January 18, 2002
United Way campaign a success
This year's CSUS United Way campaign
met its goal to break the $100,000 mark for the first time
ever, showing once again the strong community support of University
In total, CSUS employees gave $109,975, up from $93,427 last
The average gift was $150, and 712 employees from the University,
CSUS Foundation and the Associated Students participated.
There were also 25 employees who participated in the September
Eight employees contributed more than $1,000 each, and 25
employees contributed between $500 and $1,000.
This year's campaign was chaired by Elroy Littlefield, executive
director of the CSUS Foundation, where employee giving grew
200 percent, from $3,972 to $12,006.
For their "above and beyond" help with the campaign,
Littlefield especially thanked Peggy Ashley, Hornet Bookstore
secretary; Kathy Harris, administration coordinator; Grasiela
Pompeo, student assistant; and Nancy Pennebaker, special assistant.
He also thanked the campus area coordinators and key campaigners.
Next year's campaign will be chaired by Marilyn Hopkins, dean
of the College of Health and Human Services.
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