United Way Campaign ~ Donations Coming in to Benefit Local Nonprofits

“It’s about community people helping people in their community,” said United Way of Whitley County Executive Director Cindy Baker.  In September, 2013, the county’s United Way launched it’s 2013 – 2014 fundraising campaign.  The bar was set high with a goal of $225,000.00.  Although campaign dollars are still coming in, Baker said that the organization

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Community Invitation from Cari Wells ~ 2013 United Way Campaign Chairperson

Whether you are a Whitley County native like I am, or you have recently found yourself as a resident of our wonderful community, I hope you grow to truly love it here like I do.  This community has blessed my family and I, and it is a privilege for me to be the Campaign Chairperson

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Wells Leads United Way as 2013 Campaign Chair

Giving back to the community where she’s grown up is what propelled Cari Wells to be the 2013 Chairperson for the United Way Campaign.  “I care about this community and want to see it continue to be great,”  Wells said.  “The United Way does so much to improved the lives of those in our county. 

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Day of Caring 2013 ~ A Super Success !

Volunteers took on a variety of community service projects as part of the United Way of Whitley County’s Day of Caring Tuesday.  The day began with a breakfast for all volunteers at the Whitley County 4H Center @ 7:30 am and then everyone headed to their worksites by 8:30 am. Whitley County’s Day of Caring

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Thank You for a Wonderful First Year as ED

Dear United Way Friends, With one year behind me as the Executive Director for United Way of Whitley County, I would like to share with you what a pleasurable first year it has been and how much I am looking forward to the future of United Way of Whitley County.  My first year has been

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Building Your Organization’s Board of Directors

United Way of Whitley County and Whitley County Community Foundation in partnership with the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network and BoardSource will be presenting THE BOARD BUILDING CYCLE ~ a workshop designed to help nonprofits identify, cultivate, and recruit new Board Members to their organizations.  An organization’s Board of Directors plays a vital role in assisting

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Thank You, Whitley County ~ Campaign 2012 Wrap Up

The fundraising season for Whitley County’s United Way has drawn to a close, with a final tally of $202,000 to support outstanding programs in this community. Much of the campaign’s success is owed to the three women who worked together to guide the intiative this year: June Keiser, Jacie Worrick and Cindy Baker. Baker, as

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Congratulations to BABE of Whitley County !! New Location Announced

A local non-profit organization has found a spacious new home in the community.  BABE of Whitley County, an organization that rewards positive parenting, re-opened recently at their new location at 533 N. Line Street in Columbia City.  An important phase of the organization’s considerable growth in recent years, the move enables BABE and it’s revenue

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