Campaign Awards

2018 Circle of Caring Awards

Circle of Caring Awards distinguish outstanding company campaigns for 1) organization and growth, 2) level of corporate and employee giving, and 3) year-round commitment to United Way programs. Companies are awarded points based on achievement and increased levels in these key areas.

  • Aetna
  • American Girl
  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • ATMOS Energy
  • Bancorp South
  • Bank Director
  • Commercial Insurance Associates
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • EviCore
  • Ford Motor Credit
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing
  • Journal Communications Inc.
  • LBMC
  • PICA
  • Profit Stars
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC LLP
  • Regions
  • Reliant Bank
  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Trexis Insurance

Top 25 Corporate Partner Awards

Recognizes top-level achievement for highest dollars contributed through annual employee workforce campaign.

  • Aetna
  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • ATMOS Energy
  • Bank Director
  • Bank of America
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • First Tennessee Bank
  • Ford Motor Credit
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing
  • HCA
  • Journal Communications Inc.
  • LBMC
  • PICA
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC, LLP
  • Quorum Health
  • Reliant Bank
  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Trexis Insurance
  • UPS
  • Wells Fargo
  • Williamson County School District

#1 Company Award

Recognizes top-level achievement for highest dollars contributed through annual employee workforce campaign.

  • Tractor Supply Company

Summit Award

Recognizes a company that provides outstanding support through contributions, volunteerism, involvement with committees, and raising awareness about United Way in the community.

  • Publix Super Markets

Rising Star Award

Recognizes a company that reaches for greater achievements and serves as an example to other organizations for inspiration and best practices.

  • Reliant Bank

Best Campaign Awards

Recognizes best overall excellence in support of United Way employee campaigns with special events, agency tours, speakers, etc.

100 or less employees

  • StrategyCorps

More than 100 employees

  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing

Most Creative Campaign Award

Recognizes companies demonstrating innovation and ingenuity in campaign development and delivery.

100 or less employees

  • Bank Director, ProfitStars

More than 100 employees

  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company, Andrews Transportation Group

Creative Special Event

Recognizes creativity and innovation with a special event that supports United Way employee campaigns.

More than 100 employees

  • Ford Credit Motor Company

100 or less employees

  • American Girl

Top New Company

Recognizes outstanding results from a company conducting their first-ever United Way campaign.

  • M*Modal, Civil Constructors

Participation Award

Recognizes outstanding overall employee participation at a level of 90 to 100%. Company leadership envisions total employee involvement.

  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • Bank Director
  • Elliott Davis
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • PICA
  • PwC, LLP
  • StrategyCorps

Education Awards

Recognizes total funds raised and campaign participation levels for Franklin Special School District and Williamson County Schools.

Franklin Special School District:

  • Elementary—Poplar Grove Elementary
  • Middle—Poplar Grove Middle

Williamson County School District:

  • Elementary—Bethesda Elementary
  • Middle—Woodland Middle
  • High—Renaissance High

District Award

  • Williamson County Schools

Government Challenge

Recognizes achievement and overall campaign success by City of Franklin, City of Brentwood, or Williamson County Government.

  • City of Brentwood

Rick Jansen Award

Recognizes outstanding effort and commitment to creative positive change in the community.

  • Lockie Anderson

Affinity Group Award: Emerging Leaders United

Engaged in community contribution through Emerging Leaders United. Members meet monthly for professional development, social networking, and service to the community.

  • Patrick McBride, State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • David Kelly, Southeast Financial Credit Union

Affinity Group Award: Patricia Hart Society

Actively involved in the Patricia Hart Society, the UWWC women’s initiative.

  • Martha Wolfe

Affinity Group Award: Youth Advisory Council

Actively involved as the Youth Representative on the UWWC Board of Directors.

  • Paige Russell (Brentwood High School)

John I. Easley Award

Honors the memory of John Easley. John was actively involved the vision and start-up of numerous programs that still serve members of the community. The award is presented to an agency that demonstrates outstanding support of the goals and objectives of United Way of Williamson County.

  • Mercy Community Healthcare

Bill King Award

William B. King set an example through his leadership and action in building partnerships between companies and United Way of Williamson County. This award is given to an individual who exemplifies our long-time partner and friend.

  • Black Stinnette, Pwc, LLP

Becky Darby Award

Becky Darby served United Way of Williamson County for 20 years and dedicated her energies to enhance the provision of health and human services. This award honors an exemplary leader serving in the nonprofit sector of Williamson County. The recipient receives scholarship funding for professional development opportunities.

  • Tina Edwards, My Friend’s House

Team Award

Presented to a team that exemplifies servant leadership and goes above-and-beyond to support the efforts of United Way of Williamson County.

  • Ross and Betsy Taubman


See photos from the Awards Breakfast.