Employees across the U.S. Team Up to Support Community Causes
PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 6, 2017 – Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, is pleased to announce its employees raised $156,357 for the United Way as a part of this year’s D&Z United Way Workplace Campaign. This expanded partnership is an example of D&Z’s continued commitment to the business of betterment and its desire to support the communities in which it serves.
The United Way Workplace Campaign focuses not only on raising money for a cause, but also on strengthening connections between employees and their communities. This year, D&Z employees collectively raised money to support childhood education, help families gain financial stability, improve health throughout the entire community and strengthen the safety net for some of their most vulnerable neighbors.
All divisions and units of Day & Zimmermann participated in the campaign. This year’s number of participants exceeded previous campaigns. Total giving in 2016 increased by 15 percent from 2014, when D&Z raised $133,000 for community causes across the country.
United Way has served as one of D&Z’s trusted philanthropic partners for more than 20 years.
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ABOUT UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE
United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. Supported by 2.8 million volunteers, 9.8 million donors worldwide, and more than $4.7 billion raised every year, United Way is the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit. We’re engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide to create sustainable solutions to the challenges facing our communities. United Way partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, labor leaders, health providers, senior citizens, students and more. For more information about United Way, please visit UnitedWay.org.
ABOUT DAY & ZIMMERMANN
Founded in 1901, Day & Zimmermann is a family-owned company with a workforce of over 42,000 specializing in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.4 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, our first work was to develop "Betterment Reports" that helped modernize American factories. Today, we are still in the business of betterment—maintaining the nation's power infrastructure, protecting American freedoms and driving technological advancements around the world. We do what we say.® http://www.dayzim.com