Campaign Awards

United Way celebrates the achievements of our corporate partners and volunteers. Thank you for giving every person in our community an equal chance at a bright future.

2019 Circle of Caring Award

Our Circle of Caring Award distinguishes 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. Congratulations to:

  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • ATMOS Energy
  • Bancorp South
  • Bank Director
  • City of Franklin
  • Commercial Insurance Associates
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • eviCore Healthcare
  • Ford Motor Credit
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • Journal Communications Inc.
  • Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation
  • PICA
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC, LLP
  • Regions Bank
  • 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 workplace campaign. Congratulations to:

  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • ATMOS Energy
  • Bank Director
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • eviCore Healthcare
  • First Horizon Bank
  • Ford Motor Credit
  • Franklin Special School District
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Journal Communications Inc.
  • LBMC
  • PICA
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC, LLP
  • Regions Bank
  • Reliant Bank
  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Trexis Insurance
  • UPS
  • Williamson County School District

#1 Company Award

Recognizes top-level achievement for highest dollars contributed through annual workplace campaign. Congratulations to:

  • Tractor Supply Company

Summit Award

Recognizes a company that provides outstanding support through contributions, volunteerism, committee involvement, and raising awareness about United Way in the community. Congratulations to:

  • PwC, LLP

Rising Star Award

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

  • Civil Constructors

Best Campaign Award

Recognizes best overall excellence in support of United Way workplace campaigns with special events, agency tours, speakers, etc. Congratulations to:

  • Bank Director
  • PICA
  • Tractor Supply Company

Most Creative Campaign Award

Recognizes companies demonstrating innovation and ingenuity in campaign development and delivery. Congratulations to:

  • Reliant Bank
  • StrategyCorps

Special Event Award

Recognizes creativity and innovation with a special event that supports United Way workplace campaign. Congratulations to:

  • Travelers

Top New Company Award

Recognizes outstanding results from a company conducting their first-ever United Way campaign or Corporate gift. Congratulations to:

  • Crestmark Bank
  • Legacy Investment Planning

Greatest Participation Award

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

  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • Bank Director
  • Franklin Special Schools Central Office Annex
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • Longview Elementary
  • Moore Elementary
  • PICA
  • Poplar Grove Elementary
  • PwC, LLP
  • StrategyCorps
  • Westwood Elementary

Education Awards

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

Franklin Special School District:

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

Williamson County School District:

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

District Award:

  • Franklin Special School District

Excellence Award:

  • Spring Station Middle School

Raise Your Hand Star Recruiter Award

Recognizes outstanding volunteer recruitment and engagement for United Way’s Raise Your Hand tutoring program. Congratulations to:

  • Franklin High School
  • Independence High School
  • Summit High School

Government Challenge Award

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

  • City of Franklin

Rick Jansen Award

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

  • Jim Cottingham

Affinity Group Award: Emerging Leaders United

Presented to a member engaged in community contribution through Emerging Leaders United. Congratulations to:

  • Kristen Coffman, PwC, LLP

Affinity Group Award: Patricia Hart Society

Presented to a member(s) actively involved in the Patricia Hart Society, United Way’s women’s initiative. Congratulations to:

  • Donna Medina
  • Betsy Taubman

Affinity Group Award: Youth Advisory Council

Presented to a member actively involved in United Way’s youth outreach program. Congratulations to:

  • Ryan Beatty, Independence 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 continue to serve the community. The award is presented to an agency that demonstrates outstanding support of the goals and objectives of United Way. Congratulations to:

  • Williamson County CASA

Bill King Award

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

  • David Meadows, CBL & Associates Properties

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 a scholarship for professional development opportunities. Congratulations to:

  • Amanda Peltz Dennison, Nurses for Newborns

Million Dollar Campaign Award

Recognizes the first company to achieve a million dollar workplace campaign in Williamson County. Congratulations to:

  • Tractor Supply Company

Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognizes companies that have surpassed their five million dollar campaign milestone. Congratulations to:

  • Enterprise Holdings