SRNS employees raise over $1M, parent companies provide $225,000 corporate match
AIKEN, S.C. (November 20, 2018) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) employees gave back to the surrounding communities through another successful United Way campaign, raising over $1.2 million, which includes employee campaign and corporate match. The SRNS campaign committee invited the participating United Way agencies to a celebration at Newberry Hall in Aiken, S.C., on Nov. 14.
During the event, Campaign Chair Caroline Reppert and Vice Chair A.D. Bollig presented the donation checks to the United Way agency representatives. Among these representatives were Sharon Rodgers, President, United Way of Aiken County.
“United Way of Aiken County is so very grateful for the faithful support and overwhelming generosity of SRNS employees. SRNS is out largest contributor,” said Rodgers. “As a result of your donations, our 30 partner agencies and 45 critical need programs will receive funding in 2019. These programs benefit over 200,000 children, seniors, disabled, underemployed and folks in crisis in our community. Thank you for helping us #LightUp Aiken County.”
The Savannah River Site has a history of giving. Initially known as the Community Chest, United Way has been a major focus for employees since 1952.
This year’s campaign benefits the following agencies surrounding the Savannah River Site: United Way of Aiken County; United Way of the CSRA; United Way of Edgefield County; United Way of McDuffie County; United Way of the Midlands; United Way of Screven County; United Way of South Carolina, including Bamberg, Colleton, Hampton counties and United Way of the Lowcountry; United Way of Anderson County; and United Way of Barnwell County, including Allendale County.
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is a Flour-led company whose members are Flour Federal Services, Newport News Nuclear and Honeywell, responsible for the management and operations of the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site, including the Savannah River National Laboratory, located near Aiken, South Carolina.