The Unity Group Gets Involved|
Partners in community success
At The Unity Group, we don't just invest in the success of our customers. We also invest in the success of our community and the communities of our coworkers, customers and brand partners.
Community Involvement and Partnerships
The Unity Group is an active contributor to communities where we live and work. For more than 80 years, The Unity Group and its team members have contributed thousands of dollars and hundreds of volunteer hours to national and local charitable activities.
Community Involvement is a long-standing corporate objective. Investment in our communities is just one of many ways The Unity Group demonstrates our commitment to being a good corporate citizen.
Unity in the Community
Every year, The Unity Group participates in Junior Achievement's Bowling Classic. This event is JA's largest fundraiser and the funds support their efforts to provide a series of business, economics and life-skills programs to enhance the education of young people in Whatcom County.
Congratulations to this year's Junior Achievement Campaign Coordinator Amelia and her team for exceeding their fundraising goal!
A big thank you to the efforts made by Erica (Employee Benefits Dept) who was the team's top earner! Join our staff in wishing our team a fun-filled evening as they bowl for a purpose at the JA Bowling Classic on May 10th.
For more information about JA, please visit their website.
The Unity Group is proud to sponsor the Bellingham Public School Foundation’s (BPSF) Annual Hungry Minds Breakfast. This event raised over $21,000 in 2012 to support Bellingham Public School programs and services.
A message from BPSF:BPSF partners with the community to build awareness and support to help fund the best possible education for all students in Bellingham Public Schools. Our work is defined by the priorities established by the district and described in the Bellingham Promise. Central to the Promise is “Great Teaching with Strong Support” which extends to specific areas including Early Childhood Education, Innovation and Flexibility, a One Schoolhouse Approach, and Student, Family and Community Engagement.
As state education dollars decline, we believe local support makes the difference between a basic education funded by public dollars and one with quality, innovative, and progressive programs. Having more informed graduates leads to greater success and personal contributions to the workplace and the community. You can read more about us here.To learn more about the event click here.
The Unity Group is pleased to announce we reached our 100% Participation Goal and were able to raise $28,465 for the United Way and their 30 partner agencies! That is a net increase in giving of 8.7% compared to 2011!
The Unity Group is pleased to announce in lieu of corporate gifts we have chosen to make a $5,000 donation to the Bellingham Food Bank’s – Food Bank Fresh program. Unity was a founding sponsor of this program last year and with its success is happy to continue supporting the program. Our founding contribution resulted in the production of 8,000 pounds of food to the food bank throughout 2012. “We are hopeful this contribution will provide over 10,000 visitors per month to the food bank with fresh, locally grown, organic produce throughout 2013,” says Barry Hanson, President of The Unity Group.
The Unity Group was a proud table sponsor for the 12th Annual Blue Skies for Children Dinner & Charity Auction. Nancy, from our Commercial Insurance Department entered her homemade Chocolate Truffle Cake into the auction and it earned the top bid of the evening at $800!
Blue Skies raised a net of nearly $60,000 at the event which will help the organization continue their mission of raising hope and self-esteem through enrichment programs and other essentials for homeless, low-income, and foster children in Whatcom and Skagit Counties!
Also a big congratulations to Blue Skies for winning the Bellingham Chamber's Non-Profit of the Year Award!!!
Click on the links below to learn more about some of the valuable organizations that we support.
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