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ORAU exceeds $100,000 in annual giving campaign for fifth consecutive year

Donations to benefit United Way, Community Shares

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Nov. 7, 2012
FY13-02

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—For the fifth year in a row, ORAU has broken the $100,000 mark in donations as part of the annual giving campaign for the United Way and Community Shares.

2012 ORAU Annual Giving Campaign Chair John Huppmann, pictured second from right; Co-Chair Sarah Roberts, right; ORAU President and CEO Andy Page, pictured second from left; and East Tennessee Economic Council President and former United Way Chairman Jim Campbell, left.

2012 ORAU Annual Giving Campaign Chair John Huppmann, pictured second from right; Co-Chair Sarah Roberts, right; ORAU President and CEO Andy Page, pictured second from left; and East Tennessee Economic Council President and former United Way Chairman Jim Campbell, left, reveal ORAU’s giving total of $141,077.82.

During a concluding ceremony on Nov.7 in Pollard, ORAU President and CEO Andy Page announced the 2012 ORAU Annual Giving Campaign total donation amount—$141,077.82. As part of the total donation, ORAU gave $102,852.82 to the United Way and $38,225 to Community Shares.

On hand to share in the excitement was Rick Morrow, executive director of United Way of Anderson County; Shelley Wascom, director of the Community Shares of Knoxville; and special guest Jim Campbell, president of the East Tennessee Economic Council and former United Way of Anderson County chairman.

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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