Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Campaign for Charities collected $437,667.41 in its two-month drive to raise money for the State Charitable Contributions Program. The total surpasses the fundraising goal of $425,000.
“I am grateful to UGA employees who have allowed us to exceed our goal in this year’s Campaign for Charities,” said Rodney Bennett, honorary chairman of the 2009 campaign and vice president for student affairs. “The beneficiaries of our support will be better served throughout the year and beyond as a result of our giving.”
Contributions were made by 2,438 (23%) UGA faculty and staff.