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11/19/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/20/2020 09:42

United Way campaign heads for strong finish

Nicole, left, and Tiffany of Newport were the first clients of United Way of the Capital Region's Contact to Care program, which helped them secure a primary health provider.

With just one day to go in Penn State Health and the College of Medicine's 2020 United Way campaign, 4.8% of employees have pledged their support. If you haven't, there's still time.

November 19, 2020Penn State Health Daily Brief

The campaign ends Friday, Nov. 20.

How to give

St. Joseph United Way campaign exceeds goal

The St. Joseph United Way campaign surpassed its goal of $20,000 by raising $21,088 in support of United Way of Berks County. The campaign ran from Sept. 16 to Oct. 31 and had 4% participation from employees.

Joe Frank, Penn State Health St. Joseph interim president, and Missy Orlando, senior director of development, announced the following results:

  • The campaign was supported by 78 givers and eight leadership givers.
  • Leadership giving contributions: $11,501 or 54.5% of total campaign.
  • 37 new givers, including leadership, who contributed $12,632.
  • Management Council donors: 18 out of 66 or 27% participation rate.
  • 2019 campaign: $13,704 from 92 givers, representing 4.75% participation from employees.
  • 2020 represents an increase of $7,384 or 54% increase over 2019.

Give and receive

Participants who make a pledge/contribution of $182 per year will be eligible to win one of United Way of the Capital Region's raffle prizes:

  • A new 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer donated by Turner Automotive. Approximate value: $22,990
  • $1,500 AAA Travel giveaway for a cruise or tour of your choice
  • $1,500 in groceries from Giant Food Stores
  • $1,000 Visa gift card from Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals

The winners will be announced on March 12, 2021.

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