United Way flagA ceremony November 5 will raise the United Way flag over campus.

Charity kick-off to feature draw for extra vacation day

A flag-raising ceremony Thursday, November 5, will set the United Way banner flying over the UWindsor campus, and formally inaugurate this year’s campaign to raise funds in support of the local charity.

United Way works in Windsor-Essex to reduce poverty, support children and families, and build strong communities. Learn more at www.weareunited.com.

Thursday’s kick-off begins at 10:15 a.m. on the west terrace outside Chrysler Hall Tower. It will feature free coffee and doughnut bites as well as a draw offering an extra day of vacation time to a staff or faculty member in attendance. All University employees will receive an e-mail donation request as well as a paper pledge card shortly thereafter.