Western’s United Way Campaign announces record-breaking donation

Western University announced the grand total of its 2012 campus-wide fundraising campaign benefiting the United Way of London & Middlesex today.

The campaign raised $746,101, which is the largest donation ever made to the United Way of London and Middlesex, breaking the previous record of $716,632 set by Western’s 2011 campaign.

Western’s President Amit Chakma and Andrew Lockie, Chief Executive Officer for United Way of London & Middlesex, thanked the approximately 100 volunteers and 1,300 students, faculty and staff who donated and highlighted the many ways United Way helps people in the London Middlesex region.

Information on United Way of London Middlesex’s campaign is available at www.uwlondon.on.ca.

MEDIA CONTACT: Stephen Ledgley, Senior Media Relations Officer, 519-661-2111 ext. 85283, sledgley@uwo.ca