Enjoy food trucks, fashion show and festival while helping United Way | University Times

Enjoy food trucks, fashion show and festival while helping United Way | University Times

The Business of Enterprise, Hospitality, and Auxiliary Providers will host a Slide Trend and Food items Truck Fest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4 on the William Pitt Union Plaza to profit the Pitt’s United Way generate.

6 area food items vans —Smokeland BBQ, Emporio Meatballs, Haskel’s Delicatessen, Pittsburgh Pierogies, Steel Town Chimneys and Totopo Tacos — will be on hand and a part of foods gross sales from the trucks and for eating destinations in the University Club will be donated to the United Way.

Climate-allowing, the manner demonstrate will acquire location at 12:30 p.m. outdoor in the William Pitt Union Plaza. If there is inclement climate, the phase will be moved to the decrease lounge on the very first ground inside of the William Pitt Union. Pitt college student volunteers will be model the most up-to-date in Pitt equipment and curated vintage products, and songs will be supplied by WPTS, Pitt’s student-operated radio station.

The event is free to attend. A portion of the day’s retail sales from The Pitt Shop, The College Retailer on Fifth, and Maggie & Stella’s will be donated to United Way. The College Suppliers will have a pop-up retail site around the stage.

Campaign goals

The aim for the 2022-23 United Way Marketing campaign is $750,000. As of Nov. 1, Pitt experienced raised $245,756.  

Bradford: $15,710 

Greensburg: $429

Johnstown: $615

Pittsburgh: $228,722 (Retirees $13,440)

Titusville: $280

Pitt will rollover your payroll pledge from very last year’s campaign (same contribution total and identical designations) into the 2022-23 campaign. If you would like to evaluation past year’s payroll donation or make any changes, be sure to do so between now and Dec. 14 by logging into my.pitt.edu. If you chose much less than 12 spend durations previous campaign and take no motion to update this year’s pledge, your 2023 pledge will continue being the identical and will commence with January’s payroll deduction. Payroll rollover applies to Greensburg, Johnstown and Pittsburgh campuses only.

Other functions

  • The Pitt United Way Marketing campaign also is amassing new (tags on) hooded sweatshirt showcasing a faculty, trade university or navy branch to help inspire youthful persons to attain better and realize success.  If you would like to have a hoodie collection in your department, make sure you email [email protected] to make preparations. The University Retail outlet on Fifth or The Pitt Shop on Forbes Avenue are offering a 20 per cent discount on any hoodie purchased for donation by way of Nov. 11. Hoodies can be dropped off from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Alumni Hall Connolly Ballroom or as a result of Nov. 11 at Park Plaza, 128 North Craig St.

  • The United Way Poverty Spiral Action will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Alumni Hall Connolly Ballroom. Staff, school, college students and retirees are invited to be a part of us in this exercise that is developed to obstacle assumptions and facilitate a deeper comprehension of the struggles facing all those in require. Registration for The Poverty Spiral is requested.