Way Gifts Can Provide
buys a one-day canoe field trip for a school
would retrieve 20 tires from a roadside dump.
buys a compact fluorescent light bulb for a low-income
buys a programmable thermostat for a low-income
would plant 50 4' seedlings on public land.
provides set of literacy brochures to help 50
people learn to read.
provides six hours of home health aide services.
provides a week's supply of lifesaving medication.
provides art supplies for two seniors for one
provides a day of activities for 15 seniors.
would give an inner city youth or an individual
with a physical disability a week-long wilderness
would organize a volunteer cleanup that removes
10 tons of trash.
provides 35 hours of individual prevention case
management for high-risk youth.
provides a six-week bereavement support group
for 6-8 partners, parents, or friends surviving
the loss of a loved one from AIDS.
Penn's Way 2003
Frequently Asked Questions
are two of the questions and answers listed on the Penn's
Way web site. For more questions and answers see www.upenn.edu/pennsway/.
I don't see my favorite charity listed in the booklet.
How can I donate to them through Penn's Way?
Under each of the umbrella partners, there are many individual
organizations to which you can give. Please review the
materials closely. If you do not see a charity of your
choice listed, first contact the Donor Choice Hotline at
(215) 665-2598. If they are not able to help you, contact
either UWSEPA (Ray Smith at 215-665-2965) or CRF (Carol
Boughter at 215-925-6140) to determine if your favorite
charity is an eligible organization.
What payment options are available?
There are five payment methods available to those participating
in Penn's Way:
Deduction: Only employees who are part of the
University's payroll system can choose this method.
You must select whether you would like an equal deduction
from each pay, or one deduction from a single pay.
If you choose this payment method we ask that you
fill in the last four digits of your Social Security
number in the space provided on the Pledge Card to
ensure the proper processing of your donation by the
Payroll department. Our privacy officers have assured
us that this does not compromise your personal security.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact
* Check: Make
your check payable to Penn's Way Campaign.
* Cash: We
encourage you to utilize other forms of payment, but if
you must use cash, please hand deliver to the Payroll Department,
310 Franklin Building.
Card: This is a one-time lump sum charge to your
credit card. Due to administrative costs, we suggest
a minimum credit card donation of $25. You may use
either your Visa or MasterCard. If you choose to pay
by Credit Card, you must fill out your address.
* Stock: You
may designate stock to the charitable organization of your
choice. This will require some follow up by one of the
managing organizations (UWSEPA or CRF) depending on your
here for list of next week's Penn's Way raffle
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 13, November 19, 2002