UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND
2019 CAMPAIGN CELEBRATION
Quincy Hentzel, Liz Cotter Schlax, and Colette and Larry Wold
[one_half] Matt Wolcott presented Deanna Sherman with a “ community oar ” award. [/one_half]
[one_half_last] Guests enjoyed good company and brews at Shipyard Brewing Company. [/one_half_last]
Kristin Chase Duffy, Gil Roberts, Matt Wolcott, Deanna Sherman (and oar).
[one_third] Over 2,000 people participated in My Cup.My Causes. pop-up coffee engagement, allowing us to learn more about what individuals care about in our community. Thank you Aroma Joe’s for making this possible! [/one_third] [one_third] Wright Ryan became our first new workplace campaign this year, bringing in $8,000 from a new employee campaign in addition to a corporate gift. [/one_third] [one_third_last] The Opportunity Alliance, one of our funded community partner, grew their campaign by 74%. [/one_third_last]
[one_third] IDEXX saw an 8% growth in the number of donors across their international footprint. [/one_third] [one_third] Our retail division saw a last-minute surge when division co-chair Fred Pape secured almost $20,000 from the family foundation of one of UWGP’s retail partners. [/one_third] [one_third_last] Texas Instruments is funding a new Thrive2027 special initiative, investing $25,000 in workforce development and volunteerism. [/one_third_last]
[one_third] Women United and Brick & Beam Society continue to grow member engagement offerings, including events and hands-on volunteer activities. [/one_third] [one_third] Together, these two groups and their members anticipate investing nearly $350,000 total into our local community thanks to this year’s campaign. [/one_third] [one_third_last] We’ve secured two, one-time $90,000 90th anniversary contributions. This extraordinary generosity will be used to advance our community’s vision for a more resilient, thriving community. [/one_third_last]
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All of our ONES combined will ensure
ONE THRIVING GREATER PORTLAND COMMUNITY!
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