Employees donate $98,482 to area charities
The City’s most recent Charitable Campaign wrapped up in December with City employees donating $98,482 to organizations that help the homeless, care for the environment, feed the hungry, find treatments for life-threatening illnesses, prevent violence and care for the elderly.
Employees made donations through annual payroll deduction pledges and one-time check or cash donations. Employees could make a donation to one of the federations listed below and have the money shared among the all the charities the federation supports or they could designate that their donation go to a single charity.
$27,593 - Greater Twin Cities United Way
$21,168 - Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless
$15,092 - Community Health Charities Minnesota
$11,229 - Community Shares of Minnesota
$11,004 - Minnesota Environmental Fund
$5,643 United Negro College Fund
$3,993 - United Arts Fund
$1,516 - Hennepin History Museum
$1,244 - Peace Maker Foundation.
Thank you to departmental liaisons
Campaign organizers and the charities would like to extend a special thank you to the department liaisons who helped their coworkers learn about their donation options.
Published Jan 30, 2013