United Way of Logan County was founded in 1986 by local volunteers seeking a unified solution to critical needs in the community. Now serving thousands of county residents annually, United Way funds results-oriented programs at 10 outstanding local Partner Agencies. United Way offers donors the greatest impact for their charitable investment.
Members of the United Way Board hold up the final 2013 United Way Campaign Total, $203,648.
Pictured are: (L – R) Dennis Schulz, Linda Miller, Josh Tucker, Kristal Flury, Brian Padgham, Jed Waggoner, and Steve Gentling
Logan County residents have once again proven their dedication to improving their local communities by generously supporting the United Way of Logan County annual fundraising campaign. 2013 Campaign Chair Don Hardin announced the fundraising total of $203,648 at United Way’s Campaign Celebration and Awards Banquet on February 11th. The campaign results were the largest in history and exceeded the 2013 goal of $192,013.
Dollars raised through the United Way of Logan County campaign will support 12 programs administered by a network of 10 local Partner Agencies meeting the needs of thousands of Logan County residents each year. All programs are reviewed annually by donor volunteers to ensure contributions are properly invested with the highest level of accountability.
The Celebration and Awards Banquet was also the setting for presenting four awards to local businesses and community volunteers. Oklahoma State Bank received the Corporate Spirit Award in recognition of their enthusiastic and thorough workplace campaign. Dawn Dean and Josh Tucker from Mercy Hospital - Logan County received the Outstanding Campaign Coordinator Award for their creative efforts in leading the hospital’s very successful campaign. The Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Lori Jenkins and the Newcomer of the Year Award was given to Scot Graham.