United Way Half Way to Their Goal

by Ashley Drane on November 13, 2009 at 11:50 am

The United Way Campaign is about half way to it’s goal to raise $950,000.

The campaign kicked off about seven weeks ago and today in the mid way report from this years Chairman Kelly Ashby is excited to announce they already raised just about half of their goal.

"We are extremely pleased and are very grateful to the business in Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties for their contributions and generosity toward the United Way it certainly is an investment,’ Ashby said.

The United Way helps fund non profit community services like the Red Cross and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

"When you make a donation to the United Way you are certainly investing in all the agencies affiliated with the United Way and investing in lost of services that we all benefit from through the United Way agencies," Ashby said. 

Ashby says they are very optimistic they will meet their goal. They still have quite a few businesses that have campaigns to wrap up or even start.If you want to donate or have a campaign for the United Way you can call 454 6871.