Penn's Way 2014-Raffle
October 15, 2013, Volume 60, No. 9
Q: What do I need in order to contribute and/or participate online?
A: You will need your PennKey and password to login to our online system. Once logged in, you will be prompted for the organization code(s) to direct your gift, or asked to provide a keyword to search for relevant organizations.
Q: Can I participate in Penn’s Way without donating money?
A: Yes, we encourage all employees to participate regardless of their planned gift amount. Employees who contribute elsewhere and/or those wishing to participate without giving may do so by checking the appropriate box on the online pledge form or by indicating a $0 gift amount on the paper pledge form. All employees who participate will be eligible for the weekly employee prize raffle as well as the midway prize and grand prize.
Q: How do I contribute and/or participate in Penn’s Way?
A: University and Health System employees may contribute and/or participate in Penn’s Way online or by completing a paper pledge form. Online participants may contribute via payroll deduction, cash, check or credit card. Paper pledge participants may contribute via payroll deduction, cash or check. Please note that credit cards may only be processed for online participants and that all major credit cards are accepted.
Q: Will my contribution via payroll deduction occur pre- or post-tax?
A: All contributions made via payroll deduction will be deducted after taxes.
Q: How do I appropriately deduct my 2013 Penn’s Way contribution from my taxes?
A: Penn’s Way 2013 contributions made via payroll deduction will occur in 2013 and should, therefore, be considered deductions for your 2013 taxes. Please consult your accountant or tax advisor regarding contributions made via cash, check or credit card.
Penn’s Way 2014–Raffle
Week 3 Prizes (Drawing October 21)
Philadelphia 76ers: Player signed photo
Penn Ice Rink: Two free admissions
Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar: $75 gift certificate
Camden Riversharks: Four tickets
Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia: One night stay, including valet parking *
Budget Car Rentals: $25 off a rental
Penn Business Services: Photo essay book
Penn Business Services: Nook Simple Touch
* Prizes valued at over $100 are subject to state and federal tax. Winners are offered the option of refusing the prize.
See www.upenn.edu/pennsway for more information about the Penn’s Way campaign.
Week 1 Winners (Drawing October 7)
Arden Theatre Company: Two tickets–Courtney Brennan, SAS
Penn Ice Rink: Two free admissions–Meryl Littman, Penn Vet
Penn Business Services: Photo essay book–Lisa Frenz, Development
Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar: $75 gift certificate–Lindsay Johns, HUP
Colonial Airport Parking (PHL): Free parking (up to 10 days)–Lisa McClatchy, Development
Avis Car Rentals: $25 off a rental–Michael Swiszcz, Facilities & Real Estate Services
Eastern State Penitentiary: Two daytime tickets– Loriann Gagliardi, Presbyterian Medical Center