Brandeis Unites Us

The Brandeis Unites Us campaign gives community members the opportunity to make a difference.

The Brandeis Unites Us campaign provides an opportunity for members of the Brandeis community to make a difference in the lives of people who are less fortunate by supporting Community Works, the United Way, and/or Brandeis University.

The 2019 Brandeis Unites Us campaign runs from November 1 to December 31, 2019. Join faculty and staff co-chairs, Joel Christensen '01 (Department of Classical Studies) and Stephanie Grimes (Dean of Students Office) in making a gift to keep with the University's foundational commitment to social justice.

Members of the Brandeis community have a history of generously supporting Community Works and the United Way, both of which provide crucial services to enrich our neighboring communities.

To make an online gift as part of the Brandeis Unites Us campaign, visit one of these online giving sites: Community Works, the United Way or Brandeis. For any questions, please contact Caitlin Cavanaugh in the Institutional Advancement Division at 781.736.4119 or

"Over twenty years ago when I was a senior in college, I was only able to attend Brandeis because of the generous scholarships and grants that made my tuition more affordable than resident costs in my home state of Maine. When I look back on my life, I know that this opportunity has had a tremendous impact on my future from my intellectual experience and career path to my family: I met my wife during our freshman year. Student support like this comes from large and small donations to the University scholarship and general funds. It is important to me to donate when I can and to support this campaign because I know personally the type of impact it has."
– Joel Christensen '01, Faculty Co-Chair, Department of Classical Studies

  • Community Works

    Community Works is Massachusetts’ only workplace federation with a focus on supporting social justice organizations. Since 1982, Community Works has worked to provide funding for change through payroll deduction campaigns in Greater Boston and across Massachusetts.
  • United Way

    When you support United Way, you do more than reach out to people in urgent need now. You also support meaningful, lasting change that impacts everyone in our community. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED. Together, we can achieve more than we ever could alone.
  • Brandeis University

    Characterized by academic excellence since its founding in 1948, Brandeis is one of the youngest private research universities and the only nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored college or university in the country. Named for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, it combines the faculty and resources of a world-class research institution with the intimacy and personal attention of a small liberal arts college.