January 26, 2021

United Way of Broward County surprises UPS employee with new car

For Fort Lauderdale’s Derek Anderson, it was a one in 10,000 chance for him to be the lucky winner of a new Audi Q3.

After donating a minimum of $365 to the United Way of Broward County, the UPS on-road supervisor had his name randomly selected from a pool of over 10,000 entries.

Anderson, who has been donating to the nonprofit for seven years, was surprised and presented with the car by United Way of Broward County President and CEO Kathleen Cannon recently at the Fort Lauderdale UPS facility in Lauderhill.

“We advertise that if you donate a dollar a day — a minimum of $365 — to United Way you will be entered in for a car giveaway,” Cannon said. “Of course, if you double that you’re entered in twice, three times, four times, five times, etc.

“Derek’s been donating to United Way for almost 10 years. He

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