Lewis University receives United Way Frank Turk Sr. Award

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Lewis University receives United Way Frank Turk Sr. Award for outstanding fundraising

Published: July 1, 2014.

Lewis University received the Frank Turk Sr. Outstanding Campaign Achievement Award for exceeding fundraising goals and raising more than $38,000 for United Way of Will County.

Lewis University is the first educational institution to receive this prestigious award, which is presented annually by United Way to organizations and businesses with outstanding workplace contributions and volunteers in the annual campaign that benefits the 46 agencies of United Way.

United Way of Will County works with local volunteers to identify and solve critical issues faced by many Will County residents. The organization supports 46 local nonprofit agencies that provide programs and services addressing the most critical needs of Will County communities. One in four Will County residents are positively impacted by United Way of Will County Partner Agencies, which work to help children and youth succeed, families and individuals achieve self-sufficiency, strengthen neighborhoods and maintain a safety net of essential human care services.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,600 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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