Union Pacific Railroad Foundation makes $10,000 donation to Mid-Plains United Way

Aaron Vieyra (UW Secretary), Ron Hanson (UW Board Member), Kelli O'Brien (UPRR Sr Dir Public Affairs - Corporate Relations), Alisha Forbes (UW Executive Director), John Hall (UPRR Director of Operations), Jarod Cole (UW Board Member and UPRR employee), Cindy Volkmer (UW Board Member), Katie Isenbart (UW Board Member), Julie Buoy (UW President), Jen Holms (UW Board Member), Dee Klein (UW Board Member), and Tammy Poe (UW Administrative Assistant) pose for a picture after donation. Source: Mid-Plains United Way
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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.