United Way campaign closes, award winners announced

The UAF United Way workplace campaign ended Thursday, Dec. 16, raising $16,572 for United Way.

"We would have liked to see more support, however, we want to encourage anyone who wanted to give and didn't to give up until March 31. That's when United Way officially closes the books on their 2021 campaign year," said co-chair Teresa Thompson.

Donations can be made through UAF’s United Way page.

Prize drawings were also held Friday morning, with the following winners:

  • Vouchers for two Alaska Airlines round-trip tickets: Telayna Wong, Felicia Burud
  • SRC semester membership: Varpu Lotvonen
  • UAF Dining Services 300 Meal Plan: Brian Barnes
  • UAF annual parking permits: Kerynn Fisher, Melanie Engram
  • Two lift tickets to Skiland: Emily Reiter
  • UAF Outdoor Adventures gift certificate: Galen Johnson
  • Two tickets to UAF’s spring theater performance “Seminar”: Brad Lobland
  • Two tickets for Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, Feb. 13: Ronnie Houchin
  • Two tickets for Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, Feb. 24: Santosh Panda
  • Two tickets for Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, March 27: Debbie Mekiana
  • UAF Nanooks athletics sports package — two all-sport season tickets to any UAF athletic event: Cathy Cahill
  • Two tickets to Choir of the North spring concert: Jana Canary
  • UAF Pub — Beer tasting for two spring event: Jeremy Vandermeer
  • One-year family membership to UA Museum of the North: Robin Andrews

Winners will be contacted by Teresa Thompson, tathompson2@alaska.edu, 907-455-2090, to determine the best way to receive their prize.