Dow Texas Operations raises $904,000 for United Way of Brazoria County

Freeport, Texas - April 12, 2016 - Dow Texas Operations is one of the largest partners of United Way of Brazoria County and 2015 was another exceptional year as the annual employee campaign raised $904,000.

The Dow Texas Operations United Way Steering Team and about 100 UW Ambassadors raised funds through both Dow and Olin employee contributions as well as special fundraising events such as a Texas Hold-'Em Poker Tournament, an online auction, raffle drawing and the 10th Annual Dow-United Way Golf Classic.

Campaign Chair Russell Armstrong said he is extremely proud of the generosity of the participants.

"Texas Operations showed tremendous community support and clearly made the United Way a priority even during an incredibly busy period," he said. "It goes to show how important it is to our employees that our communities have the support and resources that they need."

United Way of Brazoria County Executive Director Jenna Masters said they continue to be appreciative of the efforts of Texas Operations employees. "Dow Texas Operations has been a long-time supporter of UWBC and our Community Partners," she said. "It is because of the giving spirits of people like Texas Operations employees that we are able to implement positive solutions and foster collaboration to generate lasting impact in the community."

About United Way of Brazoria County
United Way of Brazoria County directly funds 42 health and human service programs that help children and youth achieve their potential, promote financial stability and independence, and improve people's health. Additional resources are also provided to the community through United Way initiatives and partnerships such as the Reader Tutor Mentor program, Helpline Information and Referral, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance / Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative (EITC), Financial Stability classes, FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card Program and Disaster Recovery and Response. For more information about United Way of Brazoria County, visit www.uwbc.org.

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