July 28, 2021
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United Way of Van Wert County Funds Local Ballparks

Each year the United Way of Van Wert County gives local non-profit organizations an opportunity to apply for funding. Last year we were fortunate to play a part in funding some of our local ballparks including Convoy Sports Center, Middle Point Ballpark, Willshire Youth Activities & the Wren Ballpark Association. When you make a pledge […]

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July 14, 2021
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United Way Reveals Final Campaign Goal

The United Way of Van Wert County recently revealed their final campaign total of $514,845. Given the circumstances of the year, we here at the United Way are feeling very thankful and blessed. Under the leadership of Kim Bruns, Campaign Chairman and the many volunteer board members we were able to make a difference for […]

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June 24, 2021
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United Way Board of Trustees Approves Allocations

The United Way of Van Wert County Board of Trustees approved allocations during the monthly board meeting on Thursday, June 17th, 2021. Funding was awarded to 35 programs offered by 31 agencies locally that help to provide social services throughout the county. The process includes an extensive review of program results while also looking at […]

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June 24, 2021
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United Way of Van Wert County Names 2021-22 Campaign Chair  

United Way of Van Wert County Executive Director Vicki Smith announced Jacob Hamman as this year’s campaign chair for 2021-22. “Jake has been a great addition to our United Way Board. His background as a lawyer has made him an asset to our decision-making process. The greatest thing about Jake is that I am able […]

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May 26, 2021
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2020-21 United Way Leadership Givers

THANK YOU UNITED WAY LEADERSHIP GIVERS!! We would like to give a great big shout out to all of our individual Leadership givers. We couldn’t do what we do without the continued support of our individual donors. You are the HEART of this community and as always, we greatly appreciated you!

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May 11, 2021
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Fabulous Fiesta Fun Friday!

Fiesta Fun Friday! Thanks to everyone who participated in Fiesta! Fun Friday on May 7th!  There were lots of fun games, great music (by DJ Mike Schlagbaum), delicious food from food truck vendors and thirst-quenching adult beverages!  We even celebrated Executive Director, Vicki Smith’s birthday!  When all was said and done, over $14,000 was raised […]

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April 05, 2021
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Fiesta Fun Friday Event

We are excited to announce that we will be having our year-end campaign event, Fiesta Fun Friday Reverse Raffle coming Friday, May 7, 2021.  This event is going to take on a very different feel this year as we are moving it to the Wassenberg Art Center.  The event will offer an indoor/outdoor option. Things […]

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March 28, 2021
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Virtual Cupcake Wars 2021 Final Results

Thank you Van Wert Manor for partnering with us in this year’s Virtual Cupcake Wars! So much creativity was shown by our gracious bakers representing our agencies. And THANK YOU VAN WERT COUNTY for your generosity. Each agency will receive the dollars donated.  The total raised for fundraising event was $6,540.00 Congratulations to baker Leah […]

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March 01, 2021
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Cupcake Wars 2021

While Cupcake Wars looks very different this year, we are still so very excited to bring you Virtual Cupcake Wars. Jacque Welch of the Van Wert Manor and Vicki Smith of the United Way of Van Wert County are teaming up again this year for the 3rd annual battle of the cupcake displays! This virtual […]

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February 03, 2021
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Rivals United 2021

WOW!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you… Students, Staff, Sponsors, Vendors, Parents, Alumni and anyone who gave in any way!!  It was SO CLOSE!! #RivalsUnited 2021 set an All-Time record 🤩🤩  A total of $39,239.57 was raised for the 34 United Way agencies! Congratulations to Lincolnview!  We are #AlwaysUnited Crestview & Lincolnview student representatives teamed […]

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