RENO — The United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) has announced the top 25 contributing northern Nevada companies that conducted workplace giving campaigns to assist the nonprofit.
These 25 companies, along with many more contributing organizations and individuals, helped UWNNS reach 105 percent of its annual giving goal of $1.7 million in the campaign, which ran from Feb. 28, 2010 until Feb. 27.
“Despite our current economic environment, our community continues to have caring and generous companies and people who understand the importance of United Way,” said Paul Dugan, chair of the UWNNS board of directors. “It is because of these organizations and their employees that we have been able to exceed our fundraising goal, which will in turn help us create lasting change in our community.”
The top 25 companies that participated in the employee giving campaign to help reach this goal are UPS, NV Energy, Wells Fargo, GE Energy, Washoe County Employees, AT&T, U. S. Bank, J. C. Penney Company, Southwest Gas, John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Costco, Enterprise, Scheels, University of Nevada, Reno, Scolari’s Food and Drug Company, State of Nevada, Walmart, Bank of America, Macy’s, FedEx, Renown Health, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Target and Nevada State Bank.