Leaders in Corporate Giving
United Way of Central Alabama celebrates and recognizes local companies and their employees that exemplify the spirit of philanthropy through generous corporate and employee gifts, special events, volunteer activities, and providing or sponsoring a loaned executive.
Largest Workplace Campaigns:
Regions Financial Corporation has been United Way’s largest workplace campaign since 2006. More than 100 employees serve on a visiting allocation team or as loaned executives. John Owen is the current campaign chair.
Jointly Alabama Power Company, Southern Company Services and Southern Nuclear Operating Company have been a leader in United Way’s corporate giving. Last year 45 employees volunteered on a visiting allocation or as loaned executives. Gordon Martin and Mark Crosswhite are serving on the board.
EBSCO Industries Inc.’s dedication to improving Central Alabama runs deep within the company’s history. The company’s leadership has set a remarkable example of giving to United Way. They offer one of the most generous matching programs for their employees’ contributions.
Publix has rapidly grown to 20 stores in Jefferson, Shelby, and St. Clair counties. Their reach has spread beyond supporting the annual campaign to funding initiatives like Success By 6 and participating in Hands On Birmingham’s Back to School Backpack Drive. District Manager James Mowery serves on the board and several employees have served as loaned executives.
Top companies in Blount County:
- Alabama Power Oneonta Office
- Blount County Board of Education
- The Huie Group
- Blount County Children’s Center
- Blount County Commission
Top companies in Shelby County:
- EBSCO Industries Inc.
- Publix Supermarkets
- Southern Nuclear Operating Company
- Altec Inc.
- Shelby County Board of Education
Top campaigns in St. Clair County:
- Publix Supermarkets – Pell City
- Publix Supermarkets – Moody
- Red Diamond Inc.
- Andritz Inc.
- Royal Foods Company Inc.
Top companies in Walker County:
- Drummond Company
- First Bank of Jasper
- ARC of Walker County
- Walker Baptist Medical Center
- Crowne Partners