Who benefits from Creating Our Communitytogether? The answer is simple: we all do! Penn's Way 2005 has just kicked off, and this year, we're asking you to help make Creating Community Togetherour biggest success ever! Logging on to www.upenn.edu/pennsway makes it easy to use Penn's Way as the vehicle to make a real difference in the lives of those individuals and families less fortunate. Your generosity provides much needed hope to so many in our community.
This year, participating in Penn's Way will be easy, efficient and most of all secure. Thanks again to the collaborative efforts of the Comptroller's Office, Human Resources, ISC, the Penn's Way campaign administration and our charitable partners, Penn's Way Online is back and here to stay! We urge you to utilize this great innovation. Full details and instructions, including a searchable database of much-deserving organizations that you can choose to support, are available online at www.upenn.edu/pennsway.
As in previous years, the Penn's Way 2005 campaign allows you to contribute to your choice of thousands of local charities, and it includes weekly raffles with an excellent variety of prizes. The drawing will be held weekly to thank the Penn's Way participants and Week One's raffle will include vouchers for two round-trip tickets for domestic air travel among other prizes. This year's campaign will run through December 10, so log on to www.upenn.edu/pennsway with your pledge early and don't miss out on the first weekss drawings.
Thank you again for your generosity. Remember, no pledge is too small!
—Maureen S. Rush —Neville Strumpf Penn's Way 2005 Campaign Co-Chairs
Penn's Way 2005
To be eligible for the prizes during Week One (October 9-15), you must participate online at www.upenn.edu/pennswayor turn in your completed pledge form sealed in a confidential Penn's Way envelope to the Payroll office by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 15. See last week's issue for a list of Week One prizes.
Prizes for Week Two: October 16-22
Pledge forms are due October 22 and will be drawn on October 25.
Prizes are donated by the business or organization at which they are valid, unless otherwise noted.
• Business Services—One book of 10 passes for the Class of 1923 Ice Rink
• World Café Live—two tickets to Sandra Bernhard's November 5 show
• Department of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics—four certificates for one-hour court sessions at Levy Tennis Pavillion
• Picnic—Vintage picnic basket with lunch for two
• Business Services—Family membership to the Morris Arboretum
• Penn Museum—Family Membership
• Business Services—Gift certificate for two for dinner at Penne
—Robert Eich, Penn's Way 2005 Campaign Coordinator
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 7, October 12, 2004
October 12, 2004
Volume 51 Number 7