Upcoming Events

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:

  • October 25 - Kick-Off Luncheon - from 12:00PM-2:00PM in the UTM Room. Join us to start the campaign off right, meet your fellow supporters, and enjoy a delicious meal. Proceeds go towards the campaign. Tickets and menu will become available soon!
  • October 31 - Halloween Costume Contest - Time and location TBD. Show off your creativity and come up with a spooky, creative, and/or totally fun costume with your office team. The top group and individual costumes as voted by the community will win prizes!
  • November 16 - Lost & Found Sale - Time and location TBD. This annual hit helps unclaimed lost items find new homes, while helping those in need. Calculators, wallets, watches - we're always surprised by what's on sale!
  • November 20-21 - United Way Book Sale - 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 is still accepting 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 Andrew Nicholson or Meaghan Valant
  • November 28 - Photo with Santa - Ring in the holidays with a team photo with our resident Santa Claus! All proceeds from photos-taken go towards the campaign. Stay tuned to find out more.

Also ongoing:

  • October-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.
  • October-December - UTM&M's - Tubes of Mini M&M’s will be on sale at offices across campus for $2 each. Return the tube back to the office filled with quarters (any combination of $15 is also accepted) to receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a $75 Visa Gift card (just in time for holiday shopping).

    To request a box of Mini M&M's for your office, please contact April Forbes or visit the Community on Campus Office in DV 2035C.

Past Events (2017-2018)

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