Every year, United Way of Eastern Maine presents awards to the top-performing fundraisers in the area, categorized by Bronze, Silver, and Gold. (Scroll down to see this years winners!)
Company average gift ≥ $260
Company gift per capita ≥ $80
Company % participation ≥ 40%
Implementation of Best Practices
Total amount raised ≥ previous year*
*Must be met before receiving any award
Gold Award: Company meets all 5 criteria
Silver Award: Company meets 4 out of 5 criteria
Bronze Award: Company meets 3 out of 5 criteria
Bonus credit: Companies that increase their campaign total by 20% or more over the previous year will receive a boost in award ranking.
Awards are also given to the top Employee Campaign Manager and Volunteer of the Year. All award winners will receive special recognition at the Campaign Celebration in February.
2017 Campaign Award Winners
GOLD: BerryDunn, CES, Inc., Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union, Emera Maine, Kris-Way Truck Leasing Company, Literacy Volunteers of Bangor, Morgan Stanley, Sargent Corporation, Sutherland Weston, United Way of Eastern Maine
SILVER: Ameriprise Financial, Bangor Housing, Bangor Savings Bank, Bucksport Area Child Care Center, Good Samaritan Agency
Maine Youth Alliance, Means Wealth Management, Seaboard Federal Credit Union
BRONZE: Beatham, Bernier, Seekins & Colpritt, City of Bangor, Cobscook Community Learning Center, Health Equity Alliance, Healthy Peninsula, Maine Mental Health Connections, New Hope for Women, Partners for Peace
EMPLOYEE CAMPAIGN MANAGER(s) OF THE YEAR: Chad Wilcox & Sarah Hesseltine, Emera Maine
IRENE GRAY VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR: Denis St. Peter, CES, Inc.
In addition to our awards, we also recognize our top 10 campaigns each year as our Cornerstone Companies who together make up nearly 50% of our total campaign!