2003 United Way Campaign a Success
The 2003 United Way campaign at Norwich University was a resounding success, with employees and staff members contributing just over $6,000 to the Green Mountain United Way organization. The total amount of money raised in this most recent effort doubled that pledged in 2002.
The Green Mountain United Way is a private, non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to uniting the entire community in support of a broad spectrum of individual agency programs that provide human services vital to the people of the community.
Funds raised this year will go to help support local organizations such as the Central Vermont Council on Aging, the Family Center of Washington County, the Good Samaritan Haven, Northfield Day Care, and the Girl Scout Council of Vermont.
As an incentive to get Norwich employees to make contributions, this year's campaign featured a raffle for participants. The winner, Kreitzberg Library Circulation Desk employee Lisa Allard, had a choice of prizes: either a parking space on campus for the spring semester, or a $100 credit at the Mill/snack bar (donated by Sodexho). Lisa chose the snack bar credit.
"This is a worthwhile effort that benefits many different organizations in the community," said Norwich President Richard Schneider, campaign chairman of the Green Mountain United Way. "I am very pleased that the people at Norwich University so generously support the United Way."
by Mark Albury