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ORAU Annual Giving Campaign exceeds $100,000 for tenth year in a row

$1 million raised in past 10 years benefits United Way and Community Shares

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 5, 2017

Annual Giving Campaign thermometer

For the tenth consecutive year, ORAU exceeded its goal of raising $100,000 in donations as part of its internal annual giving campaign that benefits the United Way and Community Shares, making total donations more than $1 million for the timeframe.

As part of the 2017 ORAU Annual Giving Campaign, a total of $117,604.41 was pledged. Employees donate via payroll deduction and could earmark their donation for United Way, Community Shares or both nonprofit organizations.

Organizational groups at ORAU also held internal fundraising events, such as costume contests, book sales, bake sales and friendly challenges to raise money for this worthy cause.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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