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2016-17 REGIONAL CAMPAIGN AWARD WINNERS

Congratulations to our 2016 - 17 Regional Campaign Award Winners:

Give

Giving to United Way has powerful results. We are pleased to recognize the following exceptional corporate partners.

  • Community Champion Award: GEICO, Campbell Soup Company, Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, Holman Enterprises, NBC10/Telemundo62, TD Bank
  • Culture of Caring: Alloy Silverstein, Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., Canada Life Reinsurance Company, Innovative Benefit Planning, LLC., Trinseo LLC.
  • Game Changer Award: Ametek, Inc., Beverage Distribution Center, Inc., Child Guidance Resource Centers, Inc., Connor, Strong & Buckelew, FMC Corporation, Hendricks House Group, Parker McCay P.A., Ricoh Americas Corporation
  • Investing in Impact Award: Citizens Bank, J & J Snack Foods Corp., Lockheed Martin Corporation, South Jersey Industries, Sun National Bank, TEKsystems, Triumph Group, Inc.
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  • Leading the Way: AmeriHealth Caritas, Chester Water Authority, DC Fabricators, Inc., DRPA/PATCO, South Jersey Industries
  • Mother’s Award: Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Chester Mill
  • Spirit of Giving: Cathedral Kitchen, Inc., Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc., Family Service Association of South Jersey, Legacy Treatment Services

Advocate

United Way’s advocacy advances positive community change. We are pleased to recognize the following exceptional advocates.

  • Andy Wager Agency Director Award: Kendria Mcwilliams - Maryville, Inc..
  • Burlington County Community Advocate Award: The Honorable Diane Allen - New Jersey State Senate.
  • Cumberland County Agency Director Award: Albert B. Kelly - Gateway Community Action Partnership.
  • Cumberland County Community Advocate Award: Ken Pustizzi, Sr. - SNJ Today.
  • Connie Martin Agency Director Award: Lori Leonard - Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton.
  • Henry J. Remeis Agency Director Award: Jacqueline Meiluta - Volunteers in Medicine of Cape May County.
  • Henry Wise Community Advocate Award: Merydawilda Colon - Stockton University.
  • Stephen C. Ries Community Advocate Award: Nyeema C. Watson - Rutgers University – Camden.

Volunteer

Volunteerism is the lifeblood of United Way. We are pleased to recognize the following exceptional volunteers and corporate partners.

  • Volunteer of the Year: Karl Eckstrom - Fulton Bank of New Jersey, Mary Gruccio - Vineland Public Schools, Wendy Bartlett – Fulton Bank of New Jersey.
  • Alan Angelo Employee Campaign Chair of the Year Award: Gloria Sanchez - Tropicana Casino & Resort.
  • Campaign Chairman’s Award: James Turner - Chester Water Authority, John Connell - Archer, Ryan Kastner - Innovative Benefit Planning, LLC, Rick Mazer - Harrah’s Atlantic City,
  • Corporate Citizenship Award: AmerisourceBergen Corporation, Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Dow, OceanFirst Bank, Spencer Spirit Holdings, Inc., UPS, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., Cherry Hill, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., Mt. Laurel.
  • ECC of the Year: Courtney Sia, UGI Corporation/AmeriGas, Gloria Sanchez -Tropicana Casino & Resort, Michele O’Neill - UGI Corporation/AmeriGas, Pamela Caulk - DELCORA, Sherida Llewellyn - GEICO, Simone Adeshina - MAFCO Worldwide Corporation