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Sabina Howell

Denice Shuker, Tina Gatt, Mike ClarkVolunteer Denice Shuker, who helped lead Adopt-a-Family collection in the Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility, chats with Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society representatives Tina Gatt and Mike Clark during an appreciation event Wednesday in the Welcome Centre.

Volunteers celebrate campus contributions to children’s charity

A reception Wednesday celebrated the contributions of the UWindsor community to the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society Foundation’s Adopt-a-Family program, which collects gifts for local families in need.

“The University’s assistance is immensely important,” said Tina Gatt, manager of community outreach at Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society. “This year, we helped 761 families, 41 of those sponsored by various departments at the University of Windsor. You have made a significant impact and brightened the holidays for those families.”

Tina Gatt, Ryan Flannagan, Michael ClarkTina Gatt, Ryan Flannagan, and Michael Clark were on hand Friday in the Welcome Centre for a gathering to wrap up the UWindsor Adopt-A-Family campaign. Members of the Faculty of Law who participated in the fundraiser benefiting the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society won the spirit prize of T-shirts, buttons, and a free lunch.

Law lays claim to prize pack celebrating spirit of giving

Faculty of Law members who participated in the recent Adopt-a-Family campaign will receive a spirit prize of T-shirts, buttons, and a free lunch.

Pat Simone hands a package to Sabina Howell.Pat Simone, business development research assistant in the Cross-Border Institute, hands off a package to Sabina Howell of the Office of Public Affairs and Communications for delivery to the Adopt-a-Family program of the Children’s Aid Society.

Campus opens hearts and wallets to community cause

The University of Windsor community collected more than $25,000 for 43 families in the Children’s Aid Society holiday gift program.