Pictured from L to R: Horacio Repetto, GE Plant Manager, Shane Costello, Terri Leichtnam Campaign Coordinators, joined other GE Aviation contributors at their Annual United Way of South Texas Campaign Kick-off
GE Aviation, McAllen, TX kicked-off their
2016 United Way Campaign with a pancake
breakfast for 42 of their Pillar Club Members.
GE Aviation is a Top 10 Company Supporter
of United Way of South Texas, with contributions
that exceed $55,000. The company also
makes a 50% corporate match towards employee
Horacio Repetto, Plant Manager, Shane
Costello, Quality Manager and Terri Leichtnam,
HR Site Manager are instrumental in ensuring
that GE Employees learn about United
Way funded programs, which are available to
their families and the community at no cost.
GE employees are engaged in community
service throughout the year. Their leadership
staff and employees are committed to "giving
back" and expressing their support of United
Way. They understand that their contributions
and volunteer time impacts the lives of hundreds
of thousands of local residents in Hidalgo
& Starr Counties.
GE employees volunteer in United Way's
Day of Caring and Back to School Shopping
Spree. These two programs collectively impact
3,450 local Middle School and High School
students every year.
School attire, personal hygiene items, school
supplies and other services are offered to the
students who are pre-selected by counselors at
each school district.
The Board of Directors thanks GE Aviation
employees and all companies, school districts,
federal and state agencies, small businesses
and individuals who make the choice to support
their community through the United Way.
Their contributions impact Education, Health
and Financial Stability programs that are available
to our neighbors today! United Way programs
offer shelter to victims of domestic violence and the homeless,forensic interviews for victims of assault, after school programs
for youth, transportation to medical appointments,
drug and alcohol counseling, disaster
relief services, free income tax preparation services,
assistance to elderly citizens who have
been abused, food for students and the elderly
and much more.
To learn more about United Way programs,
volunteering and how to begin a
Campaign at your business today,
or visit us at www.unitedwayofsotx.org