NPU commits $27,034 to United Way for 2024 through successful fundraising campaigns

The employees of Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) have completed another successful fundraising campaign for the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, raising and pledging $17,328 through one-time contributions and regular payroll deductions through 2024.

In addition, over the final few weeks of 2023 and to kick-off the annual campaign, NPU also organized several fundraising activities for employees, including breakfasts and lunches that generated an additional $4,706 for the United Way.

When combined with NPU’s annual corporate gift of $5,000, NPU’s total contribution to the United Way in 2024 will be $27,034

“I am inspired by the continued dedication displayed by our employees to the United Way, generously donating their time and money for those in need in our community,” said Chris LaRose, General Manager of NPU. “Time and time again, the NPU team demonstrates their compassion and service to our customers and community.”

Over the past six years, NPU and its employees have contributed more than $225,000 to the United Way of Southeast Connecticut. Organizations that have been designated for support by NPU employees include United Community & Family Services (UCFS), the ARC of New London County, the Martin House, and Madonna Place.