Green Bay women’s basketball raises nearly $6,000 for Ribbon of Hope

A victory over Oakland on Sunday, Feb. 16 was not the only thing worth celebrating for the Green Bay women’s basketball team. The team and its fans helped raise nearly $6,000 through an online jersey auction and dash for cash, to benefit Ribbon of Hope, an organization dedicated to assisting individuals in Northeast Wisconsin who are battling breast cancer.

Phi Eta Sigma selling Uncle Mike’s Kringle

Help support the Honor Society of Phi Eta Sigma by purchasing an Uncle Mike’s (Award Winning) Kringle. Flavors to be sold include Sea Salt Caramel Pecan, Caramel Apple and Turtle. Other flavors available are Raspberry, Door County Cherry, Blueberry Cheese, Almond, Cream Cheese and Strawberry Cheese. Each Kringle costs $17; cash or a check payable to UWGB/PES are accepted forms of payment. The fundraiser ends on Feb. 28, 2020, and delivery will take place on March 11, 2020. Please contact Teri Ternes at ternest@uwgb.edu to place your order, and arrange for payment and delivery.

Visit iHop on Feb. 22 to support UW-Green Bay DECA

iHop on 2415 S. Oneida Street, Green Bay, Wis., will be donating 20% of sales to the UW-Green Bay DECA chapter on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 between 4 and 8 p.m. Please Commit to Eat prior to attending; there must be 20 people committing for the event to occur! When you purchase your meal, mention UW-Green Bay DECA and follow the restaurant’s instructions to receive 20% of your meal’s price, which will be donated back to UW-Green Bay DECA. Click here to learn more. The fundraiser is being organized in order to send Collegiate DECA members to state and international competition. The DECA club is also donating 15% of all proceeds to the Salvation Army!

Habitat for Humanity fundraiser is Friday, Sept. 20 at Festival Foods

The student organization, UW-Green Bay Habitat for Humanity, will be hosting a brat and hot dog fundraiser Friday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Festival Foods on University Ave. All proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward the group’s annual winter break trip. This year, the group is traveling to Taos, New Mexico.

Southeast Asian Student Union taking orders for Fall 2018 Eggroll Fundraiser

The Southeast Asian Student Union is now accepting orders for their Fall 2018 Egg roll Fundraiser. This year, proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards attending the conference “Facing Race: A National Conference” held in Detroit, Michigan. Questions about the fundraiser can be emailed to sosasu@uwgb.edu. Egg rolls can be ordered with this order form, and orders are being taken until Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.

Payments can be made at the Southeast Asian Student Union booth at the Garden Cafe on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Egg rolls will be available for fresh pick-up on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the University Union near the Chartwells kitchen, and frozen pick-up will be available on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 125 in the University Union.

Marinette Campus Cafe hosts ‘Hats off to Women and Girls’ fundraiser

The Women’s Giving Circle of Marinette and Menominee counties will hold their annual fundraiser and meeting themed “Hats off to Women and Girls” at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Café on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. The committee supports local projects important to women and girls and will award more than $10,000 in grants at the event. There is a $5 suggested donation for the event that includes hors d’oeuvres, raffles and prizes. Attendees are encouraged to bring a friend and wear their favorite hat to the event. For more information and to register for the event, call 715-952-2007 and leave a message or email wgcircle07@gmail.com. Read full story on the Eagle Herald.

Reminder: Diversity Task Force fundraiser to support Puerto Rico

A reminder that the UW-Green Bay Diversity Task Force is asking for help in raising funds for the people of Puerto Rico. The goal is to raise $5,000 by the end of the week. Donations are being collected at various campus offices and booths (including the Office of International Education, Student Life, Dean of Students and American Intercultural Center). There is also an online donation option. Additionally, various members of the campus community have pledged to do “challenges” at different amounts of funds raised. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu/diversity-task-force, visit our Facebook event page, or email diversitytaskforce@uwgb.edu.

Today is ‘Giving Tuesday’

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of celebration dedicated to making a difference through charitable giving. You can take part by making a contribution to support students and programs at UW-Green Bay! To do so, visit the online giving site or you can submit the pledge form provided in the Faculty and Staff Giving packet that you will receive through interoffice mail. Support of the Brown County United Way is also encouraged during this season of giving. A personalized email will be sent to you soon from with more information about how to contribute to the important causes the United Way supports. Thank you from the Office of University Advancement and leaders of the United Way campaign.

‘Revise the Room’ fundraiser nears goal

The “Revise the Room” fundraiser has nearly reached its goal of raising $6,000 to purchase new chairs for Theater Hall 378. This room is used by students in English 305: Novel Writing Workshop who are challenged with writing a 50,000 word novel draft by the end of the semester. To learn more, visit their Facebook page or donate now.

Reminder: ‘Give a Kid a Chair’ campaign

Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English) and her students have been working hard to raise funds for an improved writing space on campus. They still need some urgent help or students “will be sitting in decades-old, hard metal chairs” again this semester, while trying to complete 50,000-word novels. Read why Meacham is passionate about this classroom renovation for her students and see how you can make a difference. More here.