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UPwithART 2020 Results!

UPwithART 2020 Results!

Thanks to you, UPwithART 2.0 raised $146K that will go directly towards Unity Project’s housing stability program and Museum London’s children’s programming! We are (almost) speechless at the fact that even during this difficult time, we ended up only $2K shy of last year’s grand total. This is beyond our dreamiest expectations, and we are all so thankful that you chose to be a part of UPwithART despite the pandemic and our “change in venue”. At first, we were unsure of how our online fundraiser (as we understand, the first large online fundraiser in London since the quarantine took effect) would be received, and as the days progressed, we were overwhelmed by such a strong showing of community support.

This year would not have been possible without the support of our sponsors and community partners, especially our Diamond Sponsor –  Van Simpson Portfolio Management. Please take a moment to look at these organizations that unflinchingly supported us from the starting block to the finish line.

This was also UPwithART’s 10th anniversary and even after a decade, we are committed to improving and adapting our fundraiser. Help us out by taking this short three-minute survey about your experience to make next year’s fundraiser even better.

Lastly, we want to thank you not only for your financial support, but also for the goodwill you’ve put back into the community, your trust in both of our organizations, and your willingness to make London better for future generations and marginalized communities. Stay safe and we hope to see you next year!

-The UPwithART committee

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717 Dundas Street
London ON N5W 2Z5

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t: 519.433.8700

Canadian Registered Charity #859628851RR0001

717 Dundas Street
London ON N5W 2Z5

www.unityproject.ca
t: 519.433.8700

Canadian Registered Charity #859628851RR0001

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UPwithART 2020 – Postponed

UPwithART 2020 – Postponed

Dear friends of Unity Project and Museum London: COVID-19 threatens not only our health but also how we will serve our communities. As a result, UPwithART 2020 will be postponed.

This seriously affects the much-needed fundraising that is essential to both organizations at a time when we have already been financially affected.

We are currently assessing the situation and have some ideas about how we might conduct the event at a later date, in order to ensure the health and well-being of our communities and achieve the goals of the event as best we can.

We appreciate your understanding in this matter and hope we can count on your support going forward.

Sincerely,
Chuck Lazenby, Executive Director of Unity Project
Brian Meehan, Executive Director of Museum London

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717 Dundas Street
London ON N5W 2Z5

www.unityproject.ca
t: 519.433.8700

Canadian Registered Charity #859628851RR0001

717 Dundas Street
London ON N5W 2Z5

www.unityproject.ca
t: 519.433.8700

Canadian Registered Charity #859628851RR0001

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A Holiday Tradition – Santa Sacks !

A Holiday Tradition – Santa Sacks!

It’s that time of year again where many are coming together to celebrate the giving season with friends and family, and Unity would love your help in bringing the holiday spirit to those without a home or family this season.

Here are some of the items you can donate to Unity for this project: 

  • Socks (white if possible)
  • Underwear
  • Basic Hygiene products – shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toothbrushes & toothpaste, lip balm, moisturizer, small first aid kits etc
  • Warm outerwear: scarves, hats, mitts, thermal socks
  • Combs/ Brushes
  • Bus Tickets
  • Sweets – Candies, Chocolate, cookies, candy canes etc
  • Gift Cards (i.e Tim Horton’s)
  • Small Non-Perishable foods
    and many other items are always welcomed!

If you are unable to donate an item we are also accepting financial donations. If you’re interested in this avenue please click the following link: Donate for Santa Sacks !

A big thank you and hug to everyone that has chosen to donate to us throughout the year and this holiday season. We, and the youth & adults who access our services daily are extremely grateful for the support you continuously show us. Cheers, and best wishes to all!

For more information/questions contact Manny Liebau: 
Tel: 519-433-8700 ext. 205
Email: mliebau@unityproject.ca 

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717 Dundas Street
London ON N5W 2Z5

www.unityproject.ca
t: 519.433.8700

Canadian Registered Charity #859628851RR0001

717 Dundas Street
London ON N5W 2Z5

www.unityproject.ca
t: 519.433.8700

Canadian Registered Charity #859628851RR0001