United Way is one of many ways in which HMSA shares its resources and services with
the community. Our employees serve on various United Way boards and committees and
HMSA annually provides a community volunteer for United Way’s general fundraising
HMSA sponsors fun-filled events for its employees to raise money during the general
campaign. These popular events also boost morale and are a source of pride for employees.
Traditional events include the Executive Breakfast, where HMSA executives prepare
and serve breakfast to employees. Past themes for the breakfast have included hip-hop,
the ’70s, and jazz.
Other popular events include a country fair with food concessions, a farmers
market, and a craft fair showcasing employees’ creations. Employees also participate
in bake sales, white elephant sales, flower sales, and a silent auction.
In 2011, HMSA raised more than $200,000 for United Way through fundraising events
and employee pledge cards. This money supports United Way’s partner agencies,
community initiatives, and the thousands of families and individuals who rely on