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City of Guelph employees raise more than $58,000 for United Way

Guelph, ON, December 1, 2015 – City of Guelph employees raised $58,793 for the United Way in 2015 through an employee-led campaign that ran from September to November. Funds were raised through employee pledges and through a series of events, including a softball tournament, corn roast, bake sales, and a garage sale. A volunteer committee made up of employees runs the City of Guelph’s annual workplace campaign for the United Way of Guelph Wellington Dufferin. Mayor Cam Guthrie served as the Chair of this year’s campaign. “This year’s campaign theme was ‘United for Change,’ and employees really pulled together to support United Way-funded programs and services that benefit thousands of people in our community,” said Alex Chapman, the City’s 2015 campaign manager. About the United… Continue reading City of Guelph employees raise more than $58,000 for United Way

City employees raise a record-breaking $79,500 for United Way

Guelph, On, November 27, 2014 – City of Guelph employees raised $79,500 for the 2014 United Way Campaign, surpassing the City’s $65,000 fundraising goal and setting a new donation record. The City’s 2014 fundraising goal was the highest amount ever set, established after the success of the 2013 campaign, which had a target of $55,000 and raised $66,000. “Together, City of Guelph employees are providing possibility to those in our community,” says Sean Finlay, the 2014 campaign manager. “We are making a difference in the lives of people in Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin counties.” A volunteer committee, made up of employees, runs the City of Guelph’s annual workplace campaign for the United Way. Mayor Karen Farbridge has chaired the campaign for the last four years.… Continue reading City employees raise a record-breaking $79,500 for United Way