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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Members of the Lower Eastern Shore community are invited to participate in an airplane pull fundraiser to benefit United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.  Teams of 8, ages 18 and up, will assemble to pull a Dash-8 a distance of 15 feet, in the fastest time possible.  A trophy will be awarded to the...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held their annual Board and Staff Kickoff event, generating a record-breaking $89,405 for the upcoming campaign year. Hosted by Rick and Melody Nelson, the event serves as an internal kickoff of the campaign, allowing current board, past board and...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Anchor Society Members are are our most compassionate and caring donors who contribute over $500 annually to support your local community.  Learn more about our Anchor Society.               Leadership Circle Members are a group of donors who generously support your United Way by contributing...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Thanks to our wonderful community and the Delmarvanow.com Charity Vote-A-Thon, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore is among Delmarva's Top Five Favorite Charities for 2016 and received the opportunity to share our story of how we make a real difference here on the Lower Eastern Shore: "Despite...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
December 7, 2016 (Cambridge, MD) - United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held the 14th Annual Holiday Ball at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, MD, raising over $150,000.  Over 470 guests from across the Shore and beyond rang in the 2016 Holiday Season at the “Event of...
Monday, October 31, 2016
October 31, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) -- Salisbury University’s Student United Way recently held the 3rd Annual Zombie 5K and 1-Mile Walk in support of the local United Way, raising a record-breaking $6,000 with over 125 participants.  The event featured a “Zombie-Infested” 5K Course, 1 Mile Zombie Walk...
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) -- United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore is pleased to announce the addition of two part-time team members supporting local programs and services throughout Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties. Tracy Ritter, Grant Manager, and Cathie Thomas,...
Monday, October 17, 2016
October 17, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) - Piedmont Airlines of Salisbury recently held its 6th Annual “Dash 8 Pull” to benefit United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. Teams of 8 were formed, with each member making a $10 donation to United Way to complete their entry.  Each team then competed by pulling a...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
October 14, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) - RPS ISG International recently held their 5th Annual Disc Golf Tournament raising a record $14,315 to benefit United Way’s Imagination Library Program.   36 teams from local businesses competed to raise funds for the program, providing free, home-delivered books...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
October 12, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) -- PolyOne Corporation of Salisbury recently held a raffle in addition to their regular employee giving campaign to raise funds for United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. PolyOne campaign coordinator, Steve Harrison, along with the company’s “Take it for the Team”...

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