Higher Education Marketing Company’s Employees Far Exceed 2010 Result
Paramus, NJ – November 23, 2011 --CUnet, a Nelnet (NYSE: NNI) company and leading provider of technology, media and marketing services to higher education institutions, is proud to announce an extremely successful 2011 United Way Campaign that collected $25,553 in donations from employees company wide.
“We were very proud of last year’s campaign, but this year’s is on another level,” said CUnet President Matt McLaughlin. “I have been continually impressed by our employees’ efforts in this campaign, and I’m blown away by this huge success for United Way, which is such an important organization to our communities.”
Nelnet, CUnet’s parent company in Lincoln, Neb., holds its annual United Way Campaign in July to kick-off the year’s fundraising efforts. Through Nelnet, CUnet’s donations are matched 100 percent and directly donated to the United Ways in both cities that the company has offices—the Bergen County United Way in Paramus, N.J., and the United Way of Toronto in Toronto, Canada.
For more information about CUnet, please visit www.cunet.com.
CUnet delivers industry-leading technology, media and marketing services to higher education institutions to help recruit and enroll students. Driven by a commitment to technology leadership, compliance and exceptional customer service, CUnet’s higher education experts partner with schools to improve marketing performance and deliver qualified inquiries that meet enrollment and retention goals. CUnet is dedicated to providing the highest standards of transparency and compliance while promoting ethical marketing practices in postsecondary education. Headquartered in Paramus NJ, CUnet is part of Nelnet (NYSE: NNI), a leader in education planning and financing for more than 30 years. For more information, visit www.cunet.com.
About Bergen County's United Way
Today, after almost fifty years as one of the largest charitable organizations in the community, Bergen County’s United Way has redefined itself as the direct service provider of choice for people who need help. BCUW helps people 24 hours a day whenever and wherever help is needed by providing concrete solutions to critical community problems – with tangible results directly impacting individuals and families throughout every municipality in the county. Services include:
- 2-1-1, the United Way’s 24 hour statewide service answering every call or click for help – 24 hours a day. It is a system that is free, easy to use, confidential, multi-lingual, and accessible to individuals with disabilities.
- The Compassion Fund, direct financial assistance that BCUW provides to insure that the most basic needs for safety and security are there for people in crisis.
- Housing Works, the creation of new and affordable housing for working poor families and individuals with special needs.
About United Way Toronto
Established in 1956, United Way Toronto is a registered charity and community impact organization dedicated to improving lives and strengthening neighbourhoods across Toronto. United Way identifies needs and takes action to create a better, safer, stronger city through research, partnerships and support of a network of 200 health and social service agencies.
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