THANK YOU to everyone who was able to join us on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 to help us kick off our 2015-2016 Campaign to Help Others Win at the Game of Life!
THANK YOU to Connie Bradley
(Marathon Petroleum) for serving as our emcee; Phil Roberts
(City of Texas City Commissioner; Attorney at Mabry, Herbeck and Roberts) for providing an official welcome and leading our invocation; Bruce Clawson
for taking the wonderful photos below; Connie Mitchell
(ADA Women's Center) for sharing her story in a touching keynote address; TCHS Student United Way leaders Analisa Ruiz
and Jacey Morgan
for leading the Pledge of Allegiance; the Texas City High School Jazz Band, led by Casey Watson
and Matthew Rains
, for the wonderful music; Natalie Clarke
and Angelica Hanley
(Galveston County Food Bank), John and Lucy Amato
, and Leonora Mendez
(Texas City Senior Program) for helping us set up; Ellie Hanley
(ADA Women's Center) for helping us with the theme; Matheson
for donating a helium tank; Tom Bond
(T-N-T Signs and Graphics) for the amazing graphic design; and the countless others who helped make this luncheon a success!!!
VERY SPECIAL THANKS to our Pacesetters! These are the Employees and Companies who have already wrapped up their campaigns, and they sure have set the bar high with their generosity!!!
- HEB Store Employees: $54,188
- Target Store Employees: $7,265
- Valero and Employees: $503,564
- NuStar and Employees: $127,307
- Texas City Firefighter Games: $10,230
We are also VERY THANKFUL for the ambitious goals from these Employees and Companies:
- Dow Chemical and Employees: $110,000
- Eastman Chemical Employees: $39,000
- Marathon Petroleum and Employees: $1,000,000
Thanks to the generosity of these Employees and Companies, we are at 74% of our fundraising goal! We have a long way to go on our quest to Help Others Win at the Game of Life, but we know our dedicated community is up for the challenge!!!
If you want to host a United Way Campaign at your company, please contact Chris Delesandri
or Lindsey White
to see how you can Help Others Win at the Game of Life!!!