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Paratransit has raised $100,000

Paratransit Services, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) company based in Bremerton, supports the mission of the local United Way to identify and address community needs, and encourages employee-generated efforts to organize annual fund-raising activities. This year, contributions from employees totaled $10,000 in the funding drive concluded Nov. 1.

“Over the past 17 years Paratransit employees have now contributed over $100,000 to our local community,” said Christine Eldridge, a member of Paratransit Services’ United Way Giving Committee. “That is truly amazing. It just goes to show we truly can make a difference and a huge impact toward helping those in need.”

Also congratulating his staff in Bremerton, President/CEO David Baker praised their generosity.

“As each of you make a difference in the lives of the people we have been entrusted to serve every day you also continue to show your support of our community and those in need with your personal contributions,” Baker said. “I am extremely honored and humbled by your continued giving.”

Founded in northwestern Washington in 1980, Paratransit Services currently manages public transit systems in the states of Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. In addition, from corporate headquarters in Bremerton, the company operates a call center under contract with the State of Washington for the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation brokerage program.

 

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