United Way of Monroe County 2015 Campaign Kickoff – September 17th


Tannersville, PA – United Way of Monroe County will hold its 2015 Campaign Kickoff on Thursday, September 17th at 5pm at Barley Creek Brewing Company, 1774 Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, PA, 18372, and will celebrate its Day of Caring held across Monroe County.

At the Campaign Kickoff from 5pm to 5:15pm, United Way of Monroe County CEO, Michael Albert, will:

  • Announce the 2015 Campaign Goal and outline how funds are used to benefit Monroe County;
  • Announce the Honorary Campaign Chair for 2015;
  • Acknowledge and celebrate Campaign Pacesetters – individuals and organizations that donate early or run an early campaign or special event to “Set the Pace” towards reaching the Campaign Goal;
  • Celebrate the great work of non-profits in the community and encourage individuals in the community to participate in the Campaign – encouraging everyone to Live United!;
  • Celebrate the just completed Day of Caring where hundreds of community volunteers will come together having just donated heir time and talent all day on Thursday, September 17 to support the work of non-profits across the county.

United-Way-Monroe-County-Day-of-CaringThe Day of Caring – Thursday, September 17 – is a one-day event for the community to come together to provide hands-on services to nonprofits across the county. Volunteers attend a morning kickoff at 8:30 am at Barley Creek where coffee and refreshments are shared. Sporting their Live United t-shirts, volunteers will go to their assignments at more than 40 project sites across the county. In appreciation, volunteers are invited to attend an afternoon picnic at Barley Creek at 4 pm, followed by the Campaign Launch at 5 pm.

To volunteer, visit http://www.unitedwaymonroe.org/day-caring-2015.

About the United Way of Monroe County

“Live United” is part of the United Way’s mission of giving, advocating and volunteering to produce changes in the community and advance the common good. To support its mission, the United Way of Monroe County raises funds in Monroe County that stay in Monroe County, funding health and human services through community initiatives and partnerships with 21 non-profit agencies and more than 30 local health and human service programs. United Way of Monroe County has been serving the needs of local residents since 1942, assisting children, youth, adults, families, and senior citizens. Its targeted need areas include engaging youth, meeting basic needs, helping children succeed and promoting self-sufficiency.