$41,416 Raised By Union Gas for United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addingtion
Kingston, ON, November 29, 2017 - Union Gas employees and retirees once again showed their generous nature by raising $41,416 for United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington in 2017.
From left to right: Dugal MacDermaid, Wendy Lee, Penny Stefura, Lisa Randall, Chris Doig, Adam Clow, Peter Siemonsen, Mike Cooney, Blair Hiseler, Mark Siemonsen, Brian Alexander, Pat Murphy (United Way KFLA Chair), Michelle Rogers, Danny Watson.
"We're proud to support the commitment that United Way has in this community," said Danny Watson, district manager eastern, 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 employee and retiree donation dollar for dollar, and those matching dollars will go to each local United Way.
"Congratulations to Union Gas and its employees on another successful workplace campaign. Union Gas employees are a shining example of leadership in our community, through their volunteering and their commitment to help others," said Bhavana Varma, ceo, United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington. "Their efforts will have a huge impact, changing lives in a positive way. On behalf of the thousands of people who benefit, thank you for making a difference."
Funds will go to support United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington agencies and programs that address the needs of communities they service with the mission to build and strengthen the community by bringing people and resources together to facilitate change. To learn more about United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, visit unitedwaykfla.ca or find them on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
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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