The Tulsa Area United Way has announced the early success of its Trailblazers – companies and organizations that conducted campaigns this summer in advance of the United Way’s annual fall fundraising campaign for the community.
“As Trailblazers, these companies and organizations are truly blazing the trail and providing an example to others as we begin the 2018 campaign,” said Alison Anthony, President and CEO of the Tulsa Area United Way.
The total amount raised by the Trailblazers and other early campaigns is $3,822,096, announced at the United Way’s annual Day of Caring.
“The success of these early campaigns builds positive momentum as we kick off the fall campaign for the community,” said Rob Martinovich, Chair of the United Way campaign and Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at ONEOK.
This year’s Trailblazers included Eide Bailly, LLP, Explorer Pipeline, Hilti, Hogan Taylor, LUXA Enterprises, T.D. Williamson, TTCU Federal Credit Union, UPS, YMCA of Tulsa and the Tulsa Area United Way.
In addition to the Trailblazers, several companies and organizations conducted early campaigns on behalf of the United Way, including Bank of Oklahoma, Arvest Bank, DVIS, Holly Frontier Refinery, ONE Gas, OG&E, Video Gaming Technologies, Regent Financial Services and Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
The United Way campaign will culminate at the annual “Unite!” celebration at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Climb Tulsa, 4923 E. 32nd St.