United Way of Metropolitan Dallas recently celebrated the success of its annual fundraising efforts with an awards ceremony.
United Way honored 2017-2018 annual campaign chairman Troy Aikman and recognized more than 700 supporters and volunteers during the ceremony.
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The funds will support United Way’s community aspirations, including preparing at least 60 percent of all high school graduates for success, permanently lifting 250,000 people out of poverty, and improving health and quality of life across North Texas.
Give Award – Dr. Bob and Jean Smith Foundation
Advocate Award – Roland Love, North American Title Company
Volunteer Award – Mark Davidson, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay
Education Award – Alliance Data
Income Award – Catholic Charities of Dallas
Health Award – The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Social Innovation Award – Accenture
Emerging Leader Award – Danielle Cooper, Vistra Energy and its Integrated Businesses, TXU Energy and Luminant
Public Service Award – The Mass Care Task Force
Robert Miller Media Award – Clarice Tinsley, FOX 4 News
Community Impact Award – Bank of Texas, Jones Day, Texas Instruments
Campaign Growth – Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Outstanding Giving Societies – Deloitte
Outstanding Employee Coordinator – Vicki Draughn, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
Outstanding Corporate Engagement – Alliance Data, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, The Howard Hughes Corporation, Oncor