Friday, January 25, 2013
WICOMICO COUNTY EMPLOYEES MAKE CHECK PRESENTATION TO THE UNITED WAY OF THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE
January 25, 2013 (Salisbury, MD) The employees of Wicomico County, MD today presented the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore Executive Director, Kathleen Mommé and Board Member, Dwight Miller with a check in the amount of $15,230.60 for their support of the annual United Way campaign.
“We are extremely grateful to have the continued support of Wicomico County employees. This year’s record campaign shows their commitment to help our neighbors in need,” said Kathleen Mommé, Executive Director.
Special congratulations to the tremendous efforts of the Department of Corrections team of co-coordinators and employees who donated over $5,000 - a 25% increase over last year alone. The employees responded when United Way representatives explained that outside of government the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore is the biggest supporter of services in our community.
“Once again, our family of Wicomico County employees has shown themselves to be truly engaged and committed citizens, sharing their spirit of generosity in record numbers,” said Richard M. Pollitt, Jr., Wicomico County Executive. “I am so proud and honored to be associated with such benevolence and love of community and so grateful to the United Way for the tremendous work they do for all of us.”
About the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore
As the largest non-governmental source of funding for area nonprofit agencies, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore provides support for 60 different local programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties with a special focus on the impact areas of educational opportunities to help children succeed, financial stability for those in crisis, and healthcare for our aging and vulnerable populations. United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore depends on over 200 businesses & organizations along with the 12,000 individual donors who generously sacrifice to help the Lower Shore community. 80% of funds come from employees giving at the workplace through payroll deduction. United Way is impacting lives throughout the Lower Shore by providing over $1 million in funding to 26 local agencies. To support the campaign or start an employee campaign in your place of business, please call 410-742-5143 or visit www.unitedway4us.org.
Photo attached -- From left to right: Susan Cropper, Shondra Williams, Ruth Ann Jenkins, Robin Cotton, Kathleen Mommé - UW, Dwight Miller - UW Board Member, County Executive Rick Pollitt, Mary Bratten, Carol Nesbitt, Sue Lovett, Melinda Lewis, Victoria Trader, Melissa Tull
Posted by Jonathan Taylor at 1/25/2013 04:09:00 PM