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Buy Raffle Tickets for Great Prizes or Purchase a ‘Spooktacular Candy Gram’ during Sylvester’s United Way Fundraising Drive


From raffles to candy grams, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center research team has come up with some “Spooktacular” ways to help raise money for the United Way of Miami-Dade.

Hotel accommodations, dinners, and yoga and gym packages are just some of the prizes that will be awarded during two raffle drawings on Friday, November 21. To purchase raffle tickets, email amdojnia@med.miami.edu, call 305-243-4889, or stop by the Clinical Research Building, Room 1542.Ticket prices vary depending on the category of prizes.

The Sylvester research team’s “Spooktacular Candy Gram” distribution takes place on Halloween Friday, October 31. Send Spooktacular Candy Grams to friends, colleagues, or that person down the hall or in the cube next door. Each Spooktacular Candy Gram is $1, so bring your list to CRB 1542 or email amdojnia@med.miami.edu. Please have the building and room number for each recipient ready at the time of purchase.

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Buy Tickets Now for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Spooktacular Luncheon to Benefit the United Way


The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the United Way of Miami-Dade are sponsoring a Spooktacular Luncheon, with food donated by many local restaurants, between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, October 27, in the Clinical Research Building, room 692. If you are interested in enjoying spooktacular food and supporting the United Way, please stop by CRB 1542 or 1512 to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets are $8 each. For more information, contact Jessica Haft at 305-243-5484. All the proceeds will go to Sylvester/United Way fundraising efforts.

 

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Sign Up Now for UPS 5K Race to Benefit the United Way


The University of Miami is once again sponsoring the UPS 5K Run to benefit the United Way of Miami-Dade. Be among the first 1,500 to sign up for the run, which will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Coral Gables City Hall on Saturday, September 6, and you’ll get a free t-shirt. Help make greater Miami a more educated, prosperous, and healthy community by registering for the University of Miami team today. To register, fill out the participant information form, then click the “I’m Ready to Pay” tab to pay your fee. The cost is $30.

 

 

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Hurry to Sign Up for Free for UPS 5K Run Benefitting the United Way


The University of Miami is once again sponsoring the UPS 5K Run, and the first 30 people to sign up for the UM team will have their $30 registration fee waived. Be among the first 1,500 to sign up, and you’ll get a free t-shirt. The race, which benefits United Way of Miami-Dade, will start at 7:30 a.m. from Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, on Saturday, September 6. Help make greater Miami a more educated, prosperous, and healthy community by registering for the University of Miami team today. To register:

  • Visit www.ups5k.com, and click the “Individual registration” button.
  • Click the General Public tab and fill out your contact information.
  • Click the I’m Ready to Pay tab, and enter UM30 in the discount code section. If you are eligible for free registration you will be automatically registered.

 

 

 

 

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Free Sebastian by Donating to His Bail Fund – AKA The United Way


Sebastian is captured on camera stepping on the University seal.

Sebastian is captured on camera stepping on the University seal.

Yikes! Sebastian, the University of Miami’s beloved mascot, will be detained on Thursday, November 21, for stepping on the University seal in front of the UC Bookstore. Based on a complaint filed by the Department of Real Estate and Facilities, which captured Sebastian’s audacious act on camera, University of Miami Police plan to take Sebastian into custody from the Newman Alumni Center and detain him at The UC Rock. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to help bail him out by dropping cash or checks off at the Rock between 1 and 3 p.m. Upon his release, the Department of Real Estate and Facilities promises to destroy the incriminating evidence, the aforementioned photograph, and send all proceeds to the United Way.

 

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