On October 31, BerganKDV wrapped up its annual United Way campaign with team members raising $93,426 across its multiple locations. Upon reaching so close to $100,000, the firm donated the remaining amount so that BerganKDV could proudly contribute a milestone donation. This year’s donation total is a substantial increase from last year’s campaign where the firm raised around $70,000.
The campaign featured a Halloween desk decorating contest and a pizza party for the office with the highest donation participation, which was the firm’s Des Moines location with 42% of team members donating to the organization. It was also the first year in which BerganKDV centralized its campaign efforts and named Crystal Ford, the East Region Leader and Shareholder at the firm, the leader of campaign planning and execution.
“I continue to be amazed at BerganKDV’s passion for helping others,” said Ford. “Coordinating our United Way campaign is something I look forward to each year because I get to see team members act on that passion and make a difference for our respective communities. We’re proud to continue partnering with United Way and supporting their mission of community improvement and equal opportunities, and I am so proud of what BerganKDV was able to achieve during this year’s campaign!”
Additional campaign efforts included local office activities such as candy corn guessing games and treats available to purchase through donations like donuts, nacho bars, breakfast sandwiches and more. BerganKDV’s partnership with the United Way spans many years. The firm has numerous employees who regularly volunteer and serve on the organization’s boards and committees.
United Way of America, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a nonprofit organization that works with almost 1,200 local United Way offices throughout the country in a coalition of charitable organizations to pool efforts in fundraising and support.