One On One, Oct. 17, 2019: United Way’s Stacey McMichael

Stacey McMichael of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore talks about the group’s campaign kickoff and reflects on the many ways United Way helps citizens across our communities.

Marking 75 years, United Way launches new campaign

The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore held its 75th Anniversary Campaign Kickoff luncheon this week to launch the 2019-2020 campaign. Hosted by Salisbury University, the event brought together over 230 business and community leaders to hear about the impact that UWLES has made over the last 75 years, and how they plan to […]

United Way celebrates supporters and volunteers

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore celebrated the generosity of community members at the 74th Annual Meeting and Community Leaders Celebration thanks to University of Maryland Eastern Shore. More than 230 community members from organizations and companies representing Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties attended, to recognize United Way’s local impact and outstanding community […]

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 […]