Video: United Way Berks Honors Supporters in ‘Celebrate United’ Virtual Event

The United Way of Berks County celebrated their partners and supporters Thursday morning with ‘Celebrate United’, a live virtual event which highlighted the organizations community mission and announced the award recipients of the 2021 Wilbur H. Doran Award.

United Way of Berks County is a nonprofit organization serving more than 150,000 people in Berks.

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Centered around four focus areas, more than 80 programs at 35 agency partners help kids become better readers through the Ready.Set.READ! initiative, offer grants to a wide variety of organizations, provide initiatives like the Volunteer Center, 211 and SingleCare (formerly FamilyWize), and serve as a community convener, bringing together people and organizations around community needs.

Last year, more than $11 million was raised to support community needs and to invest in high performing, high priority programs.

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