24 Aug
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United Way Kicks-off 2021-22 Campaign – Neighborhood of Good!

The United Way of Van Wert County was established in 1922 to “increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another”.  For 99 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 “Neighborhood of Good” […]

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28 Jul
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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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24 Jun
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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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24 Jun
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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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11 May
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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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05 Apr
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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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01 Mar
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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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03 Feb
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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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17 Dec
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United Way Volunteer Reveal

Our volunteers here at the United Way are a huge asset to our operation. This month we are revealing Rita Adam, a wonderful lady who has been serving her community through volunteering for the United Way of Van Wert County for over 50 years!! Please click on the link to learn more. https://youtu.be/YRQrd8Q-vsM

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17 Dec
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Family Health Care of Northwest Ohio Reveal

Recently we had an Agency Reveal.  The agency we chose to recognize for this reveal was Family Health Care of Northwest Ohio. Speaking on their behalf was CEO, Jennifer Smith. In this reveal Jennifer explains what a blessing it has been to be a United Way agency. Please click on the link to learn more. […]

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