Corporate Recognition & Awards

Every year, United Way of Eastern Maine presents awards to the top-performing fundraisers in the area, categorized by Bronze, Silver, and Gold.

The criteria for awards are as follows:

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.

2016 Campaign Award Winners

GOLD (pictured above): BerryDunn, CES, Inc., People’s United Bank, Sargent Corporation

SILVER: Bangor Housing, Bangor Savings Bank, Casco Bay Energy Company, LLC, Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union, Darling’s Corporate Office, Emera Maine, GE, Good Samaritan Agency, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, N.H. Bragg and Sons, RBC Wealth Management, Seaboard Federal Credit Union, Sutherland Weston, The Housing Foundation, Wellspring, Inc.

BRONZE: Bucksport Area Child Care Center, Bucksport Regional Health Center, Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates, Eastern Area Agency on Aging, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, Eaton Peabody, Krisway Trucking Leasing, Maine Youth Alliance, Marden’s – Brewer, Means Wealth Management, Webber Group

IRENE GRAY VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR: Carol Colson, Bangor Saving Bank

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!