United Way Honors Community Partners and Leaders

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Celebration of Caring, presented by Crayola, will be held virtually on April 15 to recognize and honor donors, volunteers and community partners. 


Allentown, PA, April 6, 2021 – United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) will host Celebration of Caring, presented by Crayola, virtually on Thursday, April 15, 2021 to recognize the collaborative efforts of the community during this difficult year.

Since the start of the pandemic, the Greater Lehigh Valley came together in inspiring ways to rapidly get resources where they were needed most. Celebration of Caring will recognize donors, volunteers and community partners as well as honor the following award recipients:

Alvin H. Butz, Inc. – PPL LIVE UNITED Award

Accepted by Greg Butz, President & CEO
Presented to an organization/company whose engagement in the Lehigh Valley community results in a significant contribution toward improving the quality of life for those in need. 


Faces International – Community Building Award

Accepted by Tyrone Russell, CEO, and Kevin Greene, COO
Presented to an individual or organization that supports United Way in its community-building efforts, encourages cooperation, contributes talent and resources to further partnerships, creates a common ground, and perseveres in the face of challenges.


Duggan & Marcon, Inc. – Campaign Chairs’ Award

Accepted by Charles Marcon, CEO
Presented to a company that has demonstrated leadership and innovation in conducting its United Way campaign and an ability to increase awareness throughout the Lehigh Valley.


Community Services for Children – Air Products Leonard Pool Community Impact Award

Accepted by Paula Margraf, President & CEO
Presented by Air Products, the award recognizes a nonprofit organization that demonstrates commitment to exceptional community leadership, outstanding stewardship of community resources, active and meaningful volunteer engagement, readiness to serve as an example to others, and strategic impact on the Lehigh Valley community.
Valued community partners in sponsorship for this year’s Celebration of Caring include:
Presenting sponsor – Crayola
Gold sponsor – Dual Temp
Silver sponsors – Capital BlueCross, Highmark Blue Shield, and ESSA Bank
Pearl sponsor – Riverview Bank
In-kind sponsors –ASR Media Productions

The public is invited to join United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and Campaign Chairs J.B. and Kathleen Reilly for an hour of inspiration and hope as we recognize our donors, volunteers and community partners.

Registration is free and required. Virtual details will be shared with registrants.

Click here to register. Email UWCelebrates@unitewayglv.org or call 610.758.8010 with questions.


About United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
United Way fights for the health, safety and education of every person in the Greater Lehigh Valley and envisions communities where every person belongs and every person thrives. We strive to achieve this goal by assessing community needs, raising funds, investing in solutions and mobilizing our community to action. For more information, visit www.UnitedWayGLV.org

Information provided to TVL by:
Laura McHugh    
Associate Vice President, Communications and Media Relations 
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
1110 American Parkway NE  Suite F-120  Allentown, PA 18109