AltaLink ran their best campaign yet, exceeding last year’s contributions by matching all donations 1:1!
They transformed their plans quickly to meet the needs of a virtual workforce, offering a plethora of engagement, volunteering, and fundraising initiatives online—including a fun Hollywood Square-inspired event that involved employees and leadership alike.
Nuvista’s early campaign boasted good weather, fresh air, food trucks, and physically-distanced events—including their own unique take on an Amazing Race! In this exciting event, participants embarked on an adventure around downtown Calgary and enjoyed a little friendly competition. Their campaign was bolstered by strong executive support, match incentives, and the power of technology, with Nuvista employees being engaged through the Philanthropy Cloud platform.
As a donor, volunteer, and supporter of United Way for more than a decade, Cindy Graham has graciously volunteered and participated in every element of United Way campaigns over the years. She is also a competitive force when it comes to periodic table bingo, a special event within the Faculty of Science, where she is the Vice-Dean. With enthusiasm, determination, and a willingness to go above and beyond, she shared United Way’s impact with leadership, staff, and key stakeholders to create momentum, secure support, and engage the entire campus.
Sherri has been a dedicated United Way ambassador for many years. She excels at incorporating new engagement activities in Nova Chemicals’ campaign to educate employees on social issues. Without a campaign committee, Sherri’s contributions are unparalleled—she truly carries the campaign by herself every year.
Imperial joined forces with The Social Impact Lab during their campaign, tapping into their employees’ expertise to help solve the issue of food security by hosting a Disrupt-athon. Seven teams signed up from across the company to participate, with many more joining to watch and listen! By giving employees a chance to get involved, innovate, and have their say in the issues they care about, Imperial saw increased donation and participation rates, keeping their donation links open a month longer than originally planned!
ARC Resources’ campaign was made possible by a small but mighty planning committee, who worked tirelessly to engage employees in events, facilitated education activities, Day of Caring opportunities, and more. Backed by leadership support, employees were empowered to participate in volunteerism and learn about United Way’s partner agencies over the course of this expanded campaign.
University of Calgary’s campaign was a campus-wide highlight, creating buzz and engagement across multiple departments and faculties. U of C was quick to get involved in relief efforts for COVID-19, highlights United Way as a key community partner in their strategic plan, and shares the impact of United Way’s work far and wide.