“It feels good to support the United Way,” says Mayce Mirza, a second-year chemistry major and one of hundreds of students who stopped by the fundraising barbecue run by volunteer retirees outside the CAW Student Centre on Tuesday.
By purchasing lunch there, patrons supported the charity’s work on behalf of families in the local community.
For information on how to volunteer as a canvasser for the United Way, contact campus campaign organizer John McGinlay at 519-253-3000, ext. 4521.
Gardening is hard work, says Rebecca Amoah, but when you see the benefits it can bring to a community, “it’s amazing.”
The grade 12 Riverside Secondary student joined other young people from across Windsor in the Campus Community Garden on Tuesday to launch the local Change the World project, part of a province-wide Youth Volunteer Challenge.
A group of students from the Odette School of Business are hoping people will put their otherwise worthless knowledge to good use Friday. They have organized Trivia 4 a Cause as a fundraiser for the United Way/Centraide of Windsor Essex County.
The event will pit teams of four in competition and runs 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, in the CAW Student Centre. It offers a $200 grand prize to the winning team.