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Dragon Drive

Dragon Drive: Drexe Employees Helping the Community

2016 Funds as of Week 4: $138,000 - Thank You!

 

Dear Drexel Colleague,

One of the most exciting expressions of Drexel’s mission is the annual Dragon Drive campaign. When we come together to raise funds for worthwhile charities, we help lift up communities throughout the region that desperately need our support. Please consider making a gift to the 2016 Dragon Drive, which runs from October 3 through October 31.

Your tax-deductible contributions can support several participating organizations, including the AIDS Fund, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Bread & Roses Community Fund, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund, Earth Share Pennsylvania, and Women’s Way or United Way and the organizations that they represent.

To make a gift or for more information, click on the Donate button below (or to the right) or contact Qadim Ghani at qig23@drexel.edu.

Thank you in advance for your commitment to helping Drexel make a real difference as a civically engaged university.

Sincerely,

John A. Fry
President

Dragon Drive

Together We Make A Difference

Dragon Drive is the annual workplace giving campaign for Drexel University faculty and professional staff that takes place during the month of October. Please review the FAQs for more information.

During the campaign, all faculty and professional staff members who make a donation through the Dragon Drive were entered to win weekly raffle prizes.

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FAQs

Is there a minimum contribution?

There is no minimum contribution for AIDS Fund, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Bread & Roses Fund, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund, EarthShare Pennsylvania, Women's Way.

However, there is a $24 minimum contribution per agency for organizations under United Way. If your contribution is less than $24, your designation will be directed to United Way’s Impact Fund.

How can I contribute to one of the spotlight organizations without using the Annual Package?

Select Custom Package and enter the code number for the spotlight organization.

Code Number Agency
02803 AIDS Fund (The)/From All Walks of Life
00239 American Cancer Society, Commonwealth Division, Inc., Southeast Region
00219 American Heart Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
00289 Bread and Roses Community Fund
10676 Delaware Valley Legacy Fund
51499 EarthShare, Pennsylvania
00818 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
00202 Women's Way

What if I want to support a specific United Way agency/charitable organization?

All you need to do is enter that agency's code or name on the online Dragon Drive Contribution Form. The online form provides a link to a list of charitable organizations supported through United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

The full agency listing is also available for reference: United Way Greater Philadelphia and Southern NJ [XLS]

How can I make my contribution to the Dragon Drive?

The easiest way to give generously is to sign up for a payroll deduction by using the online Dragon Drive Contribution Form.

What are the payment options for my contribution and when do they go into effect?

  • Payroll Deduction: Payroll deductions begin in the new calendar year. If you sign up for a payroll deduction contribution during the Dragon Drive in October 2016, your deductions will start in January 2017. The annual donation for monthly paid faculty and professional staff will be divided into 12 payments and the annual donation for bi-weekly paid professional staff will be divided into 26 payments.
  • Credit Card payment: Credit card contributions are charged immediately.
  • Check/Cash Payment: Check/cash contributions are collected during the Dragon Drive; all checks will be cashed once received by the organization. You may send your check/cash and a copy of your verification page (Step 5 in the online contribution form) to your Dragon Drive Captain or directly to Human Resources at 3201 Arch St, Suite 430.
    • Annual Package: If you selected the Annual Package, make your check payable to Drexel University Dragon Drive.
    • Custom Package: If you are contributing to one of the spotlight organizations, make your check payable to the spotlight organization (AIDS Fund, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Bread & Roses Fund, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund, EarthShare Pennsylvania, Women's Way). If you are contribution to an organization under United Way, make your check payable to United Way, noting the specific organization in the memo. A separate check must be submitted for each agency.

Will my contribution through payroll deduction be taken out of my paycheck pre- or post-tax?

Your contribution will be taken out of your paycheck post-tax.

Are there any Drexel affiliates under the United Way?

Code Number Agency
01784 Academy of Natural Sciences
50223 Drexel University
07727 Drexel University College of Medicine
14489 Eleventh Street Family Health Services