CONTACT: MONIQUE DI CARLO
Women's Resource and Action Center
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
Iowa Shares begins UI campaign with goal of raising $15,000
IOWA CITY, Iowa University of Iowa employees are invited to support
the 18 human service and social justice programs that are members of Iowa
Shares, an umbrella group that raises funds for several non-profit agencies
across Iowa. Iowa Shares is working to raise $15,000 through its UI campaign
to support the people these agencies assist.
This is the fifth UI campaign for Iowa Shares. Employee contributions
qualify for itemized tax deductions. As with other campaigns, UI employees
may contribute by payroll deduction or by a check to Iowa Shares. Last
year workplace giving through Iowa Shares raised more than $80,000 statewide
to benefit neighbors, friends and families served by Iowa Shares organizations.
Iowa Shares member groups in the Iowa City area include Environmental
Advocates, I-RENEW, and the University of Iowa Women's Resource and Action
A complete list of groups that Iowa Shares helps fund is listed in the
material UI employees began receiving Sept. 30. Iowa Shares contributors
may designate gifts to particular agencies or make an undesignated gift.
Iowa Shares donations will be divided between groups.
For more information about Iowa Shares, contact Monique DiCarlo at (319)
335-1486 or Del Holland at (319) 338-5220.