25 Send information by November 19th to Melinda - Pick up the week of December 13th to 19th

Trivia Night - Trivial Pursuit

Join this live event on Teams for a night of Trivial Pursuit categories trivia!  Sign up as individuals or teams to play for a $100 gift card and support the United Way!  Registration fee of $10/person Contact Abby at for registration and send payments to Jane at You must register and submit your payment prior to November 26 @ 7 p.m.

United Way Dinner

Hospitality Services presents another United Way Dinner!  House-made chicken shawarma with rice, garlic sauce, fried pita chips, hummus & a garden salad $17/ meal, $5 from each order will be donated to United Way Order online at Order by Wednesday, November 25th at midnight Pick-up is Friday, November 27th from 3-4 p.m. in Creelman Hall

The History Department's Virtual Trivia Night

Come compete against your fellow scholars and test your knowledge of literature, history, music, and famous thinkers. Put your thinking caps on, dust off your tweed jackets, and come dressed as your favourite historical figures - prizes to the trivia masters and for best team name/costume!  Sign up in teams of up to 5 or as individuals - email to register.  Suggested donation: $10

Lessons with Local Leaders 2020

United Way GenNext is excited to present Lessons with Local Leaders, our 6th annual event bringing together community leaders and young professionals. This year’s theme is Mental Health and Resiliency. Join us to learn from our keynote speakers and for a morning full of networking and discussion with local leaders. Lessons with Local Leaders provides an opportunity to connect with, and learn from, current community leaders and those who will lead change within our community in the future.

50/50 Bingo

Begins Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Bingo cards are 2/$5 or 5/$10  Numbers will be drawn daily and sent to you via email  a BINGO can be called once an entire card has been filled First person to get a BINGO will win 50% of the money for that game!  To purchase your BINGO cards, please send an e-transfer to In the comments please include:

United Way Virtual Coffee Day

Pretend you're on campus for a day and Support the United Way by donating money you would otherwise spend on coffee, meals, and more! Buy your virtual coffee ticket from now until November 13th.  Tickets: Coffee - $5 A Week of Coffee - $25 Lunch at Creelman Hall - $10 1 Semester Gym Membership - $50 1 Month Parking Pass - $85

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