AAMU United Way Efforts Awarded
Alabama A&M University was recognized for its dynamic contributions to the United Way campaign.
United Way of Madison County hosted its 2018 Final Campaign Report luncheon at The Jackson Center, April 4, with over 200 donors, community volunteers, corporate leaders, and United Way Partner Agencies in attendance. Alabama A&M University was recognized for its dynamic contributions to the United Way campaign.
AAMU was among the companies reporting campaign totals. Alabama A & M University reported $46,331; UAH, $40,237; Jacobs ESSSA, $29,970; Progress Bank, $26,025; Turner, $22,707; City of Huntsville Government, $20,617; Madison City Schools, $19,573; ServisFirst Bank, $19,264; Thompson Tractor, $16,652; BancorpSouth, $9,378; SEI Group, Inc., $7,754; Huntsville Fire & Rescue, $6,972; Logicore/Inspire & Achieve, $5,000; J. F. Drake State Technical College, $4,875; Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc., $2,020.
The top 5 campaigns were: 5th largest campaign was Regions Bank, $71,150; 4th Largest Campaign was PPG, $73,086; 3rd largest campaign was Huntsville Hospital, $74,775, 2nd largest campaign was Redstone Federal Credit Union, $233,030. The Top Gun Award and largest campaign, went to Publix Super Markets (12) Stores, $425,715.
In terms of giving, AAMU falls within the Top 10, ranking 7th.
The annual United Way Volunteer Awards were: 2018 Give Award: Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr., president of Alabama A&M University; 2018 Advocate Award, Raul Piers, Synovus Bank; Two 2018 Volunteer Awards - Jessica King, Redstone Federal Credit Union, and Tarsha Lockhart, Alabama A&M University; and Small Business Bank Team Challenge, Raul Piers, Synovus Bank. Dr. Heather Flores, Alabama A&M University, was the first-ever recipient of the new Joseph H. Newberry 2-1-1 Hero Award.