AU’s gift to the United Way

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Trevor Buckle donated an Edmonton Oilers jersey, autographed by Connor McDavid & Taylor Hall

As we wind down another calendar year, it’s important to appreciate what’s at the core of the holiday spirit.

Giving. Whether it’s your time, your energy, your accomplishments or your earnings — giving allows for a healthier and safer future for communities at large.

This year, through the hard work and donations of time and money from employees at AU and through generous donations from businesses, we are proud to have raised more than $34,000 for the United Way through our annual online auction. 

As you know, the United Way’s goal is to “create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our communities.” By concentrating on three focus areas – from poverty to possibility; healthy people, healthy communities; and all that kids can be – the United Way is making our communities better.

Thank you to all of the participants and item donors for their continued generosity and caring spirit. You allowed AU to achieve this celebratory accomplishment and, through the money raised, help the United Way achieve its goals and achievements.

Alberta Mobility Andre Dixon Helen Onderka Sara Byrtus
Allegro Italian Kitchen Blanche Emes John O’Brien Tara Friesen
Athabasca University Casa di Battistel Jordanna Chipiuk Trevor Buckle
AU Office of the Registrar Cassie Knisley Karen and Jean Langley Veronica Thompson
AU Press Cindy Koziej Karen Thompson
Central Social Hall Colleen Lathan Madeline Schultz
CGI Crystal  Scherer Michael Shouldice
District Coffee Darlene Young Pamela Walsh
MBNA Financial Deanna Brytus Rahim Mith
Polka Dot-Polka Dot Perfect  Erin Stevenson Richard MacLeod
Upper Crust Café Eva Sale Rosie Pucci
Village Brewery Gabriela Husch Ruth Blakely