Citizens Medical Center receives United Way award
June 26, 2014 at 1:26 a.m.
Citizens Medical Center received the Spirit of Texas Award at the Victoria County United Way's Celebration Philanthropy Awards Reception at the Museum of the Coastal Bend on Wednesday.
The Spirit of Texas, one of United Way's top awards, recognizes a company and their employees who demonstrate campaign excellence and community commitment. Organizations and companies are chosen for this award based on leadership, giving, volunteerism, employee participation and giving levels, year-round education, corporate support, incentive programs and campaign rallies.
Citizens Medical Center employees committed themselves to becoming one of the top fundraising teams during the 2013 giving campaign. They raised a total of $42,594 through several hospital fundraising events and pledge card donations, $14,228 more than the 2012 campaign.