Univest Corporation Launches Caring for Sports Giveaway; Local Athletic Department Will Win $1,000

SOUDERTON, Pa., September 12, 2013 - As part of its Committed to Local philanthropic giving program, Univest Corporation hosts a contest four times each year through its Facebook page in which it asks customers and community members to nominate local organizations that deserve financial assistance.  For the latest contest, Univest has partnered with Suburban One Sports to present the Caring for Sports Giveaway, which will award $1,000 to a local school's Athletic Department. 


Here's how the contest works:

  •  Identify a school that has an athletic program that deserves the $1,000 donation.
  •  Nominate the school by posting a comment on the Univest Facebook page, www.facebook.com/UnivestCorporation, explaining why the school's athletics program should win the money. 
  •  The school with the most posts at the end of the contest will win the following:
    •  $1,000 for the school's Athletic Department
    •  A special giveaway for the fantastic fans at a home athletic game in October
    •  A school spirit banner to display at the school

The contest runs Monday, September 16, 2013  through Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. To be eligible to win the $1,000, the school must be located in the Univest service area of Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties and the Lehigh Valley; and the school, or other nonprofits affiliated with the school, cannot be a previous Univest Corporation Committed to Local contest winner.


About Univest Corporation of PA

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 and Montgomery counties as well as the Lehigh Valley.  For more information on Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries, please visit www.univest.net.

Univest Corporation's Caring for Sports Giveaway is open to all legal residents of the United States. Participants may post to the Univest Facebook page the organization they support. The winner will be determined by the most posts, and the school must also meet Univest Corporation's grant-giving standards and contest rules. We request only one school name per post. The winning school will be contacted via phone or email. The promotion runs from Monday, September 16, 2013 through Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. In the event a winning school cannot be reached and/or does not respond by 5:00 p.m. October 15, 2013, they forfeit the grant to the next school with the most posts. Univest Corporation is not responsible for the organization's availability or non-response. Univest Corporation reserves the right to modify, suspend or cancel the contest at any time. The Caring for Sports Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.