Campus Chest News

UT Kicks Off 2013 Campus Chest Campaign

This year’s Campus Chest campaign is under way, and UT employees are encouraged to donate to various charitable organizations in East Tennessee. After exceeding last year’s goal of $605,000 by $15,000, the campaign challenges UT employees to band together and raise $610,000 by November 1.

There’s Still Time to Give to Campus Chest

The Campus Chest campaign is wrapping up. The campaign is at 97 percent of its $605,000 goal. There is still time to make your pledge if you have not already. Employees can choose to make donations through payroll deduction, cash, or check. Donations are being accepted through November 30.

2012 Campus Chest Campaign Begins at UT

This year’s Campus Chest campaign has officially kicked off. The Campus Chest allows UT employees to give back to the community by making donations to various charitable organizations in East Tennessee. The campus-wide goal for this year is $605,000. Last year, the campaign exceeded its goal of $590,000 by more than $30,000.

Campus Chest Exceeds Goal

Thank you and congratulations! UT Knoxville has exceeded its 2011-12 Campus Chest goal. The Knoxville-area campaign has raised $617,165, which is 104.6 percent of the $590,000 goal. The UT Campus Chest campaign has met or exceeded its goal for twenty years.

Campus Chest Close to Goal…Still Time to Give

The University of Tennessee is now at 95.8 percent of its 2011-12 Campus Chest goal. The campaign has been extended for one final week to provide additional opportunities for employees to make pledges or one-time donations.

Campus Chest Extends its Deadline

The 2011-12 Campus Chest campaign wrapped up its official final week with pledges totaling $480,507 or 81.44 percent of the $590,000 goal. The campaign has been extended for another week to provide additional opportunity for employees to make pledges.

Honest Tea: UT Community Scores 86 Percent in Honesty Experiment

The UT Knoxville community is 86 percent honest. That’s the score the campus received in the Honest Campus experiment staged by Honest Tea, the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea company. The company set up an unmanned, pop-up tea store for three hours on Wednesday on the east end of the Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Mall, near Hodges Library.

Cheek: Thanks for Your Generosity During This Year’s UT Campus Chest Campaign

“I want to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Campus Chest Campaign. Even in these challenging economic times, we exceeded our goal because of the generosity of our faculty and staff. I am proud to announce that we raised $584,199 this year, or 102 percent of our campaign goal.”

Campus Chest Campaign Extended for One More Week

UT Knoxville’s 2009-2010 Campus Chest campaign has been extended for another week. This year’s goal is $570,000, and the campus is at 99.51 percent of that goal.The Campus Chest campaign has met or exceeded its goal every year for the last 18 years. UT Knoxville needs less than $3,000 to take the streak to 19 years.

Campus Chest Campaign Extended for One More Week

UT Knoxville’s 2009-2010 Campus Chest campaign has been extended for one more week. This year’s goal is $570,000, and the campus is at 93 percent of that goal. The Campus Chest campaign has met or exceeded its goal every year for the last 18 years. UT Knoxville needs $36,000 to take the streak to 19 years.