The 2014 United Victory Celebration will be held on , Friday, November 21, 2014 at 11:45 am – 1:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Savannah, 2 West Bay StreetUnited Way of the Coastal Empire received a record breaking donation, thanks to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and its employees. Gregg Schroeder, president and CEO of United Way of the Coastal Empire, and Campaign Chair Jenny Gentry, market president of Wells Fargo, accepted the check in the amount of $2,725,000 this afternoon to be put toward our $8,888,888 goal.
“As our single largest supporter, Gulfstream not only gives generously, but they also volunteer to make a difference in the lives of others. Gulfstream’s generous support will help us continue investing in critical programs in Education and Youth Development, Economic Independence and Health and Wellness,” said Gregg Schroeder. Gulfstream’s total contribution to United Way consists of the employee pledges and corporate commitment. Last year, Gulfstream gave $2.7 million to United Way.
To date, United Way has raised $8,110,399 or 91% of goal. The results of 2014 United Way fundraising campaign will be announced at the Victory Celebration on Friday, November 21 at 11:45 am at Hyatt Regency Savannah. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $25 per person or $250 for a table of 10.