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The 2013-2014 Campaign Year in Review

(Pictured above: Trudy Meyer of Lincoln was the guest speaker at CHC-NE’s annual meeting on Aug. 20. We thank Trudy for sharing her family’s amazing story and how they’ve been touched by March of Dimes, ALS Association Keith Worthington Chapter, Muscular Dystrophy Association and Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care.) 

This past campaign season, CHC-NE raised more than $2.7 million. Nearly $986,000 was raised through our United Way of The Midlands Partnership Campaign in Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawatomie Counties. Additionally, the Heart of The Midlands Combined Federal Campaign raised almost $108,000 for our national and local member charities. 

The partnership between CHC-NE Lincoln and the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County provided another successful year. The 2013 campaign reached total donations of more than $6.8 million. This represents the most money we’ve ever raised in Lincoln. Specifically for CHC-NE, the contract campaign dollars are estimated at $577,000, which included the nearly $25,000 raised through the Combined Federal Campaign for the national and local charity members. 

We raised an outstanding $1.07 million in Greater Nebraska – all areas outside of Omaha and Lincoln.

In addition to our workplace campaigns and the Foundation, CHC-NE has actively enlisted community partners to help spread our message. We would like to thank our underwriting sponsors:  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, PhRMA, KPTM Fox 42 Television Station, and Wells Fargo. We feel very fortunate to have such wonderful and committed partners to health.

At our recent annual meeting, we were also pleased to present Nick Cusick of IMSCORP our annual Partner in Health Award. The award recognizes organizations and individuals that actively promote the ongoing awareness of health and wellness, and serve as a model of how commerce, government or industry, and the health sector interact to improve the quality of life for those in the community.

As we enter another campaign season, we look forward to continued strong partnerships with our United Way Partners in Omaha and Lincoln, benefiting the communities served with a unified message and strategy. Our desire and goal is that every employee be given the opportunity in their workplace to give, connect and help – whether it is with our campaign partners United Way of the Midlands and United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County or through our independent campaigns in other areas of Nebraska.  

To all of our donors and volunteer leadership we would like to say, “Thank you for sharing our vision!” Together we continue to bring hope for a healthier tomorrow. 


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