P&G’s Mehoopany Plant Responds In  A Big-Hearted Way to United Way’s Workplace Campaign Goal

P&G’s Mehoopany Plant Responds In A Big-Hearted Way to United Way’s Workplace Campaign Goal

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P&G’s Mehoopany Plant Responds In A Big-Hearted Way to United Way’s Workplace Campaign Goal

(New Milford, PA) United Way of Susquehanna County wishes to thank Procter & Gamble (P&G) for its support of the United Way of Susquehanna County (UWSC) 2020-2021 campaign during a most difficult year. P&G Mehoopany retirees, employees and corporate giving brought a total of $65,788.00 to this year’s UWSC campaign, accounting for nearly 30% of United Way of Susquehanna County’s total campaign goal, which will support 10 local nonprofit organizations and 7 signature programs including Real Men Read, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Nurse’s Pantry, PA Pre-K Summer Learning Kits, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, Little Free Library and 211 throughout Susquehanna County.  


“We had a campaign filled with great urgency this year. Our retirees and employees responded generously and appreciate being able to help the community in this way. Our employees have also been working tirelessly to respond to the needs of our community during the pandemic” said Jamie Orlandini, P&G Mehoopany Human Resources Manager and UWSC Advisory Committee member. “This year’s campaign was very successful despite so many challenges as our retiree, employee, and corporate giving exceeded $550,205.00 in support of the six area United Ways in Northeastern Pennsylvania.”  The by-county breakdown was; $215,049.00 to United Way of Wyoming County; $90,588.00 to United Way of Wyoming Valley; $81,116.00 to United Way of Bradford County; $72,815.00 to United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties; $65,788.00 to United Way of Susquehanna County and $25,838.00 to
Lycoming County United Way, serving Sullivan County.

“This year, P&G celebrated its 183-year anniversary, and we are proud of our commitment to helping the communities in which we live and work respond especially in times of crisis,” said Orlandini. “We are so grateful to P&G for its support of the United Way campaign,” stated Kim Merithew, UWSC Director of Corporate and Community Giving. In addition to their financial support, P&G awarded UWSC an additional COVID-19 grant for $5,000 which will go towards assisting so many families struggling to make ends meet during this most difficult year.

Over the past 6 years P&G retirees, employees, and corporate giving have donated more than $3,050,000 to the local area United Ways.  Orlandini said, “We are very fortunate to have such generous retirees and employees who value the importance of giving back to the community and understand the mission of the United Way and its partner agencies and the support these agencies provide to individuals and families in need.”

United Way of Susquehanna County extends a great big thank you to P&G for its unwavering support.

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