EnerSys Presents Annual Donation to United Way Berks County
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications is proud to announce that it has raised $460,579 for United Way of Berks County for 2021.
The ceremonial check was presented to United Way of Berks at EnerSys Berks County Headquarters on December 14th by EnerSys President and Chief Executive Officer, David M. Shaffer and Lisa Hodgen, EnerSys Vice President and Deputy General Counsel who spearheaded this years’ United Way fundraising campaign for EnerSys.
“United Way’s mission is to help people in need and addresses critical issues to make our community a better place for everyone,” said Dave Shaffer. “At EnerSys, our mission is to Power the Future – Everywhere for Everyone. And that starts in our own community. I am proud of our employees for their generosity and of our long-standing partnership with the United Way and the great work they do every day.”
“Partnerships are key to United Way’s work, and the EnerSys team is one of our most supportive and generous partners. Their team shares a remarkable commitment to Berks County, and they put their compassion into action by volunteering to help others and by financially supporting our annual campaign. Their support helps fuel the work to improve lives and build a stronger community. We couldn’t do what we do without their support and passion to make a difference.” Tammy White, President of United Way of Berks County
The funds donated to the United Way of Berks County are distributed to non-profit organizations throughout the region. The United Way then invests in organizations like Olivet Boys and Girls Club and Big Brothers Big Sisters to support youth development, mentoring and after-school programs. Other program investments help our community’s most vulnerable residents through agency partners such as New Journey Community Outreach, The Salvation Army and Safe Berks.
About United Way of Berks County
United Way of Berks County serves more than 150,000 people in Berks by investing in 80+ high performing, high priority programs and initiatives centered around four focus areas, including education, financial stability, health and safety net services. United Way’s Ready.Set.READ! initiative helps kids become better readers and their initiatives like the Volunteer Center and 211 connect people and organizations around community needs. More information can be found at www.uwberks.org
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy systems solutions and motive power batteries, specialty batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Energy Systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution and energy storage, are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles. Specialty batteries are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, premium automotive, medical and security systems applications. EnerSys also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world. With the NorthStar acquisition, EnerSys has solidified its position as the market leader for premium Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries which are sold across all three lines of business. More information regarding EnerSys can be found at www.enersys.com.