For a community to be great, it has to be great for everyone. Each year, L3Harris makes a difference in the communities where our employees live and work through our ongoing partnership with the United Way.L3Harris joins other outstanding corporate donors in Halton and Hamilton as a Gold Level Local Leader. Leveraging extraordinary United Way campaign leaders to engage employees and support the over 200,000 people who rely on the United Way Halton & Hamilton annually.
“This recognition speaks volumes about the generosity of our employees,” said Jacques Comtois, General Manager for the WESCAM line of business. “L3Harris is an active and long-term United Way supporter in Canada and elsewhere. Spearheaded by exceptional local campaign leadership, as well as the desire to give back and volunteer where it matters most, we are looking forward to another very successful campaign in 2020.”
Thanks to the generosity of L3Harris and its employees, the United Way is able to help individuals overcome obstacles and enter a journey of transformation.
“In this time of crisis, we would like to honour and recognize excellence in workplace giving, thanks to the many caring and generous individuals, like those at L3Harris, who help make our community a better place,” says Brad Park, President and CEO of United Way Halton & Hamilton. “It is because of our many local heroes like the ones at L3Harris, that the most vulnerable in our community have hope.”
The ability to donate is truly a privilege, and L3Harris joins many of the region’s corporations that have made a profound impact by helping to achieve lasting, positive change in the lives of others.
Since 2006, L3Harris WESCAM has raised over $1.8 million for the United Way in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area. Donations support 65 local agencies and 129 programs and help United Way make a positive and measurable impact in three specific areas: helping kids be all they can be; lifting individuals and families from poverty to possibility; and building strong communities with healthy people.
In light of the global pandemic, United Way has launched a COVID-19 Emergency Fund. This new and measurable Fund addresses the emerging and urgent social issues our community faces due to the pandemic. The Fund accepts agency applications for new initiatives and shifts to program offerings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to learn more about this Fund or make a personal donation directly to the United Way Halton & Hamilton chapter, please click here.
For more information on the many ways that the United Way Halton & Hamilton connects the community to the social supports needed to live and prosper, please visit their website.
United Way makes measurable improvement on priority social issues in our community.
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