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Pacesetter Goal Set at $11 million

PacesetterKickoff2014aAt a Regions Bank sponsored kickoff event, 51 area  corporations, businesses, hospitals and non-profit organizations “jump started” United Way’s annual campaign.  These Pacesetter organizations are setting the standard for leadership and community support by pledging  their  campaign support during the summer months. Click for complete story

The success and excitement generated by the activities of our 2014 Pacesetter campaign will help to inspire other organizations to follow their lead when running their own campaigns “The Pacesetter companies are our spark of enthusiasm and leadership for supporting  a great organization in its mission to address the biggest needs in Central Alabama,” said John Turner , President, South Region, Regions Bank. Turner announced a goal of $500,000 new dollars and a goal of $11 million. The 2014 Pacesetter Companies are:

  1. Altec, Inc.
  2. Arlington Properties
  3. Balch & Bingham LLP
  4. Baptist Health System CRP
  5. Bayer Properties LLC
  6. Belk Stores
  7. BioHorizons Inc
  8. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  9. Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
  10. Burr & Forman LLP
  11. Buffalo Rock, Inc.
  12. CenterState Bank
  13. Cobbs Allen
  14. Coca-Cola Bottling Company United Inc
  15. CRST Malone
  16. Daniel Corporation
  17. Dunn Investment Company
  18. EGS Commercial Real Estate
  19. Ernst & Young LLP
  20. First Bank of Jasper
  21. Timberline Holdings
  22. Graham & Company LLC
  23. Harbert Management Corporation
  24. HealthSouth Corporation
  25. Hoar Construction LLC
  26. Innovation Depot, Inc.
  27. Lakeshore Hospital
  28. Legacy YMCA
  29. Luckie & Company
  30. M & B Metal Products
  31. Mayer Electric Supply Company
  32. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC
  33. McGriff Seibels & Williams, Inc.
  34. Medical Properties Trust  Inc
  35. National Bank of Commerce
  36. Pathways
  37. Robins & Morton
  38. Sellers Richardson Holman & West LLP
  39. ServisFirst Bank
  40. Sirote & Permutt PC
  41. Southern Nuclear Operating Company
  42. Southern Research Institute
  43. Target Stores
  44. Trinity Medical Center
  45. United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham
  46. United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.
  47. University of Alabama at Birmingham
  48. Vulcan Materials Company
  49. Warren Averett, LLC
  50. WBRC FOX 6
  51. White Plume Technologies
  52. Willis HRH
  53. YMCA of Greater Birmingham


New Funding for Education Programs Announced

RFP4 medThe Education Vision Council of the United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) is assigned to guide UWCA’s new investments in education, in alignment with the goals and strategies set by the Bold Goals Coalition. Grants are available to mission-driven, tax-exempt organizations operating within Jefferson, Shelby, Walker, Blount, and/or St. Clair counties.  Click here to download the RFP.

United Way’s Priority Veteran Gets 2nd Round Funding

PrintUnder the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) grants to private non-profit organizations and consumer cooperatives that provide services to very low-income Veteran families living in – or transitioning to – permanent housing.  Click for complete story

Those community organizations provide a range of services that promote housing stability among eligible very low income Veteran families (those making less than 50 percent of the area median income).  Today’s announcement means that United Way of Central Alabama will continue the SSVF program for a second year. To read more click here  http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2014/08/va_gives_alabama_63_million_to.html#incart_river 

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