Champs honored by UW

CEO, United Way Worldwide Brian Gallagher with 2014 Corporate representatives.

CEO, United Way Worldwide Brian Gallagher with 2014 Corporate representatives.

“United Way and communities around the world wouldn’t be where we are today without the passion and partnership of these corporate leaders and their employees,” said Brian Gallagher, president and CEO, United Way Worldwide. “They are helping us scale impact around the world and create opportunities for a brighter future and a better life for all people.”


     The first company to raise $1 billion in contributions to United Way was UPS, including its employees. Their focused efforts were on education and financial stability. The company also holds an annual eBay auction, leveraging their sports and entertainment connections to raise funds for United Way. UPS has also been an early champion for United Way’s global expansion, ensuring more people and communities would be strengthened for generations to come.

UPS United Way    

     Aside from UPS, ten other companies were chosen as 2014’s “Outstanding Strategic Partners,” for also their long-term commitment, not only for their employee participation, but also for their leadership, giving and volunteering which has and is making a strong impact to improve lives and communities.

     The other 2014 winning companies and its employees were:


3M, AT&T, Bank of America, Deloitte LLP, GE, P&G,

Publix Super Markets, Target, Walmart and Wells Fargo.


     United Way is a worldwide movement of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 41 countries and territories. It advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good quality life. The United Way movement mobilizes millions to action – to give, advocate and volunteer – to improve conditions in their local community. For more information about United Way, please visit: Photos from UW file.


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