Press Release: Twin County United Way’s 2017 Giving Campaign Kicked Off This Week
Sept. 15, 2017
- Samantha Skinner, Executive Director, Twin County United Way
- Cell: (208) 305-1379, E-mail: [email protected]
- Twin County United Way office: (208) 743-6594
Twin County United Way’s 2017 Giving Campaign Kicked Off This Week
Melva and Rob Prasil announced as Honorary Campaign Chairs
LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY – More than 140 business and nonprofit members attended Wednesday’s Lewis Clark Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon where the Twin County United Way kicked off its annual giving campaign to the business community.
The Twin County United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability for every person in Asotin and Nez Perce counties. Those in attendance were asked to join the fight with the campaign message: United we fight. United we win.
Melva and Rob Prasil, long-time United Way supporters, are this year’s honorary campaign chairs. Melva shared that while they have provided volunteer service and financial support for many worthy nonprofits, United Way has always been their number one donation. “Because as a donor,” she said, “we know our dollars will be spent addressing the most critical problems of our community.”
Many donors and supporters are first introduced to the United Way through workplace giving programs. By kicking off the campaign with Chamber members, the United Way team hopes to connect with more individuals to reach this year’s goal to engage 3,000 donors in the 2017 campaign.
Businesses interested in running an employee giving campaign are encouraged to contact the Twin County United Way at (208) 743-6594 to receive tools and support for a successful campaign.
Photo: 2017 Twin County United WayHonorary Campaign Chairs, Melva and Rob Prasil
About the Twin County United Way
The Twin County United Way works to identify needs, unite people and share resources to improve lives of those in Nez Perce and Asotin counties. The United Way focuses on identifying the most critical community needs in three areas: education, health and income. Then, it works to secure resources and provide coordinated support for local nonprofit partners working to address these needs. More information can be found at www.tcuw.org. Connect with Twin County United on social media at www.facebook.com/TwinCountyUW, on Twitter @TwinCountyUW or on Instagram TCUW, #TCUW #LiveUnited.