Tannersville — On Tuesday, June 10, the Weiler Corporation and the Weiler Family Foundation will be presented with the Mattioli Philanthropy Award at the United Way of Monroe County’s Annual Meeting being held at Peppe’s Bistro starting at noon.
The Dr. Joseph and Dr. Rose Mattioli Philanthropy Award, in honor of Dr. Joseph and Dr. Rose Mattioli, recognizes an outstanding individual or an outstanding organization/business for their philanthropic work in “Uniting People and Improving Lives” through the United Way of Monroe County. Besides recognizing the recipient’s service to and support of the United Way, the award also takes into consideration the organization’s enthusiasm, leadership and professionalism in fulfilling those commitments
For more than 50 years, the Weiler Corporation, located in Cresco, Pa. has been a philanthropic leader in the Pocono Mountains community. Weiler’s 2013 employee/company campaign, titled, “Move Together, Live United” along with a corresponding Field Day was part of a two month co-worker campaign designed to promote wellness at Weiler and raise money for the United Way – providing more than $50,000.
According to Chris Weiler, President, “Weiler Corporation is proud to serve and be an advocate for many of the local community social service needs addressed by the United Way.” Weiler Corporation and the Weiler Family Foundation have been strong supporters of United Way partner agencies such as Pocono Alliance, Woman’s Resources and The Burnley Workshop. Employees of Weiler Corporation are encouraged to donate their time to support the local community and examples include: Adopt-a-Highway, Habitat for Humanity, participation in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and the JDRF Pocono Area Walk to cure diabetes.
Please join us in recognizing and honoring the Weiler Corporation and the Weiler Family Foundation for their outstanding philanthropic work in our community by attending the UWMC Annual Lunch Meeting. Make your reservations today by calling 570-629-5657. Cost is $25 per person.
To get more information on how to volunteer or get involved in helping those in need in our community, visit www.unitedwaymonroe.org or call the United Way of Monroe County at 570-629-5657.
About the United Way of Monroe County
The United Way of Monroe County provides health and human services through community initiatives and funding to more than 30 local health and human service, and youth programs. Its targeted need areas include engaging youth, meeting basic needs, helping children succeed and promoting self-sufficiency. “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.