United Way of Tompkins County News: 'One Compelling Ithaca Story: 2020 in Review'

Clubs and Organizations

January 4, 2021


Eight community leaders are coming together to share personal stories on the challenges and opportunities of 2020, and the spirit, intelligence, love and courage that has illuminated Tompkins County. It’s our hope that audience members will be inspired by the heart and compassion of our shared communities.

- Luvelle Brown, Ithaca City School District Superintendent
- Shirley Collado, Ithaca College President
- Greg Hartz, Tompkins Trust Company President/CEO
- Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, GIAC Director and Tompkins County Legislature Chairwoman
- Orinthia Montague, Tompkins Cortland Community College President
- Svante Myrick, City of Ithaca Mayor
- Martha Pollack, Cornell University President
- Jennifer Tavares, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO

Hosted and produced by Gary Stewart, this special online production will enable community members to make a gift, or pledge, to United Way of Tompkins County’s (UWTC) Community Care Fund and help to meet community needs heightened by COVID-19. By investing in the Community Care Fund, community members are able to support 50 local human service agencies and more than 80 programs providing resources and services to our neighbors throughout Tompkins County.

To register and support UWTC please go to givebutter.com/compelling-ithaca

Utilize the care, compassion, and cohesiveness that we have all so brilliantly refined during this pandemic and help push UWTC's Community Campaign over the top of its $1.5 million goal and make 2021 a better year for many of our neighbors!