United Way of St. Charles has raised more than $2.5 million

From staff and wire reports

March 21 at 10:44 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Valero employees receiving the UWSC Spirit Award.
Valero employees receiving the UWSC Spirit Award.
United Way of St. Charles announced at their Victory Celebration last month that they had raised $69,051 more than the same time last year.

To date, United Way of St. Charles has raised over $2.5 million. The Victory Celebration, held at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan, announced the accomplishments of United Way of St. Charles’ Annual Campaign and recognized companies with success in their workplace campaigns.

Valero was awarded the highest honor of the night, receiving the UWSC Spirit Award in recognition of the best overall United Way campaign. In 2013-2014, Valero St. Charles Operations raised over $932,066 for United Way.

The Newcomer’s Award in recognition of companies who conducted a campaign for the first time in 2013 was presented to Latter & Blum, St. Charles Borromeo School and ADM Destrehan.

The Excellence in Partnership Award was presented to Arc of St. Charles, Alpha Daughters of Zion, American Red Cross, CADA, Catholic Charities, Child Advocacy Services, Creative Family Solutions, SCSO Crisis Assistance Program, Girl Scouts, Metro Center for Women, Norco Adult Day Care, RSVP, St. Charles Community Health Center, St. Charles Parish Council on Aging, St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary, and SCSO TRIAD in celebration of United Way of St. Charles partner agencies who conduct a campaign.

Numerous other companies received top honors for success in campaign improvement, employee per capita giving, corporate giving, percent participation, and leadership giving.

Also recognized at the victory celebration were the non-industry campaigns from various governmental entities.




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