Investors

With more than 300 corporate partners and 123,966 donors, every little bit adds up to making a big difference. Chaired by Harold Mills, former CEO of ZeroChaos, more than $18.6 million was raised to fuel United Way’s work.

Community Workplace Campaign

top-giving-companies

$500,000 or More
Orange County Government (126)*

$400,000 or More
Florida Hospital (133)*
SunTrust Bank of
Central Florida (88)*
UPS Florida (67)*
City of Orlando (94)*
Tupperware Brands Corporation (51)*

$300,000 or More
AT&T (15)*
Wells Fargo Financial (22)*

$200,000 or More
Enterprise Holdings (39)*
CNL Financial Group (26)*
Darden Restaurants, Inc.

$100,000 or More
OUC–The Reliable One (41)*
Bank of America (42)*
Adventist Health System (53)*
University of Central Florida (53)*
Duke Energy (24)*
CenturyLink (27)*
FedEx Corporation (7)*
Siemens Energy, Inc. (37)*
Orlando Health (17)*
ZeroChaos (11)*
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (12)*
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. (28)*

2,560 LEADERSHIP DONORS INVESTED $4,503,026
*Number of Leadership Donors (Individuals who give $1,000+)

Increased Giving by 5% or more with giving over $100,000

Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Orange County Government
Enterprise Holdings
OUC–The Reliable One
University of Central Florida
Duke Energy
Century Link

Increased Giving by 5% or more with giving over $10,000

Costco Wholesale
Regions Bank
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Travelers Companies, Inc.
Aetna Life & Casualty
Reedy Creek Improvement District
TD Bank
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Baker & Hostetler, LLP
Visit Orlando
Balfour Beatty Construction
Goodwill Industries of Central Florida
Comcast
Black & Veatch
Pepsico Beverages & Foods
Dept. of VA – FL Caribbean CPAC
Dept. of VA – Outpatient Clinic
IRS – Maitland
DHS TSA – Federal Air Marshalls
Social Security Administration Office of Disability Adjudication
DHS US CIS – Orange Ave

Sector Leaders $10,000 & Above

  • Accounting
    • Ernst & Young LLP
    • BDO
    • Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP
  • Building and Design
    • PCL Construction Services Inc.
    • Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
    • Balfour Beatty Construction
    • Black & Veatch
  • Business and Industry
    • Massey Services Inc.
    • McLane Suneast
    • C&S Wholesale Grocers
    • Hobart Corporation
    • Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Orlando International Airport
    • Orlando Magic
    • Pepsico Beverages & Foods
  • Education
    • Seminole County Public Schools
    • Orange County Public Schools
    • Osceola County Public Schools
  • Financial
    • Bank of New York Mellon
    • Raymond James & Associates
    • Regions Bank
    • Fifth Third Bank
    • Travelers Companies, Inc.
    • Deloitte Consulting, LLP
    • Aetna Life & Casualty
    • BB&T
    • TD Bank
    • The Hartford Insurance Group Orlando Regional Office
    • Fairwinds Credit Union
    • State Farm
    • Iberia Bank
  • Foundations
    • Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation
    • Shell Oil Company Foundation
    • Gordon J. Barnett Memorial Foundation
    • Fran Hubbard Family Fund
  • Health
    • Florida Blue
    • Accredo / Express Scripts
    • Johnson & Johnson
  • High Tech
    • General Dynamic C4 Systems
    • Sprint
    • Smart City Telecom
  • Hospitality
    • Red Lobster
    • Orlando / Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Legal
    • Baker & Hostetler, LLP
    • Holland & Knight, LLP
  • Media
    • Orlando Sentinel Communications
    • WFTV/WRDQ Television/Cox Media Group
    • Comcast
  • Non-Profits
    • Heart of Florida United Way
    • Aspire Health Partners
    • Community Coordinate Care for Children
    • Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida
    • Goodwill Industries of Central Florida
  • Public Services
    • Reedy Creek Improvement District
    • City of Kissimmee
  • Retail
    • Costco Wholesale
    • Target
    • Macy’s
    • Wal-Mart

Loaned Executives

Each year, community-minded employers lend key personnel to United Way to serve as a full-time fundraiser during the community campaign, allowing the “people power” to work with more than 300 corporate partners.

  • Walt Disney World
  • Publix Super Markets
  • Lockheed Martin
  • UPS Florida
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida
  • Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc.
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • S. Customs and Border Protection

Events

chefs-photo-2Chef’s Gala

Recognized as the region’s top food and wine pairing event, Chef’s Gala raised $275,000 to alleviate hunger and homelessness in Central Florida. 95 cents of every dollars is put directly back into community programs thanks to the generosity of sponsors like Walt Disney World and Florida Technical College. Co-chairs for the event were Antonia Novello, former U.S. Surgeon General, and John Pisan, Wells Fargo Wealth Management. Learn More.

img_7138Women’s Leadership Luncheon

More than 1,000 gathered for the 9th annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon, this year featuring renowned swimmer Diana Nyad. She inspired the audience with her tale of perseverance swimming from Cuba to Key West at age 64. More than $150,000 raised from the event propelled the Women’s Leadership Council’s work in education, specifically reading and literacy initiatives in local Title-I schools. Learn More.

clb-imageCorporate Leadership Breakfast

Business leaders gathered to “chart the course” for our community as it relates to talent development in Central Florida at the Corporate Leadership Breakfast. Three key areas were highlighted – education, veterans and ALICE (or asset limited income constrained employed). Learn More.

img_8508Live United Victory Celebration

Wrapping up the 2015-16 campaign, the Celebration highlighted best practices and honored corporate partners that contributed significantly to the success of the community campaign. Campaign Chair Harold Mills, former CEO of ZeroChaos, announced the fundraising total of $18,611,050. See Photos.

  • Spirit Award: Red Lobster
  • Exceptional Campaign Managers: Orange County Government’s Jacqueline Tobert, Lavon Williams and Jon Weiss
  • Executive Champion: University of Central Florida’s Rich Sloane
  • Chairman’s Award: Lockheed Martin