It was a welcomed donation by the Thames Valley District School Board as they unveiled their fundraising total to the United Way of Elgin St.Thomas, London Middlesex and Oxford Tuesday. A total of $337,533.00 was raised by the board which will be divided proportionately between the three organizations. Executive Director of the Elgin St.Thomas United Way Paul Schaffer says the schood board is the number one supporter of the local campaign.
Schaffer says the Elgin St.Thomas United Way will receive over $50,000.00 of the funds. They'll be unveiling their total campaign amount at a touchdown event next week and Schaffer hints that it's good news this year as it's the first year in many that they've surpassed the previous years total.