WATERBURY, Conn. – (January 27, 2023) – Post University associates have collectively raised $169,183.22 to the United Way of Greater Waterbury’s “Have a Direct Effect” annual campaign. Since the University implemented the matching contribution campaign, the record-breaking sum is the largest donation in the University’s history supporting the United Way of Greater Waterbury.
Celebrating 80 years serving the Waterbury and its surrounding community, the United Way of Greater Waterbury’s “Have a Direct Effect” raised valuable funding for programs that address the region’s biggest challenges, including homelessness, access to education and financial stability.
“Waterbury is not just the town where Post University is located, it’s our home. We care deeply about our neighbors,” said Post University campaign captain Marya DiPerna, assistant director of events at Post University. “I am humbled by the outpouring of generosity from my colleagues and am thrilled we could provide such an impactful gift to the United Way of Greater Waterbury.”
More than 125 associates and faculty participated in Post’s campaign, in addition to local donors and university partners and vendors.
Post University is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the United Way of Greater Waterbury. For more information on the United Way of Greater Waterbury and the 2022-2023 campaign, please visit https://www.unitedwaygw.org/campaign.