Local United Way Releases Annual Campaign Drive Figures
Utica, NY (WIBX) – The numbers are finally in, and United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica area is celebrating a remarkable feat. The non-profit group raised $2.43 million dollars during its 2011-2012 campaign drive! Of course as in year’s past, companies and individuals who raised the most money received awards and special recognition during United Way’s campaign finale celebration last week.
And the winners are:
Presented in three categories based on company size (100+ employees, 50-99 employees, under 50 employees). To qualify for the award, 50% of employees must donate to the company campaign and per capita giving must average $50 or more.
- Small Business: Bank of Utica
- Medium Business: Carbone Honda
- Large Business: The Fountainhead Group
MOST IMPROVED CAMPAIGN
Presented to a company that shows an increase of 20% or more in company campaign dollars raised.
- Home Care Services of Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare
LABOR UNION AWARD
Presented to the labor union with outstanding service to their community
- IBEW Local 43
LIVE UNITED CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR
Presented to the Campaign Coordinators who best show their employees how to LIVE UNITED by giving, advocating and volunteering in our community.
- Mr. Jerry Plows, FSLHC
SPEAKER OF THE YEAR
- Mr. Wayne Baran, Boys and Girls Club of the Mohawk Valley
VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR
- Ms. Rosemarie Seron and Mr. Sean Mackin
For more information about United Way, or to donate to the annual campaign, visit www.unitedwaygu.org or call (315) 733-4691. The local, independent non-profit organization funds area programs and services throughout the community to impact health, education and many other social services in the community.