United Way of Odessa ready for campaign kick off

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Jul. 20—The United Way of Odessa announced via press release that it has scheduled its 2022 Campaign Kickoff at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 18 at the Odessa College Saulsbury Campus Amphitheater located at 201 W. University Blvd.

Founded in 1951, United Way of Odessa supports local programs that impact the lives of 1 in every 3 Odessans. Currently, United Way of Odessa partners with 16 local partner agencies and 21 programs providing services in health, education and self sufficiency.

The United Way also provides additional funding through venture grants to United Way of Odessa as it prepares to "Come Set Sail" at the 2022 Campaign Kickoff. This annual celebration officially kicks off the 2022 fundraising campaign.

The event reflects the impact that United Way has on the community and inspires others to join the fight and become involved.

This year's guest speaker is Austin Keith, followed by the 2022 campaign chair, Dewey Bryant.