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1,080 Reasons to Be Thankful

1,080 Reasons to Be Thankful!

In-store coordinators & UWHC staff pose for a thank you event honoring HEB partners.

This year, HEB partners in Hays and Caldwell Counties have pledged a record number of dollars to UWHC. In fact, 1,080 employees from seven stores in our area have pledged a whopping total of more than $156,000 to UWHC partners and programs. Each year, HEB continues to be the largest employee giving campaign for United Way of Hays County. What is even more impressive, is that all donations come directly from partners, with no corporate dollars. HEB partners have truly grasped the meaning of LIVE UNITED!

Across Central Texas HEB partners have pledge over $1.7 million to United Ways their local United Ways! Year after year, the contributions HEB partners make to United Way through payroll deduction continue to grow. Dollars from HEB and other employee giving campaigns make it possible for programs to function and expand to assist residents with education, income stabilizing and health and prevention programs. READ MORE..

The United Way/HEB partnership is well-aligned. HEB as a company focuses not only on great produce and merchandise, but also on principals including philanthropy and volunteerism, education, income and health. Stores host programs designed to keep their employees healthy and active, and engaged in the community, as well as host in-store events and programs for shoppers. 

Next time you are shopping for your groceries, take your time to thank the staff assisting you. HEB partners are an incredible force in our Hays County community!

 Written by Ellen M. Hoffman