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6 Transformational Companies Honored with VolunteerMatch Corporate Awards

DETROIT, Sept. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a city as that exemplifies the importance of corporate community involvement, six socially responsible companies were honored last week as winners of the 2014 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards.

These VolunteerMatch clients were recognized for their commitments to corporate community involvement. For the third year in a row, Morgan Stanley and Old National Bank took top honors as Employee Volunteer Programs of the Year in the Large and Small-Medium Sized Business categories. Lilly and ADT were recognized for their outstanding first year of success in the VolunteerMatch network. And staff members from UnitedHealth Group and California State Library were acknowledged for being dedicated champions of employee and consumer volunteer engagement.

The winners of the 2014 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards are:

EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM OF THE YEAR – LARGE BUSINESS:


Morgan Stanley

EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM OF THE YEAR – SMALL-MEDIUM SIZED BUSINESS:

Old National Bank

BREAKOUT PERFORMANCES OF YEAR:


Lilly

ADT

CHAMPIONS OF THE YEAR:


Jacquelyn Londo & Sue Osten – UnitedHealth Group

Carla Lehn – California State Library

The Corporate Volunteer Awards illuminate VolunteerMatch's mission by recognizing outstanding achievements in volunteer engagement by businesses against a variety of performance benchmarks. The awards were announced during the 2014 VolunteerMatch Client Summit which was hosted on September 18-19, 2014 at GM Headquarters in Detroit, Mich.

"This year's VolunteerMatch Summit was such an energizing experience for me, sharing ideas with so many CSR leaders plus the pleasure of co-presenting with Bill Egan of United Airlines," said Alex Price, Community Relations Manager of ADT Corporation. "ADT was so honored to be recognized with the 2014 "Breakout Performance of the Year" award. What a wonderful way to cap off our companywide rollout of the ADT Always Cares program, and so motivating for me to expand it as we enter our second year."

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Source: Volunteer Match