United Way of the Piedmont is honored to work with over 200 corporate partners in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties. Every year we present awards to the companies and individuals that go above and beyond to support United Way of the Piedmont and our mission to connect, engage, and inspire people to transform their communities. While we can’t recognize them in-person this year at our Annual Celebration, please help us honor these companies by sharing this article and/or congratulating those who work for these great companies!

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE

Presented to the companies who support the United Way mission at an exemplary level through contributions, participation, non-financial contributions and quality of campaign.

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EMPLOYEE GIVING AWARDS

Awarded to companies with the highest percentage increase in employee giving.

Spartanburg County:

$150,000-$200,000 – American Credit Acceptance
$100,000-$150,000 – Contec
$50,000-$100,000 – Spartanburg Water
$25,000-$50,000 – OTO Development
$15,000-$25,000 – Park National Bank
$10,000-$15,000 – Draexlmaier Automotive
$5,000-$10,000 – Morrisette
$1,000-$5,000 – Spartanburg Day School

Cherokee County:

$10,000+ – UPS Freight

Union County:

$10,000+ – Dollar General Distribution Center

PUBLIC SCHOOL CAMPAIGN AWARD

Awarded to School District with the highest percentage increase in employee giving.

Spartanburg School District 5

MOST OUTSTANDING NEW CAMPAIGN AWARD

Awarded to the new campaign with the highest level of employee giving:

High Point Academy

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP GIVING AWARD

Awarded to the company with the highest percentage of leadership givers within their workplace campaign:

William Barnet & Son

INCREASED CAPACITY AWARD

Presented to the companies that implement a new practice that generates a significant amount of additional revenue.

Park National Bank

VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARD

Awarded to companies that engaged their employees through volunteerism in new and significant ways.

Spartanburg Regional – Cherokee Medical Center
UPS

COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARDS

Awarded to companies with the highest percentage of employee giving to the Community Impact Fund.

$150,000-$200,000 American Credit Acceptance
$100,000-$150,000 Nestle
$50,000-$100,000 Johnson Development Associates
$25,000-$50,000 Dollar General Distribution Center
$15,000-$25,000 Hamrick Mills
$10,000-$15,000 Timken-Duncan
$5,000-$10,000 Morrisette
$1,000-$5,000 Bic Consumer Products

CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR AWARDS

Presented to individuals who set an example of outstanding leadership through their involvement in United Way activities.

Denell Jackson, Draexlmaier Automotive
Ashley Ford, First Citizens Bank
Carolyn MacIntosh, First Citizens Bank
Susan England, Johnson Development Associates
Suzanne McClendon, OTO Development
Cindy Thompson, South State Bank

OUTSTANDING CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES

Presented to committees that demonstrate exceptional teamwork that has resulted in increased employee per capita giving.

American Credit Acceptance
City of Spartanburg
Contec
Spartanburg Water

CAMPAIGN SPIRIT AWARDS

Presented to the companies whose employees exemplified the highest level of team spirit during their United Way campaign.

Spartanburg Community College

COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARDS

Presented to organizations that exemplify true partnership in addressing community needs that align with UWP’s mission.

The Bethlehem Center
Contec
Grace Management
Michelin North America
Spartanburg Academic Movement