UW programming impacts all communities

Staff report

SIDNEY — In 2015, Partner Agency programming impacted all communities in Shelby County. Over 11,200 residents in Shelby County benefited from United Way programming.

“Not all residents are unduplicated,” Scott Barr, executive director, said. “However, the data shows every community is benefiting from United Way programming.”

Today, 27 funded agencies and programs are positively effecting the community in the impact areas of health, youth, families, seniors, and crisis.

Anna had 552 residents served by 21 agencies and programs. Botkins had 234 residents served by 14 agencies and programs. Fairlawn had 65 residents in the school district served by 12 agencies and programs. Fort Loramie had 399 residents served by 17 agencies and programs. Hardin-Houston had 221 residents served by 18 agencies and programs. Jackson Center had 220 residents served by 20 agencies and programs. Port Jefferson had 97 residents served by 15 agencies and programs. Russia had 139 residents served by 14 agencies and programs. Sidney and outlying areas had over 9,200 residents served by all 27 partner agencies and programs.

The Shelby County United Way is a local 501 c 3 non-profit organization. Monies raised in the annual campaign are invested locally under the leadership and direction of our local volunteer Board of Directors and Community Allocation Volunteers. The Shelby County United Way has earned the highest rating from Charity Navigator for the third consecutive year.

Through the third week, the campaign totals are $202,889. Please contact the Shelby County United Way at 492-2101 to learn how to make a gift.


Staff report