OLLU 2018 United Way campaign sees 73 percent participation

OLLU’s 2018 United Way campaign saw continued success with a 73 percent employee participation rate. The total donation amount increased to $26,932.27, up more than $3,500 from last year.

The United Way supports 69 partner agencies and 137 programs in San Antonio that assist children, families and the SanAntonio community. Ninety-three cents of every dollar donated to United Way ofSan Antonio and Bexar County goes to direct service in the community with 7.2 percent going toward overhead costs, making United Way of San Antonio one of the most efficient and effective nonprofit agencies in the country.

For the team competitions, the EM-IA-MM Synergy Team (Enrollment Management, Institutional Advancement and Mission and Ministry) had 95 percent participation, followed by the College of Professional Studies, which had 84 percent participation.

Results of the United Way San AntonioHigher Education Workplace standings will be announced in the spring. Stay tuned to learn if OLLU retains its place as No. 1 in employee participation among San Antonio Higher Education Workplace Campaigns.

A special thanks is extended to the 304 employees who contributed to this philanthropic effort.