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ORAU Annual Giving Campaign exceeds $100,000 for tenth year in a row; $1 million raised in past 10 years benefits United Way and Community Shares
By: 
Amy Schwinge
Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017
OAK RIDGE, Tenn.— For the tenth consecutive year, ORAU exceeded its goal of
raising $100,000 in donations as part of its internal annual giving campaign
that benefits the United Way and Community Shares, making total donations
more than $1 million for the timeframe.
 
As part of the 2017 ORAU Annual Giving Campaign, a total of $117,604.41 was
pledged. Employees donate via payroll deduction and could earmark their
donation for United Way, Community Shares or both nonprofit organizations.
 
Organizational groups at ORAU also held internal fundraising events, such as
costume contests, book sales, bake sales and friendly challenges to raise
money for this worthy cause.
 
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance
national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through
specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a
consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works
with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national
priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and
Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Learn more about
ORAU at www.orau.org.
 
 
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