Voorhees, NJ - January 22, 2007
United Way of Camden County (UWCC) President & CEO, Michael E. Moynihan, received a check for $111,306 from American Water President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Correll, on Thursday, January 18, 2007. The donation comprised employee contributions generated during American Water's annual employee giving campaign and the company match of one dollar per every employee dollar raised.
"American Water has a long history of supporting the United Way of Camden County," said Don Correll. "Our employees are committed to investing in programs that benefit our communities. The United Way of Camden County provides us with an effective channel to give back to the communities where we live and are privileged to serve."
"This generous donation from the employees of American Water proves the most valuable resource we have is people - those whom we serve and all of us who volunteer, invest and work to create long-term change in Camden County," said Moynihan. "We appreciate American Water's ongoing commitment to our organization and are grateful for the employee donations and the corporate match."
Joining Michael E. Moynihan, president of the United Way of Camden County (UWCC) for the check presentation were UWCC Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Darry Oliver, UWCC Resource Development Manager Marilyn Ancrum, American Water President & CEO Don Correll and American Water Director of External Communications and Corporate Responsibility Kimberly Cooper, who led the company's fundraising activities.
United Way of Camden County is a non-profit organization that improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. With the help of local experts, residents, service providers, volunteers, and businesses, we achieve results that impact our community's most pressing problems. For more information about how United Way is impacting our community, or to become a United Way volunteer, please call Tawana Barnett at 856-963-2720 or visit www.uwccnj.org.
American Water is committed to being a valuable member of the communities it serves. We encourage and support employee volunteerism and focus our time, financial contributions and efforts toward programs and activities where we can make the greatest impact. With headquarters in Voorhees, NJ, American Water employs approximately 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide high-quality water, wastewater and other related services to about 17 million people in 29 states and Canada.