September 30, 2020
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2020-21 Campaign Update

The United Way of Van Wert County was established in 1922 to “increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another”.  For 98 years, the United Way of Van Wert County has been caring for those in our community who may be less fortunate.  Our campaign theme this year is #AlwaysUnited and our […]

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July 30, 2020
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2020 Fundraising Kick-off

United Way of Van Wert County Kicks Off 2020 Campaign with Yard Sign Fundraiser We are living in unprecedented times. The impact of the global pandemic can be felt throughout our community. The United Way of Van Wert County’s mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of people and organizations within the […]

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June 30, 2020
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2019  “CHANGE FOR A CHANGE” CAMPAIGN IS A WRAP!

  It’s hard to believe that this is my 6th year with United Way. We have completed several successful campaigns in the past 6 years and this year was another great example. We started out the year ahead of schedule and were reaping the benefits from generous givers. The one problem was that our society […]

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June 27, 2020
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United Way of Van Wert County Names 2020 Campaign Chair

United Way of Van Wert County Executive Director Vicki Smith announced Kim Bruns as this year’s campaign chair for 2020-21. “Kim is going to be a great leader in this year’s campaign. She has always reminded me that we are doing what we do to help individuals. She will be such an asset working through […]

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August 28, 2019
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August 28, 2019
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United Way Day of Caring Date Set

This year’s Day of Caring is set for Friday, September 27, 2019, 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 27th when the barrels are picked up [...]
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August 28, 2019
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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 20th 2019. 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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July 08, 2019
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United Way of Van Wert County Names 2019 Campaign Chair

United Way of Van Wert County Executive Director Vicki Smith announced Deb Laudick will be the campaign chair for 2019-20. “Deb is going to be a great leader in this year’s campaign,” Smith said. “She has always given her time, money, and service to the Van Wert community. “When I asked her if she would [...]
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July 31, 2018
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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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July 31, 2018
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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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