United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held their annual Board and Staff Kickoff event, generating a record-breaking $79,110 for the upcoming campaign year. Hosted by Cathie and Jack Thomas, the event serves as an internal kickoff of the campaign, allowing board and staff members to announce their own personal contributions. United Way is proud to report a 23% increase in board and staff donations over last year. The goal for the 2016-2017 campaign is set at $1.8 million, to provide funding for local community impact programs in Education, Financial Stability and Health across the Lower Shore counties.
Kathleen Mommé, Executive Director of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore shared, “Every year I am amazed at how our team exceeds the previous year’s generosity. Our United Way and the Lower Eastern Shore is blessed to have so many supporters that share our mission to fight for the Education, Financial Stability and Health of everyone in our community.”
(L-R) United Way‘s Jim Hartstein, current Campaign Chair, Kathleen Mommé, Executive Director, and Rick Nelson, Board President present a check of Board of Directors and Staff donations totaling $79,110 for the upcoming 2016-2017 campaign year.