DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) The Wiregrass United Way has exceeded their campaign goal in just five months.
Campaign Chairman Mark Saliba made the announcement at a press conference Thursday.
Currently, the campaign has raised $2,817,496. The annual campaign fundraiser kicked off back in August. This year's slogan is "Be The One." By reaching their goal, the Wiregrass United Way will also receive an additional $411,111 from the Wiregrass Foundation.
"It's a great day for the Wiregrass and the Wiregrass community and for the six counties and the 44 agencies,” said campaign chairman Mark Saliba. “That's the first thought that I have in mind, how great and how blessed we are in be in a community where reaching out and ‘being the one’ for everyone, we can meet our goal. In just five months we've met our goal."
The Wiregrass United Way uses campaign funds for a variety of programs across the six-county area.