United Way celebrates $4.2 million raised during 2017-18 campaign


United Way celebrates $4.2 million raised during 2017-18 campaign

United Way of Williamson County (UWWC) recognized its partners and volunteers during its annual Campaign Awards Breakfast in April.

The annual Campaign Awards Breakfast, sponsored and hosted by Tractor Supply Company in Brentwood, recognizes partner companies for their efforts in support of UWWC’s work to advance health and wellness, accelerate learning and education, and expand financial stability in Williamson County.

Partner companies raised nearly $4.2 million in contributions during the 2017-18 giving year.
“We are grateful for all our partners,” said Pam Bryant, UWWC President/CEO. “The generosity of these companies and individuals is truly humbling. Their support creates lasting changes in people’s lives and strengthens our communities.”

Highlights of this year’s winners include the following:

 

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Representatives of Tractor Supply Co., the no. 1 company supporting United Way. // SUBMITTED
  • Tractor Supply Company awarded No. 1 Company for the 14th year, which recognizes highest
    involvement and top-level achievement for the most dollars contributed through an annual employee workforce campaign.
  • PwC won the Summit Award, which recognizes a company that provides outstanding support through contributions, volunteerism, involvement with committees and raising awareness for United Way in the community.
  • PICA, GM Spring Hill Manufacturing and Bank Director won Best Campaign, which recognizes best overall excellence in support of United Way employee campaigns with special events, agency tours, speakers, etc.
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    PICA won a Best Campaign award. // SUBMITTED

    Poplar Grove Elementary, Poplar Grove Middle, Bethesda Elementary, Woodland Middle,
    Centennial High, Summit High, and Franklin Special School District won Education Awards for the amount of funds raised and participation levels in an annual employee workforce campaign.

 

  • Al Dorsey of Franklin Synergy Bank won the Bill King Award, which is given to an individual who exemplifies longtime partner and friend William B. King, who set the example through his leadership and action in building partnerships between companies and UWWC.
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    Al Dorsey of Franklin Synergy Bank. // SUBMITTED
  • Liana Wood and Meredith Dunn won awards for their leadership with UWWC’s youth group.
  • Megan Pratt of PwC won an award for leadership with Emerging Leaders United, UWWC’s young professional group.
  • Donna Medina of Regions won an award for leadership with the Patricia Hart Society, UWWC’s
    women’s group.

The full listing of winners, including the Circle of Caring winners, is available to view at
uwwc.org/campaignawards/

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