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UFV fundraising drive steers parking fees into student assistance fund

Even while working from home, UFV employees are still finding a way to help students by donating their monthly parking fees to assist those in need. The idea was proposed by a staff member during roundtable discussions at a recent UFV Emergency Operations Committee meeting. Almost immediately, staff and faculty jumped on board. As of […]

Lifesaver campaign gives UFV employees a way to give back — just ask Randi Seguin

Each year before the Welcome Back Barbecue for employees, the UFV Advancement team hosts a Lifesaver campaign kickoff to thank current donors and challenge them to inspire other employees to donate. The Lifesaver campaign gives employees a way to support UFV students who are going through an emergency. This year, UFV student and mother-of-three Randi […]

Roger Sasaki’s legacy continues with endowed award for Social Work students

  Roger Sasaki cared. Even in the final days of his fight against cancer, the proud husband, father, friend, and social worker still wrote extensively in a journal, where words like ‘gratefulness’ and ‘hope’ kept arising despite his grim prognosis. He knew the doctors, nurses, and cleaning staff by name. All his life he was […]

Cascades’ Shoot for the Cure fundraiser raises the bar

The Cascades women’s basketball team helped raise more than $4,100 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation during their second annual Shoot for the Cure Pub Night and Silent Auction at Finnegan’s Pub. More than 30 items were up for silent auction on the Jan. 30 event, ranging from a Harrison weekend getaway to oil changes […]

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Meet the team at University Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Since taking the helm to lead the former Development and Alumni Relations offices, Madeleine Hardin has initiated a number of changes to the two departments. Now under one leader, employees from both areas are enjoying a new name, new roles, and the numerous benefits of a larger team. The amalgamation of the two areas has […]

New folks: Karina Chow brings fundraising experience and passion for volunteerism to UFV Advancement office

Karina Chow is UFV’s newest professional fundraiser, having  joined the University Advancement office as the  advancement officer for foundations and major gifts in early December. In this role, Karina will be working with foundations, corporations and individuals to secure significant funding for UFV. Before joining UFV, Karina was director of development for The Reach Gallery […]

Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers = fundraising success

In this day and age, the dreams of a university don’t take flight without a solid foundation of community support. So when the Indo-Canadian community approached the University of the Fraser Valley (then UCFV) started to look into developing courses, programs, and community outreach initiatives in the area of Indo-Canadian studies in the early 2000s, […]