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May 4, 2024

Dig into the Urban Gardening Lunch & Learn

Calling all green thumbs—and aspiring green thumbs! You are invited to join UW Combined Fund Drive for our virtual Urban Gardening Lunch & Learn on May 22 from noon to 1 p.m. The session will highlight leading local organizations that educate and advocate for folks to cultivate vegetable and floral gardens in yards, on balconies…


November 28, 2023

Last Week to Give Highlights!

Monday Make a wish come true! We’ve got some great opportunities for you to make the holiday season – and the coming year – a little brighter. Check out it out! CFD Charity Sweepstakes – LAST DAY TO PARTICIPATE Thanks to our sponsors at TwinStar Credit Union, the Charity Sweepstakes is back! Any state employee…


November 16, 2023

Check out these upcoming campaign activities!

This year’s campaign is wrapping up, but we still have some great activities for you to participate in. Learn more about our Featured Nonprofit – NAMI -Seattle, take care of some holiday shopping and eat a pizza for good. Learn more about what’s coming up below! 11/21 – Lunch & Learn – NAMI Ending the…


November 7, 2023

November 11th marks Veterans Day this year

Many of us are related or at least know someone who has served in our lives, be it the army, navy, marines or air force, so let’s honor and remember all those who’ve served and done their duty. The University of Washington has a history of supporting students on the GI Bill, providing an esteemed…


October 4, 2023

Our Annual Holiday Evergreens Sale is Back!

The UWCFD is delighted to once again offer our holiday evergreens sale benefitting our 2023 featured nonprofit, NAMI Seattle. Show your support this season with the purchase of a beautiful evergreen wreath or door swag! Choose one – or more – of these beauties and your order will help make the world a little brighter…


September 26, 2023

Celebrating Filipino American History Month

Filipino Americans are the second-largest Asian American ethnic group in the U.S. and the first documented Asian people to arrive in the country. In October, celebrate the rich cultural legacy of Filipino Americans during Filipino American History Month. The Filipino American National Historical Society established Filipino American History Month in 1992, but it was not…


UWCFD kicks off campaign 2023 this month

Every fall, we welcome students back to campus and we kick off the fall campaign of the UW Combined Fund Drive (UWCFD), your workplace giving program. Thanks to our donors during our 2022 annual campaign, we raised nearly $2 million to support nonprofits, locally, nationally and around the world. Campaign 2023 kicks off October 11…


Meet our 2023 campaign assistants

The UWCFD is delighted to welcome our 2023 campaign assistants, who will work closely with volunteer campaign coordinators from across the UW’s three campuses and the UW hospitals to make this year’s workplace giving campaign a resounding success. Campaign assistants make a positive impact in the community by implementing strategies to maximize workplace giving—helping out…


Listener powered: Public radio in the Pacific Northwest

Public radio was founded with the idea that everyone should have free access to honest, fact-checked information in order to foster a more informed public. In 1967, when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act, he said that the airwaves “belong to all the people,” and called for “a partnership to share knowledge and…


October is Blindness Awareness Month

October is National Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the world population.  According to recent CDC data, approximately six million Americans have vision loss and one million have blindness Navigating the world as a blind person or someone with limited sight…



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