SIDNEY — The Shelby County United Way currently funds 27 organizations and programs in the community and during 2014 awarded 24 special project grants.
“Although a donor can designate to a particular agency, most do not. This gives a donor the ability to support 27 different organizations with one gift to the annual campaign,” said Scott Barr, executive director.
The following are the annual awards to the partner agencies and programs.
205-16 Annual Awards
IMPACT Program, $55,000
Afterschool Program of Salvation Army, $45,000
Salvation Army Bridging the Gap, $7,500
Clear Creek Farms, $60,000
Compassionate Care Free Health Clinic, $105,000
Victim Services, $20,000
Samaritan Works Sober Living Homes, $35,000
Emergency Housing and Utilities, $18,000
Adult Day Care Center, $26,000
Alpha Community Center, $50,500
American Red Cross, $40,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters, $73,000
Catholic Social Services – Counseling, $28,000
Imagination Library, $20,000
Girl Scouts/Appleseed Ridge, $10,000
Miami Valley Council Boy Scouts, $30,000
New Choices, $50,000
Rehabilitation Center, $27,000
Salvation Army food bank, $5,000
Senior Center Sidney/Shelby County, $53,000
Shelby County ESC, Mac-A-cheek, $18,000
Shelby County ARC, $31,000
Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Childcare, $91,000
Catholic Social Services – Senior Health, $30,000
Wilma Valentine CLC, $85,500
Sidney Alternative School, $25,000
Special Project Grants, $69,300
The Shelby County United Way is a local 501 c 3 charitable organization earning a four star rating, the highest rating, from Charily Navigator. Funding decisions are made locally by both the board of directors and community leaders and volunteers during the annual allocation process. Contact the Shelby County United Way for more information, learn how to volunteer, or make a gift.
Through aix weeks of the campaign, $275,973 has been raised towards the goal of $1,325,000.