United Way Celebrates Community Raising $6,069,110
United Way of Brevard celebrates the hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals who came together to raise funds that will help our neighbors meet basic needs and build an even better life for themselves and their families. The Awards Celebration, held Wednesday, April 24 at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place, honored the outstanding achievements and the amazing community members who raised $6,069,110 a 3.4% increase over the $5,867,000 raised last year.
Harris Corporation and its employees were the largest contributors, raising $1,568,107.
Publix Super Markets and its associates again joined Harris Corporation in the million dollar circle this year by raising $1,180,000 make it the second largest campaign.
United Way’s most prestigious annual recognition the 2019 Chairman’s Award went to Space Coast Credit Union. This honor is presented annually to an organization that has displayed excellence in corporate citizenship, far beyond support of our annual fundraising drive. Space Coast Credit Union is a tremendous example of corporate social responsibility in our community.