For Volunteers

Volunteer Toolkit

Unit directors play a very important role in the Cornell University United Way Campaign. Cornell employee gifts make up more than one-third of the total amount raised for Tompkins County. Every gift makes a positive difference.

Below are resources to assist the campaign volunteers in their efforts for planning a successful campaign.

Steal this Idea!

In this section, we will post ideas shared by other volunteers that you can use for your areas. Feel free to use anything posted here to boost participation!

Tools for a Successful Campaign

Sample Campaign and Thank You Letters

Campaign Communications

  • E-mails for communication with campaign volunteers will come from This e-mail address is managed by the Cornell United Way Campaign Office.
  • Pledge cards and information regarding pledges will come from This address is managed by Kim Tilton in UFSC.