United Way Campaign

United Way Events for Homecoming 2015


September 20

Please note that the Live United Color War and 5K Run has been POSTPONED.

Homecoming Week kicks off with the Live United Color War and 5K Run on Sunday, September 20 at 6 pm (Family and kids) and 8 pm (Adults over 16) at the Intramural Fields next to the Pharmacy Building.  The deadline to pre-register  to receive a t-shirt is September 16.

Note: Color packets will not be distributed prior to the event. Participants may check in on Saturday, September 19 at the University Recreation Center (UREC) to receive a t-shirt and information packet. The packet includes color packet tickets for easier pick up on Sunday.

The event includes an obstacle course for all participants as a part of the Color War experience. Following the Color War is an optional 5K run. Color will be thrown onto participants at both events.

All proceeds benefit United Way.

Follow this link for rules, registration and payment information: UW Color Run.

September 21

Be sure to attend Lip Sync on Monday, September 21.  All proceeds from the Audience Choice Award benefit United Way.

September 24

The United Way Carnival and Dawg House Competition will be held on September 24 from 3-7 pm in the North University Quad. This is a family friendly event with traditional carnival games, activities and food.  Try your luck to win prizes of all sizes!  Tickets for food and activities will be available beginning at 3 pm.  All proceeds benefit United Way.

Applications to participate in the competition are due by Friday, September 18 by 5 pm.  Follow this link for Dawg House competition rules: ferris.edu/Homecoming.

Follow this link for the registration form: Dawg House Registration Form.

Judging will take place during the United Way Carnival with votes costing $1 each. Proceeds will benefit United Way.