ELIZABETH – C. R. Bard, Inc., the leading multinational developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies, has been supporting United Way of Greater Union County’s (UWGUC) community initiatives for over 23 years through Bard’s employee campaign. This year, thanks to 67% employee participation and a generous corporate gift, Bard has had its most successful campaign ever. The grand total of $312,289 will go towards building stronger families and stronger communities throughout Union County, North Plainfield and South Plainfield.
“We value our great relationship with Bard and admire the civic mindedness of all their employees,” said James W. Horne, Jr., President & CEO of UWGUC. “We appreciate the commitment the entire group has shown in Union County over the years and look forward to another strong campaign next year.”
“C. R. Bard is committed to making a positive impact on health and wellbeing throughout the world,” said Dr. John DeFord, Bard Workplace Campaign Chair and Senior Vice President, Science, Technology and Clinical Affairs of Bard. “UWGUC’s work in the community directly helps improve access to health care for the community, helping create a better quality of life for everyone.”
The mission of United Way of Greater Union County is to ensure the health and human services needs of the community are identified and addressed in ways that create a better quality of life for the residents of Union County, North Plainfield and South Plainfield. Tax-deductible donations may be sent to 33 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.
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