Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

2016 United Way Campaign

OSU-CHS will launch its 2016 United Way campaign on Oct. 14 with a come-and-go luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Founders Hall. The campaign will run through Oct. 21.

OSU-CHS and OSU-Tulsa have set a combined goal for 2016 of raising $60,000. Contributions support the Tulsa Area United Way’s 60 partner agencies that serve more than 50,000 people in the six-county service area. 

Ways to Pledge

  1. Annual pledge payroll deduction. This can be a recurring or one-time deduction.
  2. Participate in one of the special events occurring on campus outlined below.
  3. Place a bid during the silent auction for a premier parking spot at your location.

Calendar of Events

Activity Band

Purchase an Activity Band for $35 for a pass to participate in all activities (considered a one-time pledge). Wear your “I Support TAUW” bracelet throughout the campaign to participate in everything below.

Departmental Challenge

The department with the highest percentage of participation wins a department lunch at Baxter’s.

Reserved Parking Auction

Place your bid for reserved parking spots at OSU-CHS (main campus), Houston Center and the Health Care Center. The person with the highest bid will receive reserved parking for a week. Bid sheets will be located at the front desk with Lee Stidham. If you are located off site, please email chs.outreach@okstate.edu to place your bid. Starting bids will be announced each morning.

Date Event
Oct. 14

United Way Campaign Kick-off Lunch
11:30 a.m., Founders Hall (come-and-go)

Menu: Pasta Bar, cakes

Cost: $5

Oct. 17
  • Lunch
    Quesadilla Bar (chicken, beef and cheese), rice, beans, chips/salsa, cookies
    11 a.m.-1 p.m., Founders Hall
    Cost: $5
  • Meltdown Grilled Cheese Food Truck at Houston Center
    11-1 p.m., parked in front of Houston Center
    Cost: menu pricing with a portion of proceeds going to TAUW
  • Popcorn Snack Break - “Let’s Get this Campaign Poppin’”
    2-4 p.m.
    Cost: $2
  • Movie
    2 p.m. in Founders Hall
Oct. 18
  • Lunch
    Grilled chicken, potatoes, salad, green beans, cookies
    11 a.m.-1 p.m., Founders Hall
    Cost: $5
  • Trail Mix Snack Break - “Ride the Trails and support United Way”
    2-4 p.m., Founders Hall, Health Care Center and Houston Center
    Cost: $2
  • Scavenger Hunt, all day
    Everyone who completes a game of scavenger hunt and emails all pictures to chs.outreach@okstate.edu by 5 p.m. receives a gift certificate for a free lunch at Baxter’s.
Oct. 19
  • Lunch
    Wellness Center Cooking Demonstration: Chili
    11-1 p.m., Founders Hall
    Cost: Donation
  • Reps for Cash
    12-2 p.m., Founders Hall
  • Ice cream sundae Snack Break - “Here’s the scoop: learn why you should donate to United Way”
    2-4 p.m.
    Cost: $2
Oct. 20
  • Lunch
    BBQ buffet, potato salad, green beans, salad, bread, cookies
    11-1 p.m., Founders Hall
    Cost: $5
  • Candy Bar Snack break - “How Sweet it is to Support our Community”
    2-4 p.m.
    Cost: $2
  • Miniature Golf
    Cost: $2
Oct. 21
  • Closing Lunch
    Fajita bar, cakes
    11-1 p.m., Founders Hall
    Cost: $5
  • Snack break - “Let’s End Strong: Last Leg of the Campaign!”
    Cost: $2
  • Friday Fun Day
    Enjoy outdoor activities including: Rock Wall, Football Challenge, Bodacious Billiards, Obstacle Course and much more.
    3-5 p.m. Outside of OSU-CHS
    Cost: $5
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