RB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS – (022718) – UNITED WAY OF ODESSA LUNCHEON

ODESSA, TEXAS/FEBRUARY 27, 2018 – THE UNITED WAY OF ODESSA HELD ITS ANNUAL MEETING AT THE MCM GRANDE AND FUN DOME TO ANNOUNCE TO THE ORGANIZATION’S CONTRIBUTORS THE AMOUNT RAISED DURING THIS YEAR’S FUNDRASING CAMPAGIN THAT KICKED OFF AUGUST 17, 2017.

(VERONICA GARCIA, CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR, UNITED WAY OF ODESSA)

“WE TALLIED, FINAL AT $1MILLION, 867 THOUSAND.”

THE UNITED WAY OF ODESSA WILL DISTRIBUTE THE FUNDS RAISED THOUGH AN ALOCATION PROCESS. LOCAL NON-PROFITS WILL REQUEST FUNDING, THEN THE UNITED WAY WILL REVIEW ALL THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, THEN DISTRIBUTE FUNDS IF THE NON-PROFIT QUALIFIES.

(VERONICA GARCIA, CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR, UNITED WAY OF ODESSA)

“THE ALLOCATION PROCESS IS IN MARCH AND SO THEY WILL GO OUT MARCH AND APRIL, AND REVIEW THOSE AGENCIES, THE INFORMATION, THE REQUESTED AMOUNT, AND THEN AWARD THEM AT THAT TIME.”

DURING THE LUNCHEON THE VOLUNTEERS AND OTHER SUPPORTERS WERE HONORED WITH AWARDS AS WELL AS OTHER UNITED WAY OF ODESSA BUSINESS.

(CHRISTINA ESCOBAR, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, UNITED WAY OF ODESSA)

“WE ARE INDUCTING NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2018 AND 2019”

THE UNITED WAY OF ODESSA IS CURRENTLY FUNDING TWENTY-TWO LOCAL NON-PROFIT AGENCIES LIKE: THE AMERICAN RED CROSS, THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS, MEALS ON WHEELS, AND ALSO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THIRTY-THREE PROGRAMS IN HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera