River Cities United Way

Kickoffs

CAMPAIGN KICKOFF
Thursday October 6th was filled with food, music and memories.  Several were in attendance at Charles Metcalfe Park for the beginning of the 2016-2017 fundraising campaign, and to celebrate the six years of service Laura Hansen (Kingman Area Manager) provided to River Cities United Way.


Chrysler, Desert De Oro Foods, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Frontier Communications, GEO Group, Harley Davidson, KRMC, McKee Foods, Mohave State Bank, National Bank of Arizona, Romar Beverage, Swire Coca-Cola, True Value, UniSource Energy, United Parcel Services, Wells Fargo Bank, and William McClure were thanked for their support over the past year, and presented with certificates.

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Bill DeJulio and Missy Grasser from UniSource were on-hand at both events to present checks awarded to recipients from their Grants That Make A Difference program.

 
Congratulations to the raffle prize winners!
      

   
Friday October 7th a packed house of attendees helped River Cities United Way - Havasu kickoff their campaign with a luncheon held at Shugrues Bridgeview Room. 
 
Participants brought with them hygiene items to be distributed through the Kids Bright & Healthy program to help students who may need these items, as discretely identified and worked out their the school nurses.  Each person who brought a hygiene item with them were entered into the door prize raffle.
 

 
The ladies from Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce won the door prize provided by Sterilite - a laundry basket full of different size containers and kitchen utensils (shown below).
 
 
 
Extra Special Thanks To
 Sterilite   
     
and everyone who attended our kickoffs.

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22,685 people were helped saving $2.1M on prescription medication, an average of 41%.


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13 K-12 students received dental referrals, 6 (47%) of which required additional work. The program saved those families an average of $109.79 per claim. 3 students received medical or vision care at an average cost of $83.33.


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48 volunteers working 192 hours delivered oral health education and smile kits to 1,272 Kindergarteners, in 53 classrooms, at 20 schools, in 8 communities across 2 counties.


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94 attendees completed the 4-hour workshop covering budgeting and savings. 100% of attendees surveyed after 6-months, reported an improved financial situation.


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20 volunteers working 140 hours assisted in preparing and submitting 263 tax returns at 5 sites, saving 2 communities $65,750 in filing fees.

The following companies are $5,000+ Corporate Cornerstone Givers, which covers administrative costs associated with operating our offices.

2016-2017 Campaign

Special Thanks to UniSource for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
Special Thanks to Mohave State Bank for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
Special Thanks to Havasu Regional Medical Center for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
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Thank you also to our Pillar Society Donors.

Interested in adding your company to the list? Please Contact Us
Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce
Needles Chamber of Commerce

Kingman Chamber of Commerce

Laughlin Chamber of Commerce

McMullen Chamber of Commerce

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

Guidestar

Internal Revenue Service

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