Sandia National Laboratories employees and retirees in 2014 increased donations to the United Way of Central New Mexico by 8.2 percent as compared to the previous year, giving $6,556,666 to the charitable organization.
The 2014 campaign stressed participation rather than dollars, and a record 77.3 percent of the Sandia workforce contributed. Employees with five or fewer years increased participation by 6 percent to 69 percent.
Albuquerque Reads is a program supported by the United Way of Central New Mexico’s Community Fund. The Career Guidance Institute administers the program, which is a partnership with the Albuquerque Public Schools to help kindergarten students at Title 1 schools through one-on-one tutoring. Photo courtesy of the United Way of Central New Mexico.