UW Combined Fund Drive


November 13, 2021

Encouraging Literacy at any Age

It’s hard for me to imagine inhabiting a world without reading, without books and literature. Yet, this world was very close to home nearly all my adult life as my father was functionally illiterate. While my mother was a reader and a school teacher, dad struggled to read with comprehension and retention for decades, even…

April 22, 2021

Celebrate Earth Month: Citizen Science

Throughout the year, the UW Combined Fund Drive acts as a resource for engaging in active citizenship. Our annual campaign is an avenue for investing in nonprofits that advocate for, take care of, and support the many causes about which you are passionate. This year, we also highlighted UW and local nonprofit wisdom through our…

August 27, 2020

Volunteering: Reap the Benefits of Giving Back

The world has become a very different place in the age of COVID-19. With stay-at-home orders in place for months on end, many traditional volunteer opportunities – sorting donations, reading to kids, building houses, serving in a soup kitchen – have been significantly limited. Despite the impact of coronavirus restrictions, the pandemic has prompted millions…

January 15, 2019

We > Me: UW Combined Fund Drive raises $2 million for community

Each fall at the University of Washington, our community comes together to build a better world. This year, UW staff, faculty and retirees raised $2,080,129 for local and global nonprofits during the 2018 UW Combined Fund Drive. β€œThe generosity of our UW faculty, staff, students, retirees and friends is impressive,” said Kerri Fuller, development officer…

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