NOW:53045:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
54°
H 54° L 37°
Partly Cloudy | 12MPH

Brookfield resident rallies fellow employees to support United Way

Jan. 3, 2013

John Thompson, a Brookfield resident, is being recognized for his efforts as a key contributor to Northwestern Mutual’s 2012 United Way of Greater Milwaukee’s employee campaign.

Thompson has supported United Way for years, evolving from volunteer participant to ambassador trainer. As part of his key role, Thompson helped lead the campaign to success by rallying fellow Northwestern Mutual co-workers in the law department.

More than $4 million was raised this year from employee, retiree and Northwestern Mutual Foundation contributions – a new record. As a result of community-wide giving, United Way will help more than 400,000 people by strategically funding more than 160 programs in education, income and health.

“Because of John’s leadership, United Way will be able to strengthen the communities where our employees live and work,” said John Kordsmeier, president, Northwestern Mutual Foundation.”

More than 1,000 Northwestern Mutual employees donate 21,000 hours each year to community volunteer efforts – including United Way – through group activities, mentoring, charity drives and service on nonprofit boards.

“How wonderful is it to ask your fellow employees to give to a critical cause – and then have them step up and give back in such a big way?” said Thompson. “It’s exciting to know that United Way partners will have an extra $4 million this year to help people-in-need across the Milwaukee area.”

Northwestern Mutual is a leading corporate donor to United Way of Greater Milwaukee, having contributed more than $31 million over the last 10 years.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Incumbent judge faces challenge from young lawyer in Waukesha County 03:13 PM

» For 2nd time, woman who left gun in church restroom beats charge 02:53 PM

» Elmbrook Humane Society seeking help, foster homes 12:33 PM

» High-end men's salon coming to Elm Grove 09:30 AM

» Milwaukee-area teens aim to continue fight against teen suicide 3/30

» Student writing contest entries due today 3/27

» Brookfield may alter zoning to make city more welcoming to health clubs 3/24

» Elm Grove establishes committee to explore fiber internet 3/24

» Elm Grove church irks residents with cell tower proposal 3/24

» Marcus looking into exiting Corners project 3/24

» Wheelchair basketball team heading to Nationals 3/24

» Brookfield girl may have been locked in basement by parents 3/24

» Brookfield man charged with knife attack on mother, sister 3/24

» The Sprint Episode Three: WIAA state basketball tournament retrospective 3/23

» Elm Grove new garbage and recycling service to begin April 1 3/23

» Part of Pilgrim Parkway to close this weekend 3/23

» Tickets now on sale for Brookfield Central's production of "The Foreigner" 3/19

» Suspects in fatal Citgo gas station shooting in Waukesha all plead not guilty 3/18

» Elmbrook School District names new Wisconsin Hills Principal 3/18

» Wheelchair basketball conference championship coming to Brookfield 3/17

» Accident at Schlossman Dodge leaves one injured 3/17

» Town of Brookfield board meeting canceled 3/17

» Brookfield cracks down on St. Paddy's Day drunken driving 3/16

» Brookfield fiber network partnership involving city, schools nears fruition 3/16

» Elm Grove Junior Guild's Tree of Giving returns 3/16

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

2015 Writing Contest

 

(Click image for details)

Local Business Directory

CONNECT