United Way Campaign

illustration of a thermometer with a goal of $50,000 dollars

Mohawk supports our students AND our community. Every year, Mohawk participates in raising funds for the United Way. Since Mohawk started fundraising for this initiative, we have raised over one million dollars, and we plan to continue the momentum!

Our 2019 fundraising goal is $50,000! Take a look at our upcoming events and activities below.

 

Upcoming Events and Activities

October


United Way Campaign Launch – 11am to 1pm

Tuesday, October 8 | Stoney Creek Campus | A-Wing
Wednesday, October 9 | Fennell Campus | Cafeteria
Wednesday, October 9 | IAHS Campus | Lobby

Come by and say hello! Hear about how you can get involved in the fun. Show your local love on our community wall and meet members of our committee.

Dress Down Days - October, November and December

Staff have the option to wear business casual clothes when they purchase Dress Down stickers or buttons.
Stickers are $2 each and are valid for one day.
Plan on dressing down more often? Purchase 30 stickers for a donation of $30.
Want to wear your favorite business casual attire every day? Purchase a Dress Down button for a donation of $25 per month.

Available for purchase:
Fennell Campus: N-Wing Reception, C022, Human Resources Reception, President’s Office, The Square, DBARC
Stoney Creek Campus: The Square
IAHS: Contact rebecca.matone [at] mohawkcollege.ca for more details

Payroll Deduction

Begins on Monday, October 21. New or increased payroll deductions before Wednesday, December 4 will be entered into a draw to win a prize.

Spaghetti Lunch – 11:30am to 1:30pm

Tuesday, October 22 | Stoney Creek Campus
Wednesday, October 23 | Fennell Campus
All staff and students are welcome to attend our annual Spaghetti Lunch! Tickets are being sold for a donation of $6. Staff members are welcome to purchase tickets on behalf of students. Come out and enjoy a classic dish of spaghetti while showing your support for our campaign.

Tickets available for purchase:
Fennell: N-Wing Reception, C022, Human Resources Reception, The President’s Office, DBARC
Stoney Creek: The Fitness Centre

Gift Card Survivor

Sign up open now until October 25
Enter for your chance to win a variety of gift cards. Submit your $10 registration fee and $10 gift card (with receipt attached) to a United Way representative to play. Eliminations will take place the week of October 28, and our lucky winner will be announced on Friday, November 1.

Drop off your donation and gift cards:
Fennell: N-Wing Reception, C022
Stoney Creek: Visit Amy Petsche in the Square
IAHS: Visit Nicole Barron in room 236

Terra Cotta Cookies

Holiday baking has never been so easy! Gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan options are available. $13 per box of 40+ frozen cookies dough drops. Orders and payments are due on November 13.

Order here

Submit your payment:
Fennell: N-Wing Reception
Stoney Creek: Visit Amy Petsche in the Square
IAHS: Visit Nicole Barron in room 236

November


Tomato Cage Christmas Tree

Purchase a $5 tomato cage between November 11 and November 29 to participate in our Christmas tree decorating contest. Trees are due back by December 2, and will be displayed and voted on at the annual Holiday Party.

Collect your tomato cage:

Fennell: Contact jaime.bennett [at] mohawkcollege.ca
Stoney Creek: Contact amy.petsche [at] mohawkcollege.ca
IAHS: Contact lisa.fitzpatrick [at] mohawkcollege.ca

Online Auction

Participate in our annual online auction for the chance to receive one-of-a-kind gift baskets and priceless experiences. Bidding is open from November 18 to 21. Items will be displayed at each campus throughout the auction.

Donations to the auction will be accepted until November 8.

Submit your donations to:
Fennell: N Building Reception, C022
Stoney Creek: Amy Petsche in the Square
IAHS: Nicole Barron in room 236

December


Wine Elimination Draw

Sign up between November 11 to December 6

Enter for a chance to win a few bottles of wine. Submit your $10 donation and LCBO-approved bottle of wine to a United Way representative to play. Eliminations will take place the week of December 9, and our lucky winner(s) will be announced on Friday, December 13.

Drop of your donation and bottle of wine:
Fennell: N-Wing Reception, C022
Stoney Creek: Visit Amy Petsche in the Square
IAHS: Contact rebecca.matone [at] mohawkcollege.ca

Loose Change

Loose change is collected at various food and retail service locations all year! Keep an eye out for our United Way tins.

Lisa Fitzpatrick, Ron McKerlie, and Nair Lacruz with the Spirit of Community award

Spirit of Community Award

Mohawk College received the Spirit of Community Award from the United Way of Halton & Hamilton at the charity’s awards night on April 3, 2019. Photo: United Way Campaign co-chairs Lisa Fitzpatrick (left) and Nair Lacruz with Mohawk College President Ron McKerlie.