United Way Annual Campaign
When was the last time that you changed someone's life? How long has it been since you made a difference for a family's future? How many times have you given a child a better opportunity to finish their schooling? Participating in a workplace campaign with United Way gives you that exact opportunity.
The support raised through the Annual Campaign creates hope for families and individuals who have nowhere else to turn. When you give to United Way, you create a stronger tomorrow and a brighter future for countless people in Baytown, Highlands, and Chambers County.
75 Annual Campaigns...And Counting!
In 1946, the Tri-Cities and East Harris County Community Chest was chartered for the purpose of "more efficiency in the operation of social agencies in this area." 75 years (and four name changes) later, United Way of Greater Baytown Area and Chambers County is still working with our community partners and funded partner agencies to fight for the education, financial stability, basic needs, and health of every person in our community.
Over the last 75 years, Baytown area and Chambers County residents have given over $83 million through the annual United Way Campaign. That dollar amount represents untold lives changed by the dedication and determination of the greater Baytown and Chambers County community. Through local companies and organizations, funded partner agencies, and individual efforts, United Way has created hope and built a stronger, more resilient community.
When you give to United Way, you support greater Baytown and Chambers County today, tomorrow, and for years to come.
Patti O'Neill Burn
2021-2022 Campaign Chair
Patti O'Neill-Burn, 2021-22 Campaign Chair
Patti O'Neill-Burn is a Mechanical Department Head at Baytown Olefins Plant and has worked 30 years with ExxonMobil. She has served with United Way GBACC on the Board of Directors, BACC DR, Women United Executive Council, and was the 2019 recipient of the LIVE UNITED Award. As a strong leader in our community, Patti has set the bar high for community advocacy from her many years of continued support and volunteerism. Having just completed her second term on the United Way Board of Directors, Patti will continue to be instrumental in the Annual United Way Campaign as the 2021-2022 Chairperson.
"I have said for many years that my favorite thing about working with the United Way is meeting and getting to know people in my community. I look forward to greeting long-time friends that I haven’t seen in person for a year and meeting new friends as we work together to fundraise for United Way. We may work for different companies and in much different lines of work, but at the end of the day we all value the health, education and financial stability of our community. That is a common language that we all speak and understand."