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Milliken Donates $325K to Local United Way

TRSA associate member Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, SC, recently announced that it will gift $325,000 to the United Way of the Piedmont, also based in Spartanburg. The company raised the funds during its annual Milliken Gives campaign, which encourages associates to make donations that are matched by the Milliken Foundation, according to news reports.

“We believe our success in business and the success of our communities are inseparable, so to see ‘Milliken Gives’ embraced by our associates is a heartening affirmation,” said J. Harold Chandler, CEO, president and chairman of Milliken & Co., in a statement. “At Milliken, the desire to make a difference permeates every facet of our company – from thoughtful innovations to sustainable manufacturing to supporting our local communities. I am humbled by the meaningful generosity of our associates as we strive to impact the future for generations to come.”

In 2016, Milliken & Co. raised more than $500,000 during its 2016 Community Impact Campaign benefiting the United Way of the Piedmont, Northside Development Group of Spartanburg, Partners for Active Living and the Spartanburg Academic Movement.

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