Since 2001, UC Merced has managed an annual campaign to raise funds for the United Way of Merced County. Through fun events and creative ways to give, the campus campaign strives to increase faculty, staff and student awareness and support for the needs of others in our community. Our campus has demonstrated incredible generosity and support for improving the lives of others in our community.
For the past 60 years, the United Way of Merced County has worked to advance the common good in our local community by partnering with agencies and programs that improve education, help individuals achieve financial stability, and promote healthy living.
2014 United Way Campaign Highlights
Theme: Celebrate United! It’s the United Way of Merced County's 60th anniversary!
Pledge Drive Dates: Sept. 15 to Oct. 15
Participation Counts: Success will be measured by the percent of participation by division/school. Statistics will be posted online regularly so units can track their participation.
- One-time giving
- Payroll deduction
- Pledging volunteer hours to the United Way of Merced County
Incentives will be offered along the way.
The winning division or school will be rewarded with a free lunch catered by J&R Tacos.
To learn more about giving, please contact your department representative. Thank you in advance for your support during UC Merced's campaign for the United Way of Merced County.
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How to Give
- Fill out a pledge card and give it to your department representative or mail to Payroll Services. (Open file with Adobe Acrobat or Reader.)
- Complete the online form to make a one-time donation, a monthly payroll deduction, or volunteer time!
- View the list of funded community programs.
- Oct. 15— United Way Campaign Ends!