Torchlighters are Columbia Public Schools that have run employee campaigns totaling $1,000 or more. Additionally, Torchlighters achieve at least two of the following benchmarks:


·         70% of donors used payroll deduction

·         10% increase in employee participation

·         8% increase in total pledges

·         80% employees participating/pledging

·         8% increase in average gift from employees


These Torchlighter schools were recognized in 2016 for their outstanding contributions to the 2015 United Way campaign. Torchlighters who participated in the 2016 campaign will be listed soon. We thank these schools for their generosity!

Aslin – Administration Office

Derby Ridge Elementary School

Fredrick Douglass High School

Parkade Elementary School

Rock Bridge Elementary School