SWEETWATER COUNTY– Employees of Tata Chemicals and United Steelworkers Local 15320 raised $65,446.41 for local community programs through the 2018 United Way of Southwest Wyoming workplace campaign.
Tata Chemicals matched their donations dollar for dollar for a grand total donation of $130,892.82.
Proceeds raised support education, health and basic needs programs in Southwest Wyoming. United Way works to ensure that children are kindergarten ready and succeed in school, have access to healthcare and are able to provide every day needs.
In order to achieve its mission, United Way partners with various agencies throughout Sweetwater County.
Current organizations that receive grants from United Way are: “Life RU Ready?” Sweetwater County; Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County; Food Bank of Sweetwater County; Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters; Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center: Social Emotional and Preschool; Sweetwater Family Resource Center: Family Independence and Family Visitation; Western Wyoming Reproductive Health; Young at Heart: Early Learning Center, In Home Services and Special Diet Meals; YWCA: Financial Empowerment and Center for Families and Children.
“We are truly grateful for the generous donations of Tata Chemicals and United Steelworkers Local 15320. These funds will help thousands of people in our community,” Kelly Frink, Executive Director, United Way of Southwest Wyoming said.
“Donations allow children to attend preschool and afterschool programs as well as helping families put food on the table. When we work together our whole community succeeds,” Frink continued.