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United Way Announces 2018 Campaign Total

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The United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo announced on Thursday, January 10th their 2018 Community Campaign total of $4.6 million.

"To be able to raise this much at this time is incredible! We have amazing support from our community.” said Steve Yatauro, President of the United Way Board of Directors.

The Community Campaign kicked off on September 7th and ran to the end of December. Through that time it saw exceptional commitment from hundreds of individuals across the community, both as volunteers and donors.

"I'm overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of our volunteers, staff and community in ensuring the success of this campaign,” said Ken Sandmoen, Campaign Chair, “It has been fantastic!"

Funds raised from the FMWB United Way’s Community Campaign will help to build a strong and caring community, where everyone has the opportunity to live a good life.

“On behalf of the United Way Board of Directors, staff and partner agencies, I would like to give a heartfelt thank you to our community for continuing to show your confidence in us to be able to do local good in the region." said Yatauro.


About the United Way

The United Way of Fort McMurray believes in Community Impact, a movement towards creating meaningful, long-term improvements to the quality of life in Wood Buffalo. Our goal is to improve lives through education, social innovation, and by engaging our community, giving our agencies the tools to succeed.



For more information or to coordinate interviews, please contact:

Ashley Freimark
Communications Specialist
The United Way of Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo
p. (780) 791-0077 ext. 3015