TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Williams (NYSE: WMB) today announced that for the 25th consecutive year Williams’ United Way campaign total in Tulsa has topped $1 million. This year, the company raised more than $1.4 million for the Tulsa Area United Way’s annual fundraising campaign.
The 2014 Tulsa campaign total includes Tulsa employee pledges, amounts raised from employee fundraisers in Tulsa, donations from retirees and board members, and the dollar-for-dollar matching contribution from the company’s foundation. Williams’ cumulative contributions to the Tulsa Area United Way over the last 25 years total more than $48 million.
“Reaching this milestone shows what a tremendous tradition of giving Williams’ employees have built over the last 25 years,” said Williams President and Chief Executive Officer Alan Armstrong. “This spirit of generosity is obvious not just in Tulsa, but across all the communities in North America where we have employees. Williams is proud to support United Way agencies that provide critical services to thousands of people in the communities where we do business.”
Williams’ Andrea Mogab, who chaired the company’s Tulsa campaign, praised the many volunteers who organized fundraisers, activities and events over the last several weeks to make the campaign fun and informative.
“It's very rewarding to be a part of the continuing strong support that employees, retirees and others in the Williams family demonstrate for the Tulsa Area United Way," said Mogab.
In addition to its Tulsa headquarters, Williams runs more than 80 United Way campaigns in its offices across the United States and Canada. In 2013, the company’s employees, retirees and board members contributed more than $4.1 million to more than 200 total United Ways in the United States and Canada.
About Williams (NYSE: WMB)
Williams’s headquarters are located in Tulsa, Okla., where the company employs more than 1,000 professionals. The company, which has been in business 106 years, has been based in Tulsa since 1918. William is one of the leading energy infrastructure companies in North America. It owns controlling interests in both Williams Partners L.P. and Access Midstream Partners, L.P. through its ownership of 100 percent of the general partner of each partnership. Additionally, Williams owns approximately 66 percent and 50 percent of the limited partner units of Williams Partners L.P. and Access Midstream Partners, L.P., respectively.
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