Events

Upcoming Events (2019)

The UTM United Way Campaign has a long-standing tradition of running events of all kinds to raise awareness, support fundraising efforts and show our school spirit. We are so thankful for the many campus partners that make our creative and fun activities possible. Here are some of our upcoming events:

  • November 28 - Lost & Found Sale - 12:00-2:00pm in CCT Link. Come early for the best deals on unclaimed Lost & Found items!

  • November 29 - United Way Dodgeball Tournament – 12:00-2:00pm in RAWC Gym A/B
    More details and sign up: https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/united-way/united-way-dodgeball-tournament-2019

  • December 5 - Santa’s Workshop – 1:00-3:00pm in the CCT Atrium.Take a photo with our very own Santa Overton or Santa Krull and cherish the memory forever! Plus, visit the Re-Gift Shop to purchase new or lightly used gifts for you or someone on your list.

    The Re-Gift Shop is the perfect time to donate that gift you received, from someone you love, but really can’t use. Like that 3rd kettle your Mom gave you (sorry Mom). Or that 2nd kettle your Mom gave you (again, really sorry Mom) the year before that. Or… you got the idea. If you would like to donate items, please contact Anna Guz or Sveta Frunchak.
  • Early December - Annual Arts & Crafts Silent Auction - at the UTM holiday reception (details TBD). If you would like to donate your creative items to the silent auction, please contact Carla DeMarco. All donations should be submitted by Friday, November 29, to be displayed at the holiday reception. Assistance is available to help transport donations.

Also ongoing:

  • July-December - Tarot Card Reading in Support of United Way - UTM’s (unofficial) fortune-teller is open (again) for business between now and the winter holiday break. Twelve cards.Thirty minutes.Twenty dollars. All proceeds support UTM's United Way Campaign. Please e-mail Devin Kreuger to schedule your date with destiny.

Past Events

  • November 19 and 20 - United Way Book Sale – 10am-3pm each day in CCT Link. For a limited time each year, the UTM Library sets-up shop on campus to sell books, DVDs and Music CDs in support of the campaign. 

    The UTM Library accepts books, DVDs, and Music CDs for the sale! Please consider this great opportunity to contribute to United Way's efforts in Peel Region and help some old favourites find new homes. To donate, please visit the Information & Loans Desk or contact Meaghan Valant. Items are accepted year-round for the sale the next year.
  • October 22 - Day of Giving - This year, the United Way Day of Giving Lunch makes its way to UTM to kick off our campaign. On October 22 from 12pm-2pm, join us in the UTM Room to enjoy a special menu prepared in collaboration with Conference Services and Chartwells to highlight the new food available on campus. 
  • October 30 - UTM Basketball Home Opener & Eagles Apparel Sale - Come cheer on your UTM Eagles as they take flight in their basketball home opener against the George Brown Huskies. Women tip-off at 6pm and Men at 8pm. Tickets are $5.00 each for single admission. Free admission to current UofT Students with valid TCard and kids under 12 years of age.
     
    As part of the festivities, join us from 12-3pm by the RAWC Membership Services desk for our annual UTM Eagles Apparel Sale including last year’s line of Varsity apparel. Inventory is limited, so come early to get your size!
     
    50% of the proceeds raised from ticketing and the apparel sale go towards the Campaign.
  • October 31 - Halloween Costume Contest – 11:15am-12:00pm in the Rotunda. Show off your creativity and come up with a spooky, creative, and/or totally fun costume with your office team. Contest participants can join for $5 each. Judging will begin promptly at 11:35am.
  • November 1 - Goat Yoga - Join us for goat yoga and selfies! Sessions are 45 minutes and will run between 11:00am and 3:30pm. There will also be a petting zoo from 3:30-4:30pm! More details on the event page.

United Way 2017 Kick Off BBQ

Hosted by Office of Vice-President and Principal, The Blind Duck and Campus Police. Click for full story.

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Pop Up Plant Sales
The UTM Greenhouse kindly hosted two pop-up plant sales raising more than $1500 in support of United Way

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Taste of Fame
Hosted by Hospitality and Retail Services

Guests were treated to a one of a kind culinary experience by Chef Angus McKinnon (celebrity chef currently touring with Roger Waters).

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Chef Angus McKinnon