Univest Corporation Launches "Committed to Local" Contest on Facebook; Winning Hospital to Receive $1,000 Donation

SOUDERTON, Pa.,  November 5, 2012 - Univest Corporation today announced its third "Committed to  Local" Facebook contest.  As part of a focus on supporting community  wellness initiatives, Univest has selected three local hospitals to compete for  a $1,000 donation: Grand View Hospital, Lansdale Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital - Quakertown Campus. Individuals can show support for the hospital of their choice by visiting the Univest corporate Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/UnivestCorporation to vote for their favorite. The contest will run through November 23 and the hospital with the most votes will receive $1,000 from Univest. 


The contributions made through these Facebook contests are part of  Univest's pledge to provide more than a million dollars to local non-profit organizations in 2012. In addition to  giving financially through the "Committed to Local" initiative, Univest employees have pledged to volunteer more than 10,000 hours this year in local communities.


Previous winners of the "Committed to Local" Facebook contest were  Bucks County Community College and the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library.


If registered 501(c) 3 organizations are interested in applying  for support from Univest's "Committed to Local" program applications can be found by going to www.univest.net/ctl. While Univest's "Committed to Local" initiative focuses solely on support for youth education and wellness development, Univest's overall philanthropic program also includes providing support to nonprofit and civic organizations operating in the areas of arts and culture. For more information, please contact Nicole O'Neil at 215-721-2450 or oneiln@univest.net. 


About Univest Corporation
Headquartered in Souderton, Pa., Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (www.univest.net) and its subsidiaries serve the financial needs of residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Lehigh counties. For more information on Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries, please visit www.univest.net.