Cabell Huntington Hospital/SEIU Local 1199 contributes to United Way of the River Cities

Updated 36 weeks ago Edited from a Press Release
Cabell Huntington Hospital/SEIU Local 1199 representatives present United Way of the River Cities with a generous $50,000 contribution to the 2013-2014 campaign.
Cabell Huntington Hospital/SEIU Local 1199 representatives present United Way of the River Cities with a generous $50,000 contribution to the 2013-2014 campaign.
from left to right: Will Holland, United Way Director of Resource Development; Tracy Teams, Financial Analyst; Kathy Hettlinger, Food Service Director; Kathy Dean, Catering/Perk Place Manager; Laura Gilliam, United Way

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Cabell Huntington Hospital/SEIU Local 1199 recently helped United Way of the River Cities take a step toward its community goals.

Employees and union members made a generous contribution of $50,000 to United Way of the River Cities’ 2013-2014 fundraising effort. This contribution, which was generated through a workplace fundraising campaign, helps United Way of the River Cities move closer to its $1.2 million goal, which means helping 30,000 people in the community. The donation will be used to support funded partner programs in the areas of Education, Income, Health and Safety-Net Services.

Cabell Huntington Hospital/SEIU Local 1199’s campaign increased 13 percent from 2012 to 2013. Employees and union workers helped change 1,250 lives in our community.

“The Cabell Huntington Hospital United Way team worked hard this year to educate our employees about what their donations will do to change the lives of Tri-State residents, and we are proud of their response,” said Brent A. Marsteller, president and CEO of Cabell Huntington Hospital. “Their generosity and compassion is shown in our $50,000 contribution to the annual campaign for the United Way of the River Cities.

“In addition to our monetary contribution, CHH employees proudly collected and donated more than 10,000 diapers, 5,000 wipes and additional food and supplies to help current United Way funded partners, including the Cridlin Food Pantry, the Huntington High School Food and Clothing Pantry and The Healing

Place.”

United Way of the River Cities is very grateful for Cabell Huntington Hospital’s continued support.

“It’s always a triumph for any company able to increase their contribution from the previous year,” said

Will Holland, United Way director of resource development. “But, Cabell’s unprecedented increase of

13 percent is truly a testament to the hard work and incredible energy they put into this campaign. The Hospital is a wonderful partner and a true champion of United Way.”

To contribute, visit www.unitedwayrivercities.org/give. To learn more about United Way of the River Cities’ results and how you are making a difference in the lives of others in the River Cities, call 304-523-8929 or email liveunited@unitedwayrivercities.org.

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Contact: Kaylin Adkins 304.523.8929 x 113 (office) kaylin.adkins@unitedwayrivercities.org

About United Way of the River Cities:

United Way of the River Cities partners with our diverse and united community to solve its greatest issues. United Way supports programs and strategies that address critical issues in the Focus Areas of Education, Income, Health and Safety-Net Services. This support is in the form of fundraising, grant writing and convening partnerships. When donors invest in United Way of the

River Cities, they can be confident that their dollars will remain local to help change the lives of people in Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln and Mason counties in West Virginia and Lawrence County, Ohio. Contributions will be invested in the best programs and strategies to get the best results for the community.

For more information about United Way of the River Cities, contact 304. 523.8929 or visit www.unitedwayrivercities. “Like” our page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/unitedwayoftherivercities and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/UWRiverCities.

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