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Campaign for Charities kicks off Oct. 18

UGA’s annual Campaign for Charities will get under way Oct. 18 with a kickoff breakfast in Georgia Hall of the Tate Student Center. The event runs from 7:45–9 a.m. 

At the breakfast, university vice presidents, deans, directors and department heads will receive packets of pre-printed pledge cards and other campaign materials for distribution in their respective areas.

The fundraising goal for this year’s campaign is $425,000 and the campaign hopes to up participation to 27 percent of faculty and staff, up 3 percent from last year.
This year’s campaign chairman is Maurice ­Daniels, dean of the School of Social Work.

As in the past, the university will conduct a single campaign for charitable contributions to United Way agencies, Georgia Share members and other organizations approved through the State Charitable Contributions Program.