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Cornell United Way aims to raise $10K per week to fight hunger

In a recent video message, Vice President Ted Dodds and University Librarian Anne Kenney recently announced a goal to raise $10,000 a week for the next eight weeks to help the United Way of Tompkins County (UWTC) fight the hunger crisis in our community. UWTC recently expanded the Hunger and Food Security Fund to address this growing need.

In Tompkins County alone, an estimated 13,280 men, women and children – more than 13 percent of the population – are classified as food insecure. Your contribution – no matter how small – will make a difference. You can also designate a gift to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, the Friendship Donations Network, the Tompkins County Food Distribution Network, Loaves & Fishes, and Foodnet Meals on Wheels through the UWTC website. If you prefer to donate without using a credit card go to our How To Donate page and download a pledgecard or begin payroll deduction.

9th Annual Hilltop Jamboree to Benefit the United Way

Be there March 15, 2015 for the 9th Annual Hilltop Jamboree at Barton Hall, Cornell University, 12:00-5:00 p.m., for a carnival, music, arts and crafts, and big fun! Tickets are only $5.00! The jamboree is organized by Cornell University students in the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality. A portion of the proceeds support United Way of Tompkins County.

United Way Improves Lives by Mobilizing the Caring Power of our Communities - Video

Watch the United Way in action in our local community.