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Mark your calendar to join us this year at the Fox Theater on March 1, 2018

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

Over 250 individuals joined us in celebration at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on February 2, 2017 for OVATION.  This was a community celebration held to honor and award individuals and companies for their outstanding contributions to the United Way campaign and to reveal to the community the financial impact created for our community.

Spokane County United Way's Campaign Raised $3,697,747

These dollars create local impact and are focused to reduce the educational achievement gap amongst our most vulnerable students, increase the financial stability of families, and support healthy home environments free of domestic violence and child abuse and neglect.

Award Winners

VOLUNTEER MOBILIZATION OF THE YEAR:  GUARDIAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

Honorable Mentions:  Mountain West Bank, Ricoh, Rosauers Supermarkets, Travelers

IGNITE AWARD (NEW CAMPAIGN):  WSU SPOKANE

Honorable Mention:  Ignite Northwest

NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR:  HOSPICE OF SPOKANE

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR:  ALSC ARCHITECTS

Honorable Mentions:  Journal of Business, Rogers Machinery

LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR:  COMCAST COMMUNICATIONS

Honorable Mentions:  Garco Construction, Rockwood Health Systems

CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR:  LYNN LEENKNECHT, CLEARWATER PAPER CORPORATION

Honorable Mentions:  Jesse Couey and Jesse Koontz (Costco Wholesale), Amanda Swan-Roadruck (Numerica Credit Union), Cathie Winegar (Washington Trust Bank)

EMERGING LEADER OF THE YEAR:  BRYAN WHITE

ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR:  JIM COWLES