Leadership Donors: How We LIVE UNITED

What does it mean to LIVE UNITED? Hear from several Leadership donors (those who contribute at least $500 annually) about how and why they support the Greater Nashua community through United Way.

Rod Hansen, United Way Leadership donor

Rod Hansen

“I LIVE UNITED because I enjoy helping people who need help and meeting great people through my volunteering experience.”
– Rod Hansen of Amherst, NH
Years as a United Way Leadership Donor: 30
Volunteering: United Way of Greater Nashua Board of Directors, Campaign Cabinet, and Community Investment Committee

Eriikka Kopycinski, United Way of Greater Nashua Leadership donor

Eriikka Kopycinski

“LIVE UNITED means that we all live together in communities and for those who volunteer, we give back to the community and stand united to do so.”
– Eriikka Kopycinski, enterprise account specialist for UPS, Nashua, NH
Years as a United Way Leadership Donor: 5
Volunteering: United Way Day of Caring; organized Nashua Soup Kitchen meals; delivers groceries to the elderly

Bob Larmouth, United Way of Greater Nashua Leadership donor

Bob Larmouth

“LIVE UNITED means working together to leverage our skills and resources for the good of the community. Seeing the impact of my donations locally is rewarding, including at agencies where I have experienced the results (such as Home Health and Hospice Care).”
– Bob Larmouth of Hollis, NH
Retired from Teledyne; now consulting in project management
Years as a United Way Leadership Donor: 15
Volunteering: UWGN Board of Directors, Campaign Co-chair, Community Assessment Committee; Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter; Adult Learning Center (GED tutoring at Dr Crisp); Arlington St. United Methodist Church

Bernie Rousseau, United Way of Greater Nashua Leadership donor

Bernie Rousseau

“United Way of Greater Nashua supports a variety of community organizations, and because it requires a benefit and result report, we are assured the funds are utilized properly. To me, Living United means helping others so they may help themselves.”
– Bernie Rousseau, VP, Pennichuck Water Service Company, Merrimack, NH
Years as a United Way Leadership Donor: 5
Volunteering: UWGN Board of Directors, Campaign Co-chair, Nominating Committee

Kevin Slattery, United Way of Greater Nashua Leadership donor

Kevin Slattery

“Living United means to me that we all – as a team and United – reach across socio-economic lines to work together for the betterment of those less fortunate. With our God-given blessings, we can provide financial resources, time, encouragement  and opportunity for our neighbors in need.”
– Kevin Slattery, President, Etchstone Properties in Nashua, NH
Years as a United Way Leadership Donor: 6
Volunteering: UWGN Board of Directors and Campaign Cabinet; Home Health and Hospice Care – Former Board member and current Facilities Committee member; Edgewood Cemetery Board of Trustees

Franklin Tejeda, United Way of Greater Nashua Leadership donor

Franklin Tejeda

“I support United Way because I know what it is like not to have anything. I feel blessed to have people who supported me not just financially, but physically. We all need a hand sometime, so it is my time to give one.”
– Franklin Tejeda, UPS driver from Nashua, NH
Years as a United Way Leadership Donor: 8

 

How do you LIVE UNITED? If you would like to make a gift of any amount, please visit our Donate page. Interested in learning how your business can benefit from partnering with us? Visit our corporate social responsibility page. Also, see our Campaign incentives flyer for details about raffle prizes to be awarded for standard and leadership giving levels.

Thanks to New Sky Productions and Dan Splaine Photography for LIVE UNITED portraits.

 

 


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