MCI’s parent company raises $373K to support 18 communities

NFI Group Inc. says its participation in the annual United Way Workplace Campaign raised $372,552, which will benefit 18 communities across North America.

The manufacturer says the donation surpassed the company’s goal by 16% and continues NFI’s commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates. NFI Group has raised over $3.1 million for United Way agencies since 2009. 

The campaign was again championed by employees across North America, with Director of Human Resources Michelle Whyard as Campaign Chair and teams participating from NFI subsidiaries New Flyer, MCI, Alexander Dennis, ARBOC, NFI Parts, Carfair Composites, and KMG, all raising funds through individual, team challenge, and virtual giving initiatives. 

“Giving back to the communities in which we operate is a fundamental part of how we do business at NFI,” said Janice Harper, Executive Vice President of People and Culture at NFI.

The funds will be used to provide critical and basic support to the 18 communities.

“We are committed to continuous investment in our people and processes, and we are also committed to continuous support of our communities,” Harper said. “NFI is working to deliver better, smarter, safer,  more sustainable, and more connected public transportation, and it is an important part of our story to contribute to the United Way as it works to create lasting change in communities.” 

NFI’s 2021 campaign supported 18 United Way agencies across the U.S. and Canada in or near communities where NFI has facilities, including: 

• Inland Empire United Way (Rancho Cucamonga, California)
• Metro United Way (Louisville, Kentucky)
• Renfrew County United Way (Pembroke, Ontario)
• Tri-County Area United Way (Marinette, Wisconsin)
• United Way Bay Area (San Francisco)
• United Way Fresno & Madera Counties (Fresno, California)
• United Way Greater Toronto (Toronto)
• United Way Montréal (Montréal)
• United Way of Central Minnesota (St. Cloud, Minnesota)
• United Way of Crookston (Crookston, Minnesota)
• United Way of Delaware County (Delaware, Ohio)
• United Way of East Central Alabama (Anniston, Alabama)
• United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area (Pembina, North Dakota)
• United Way of Kentucky (Louisville, Kentucky)
• United Way of Metropolitan Chicago (Chicago)
• United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (Dallas)
• United Way of Southern Chautauqua County (Jamestown, New York)
• United Way Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba)


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