Logan’s Heroes Animal Rescue was selected as the recipient of Univest’s $5,000 Caring for Community Giveaway. Pictured from left to right are: Kim Detwiler, senior vice president and director of corporate communications, Univest Corporation; Claudette Baringer, board member, Logan’s Heroes; Kelly Kalb, board member, Logan’s Heroes; Chris Baringer, president and founder, Logan’s Heroes; and Nicole Heverly, public relations and social media manager, Univest Corporation.
SOUDERTON, Pa., January 8, 2018 – Univest Corporation recently announced Logan’s Heroes Animal Rescue as the winner of the sixth annual Caring for Community Giveaway, a contest that awards $5,000 to a local, nonprofit organization.
The mission of Logan’s Heroes is to rescue homeless, neglected and abused animals and place them into life-long homes while placing an emphasis on the human-animal relationship and its ability to help heal those who need it most. Logan’s Heroes plans to use the money for additional fencing and pasture to support their expansion into rescuing horses. Those horses will become part of a RESTT Program (Rescue Equines Symbiotic Therapy and Training) which will be put into place to help veterans and first responders and their families.
Nonprofit groups were nominated for the prize by the public through Univest’s Facebook and Twitter page. Logan’s Heroes was randomly selected from more than 8,500 entries representing more than 150 local nonprofit organizations. Previous winners of the Caring for Community Giveaway were Hope Against Heroin, St. Isidore School,The Grannie Project, Vets for Vets and the Bucks County SPCA.
The contest launched December 1, 2017 and entries were accepted through December 31, 2017. To be eligible to win the $5,000, the nonprofit group had to be a registered 501 (c) (3) organization that operates in the Greater Philadelphia, Lancaster County or Lehigh Valley areas of Pennsylvania. Complete rules can be found at www.univest.net/caringforcommunity .
About Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (UVSP), including its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univest Bank and Trust Co., Member FDIC, has approximately $4.4 billion in assets and $3.5 billion in assets under management and supervision through its Wealth Management lines of business as of September 30, 2017. Headquartered in Souderton, Pa. and founded in 1876, the Corporation and its subsidiaries provide a full range of financial solutions for individuals, businesses, municipalities and nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Univest delivers these services through a network of more than 50 offices in southeastern Pennsylvania extending to the Lehigh Valley and Lancaster, as well as in New Jersey and Maryland and online at www.univest.net .