UBC among leaders in United Way drive

UBC has again placed among the top Lower Mainland organizations in the United Way category of Leaders of the Way with 75 donors who gave $1,000 or more to the annual campaign.

Thanks to more than 700 faculty, staff and student donors, the campus campaign raised $289,995 to benefit the various United Way groups and agencies.

The winner of the top raffle prize of two Canadian Airlines tickets was Margo Fraser, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration and Prof. Martin Puterman--also from Commerce--won the top donor prize of a weekend for two compliments of Sun Peaks Resort. For a complete list of winners and sponsors, visit the Web site at www.unitedway.ubc.ca.

UBC was also highly ranked in the category of Discoverers--those who gave $500 or more -- chalking up 82 donors.