American Water Donates More Than $350,000 to United Way in Virtual Workplace Campaign

first_img American Water Donates More Than $350,000 to United Way in Virtual Workplace Campaign Local NewsBusiness Twitter Facebook CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 29, 2021– American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility, announced today the company has raised $359,000 company-wide for local United Way organizations across the nation. “Our employees have a long history of supporting United Way, and we are fortunate to have such generous people with a wonderful giving spirit that want to make a positive impact,” said Walter Lynch, president and CEO of American Water. “We’ve all seen the devastating effects that COVID-19 is having in our local communities, and now more than ever, United Way needs our support. That is why American Water joined United Way’s fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community and around the world.” This year’s virtual workplace giving campaign was a success for American Water. In addition to financial donations, American Water employees participated in creative, virtual fundraising events including a 5K Turkey Trot, an online auction, virtual BINGO games, trivia games and other fun virtual events, all contributing to United Way. A key contributor to this year’s United Way campaign, was the American Water Charitable Foundation which donated $50,000 towards the company’s annual campaign. American Water’s support of United Way is part of its formal Corporate Responsibility program, which is designed to create a lasting, positive impact on the communities the company serves. During the last 15 years, American Water has donated more than $7 million to United Way efforts across the country. About American Water With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. View source version on CONTACT: Media Contact: Joseph Szafran External Affairs Manager 856-955-4304 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY OTHER PHILANTHROPY PHILANTHROPY UTILITIES SOURCE: American Water Works Company, Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 01/29/2021 10:30 AM/DISC: 01/29/2021 10:30 AM Previous articleRES and KRRC Confirm Restoration Design for Klamath Dam RemovalNext articleCI Security Launches Multi-Tiered Solution to Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Attacks Digital AIM Web Support WhatsApp Twittercenter_img WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – January 29, 2021 Pinterest Pinterest TAGS  Facebooklast_img

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