CSL Plasma Donates Over $225,000 To United Way
CSL Plasma Employees Give Time and Money to Help Local Communities
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Plasma Inc., one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, has raised over $225,000 for United Way. This amount is matched 100% by CSL Behring which nets the campaign over $450,000.
CSL Plasma employees in over 100+ locations were instrumental in raising this record-setting amount. Besides monetary contributions, CSL Plasma employees also volunteered their time by participating in a nationwide 'Day of Caring' by providing and packaging food at area food banks or community centers, planting flowers and trees, picking up trash in nearby neighborhoods and much more.
According to Mike Deem, CSL Plasma Senior Vice-President and General Manager, "It's exciting to see how our employees rally around such a great cause by giving back to their communities. Overall, we are honored to give back to the 100+ local communities by donating $450,000 to local United Ways, thanks to the 100% match by CSL Behring. This donation supports our promise to save lives and will go far in helping United Way agencies improve lives through local education, health and financial efforts."
According to Ben Landers, President and CEO of the United Way of Greater Knoxville, "We are so very appreciative of the long time support we receive from CSL Plasma. Some years ago the leadership of CSL Plasma chose United Way as one of the ways they will give back to the communities where they have locations and we are glad they did. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised over the years. The dollars raised will benefit countless numbers of citizens in need as well as helping people strive for self-sufficiency! Local United Ways will invest these generous gifts in programs that will change lives and improve community conditions. CSL is a wonderful community partner, a good place to work and widely known as a caring organization. Simply put, we could not manage without CSL Plasma."
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