Union Gas Raises a Record $34,378 for United Way North East Ontario
North Bay, ON, December 4 2017 - Union Gas employees and retirees once again showed their generous nature by raising a record $34,378 for United Way North East Ontario in 2017.
From left to right: Mike Shannon, vice president distribution operations, Union Gas; Erika Lougheed, regional navigator, United Way North East Ontario; Anna Iati, campaign champion, Union Gas; Christine Rogers, campaign champion, Union Gas; Chris Minor, district manager Northeast, Union Gas and Ian Ross, director distribution operations, Union Gas.
"We're proud to support the commitment that United Way North East Ontario has in this community," said Chris Minor, district manager Northeast, Union Gas. "We share that commitment at Union Gas and we work hard to be good neighbours in more than 400 communities we serve across Ontario."
The company's United Way theme, "We Give Today, To Improve Tomorrow," reflects the heart of the campaign, and it also reflects employees' spirit of giving. Numerous fundraising events led by employees were held throughout the year to raise money. Union Gas matches each individual donation dollar for dollar, and those matching dollars will go to each local United Way.
"Union Gas' partnership with United Way is a model example of what can be accomplished when we work together for a better cause," said Erika Lougheed, regional navigator, United Way North East Ontario. "The efforts and collaboration from employees and management shows a true commitment to strengthening our community from all angles. I would like to congratulate and applaud Union Gas for making a permanent, positive difference in North East Ontario."
Funds will go to support United Way North East Ontario agencies and programs that address the needs of communities they service with the mission to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. To learn more about United Way North East Ontario, visit uwcneo.com or find them on Twitter and Facebook.
About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017, and has assets of $8.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. Union Gas is committed to building long-term productive relationships with members of the First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities based on mutual respect and economic opportunity. For more information, visit uniongas.com.
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