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September 11, 2012

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has joined the United Way Worldwide Global Corporate Leadership program.

PLANO, Texas — Dr Pepper Snapple Group has joined the United Way Worldwide Global Corporate Leadership program.

DPS said joining the GCL program — which is committed to improving lives, helping families and building opportunities through strengthening communities — reinforces DPS's continued support of United Way. DPS has raised and donated more than $4.1 million to the organization since 2008.

May 3, 2012

On Wednesday evening, United Way recognized Publix Super Markets with two Summit awards for philanthropic engagement and community impact, the two companies announced Thursday.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — On Wednesday evening, United Way recognized Publix Super Markets with two Summit awards for philanthropic engagement and community impact, the two companies announced Thursday.

Publix's 2011 United Way campaign raised $45.6 million — a 12% increase over 2010 — plus associates' per capita gifts exceeded the food industry average by 398%. Publix associates also volunteered 900,000 hours, including more than 1,500 associates serving on United Way and nonprofit boards.