Campus Cupboard accepting donations

Please consider picking up one or a few of the needed items below to provide for students through the Campus Cupboard. Donations may be dropped off at marked boxes located in Student Life, Dean of Students office in the University Union, seventh floor of Cofrin Library, Disability Services, Health and Counseling, third floor Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Suite C, GBOSS and Career Services. If you would like to make a donation to the Campus Cupboard Fund, please visit the online donation page to do so. Make sure to select Campus Cupboard from the drop down menu. You can also drop off a check to the Advancement Office, located in CL805.

Food items in need:

  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Canned tuna and chicken
  • Pastas
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Canned meals/soups (vegetarian and meat)
  • Rice and brown beans
  • Pancake mix and syrup (including sugar-free)
  • Jams/jellies
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned low syrup fruits

 Hygiene items in need:

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Dish soap
  • Laundry soap

UW-Green Bay Arboretum to participate in Give BIG Green Bay

The UW-Green Bay Arboretum will be part of the 24-hour Give BIG Green Bay event. The community-wide giving day, hosted by the Green Bay Packers Foundation and the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, is Wednesday, Feb. 20 at noon to noon on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. During Give BIG Green Bay, people everywhere can have their gift matched as they support any of the 40 local organizations which have been selected. The Arboretum is a campus and community treasure. UntitledTown, an event with campus ties, is another of the local organizations supported by Give BIG. Learn more. The Green Bay Press Gazette, NBC 26, WBAY and WFRV have more.

PHLASH Meals donation drive to take place Tuesday, Dec. 4 through Thursday, Dec. 6

The PHLASH Meals donation drive will be taking place Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 through Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Cloud Commons located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Students, staff and faculty can donate meals to the PHLASH Meals program, which provides up to five meals per month to students who are in need. Donations will be accepted at a terminal located at the Cloud Commons entrance. Please consider donating leftover meals from this semester to help ‘pay it forward’ to your fellow Phoenix. Learn more.

Student Affairs & Campus Climate is the winner of Back-to-School Store challenge

A thank you is in order to all UW-Green Bay staff who participated in the Back-to-School Challenge. A total of 1,245 items (notebooks, folders, pencil box, loose leaf, markers, and books etc.) were donated to the Back-to-School Store, which is hosted by UW-Green Bay on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Student Affairs & Campus Climate collected 717 items, to take the top prize. Enrollment Services finished a close second. Congratulations!

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Karen Dalke’s memory honored with internship funding

Karen Dalke’s husband, Dan Skorczewski, sought to honor his wife’s memory — and one of her passions — by establishing The Karen Dalke Award for the benefit of funding student internships through Public and Environmental Affairs. Students eligible for this award will be completing an internship with a not-for-profit or government agency focused on bettering the lives of animals. If you are interested in contributing to The Karen Dalke Award fund for student internships you may do so online or by mailing a check made payable to the UW-Green Bay Foundation at UW-Green Bay Foundation, UW-Green Bay, CL 805, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, Wis., 54311-7001. Please note “The Karen Dalke Award fund” on your gift.

Phlash Meals Donation Drive

In the spirit of giving this holiday season, help out a fellow Phoenix by donating a meal. A PHLASH Meals Drive will occur the week of Dec. 4. Students, staff and faculty may donate meals or dining points from campus meal plans to the program. PHLASH Meals provide students in need with campus dining meals upon request. Students may make an online request through the Campus Cupboard website and will receive five meal transfers per request. Make your donations at the Union Information Desk and at the portable kiosk located near the Cloud Commons. Please see the website for more details.

Update: Brown County United Way campaign

The campaign to generate pledges to support the local United Way is coming to a close.  Please consider making a pledge at any level of support for this excellent support network right here in Brown County. This year’s campaign has generated 48 pledges totaling more than $9,500 in support of the United Way’s efforts to strengthen our local community. If you are interested in making a pledge, please see your email inbox messages from Tuesday, Jan. 10 where your unique link grants you access to the United Way’s secure E-Pledge server. Consider helping us reach the goal of 60 pledges and $12,000 in support for the Brown County United Way. Feel free to contact Rick Warpinski, Campaign Chair, at warpinsr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2090, with your questions or to have your unique link resent to you. Thank you!

Green Bay Athletics is helping the United Way, too

Green Bay Athletics is once again supporting the United Way by providing an incentive for participation in the campaign. Tickets for women’s basketball games are being offered at the following levels:

  • Donate at least $25 and receive a “Buy One Ticket, Get One Ticket Free” offer
  • Donate at least $50 and receive two tickets for free

Drop off food donations at the Pride Center

You have an opportunity to make a difference by donating food, preparing and/or serving a meal for 250 people at the NEW Community Center on Friday, Oct. 21. Food donations of ground meat, boxes of spaghetti, cans of spaghetti sauce, lettuce, cucumbers, onions, carrots, #2 butter, baked cookies or bars and French bread are needed. Food donations can be dropped off at the Pride Center anytime. This event is made possible by you; the Pride Center; and the Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program. For more information, please contact Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.

Volunteer, earn hours toward Equity Certificate

The Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program offers opportunities for employees to volunteer in the community to earn the hours needed for a portion of the Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program. The next volunteer date is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 20 at Paul’s Pantry. As a thank you for the volunteer time, Paul’s Pantry donates cases of needed items to the UWGB Campus Cupboard. Not available July 20? You can help the cause by donating used egg cartons. Drop them off at the AIC desk or in the Pride Center. Questions? Contact Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.