Meet United Way’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year Recipient, Bobbie Alexander !

Bobbie Alexander is always ready to help any organization in whatever way she can. At the Humane Society of Whitley County, she has worked every volunteer position inside the animal shelter including:  cleaning cat cages,  sweeping floors,  volunteering during the annual Neuter for a Nickel clinic,  washing down walls,  assisting

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J & J Insurance Solutions Receives 2016 Acts of Service Award

The Acts of Service award is an award given to a local business or company that goes above and beyond in their generosity; not only with their financial contributions, but with their service and volunteerism in the community, as well. Here are some thoughts about this year’s Acts of Service award winner: When you think

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How Many Diapers Does a Baby Need Each Day ?

Join United Way of Whitley County and BABE of Whitley County to provide babies in Whitley County a healthy start in life ! As part of United Way’s upcoming Day of Caring they have partnered with BABE of Whitley County, and several other local businesses, to conduct a diaper drive to help supply BABE with

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Thirty-three Students Participate in Inaugural Kindergarten Countdown Program

Pretzels, paper, stickers, swings, chalk, cookies, books and backpacks; what do all of these items have in common ?  These items, combined with your generous financial support, were part of what made the inaugural Kindergarten Countdown program at Mary Raber Elementary School a resounding success! On July 25, 2016 thirty-three soon to be kindergartners walked

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United Way of Whitley County Announces 2016 – 2017 Grant Recipients

United Way of Whitley County announces it has awarded $85,450 in community grants to local programs and organizations serving residents of Whitley County.  The grants provided are the result of individual and corporate contributions made through United Way’s 2015 annual fundraising campaign.  Because of the generosity of hundreds of people throughout Whitley County, United Way

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Living United Around The World: Reflections From Brian Gallagher, President and CEO of United Way Worldwide

Over the past few weeks, major events rocked our communities.  The tragedy in Orlando.  The United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union.  These events, which dominated the news, seem to indicate that our society is becoming more fragmented – and less united. In such an environment, our work is more important than ever.  Here

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Nominations Open for Volunteer of the Year

United Way of Whitley County is grateful for the loyal community partnerships it shares with a variety of local nonprofit organizations, businesses and corporations.  In an effort to give back to those who help us accomplish our mission of changing lives in Whitley County, United Way of Whitley County would like to help you recognize

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Help United Way of Whitley County Make a Greater Impact !

We want to hear from you to ensure United Way of Whitley County is focusing on the issues that are most important to you and to our community. Over the next few months we will be sending out a variety of surveys to gather information from our donors and our community; please lend your voice

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Whitko Students Complete Gradway Program !

Just as TROY Center graduates were celebrating their success, Gradway students at Whitko High School were celebrating their graduations, as well ! High school is the time when students begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel and have a chance to look ahead to what their futures may hold.  Some students,

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Congratulations, TROY Center Grads !! You Did It !

This year, at the end of May, as schools were holding their graduation ceremonies, there was also a graduation ceremony taking place at a small, alternative school in Whitley County known as TROY Center.  TROY Center held graduation ceremonies for four students (pictured above) and we could not be more proud of these students for

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