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UCI Staff Assembly

On Giving Day, people from all over the world rally around UCI for 24 hours, spreading Anteater spirit, challenging each other, and demonstrating the power of one to make a difference. Alumni, community members, students, staff and faculty give what they can to the cause of their choice to further UCI’s vision to tackle the world’s great challenges and serve our community in truly meaningful ways.

You Choose 

Giving Day is fueled by the spirit of community and collaboration. With so many worthy causes, your support is sure to make an impact. Thank you for considering support for UCI Staff Assembly.  We are an all-volunteer organization created by staff for staff to promote the interests of all UCI staff.

We hope that you will consider supporting one of the following programs benefiting both UCI campus and UCI Health staff:

  • The Mike Puritz Staff Assembly Career Enhancement Scholarship Program Allows UCI Campus and UCI Health staff to further their education and professional development.
  • Staff Assembly Special Programs Fund The UCI Staff Assembly Special Programs Fund allows the Staff Assembly Council to create, develop and enhance programs, such as the All-Staff Breakfast, that benefit our 12,000 staff members.

To make your donation, click on the blue “Give Now” button at the top of your screen and select the fund of your choice. Your can take your impact further by participating in one of our special matches and challenges featured on this page. 

Small Gifts, Big Impact

It’s not about the size of the gift, it’s the act of giving that matters. No matter the amount, your gift makes a difference. Your gift combines with gifts from other staff and the power of one becomes the power of all.


-Staff Assembly

P.S. We invite you to learn more about Staff Assembly, the volunteer organization by staff, for staff – TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER!

Staff Assembly Donor Map
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 44
2 MI 1
3 AA 0
Last But Not Least!
Congratulations to Tse-Wen Chen, a current student, whose gift to Solar Car Engineering Student Group won the Last But Not Least Challenge! With your gift Tse-Wen, $1000 in bonus funds will be awarded to Solar Car Engineering, thanks to the generous support of UCI Foundation trustees Gary and Melanie Singer!
Staff Assembly $10,000 Match
Any amount you give is doubled up to $10,000 by our match! Let’s max out the match!
$2,920 MATCHED
Staff Assembly 30 Gifts Challenge
Thank you for helping staff reach their education goals! 10 more gifts will unlock $500 from Sandy Lee, Staff Assembly Fundraising Chair, to support Staff Assembly Funds – $250 to Staff Scholarship and $250 to Special Programs! Our match will double the amount to both programs in addition to your donations!
30 / 30 Gifts
Staff Assembly 40 Gifts Challenge
We’re so close to our goals! An additional 10 gifts will unlock $500 from Pamela James, Executive HR Director and Roxanne Ford, Executive Director for Corporate and Foundation Relations, and with our 1:1 match will add $1,000 to your donations!
40 / 40 Gifts
Staff Assembly "First 10" Challenge
Thank you for helping staff reach their education goals! The first 10 gifts will unlock $250 from Mike Puritz and with our 1:1 match, will add a full scholarship to your donations!
10 / 10 Gifts
Staff Assembly 20 Gifts Challenge
We’re on our way to reaching our fundraising goals! The next 10 gifts will unlock $500 from John Bodenschatz, CUCSA Chair - $250 to Staff Scholarships and $250 to the Staff Assembly Special Programs Fund! Our match will double the amount to both programs in addition to your donations!
20 / 20 Gifts
Parent Power Hour 25 gift Challenge
Power Hour? How about a power 15-minutes?! Congratulations to our UCI Parent and Family community for coming together in record time to unlock $10,000 in support for Campus Organizations and Volunteer Programs! Keep the momentum going and support some of our outstanding matches and challenges below!
25 / 25 Gifts
1965 Challenge
Congratulations to Hilary Lapks! Your gift to Men's Volleyball just unlocked $1,965 in bonus funds for the program!
1,965 / 1,965 Gifts
Early Bird Challenge
Congratulations to Darcy Wilson-Jones (LGBT Resource Center), Katy Young (School of the Arts/Dance), Charlton Lee (Social Sciences Student Awards) and Rick Emerling (UCI Retirees Association Scholarships), for winning our Early Bird Challenge! $500 in bonus funds will be added to each of these funds in your honor!
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