United Way celebrates campaign, thanks donors

United Way of Clallam County board members and staff will thank donors at the annual campaign celebration from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at H2O Waterfront Bistro, 222 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles.

“This year’s event is sponsored by Green Crow, Olympic Veterinary Clinic, Strait-View Credit Union and Jennifer Ciarlo, Edward Jones,” said Christy Smith, CEO of United Way of Clallam County. “At the annual celebration, we will be highlighting the success of the campaign, honoring life time achievement and giving special recognition to our donors.”

Sara Dutrow, the 2016 Campaign Chair and CEO of Olympic Veterinary Clinic, said she was very pleased with the results of this year’s fundraising efforts.

“We had so much fun during this year’s campaign; working with community members and businesses to collect funds and spread the word about the work of our local nonprofits,” said Dutrow. “We raised more than $796,000 this year. The last time a campaign raised more funds was 2012. Because of the generosity of our community, we are able to provide more support to our partners. Together we are working to reach the United Way goal of helping all people to live safe, healthy and productive lives.”

For more than 50 years the United Way of Clallam County has advanced the common good by partnering with local nonprofits whose work focuses on education, financial stability and health. For more information about the United Way of Clallam County or to join its campaign team, visit www.unitedwayclallam.org or email info@unitedwayclallam.org.