April 18, 2013 Brentwood won the Frank R. Palmer Corporate Citizen Award from United Way of Berks County. In addition, Brentwood is also a silver award winner. The silver award is presented to groups or companies that achieve a per capital of $100 to $174.99.
This award is presented to companies that exemplify the corporate commitment to a better community through United Way’s annual campaign. Frank R. Palmer was past Chairman of the Board of Carpenter Technology and served a Campaign Chairman of the Community Chest in 1948. He helped to form what is now known as United Way of Berks County.
Brentwood has shown a dramatic increase in employee and corporate giving over the last five years. Brentwood is now ranked one of the top 20 companies for giving in the greater Reading area! With the corporate match, Reading raised over $65,000 for programs that help those in need within Berks County.
No one is an island. It takes a team and the efforts of many people to achieve great things, success is not achieved alone.