Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Local United Way Raises Record $11.1 Million.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Paul Logan Journal Staff Writer

With a fanfare of trumpets, streamers and confetti, the United Way announced Wednesday that it has raised a record $11.1 million.

The $900,000 increase over the previous year's fund-raising campaign placed United Way of Central New Mexico among the top 10 communities in the country for campaign increases.

The record was due to the consistency of the campaign, said Jim Hinton, fund-raising chairman, said during a luncheon honoring about 800 volunteers at the Sheraton Old Town.

"Companies who just year after year do more even did more again," said Hinton, president and chief executive officer of Presbyterian Healthcare Services. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.