2018. What a year!
At UBC, we accomplished so much and have grown in many ways establishing our new Vision, “inspiring people, ideas and actions for a better world.” The new Strategic Plan, Shaping UBC’s next century, identifies our commitment to lead locally and support the wellbeing of our broader community as a top priority goal. The community, of which we are very fortunate to be a part, is looking at us to “lead as a model public institution.” As UBC, we have an obligation to partner with our community, helping ensure everyone has an opportunity to succeed. The only way we can achieve this is if we collectively pledge together.
Over the past few months, hundreds of you have been doing just that, by donating, volunteering, supporting and participating in the UBC Community United Way campaign. Through your commitment to a better world, UBC raised over $550,000 from close to 800 donors and through a variety of special events (including a Spelling Bee, Bake Sales, Yoga, Beer Tasting, and a Pancake Breakfast).
We are grateful to the portfolios across campus who supported this endeavor. Because of your passion, time and leadership, you helped create a better future for our communities across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. Your generosity means that the United Way can help kids be all they can be, can build stronger communities for seniors, and can help families move from poverty to possibility. It’s a huge, complex and life-changing task, and something that could not be achieved without your help.
Thank you! Be proud of what we have accomplished. And know that we are instrumental in alleviating poverty, creating better futures for our children and ensuring our aging population is a happy and healthy one!
We look forward to your participation and leadership in the years to come!
Be a Donor. Change Lives Locally.
Colin Moore & Carole Jolly