Thank you for supporting FIU’s United Way campaign!

FIU has partnered with United Way of Miami-Dade County, to continue to find avenues to improve the lives of those who live, work and raise their families in this community, including members of the FIU family.

United Way is focused on providing an opportunity for a high quality education that leads to a stable job, sufficient income to support a family through retirement and good health. With the help of the FIU community, we can continue to support United Way’s goal to create long-lasting changes.


Calendar of Events

Please join us at our various events in support of United Way. They are listed below and we hope to see you there!

Date Time Event
Thursday, September 8, 2016 2:30PM United Way Steering Committee Meeting
MMC – GC 1235
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:00PM Kickoff
MMC - GC Pit
Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:00PM Best Bite Throwdown
MMC – GC Pit
Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:00PM Homecoming Game Collection FIU vs. Old Dominion
MMC – Football Stadium
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:00PM Spooky Movie By the Lawn
Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:30PM United Way Steering Committee Meeting
MMC - GC 1235
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:00PM Student Affairs Halloween Lunch
MMC – GC PantherSuite
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:30AM FIU-United Way Leadership Breakfast
MMC – Faculty Club
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:00PM United Way Hospitality Luncheon
BBC - Wine Spectator Restaurant Management Lab
Purchase Tickets *Space is limited. Tickets are $30.00
Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:30PM United Way Steering Committee Meeting
MMC - GC 1235
Friday, December 9, 2016 5:00PM FIU-United Way Auction and Taste of FIU Cook Off Competition
MMC – Graham Center Ballrooms
Tickets are $10.00 (this is inclusive of beverages and hors d'oeuvres) and may be purchased at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus in PC 519 or GC 1210. For more information, please call 305-348-0158.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 5:00PM FIU - United Way Brew Miami
MMC – Between the Gold and Blue Garages
Purchase Tickets Tickets are $30.00 online or $35.00 at the door
Thursday, January 19, 2017 TBD United Way Women's Leadership Breakfast

2016 Auction and Taste of FIU Cook-Off Competition

For those who attended our 2015 Auction and Master Chef Competition, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Your support at both events helped us raise over $21,000 towards our goal. We hope to see you at the 2016 Auction and Taste of FIU Cook-Off Competition on Friday, December 9, 2016 followed by the Brew Miami Event on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Click here, to see pictures of last year’s events.




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