Charitable Giving Campaign kickoff is Tuesday and Wednesday St. Thomas Newsroom September 30, 1999 The Charitable Giving Campaign at St. Thomas will begin with kick-off celebrations Tuesday, Oct. 5, on the St. Paul campus and Wednesday, Oct. 6, on the Minneapolis campus. This annual campaign provides faculty and staff the opportunity to support one or all of the following nonprofit organizations:Community Solutions Fund (Formerly Cooperating Fund Drive)Minnesota Environmental FundThe Health Fund of MinnesotaUnited ArtsUnited WayCome to the kick-off celebration:11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, Campus Square (near Scooter’s), Murray Herrick Campus Center, St. Paul campus, or11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, main-floor atrium, Minneapolis campus.Information about the agencies listed above and contribution pledge cards are being sent to faculty and staff members. Please review the information, complete the pledge card and either return it at the kick-off celebration or return it in the envelope provided to Mail # AQU217.The campaign kickoff is an opportunity for you to learn more about the agencies listed above. You may meet representatives, view a video that displays some of the efforts of each organization or pick up literature.Refreshments, including free root-beer floats, will be provided. A special prize drawing will be held for pledge cards returned at the events. For those unable to attend the kickoff, there will be additional prize drawings for all pledge cards received before Oct. 15.Thanks in advance for your consideration and support of this campaign. Your contribution is important. All contributions, regardless of the size, have a positive impact on our community. Thanks for working together to help make this a caring community.