Tue. 12:07pm: Mahoning United Way exceeds goal

AUSTINTOWN – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley announced today that they exceeded their 2012 campaign fundraising goal.

At a news conference at Greenwood Chevrolet, United Way President Bob Hannon said the group raised $2,504,224; their goal was $2.5 million.

Hannan credited a good start with a campaign in July and August, as well as increased corporate giving and also an increase in new corporate donors.