United Way Honors Community Partners and Leaders

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 Blue Cross, Highmark Blue Shield, ESSA Bank and Just Born Quality Confections
Pearl sponsor – Riverview Bank 
In-kind sponsors –ASR Media Productions