Since 2007, Interstate Container donates funds to support United Way of Lower Eastern Shore, a non-governmental organization focused on funding nonprofit agencies in the area and supporting local programs for enhancing education, income, and health. In November 2013, Interstate Container contributed $39,608 to United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore's cause.
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Interstate Container Donates to United Way
November 20, 2013 (Salisbury, MD) - The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently recognized Interstate Container for their generous support during their annual United Way campaign. Employee and corporate contributions totaled $39,608 making Interstate Container the largest employee campaign in Dorchester County for the 2013-2014 United Way campaign season.
Interstate Container has partnered with United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore with annual campaigns since 2007 raising a total of $205,962 to date. Pete Bugas, General Manager of Interstate Container shared, “I am overwhelmed by the generosity of our employees. They represent everything that is good on the Eastern Shore. From the pride they put into their work and the products they manufacture, to the benevolent contributions for the United Way, it certainly makes me proud to their leader”.
As the largest non-governmental source of funding for 56 critical programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore helps Eastern Shore residents achieve educational success, income stability and good health. This year alone, United Way is impacting local lives by providing over $1 million to community programs and helping over 70,000 individuals. To learn more about United Way visit www.unitedway4us.org or call 410-742-5143.
(L-R): United Way Impact Manager, Pam Gregory; Interstate Container General Manager, Pete Bugas; & Interstate Container Human Resources Manager, Lisa Fatica
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore
About Interstate Container
Interstate Container’s manufacturing plants in Columbia, SC and Cambridge, MD produce 100% of the pioneering Greencoat® corrugated packaging in-house without sourcing from third parties. FBA-certified Greencoat® wax-free corrugated boxes are 100% recyclable, repulpable, and compostable. Interstate Container’s sustainable packaging solution can withstand shifts from hot to cold, and offers the same strength as wax curtain coated cartons without the carbon footprint. Greencoat® boxes can pack fresh produce, poultry, meat, seafood, stone and other fresh and frozen products that require durable water-resistant packaging.
Interstate Container also produces corrugated retail ready packaging, point-of-purchase (POP) displays, protective packaging and industrial packaging in Lowell and Westminster, MA; Brunswick, NJ; and Reading, PA with sister companies in Asheboro and Greensboro, NC and Greeneville, TN.