UW Combined Fund Drive

Lunch & Learn

2021 Schedule

Each one-hour lunch and learn will be held virtually via Zoom and feature 3-4 UWCFD member nonprofit organizations working in these thematic areas. Sessions are from 12 – 1 p.m. and are open to anyone interested. Register at the link provided. Questions? Email us at uwcfd@uw.edu.

Missed a session? Watch the recordings below!


Women’s Health and Wellness: December 1 Register here
Planned Parenthood of Western Washington delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.
Team Survivor NW: We believe in the power of fitness to improve women’s lives after a cancer diagnosis. This belief is backed by research and the women who have walked through our doors.
BABES Network YWCA provides peer support for women living with HIV though education, outreach, advocacy, and more.
Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention, detection and treatment of cancer and related diseases resulting in reduced pain and suffering caused by these diseases.


Disaster Relief and Emergency Services: December 3 Register here
Global Impact works on charitable ventures to inspire greater giving. We serve as a trusted advisor, intermediary and implementing partner across the private, nonprofit and public sectors. Through these partnerships, we have raised nearly $2 billion for causes such as disaster relief and global development.
Northwest Healthcare Response Network: Since 2005, the Northwest Healthcare Response Network has led a healthcare coalition, which is an affiliation of private and public partners working together to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, pandemics and emergencies.
Airlift Northwest: We work closely with first responders and hospital staff to transport those in greatest need wherever they need to go to receive definitive care.
Medic One Foundation aims to improve pre-emergency care through paramedic training, CPR training, improved medical tools and innovative research.


UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Adult and Family Homelessness (October 7)
LIHI, Mary’s Place, Elizabeth Gregory House, and Plymouth Housing

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Animal Welfare Programs (October 13)
Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle Aquarium, Wolf Haven International, and Seattle Humane
Consider making a contribution to one of these programs through payroll deduction!

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Environmental Programs (October 20)
Spark Northwest, Conservation Northwest, Forterra and Washington’s National Park Fund
Consider making a contribution to one of these organizations through payroll deduction!

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Young Adult Homelessness (October 21)
ROOTS Young Adult Shelter, New Horizons, YouthCare and Hopelink
Consider making a contribution to one of these organizations through payroll deduction!

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Family Services (October 27)
Treehouse, Neighborcare Health, Parkview Services and Sound Generations
Consider making a contribution to one of these organizations through payroll deduction!

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Literacy and Education (November 3)
The Service Board, Northwest Education Access, Holocaust Center for Humanity and The Freedom Education Project Puget Sound

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Veterans & Human Service Programs (November 10)
Summit Assistance Dogs, Special Olympics Washington, Outdoors for All and Everyone for Veterans

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Food Distribution Programs (November 17)
Northwest Harvest, UW Food Pantry, Lifelong Chicken Soup Brigade

UWCFD Lunch & Learn: Arts and Humanities (November 22)
Intiman Theater, Arts Fund, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington