ESU Organization Awarded Funds for Donation to United Way of Monroe County
From left: Harley Fish, Jr., a retired East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) employee and the sergeant of arms of the Monroe County Cruiser Car Club (MCCCC); Daria Wielebinski, director of career development and student success, ESU; Chris Bello, assistant director of student activities, for the ESU Student Activity Association; Jim Schoch, president of the MCCCC; Steve Getten, vice president of the MCCCC; Ruth Kindrew, treasurer, MCCCC and Dee Neal, secretary, MCCCC.
Monroe County Cruiser Car Club Vice President Steve Getten presented a fund-raising check for $1,200 to Chris Bello, assistant director of student activities, for the East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) Student Activity Association. The money is for an ESU SECA donation to United Way of Monroe County. The money was raised during an event held during ESU’s Family Weekend in September.
The State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA) is the commonwealth’s annual combined charitable giving campaign for employees. During the months of September through November, employees may donate to any of hundreds of participating non-profit charities, including United Ways of Pennsylvania.
The check was awarded at the Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg on Monday, November 5, at 7 p.m.
Funding will support the Monroe County United Way of Monroe County and its member agencies, said Daria Wielebinski, ESU’s director of career development and student success. Wielebinski is co-chairing the SECA campaign this year with ESU Registrar Kizzy Morris. Th United Way agencies supported are:
Allied Health Care Services
Catholic Social Services/Big Brothers Big Sisters
Center for Vision Loss
Family Promise of Monroe County
Girl Scouts Heart of Pennsylvania
Pocono Alliance, Inc.
Pocono Area Transitional Housing, Inc. (P.A.T.H.)
Pocono Services for Families and Children (Head Start)
Salvation Army of Eastern PA and Delaware Division
The Growing Place Center for Care & Learning
American Red Cross of the Poconos
Developmental Education Services