USW Cares: 2018 District 10 Jefferson Award Winner, Robin Drace

District 10 Top Volunteer Profile

USW Jefferson Award Winner: Robin Drace

Local Union: 10-0086

Location: Harleysville, PA

Service Work: Robin single-handely runs a self-created program that provides care packages to deployed soldiers serving in the US Military.

Hours: 150+ hours yearly

Community Impact: Robin’s project, to date, has provided care packages to more than 3,000 deployed soldiers serving in the US Military.

Outstanding Quality: When Robin first started her project, she made the care packages completely at her own expense. Her local suggested that she try fundraising to help with the cost of postage, packaging and the contents itself. Since beginning, she’s added Burger Days and Walk for the Wounded to her effots to bring comfort and aid to veterans and service men and women.

Prize money donated to: Eluna (Eluna’s mission is to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction)

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60 Blvd. of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222