City of Goodyear, Arizona
Public Information Office
For Immediate Release: Jan. 02, 2008
Goodyear employees aid United Way
GOODYEAR, AZ – Goodyear city employees will donate more than $18,000 to the Valley of the Sun United Way this year – the highest total in the past three years for the city's annual fundraising drive.
The 2008 contributions are a 300 percent increase over last year's commitment of slightly more than $4,500. About 20 percent of all city employees contributed; the average annual donation per participant is $169.
Representatives of The Valley of the Sun United Way will be present at the Jan. 14 Goodyear City Council meeting to receive a check from the mayor and council members.