Home should be a safe place. You can help those who don’t feel safe at home by donating to one or more of the following charities that are fighting domestic violence and abuse and supporting victims and survivors, through the Connecticut State Employees’ Charitable Campaign (CSEC):
BH Care Inc. Center for Domestic Violence Services (5506), Child Guidance Center (4702), Chrysalis, Meriden-Wallingford (4817), Connecticut Legal Services (6429, 5031, 4659, 4809, 6523, 6708, 6808), Family Services of Greater Waterbury (6012, 6812), Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute (8130), Hartford Interval House (5052), Network Against Domestic Abuse (7755), Prudence Crandall Center (4353, 5082, 6511), Safe Futures (4685), Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury (6031, 6831), Susan B. Anthony Project (6716).
You can find these and other charities listed in the CSEC directory online. To find a specific charity of your choice in the online directory, open the pdf, hit the ctrl key and ‘F’ on your keyboard, type the charity you are searching for in the search box, click the down arrow next to your search, and select “Find or Open.”
Please send your completed pledge form to Paula Enderle, UConn-Storrs Coordinator of the 2014 Connecticut State Employees’ Campaign, at U-5075, or by fax to 860-486-0379. You can also scan it and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Together, we can make a difference. Please give generously.
All faculty and staff who submit a signed pledge form will be entered into a drawing. In this week’s drawing:
- A $20 certificate to Red Rock Café;
- Two UConn Co-op gift cards for $9.99 each.
The drawing will be closed on Nov. 5, and winners will be notified directly.
The winners of items in the drawing that was announced on Oct. 15 were:
- Sung I. Koo, framed photo of the Storrs campus;
- Kathy Kammer, Tri-County Greenhouse certificate.
During the month of November, BJ’s Wholesale Club is offering a promotion to state employees that will benefit the State Employees Charitable Campaign: Anyone signing up through this program receives three extra months’ membership at a discount – a total of 15 months’ membership for $40. That is $10 off the regular membership fee, and the CSEC campaign receives $5 for each person signing up under this program. Those who will be renewing their BJ’s membership between now and February 2015 should renew during November to be eligible for this promotion. To sign up, go to the UConn CSEC website and fill out the BJ’s form.