Campus News

Campaign for Charities surpasses goal

UGA’s Campaign for Charities collected $430,610.52 in its two-month drive to raise money for the State Charitable Contributions Program, surpassing its fundraising goal of $425,000.

 “On behalf of the University of Georgia and the beneficiaries of the campaign proceeds, thanks to the captains for their outstanding leadership. My deepest appreciation is also extended to colleagues who made contributions to this good cause,” said Maurice Daniels, chairman of the campaign and dean of the School of Social work.

Campaign officials also had hoped to increase the employee participation rate to 27 percent, but the participation rate remained steady at 24 percent, the same amount attained in last year’s drive.