31 Jul
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Day of Caring

The 20th Annual United Way Day of Caring has been set for Friday, September 28, 2018. This years’ event Chair is Marie Bennett. Marie is the Business Office Manager at Roselawn Manor. She joined the Board of Trustees 4 years ago and joined the Executive Board this year. The Co-Chair of the event this year is

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31 Jul
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United Way Board of Trustees Approved Allocations

The United Way of Van Wert County Board of Trustees approved allocations during the monthly board meeting on Thursday, June 21th 2018. Funding was awarded to 33 programs offered by 29 agencies locally that help to provide social services throughout the county. Nine community volunteers reviewed grant applications and recommended the distribution of United Way

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03 Jul
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United Way of Van Wert County Names 2018 Campaign Chair

United Way of Van Wert County Executive Director Vicki Smith announced that Tisha Fast has been named the 2018 Campaign Chair. “I am looking forward to working with Tisha on this year’s Campaign,” said United Way of Van Wert County Executive Director Vicki Smith. “Tisha brings a great passion to the campaign chair position. She

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02 Jul
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Day of Caring Date Set

This year’s Day of Caring is set for Friday, September 28, 2018, and will be held at Vantage Career Center. Food barrels will be placed at many industries and businesses throughout town for the month of September. The public will be able to donate anytime until Friday, Sept 28th when the barrels are picked up

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12 Jun
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SUCCESS for United Way Fiesta Fun Friday

The United Way of Van Wert County would like to send a big THANK YOU! to our premier sponsors, Central Insurance Company, Federal Mogul, and Citizens National Bank. We also would like to say thank you to the many corporate table sponsors for this event. A huge thank you to all who donated, everyone who

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05 Dec
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United Way gives to FOA – Families of Addicts Program

United Way of Van Wert County made a $3,900 donation to the FOA -Families of Addicts. The money was given from the New Initiative Funds that provide one-time money for a new project or program. The FOA is new to the Van Wert community and you will continue to see more about as the program

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19 Jul
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Day of Caring Coming Together

The 19th Annual United Way Day of Caring has been set for Friday, September 29, 2017. This years’ event Chair is Jessi Harman, who has worked at Citizens National Bank for 12 years and joined the United Way Board of Trustees 4 years ago. She has been on the Day of Caring committee for 2

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16 Mar
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Celebrating 95 yrs. of service to Van Wert Co.

Ninety-five years ago, the first successful insulin injection is administered, Gandhi is imprisoned in India, and the president is Warren G. Harding from Ohio. Also happening in Ohio in Van Wert County, the Community Clearing House (now known as United Way of Van Wert County) is created. Since that time, United Way has become the

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21 Feb
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UW Reveals More Levels on Donation Tracker

REACHING 86% OF THE CAMPAIGN GOAL Van Wert, OH , February 16, 2017–  The United Way of Van Wert County recently revealed additional levels on their donation tracker.  Over the past few months, Van Wert County businesses and residents have participated in United Way events and campaigns raising funds for the 26 agencies supported by

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