NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The Union Pacific Railroad Foundation surprised the Mid-Plains United Way Board of Trustees and staff with at their December meeting with a donation of $10,000.
Mid-Plains United Way said UPRR Foundation and UPRR employees have been loyal contributors to our local United Way for years. This gift brings the fundraising thermometer up to 35% with $80,180.96 going toward a goal of $232,000.
Alisha Forbes, Executive Director with Mid-Plains United Way said Mid-Plains United Way’s primary objective is to prevent families from falling into poverty and to help families in poverty become self-sustainable. To do this, the organization focuses on investing in local programs that improve education, health and financial stability.