LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The Angelina County United Way campaign drive has reached another benchmark this week reporting 40% of its campaign goal has been met.
Campaign workers and volunteers met for the traditional painting of the barometer Friday morning. To date $215,217 has been raised.
Campaign Chairman Jerry Huffman noted three divisions have already made 100% of their goal. He says he's confident they'll raise the 540-thousand dollars needed to fund 21 local agencies.
32% Corporate Business
35% General Solicitations
54% Public Service
122% Lufkin State School
73% Angelina College
TOTAL TO DATE: $215,217 (40%)