Montgomery County United Way
also folded into United Way of Greater Houston in early 2016.
He is a member of Spokane Rotary Club 21 and is the 2015 Chair for Spokane County United Way
's Emerging Leaders Society.
Orange County United Way officials said the donations represented across-the-board giving, and included a large commitment made to United Way's endowment fund as well as participation from workplace employee giving programs and retention of major gifts by loyal contributors.
"The response from the Orange County community to help those less fortunate is nothing short of awe-inspiring," said Maria Chavez Wilcox, president and CEO of Orange County United Way. "Their heartwarming generosity at a time of continued economic difficulty speaks volumes about their kindness and compassion.
Not surprisingly, Chavez Wilcox said, Orange County United Way has experienced a growing need for the services that are supported by these charitable contributions, including basic needs, education, and programs that help individuals and families achieve financial stability.
Sun Chemical employees have generously donated more than $45,000 to the Bergen County United Way
's Community Response Fund, which was set up to aid victims of the Sept.
* Beaufort County United Way
, Washington, N.C., 95 percent, $595,763 ($306,176);
High unemployment, both nationally and locally, has an impact, but "it can be overcome with strong programs and a strong message like we have," said Fine, who's been at King County United Way for 11 years.
* Victoria County United Way, Victoria, Texas--$1,008,507, up 4.2 percent, from $968,044