United Way of McLeod County Board President Ron Johnson announced today that the organization received pledges for $272,300 during its’ 2015-16 campaign. The local United Way kicked-off its fundraising efforts during the McLeod County Fair last August, and closed the books on its most recent efforts March 31.
Of the $272,300 pledged, a percentage has been designated through donor contributions to UWMC partner agencies, other non-profits, and the organization’s Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and Community Initiatives programs. Of the monies pledged during the most recent effort, 61% derives from employee campaigns to be paid to the UWMC over the course of 2016.
“The 2015-16 campaign proved once again, the tremendous generosity of people in this region,” said Johnson. “Thanks and gratitude from our board of directors and staff goes out to individuals, families, small businesses and corporations that gave of themselves.” Read the rest of this entry »