Pam Gregory named to lead local United Way

The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore Executive Board of Directors has unanimously selected Pamela Gregory as the new President & Chief Executive Officer for the agency. Gregory, an eight-year veteran of the UWLES, has been an integral part of the agency’s success serving in various capacities including resource development and most recently as […]

United Way kicks off 2018 fundraising campaign

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held the 14th Annual Campaign Kickoff Breakfast to launch  the 2018 “LIVE UNITED & Open Doors” campaign season.  Generously sponsored by Salisbury University, the breakfast brought together over 225 business and community leaders to hear how United Way “Opens Doors” for neighbors in need through direct services […]

United Way Board responds to ousted CEO’s statement

The following official statement regarding Kathleen Mommé’s column in Thursday’s Salisbury Independent was released today by United Way Board President Dana Seiler. — Editor. This is in response to an editorial published by the Salisbury Independent on Aug. 30 by Kathleen Mommé, concerning her departure as CEO from The United Way of the Lower Eastern […]

UW’s CEO: I did not resign — I was terminated

It has been an honor to serve our community for the past 35 years including the past 24 years with the local United Way making a real impact in our neighbor’s lives. Every moment of these years, I have felt that it has been a true blessing to serve, continuously break performance records, always give […]

United Way celebrates record-breaking campaign

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore celebrated the generosity of community members at the 73rd Annual Meeting and Community Leaders Celebration held Friday at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. More than 300 community members and 150 organizations and companies representing Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties attended, providing United Way an opportunity to […]

7th Annual Preakness Palooza is Saturday at EVO

On Saturday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and RPS ISG International, in partnership with United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, will host the ULTIMATE Preakness Party and viewing of the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes at EVO Public House.  Proceeds from the Preakness Palooza will benefit the Imagination […]

Perdue Farms associates break United Way record

Perdue Farms associates last week presented a record $387,000 to the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. The contribution includes a record donation of $262,000 by associates and a $125,000 contribution from The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms. The Perdue contribution brings the local United […]

United Way’s goal is $2.2 million as campaign begins

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held the 13th annual CEO & Coordinator Breakfast to kick-off the 2017 United Way “United We Win” campaign season. Hosted by Jim Perdue, Chairman of Perdue Farms, the breakfast brought over 250 local business and community leaders together to hear uplifting speeches and updates on United Way’s […]

United Way reports record-breaking campaign; 80 programs to benefit

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore announced a record breaking $1.46 million in funds will be distributed among 80 local programs in 2018. Established locally in 1944, the United Way continues to be the largest source of nongovernmental funding for nonprofit agencies, with a focus on Education, Financial Stability and Health. United Way’s Community […]

Amy Luppens, Randy Scott compete to help others

What happens when two friends, male and female, compete in Salisbury’s Pinwheels for Protection 5K in the spring and the woman, who is pushing her 1-year-old baby in a stroller, loses by a hair? There’s a rematch, of course. That rematch, last Saturday, pitted Amy Luppens, Communications Director of the United Way of the Eastern […]