United Way of East Mississippi received a large donation Friday.
Rush Health Systems presented a check for more than $60,000 to United Way. It represents contributions by individual employees, along with matching dollars from Rush, a United Way Pacesetter.
The donations help support 16 charitable organizations throughout the year.
Gifts for United Way may be automatically deducted from your pay. Check with your employer's business office to set it up.
United Way representatives are available to make presentations to share how United way contributions are used and how easy it is to give.