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Nov. 6, 2014 Volume 36, No. 11

Online giving to MU/UM United Way Campaign ends Nov. 21

United WayThe University of Missouri community continues to give generously to the 2014 MU/UM United Way Campaign. As of Wednesday, nearly $450,000 has been raised toward the goal of $600,000. Online donations end Nov. 21, though donations will be accepted through year’s end.

MU administrators set a goal of 25 percent participation from employees. As of Wednesday, nearly 15 percent of employees have taken part.

United Way Heart of Missouri implemented the Community Impact model in 2012, and results have been impressive. Under the model, there has been a 62 percent reduction in the use of illegal drugs by adolescent participants in the area of health services; 10,640 students received dental health services; and 24,752 individuals received needed food assistance.

To review the full report of the 2013 Community Impact results, visit