Campaign Theme

The theme for the 2018 fundraising campaign is, “Every Day, The United Way.” As it has for more than 60 years, United Way of Rowan County works diligently, day in and day out, to serve those in need. From the 24-hour 211 resource hotline to our emergency services agencies, we strive to meet immediate needs for those in crisis as well as develop long-term solutions to improve the lives of our citizens.


Campaign Chair: John Struzick

John Struzick, Manufacturing Financial Manager at Innospec Performance Chemicals, will serve as chairman of the 2018 Rowan County United Way campaign, overseeing the annual fundraising effort on behalf of the local human service agencies supported by the United Way.

A United Way supporter for many years before moving to Rowan County, Struzick’s volunteer work for the United Way of Lowndes County in Valdosta, Ga., in the 1990s earned him recognition and selection to the Olympic Torch Relay Team for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

In Rowan County, Struzick has been an active supporter of the United Way since 2012. He is serving his second term on the Rowan County United Way Board of Directors and has served on numerous committees and in several leadership roles.

Board of Directors:

Greg Anderson, Lane Bailey, Paul Bardinas, Gary Blabon, Bill Burgin (President), Aaron Church, Rodney Crider, Kirt Dixon, Steve Fisher, Penny Greer-Link, Barry Hill, LeeAnna Hoskins, Marcus Koontz, April Kuhn, Brien Lewis, Rashid Muhammad, Michelle Patterson, Eric Slipp, Elaine Spalding, John Struzick, 
Seth Waller

1930 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.
Salisbury, N.C. 28147


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