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Truist-United Way CLC Conference 2016: Working Together to Create Sustainable Change


What do you get when you bring together executives, volunteers, and community leaders from nearly 1,800 United Way communities from around the globe? A meeting of the minds that proves indeed the whole is greater than the sum of its parts!

The annual Community Leaders Conference (CLC) is part of United Way’s global movement to affect lasting change in local and international communities and is built on the belief that working together to connect ideas, share stories, and target solutions will have a greater impact than endeavoring alone.

Ecolab Foundation Matches Employee Giving Campaign Donations to United Ways Across the U.S.

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ST. PAUL, Minn., April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In 2016, the Ecolab Foundation has granted $1,190,000 to United Way organizations in locations near the larger Ecolab facilities in the U.S. These contributions match employee donations collected during its most recent community giving campaign.

The matching funds from the Ecolab Foundation will support the following local United Way chapters as they work to provide community support to those in need:

  • Beloit, Wis.: United Way of Blackhawk Region

United Way Campaign at Northern Trust Facilitates Little Free Libraries

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As part of the United Way campaign at Northern Trust, the Advancing Professionals Business Resource Council, in conjuntion with all BRCs, is facilitating a project around Little Free Libraries. Volunteers from each BRC will decorate the libraries and donate them to a designated site in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. There will be a company-wide book drive to fill the libraries, and reading days at which partners can engage with students in the neighborhood schools. 

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Organizes Northern Trust Produce Day

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In conjunction with the GCFD, YMCA hosts "Produce Day" the 2nd Friday of every month at Libby School (YMCA Community School). Volunteers sort food from GCFD truck, distribute to community members and break down boxes/plastics for recycling and garbage.

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United Way Campaign at Northern Trust Volunteers Sort and Organize Food for the Senior Citizens Supplemental Nutrition Program

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For this project, volunteers will sort and organize food in the warehouse and package individual food boxes for distribution to the Senior Citizens Supplemental Nutrition Program, which provides food to low-income seniors. 

Visit LIVEUNITEDChicago.org to get involved with United Way of Metropolitan Chicago 

Northern Trust Volunteers Help with Greater Chicago Food Depository Repack Session

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Volunteers will help to sort and pack food at Greater Chicago Food Depository as part of a repack session. Packed food will then be distributed to food pantries around the area. 

Visit LIVEUNITEDChicago.org to get involved with United Way of Metropolitan Chicago 

Avista Named 2015 Philanthropic Corporation of the Year by United Way

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Good People, Good Causes was the theme of the 2015 United Way Emerging Leaders Society Philanthropic Awards in Spokane, Wash. And that theme aptly describes Avista’s commitment to the communities that the company has proudly served for 126 years. Avista was one of eight finalists for Philanthropic Corporation of the Year and emerged as the winner in that category, reinforcing the company’s purpose of improving life’s quality with energy – safely, reliably and responsibly.

Kimberly-Clark Raises $6.5 Million for United Way during 2015 Campaign

Ranked Among Top Corporate Contributors Nationally

In its annual United Way campaign last fall, Kimberly-Clark and its U.S.-based employees raised $6.5 million through pledges and fundraising events for their local United Way organizations, maintaining the company’s annual per capita contribution to the organization of almost $1,000. 

The results, broken down:

National Grid Foundation Helps Keep the Heat On


National Grid Foundation Presents $130,000 for United Way Heating Assistance Programs in Boston, Lynn, Lawrence, and Quincy.

Winter may be easing its way into New England this year with recent mild weather outside, but for families who can’t turn on the heat, it is brutally cold inside.

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National Grid Donates $125G To United Way's 'Project Warmth'


NORTH BELLMORE. N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — National Grid has made a $125,000 donation to keep hundreds of Long Island homes warm this winter season.

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