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2017 President’s Message

UCF prides itself on being America’s Leading Partnership University, and our greatest partner is our community.

Each October, our faculty, staff, and students join with the Heart of Florida United Way to address some of our community’s greatest challenges and to benefit those who need help the most.

The money we raise for the United Way supports the local agencies that drive change, respond to emergencies, and provide hope on a daily basis for a better life. This year, please join me in reaching our fundraising goal of $200,000.

Even small donations can have a big impact for someone in need, and the United Way offers many options for directing your contributions. I invite you to find a cause that aligns with your values, experiences, or goals.

UCF Knights have a proud tradition of generosity, and we thrive on confronting challenges and delivering solutions. Please give what you can today to help make Central Florida a better place for all of us.

Cordially yours,

John C. Hitt

President, University of Central Florida

Financial Wellness Retreat for Boys & Girls Club

July 2017  | By Drew Haskins For the second year, UCF has been the proud host of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida's Reality Check event. Made possible through a Boys & Girls Club partnership with Wells Fargo, the event mission is to educate young...
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Book Drive and Literacy Volunteer Event

June 23, 2017 | by Tee Rogers For the fifth year, the UCF United Way Campaign Team has collected books to support the Heart of Florida United Way's summer literacy book drive.  The drive occurs during the month of May and supports the Day of Action volunteer events...
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Campaign Advocates in departments across our campus make this effort successful.  Advocates assist by providing information within their departments and ensuring every employee can make an informed decision about whether or not to give.

There are also leadership opportunities for those interested in serving on or chairing university level committees such as marketing or events.

If you’re interested in joining the team, contact us!