This week, Northstar Ford hosted a live radio event for The United Way of Fort McMurray at their location at the foot of Confederation Blvd in an effort to assist us in getting closer to meeting the needs of the community.
Thanks to the generous contributions from NorthStar Ford, including hosting the event and their countless support during, we are pleased to announce that we are now able to raise our Community Campaign total from 68 to 72 percent.
Funds announced and raised by on site activities totaled over $115,000.
Northstar revealed their annual employee campaign raised $39,000, while Marty Giles matched funds received for the day to a total of $12,500. Aluma Safway announced in their first ever campaign that they exceeded their goal, raising an amazing $14,000. Finally, RMWB announced their campaign raised an outstanding $44,100.
In addition, onsite donations, pledges and the sale of Rogers Media breakfast sandwiches rounded out the event.
We owe the day’s success to Northstar Ford, Rogers Media, Harvard Broadcasting, and the countless individuals who generously donated to the campaign.