United Way of Whitley County Hosting Women in Nonprofits Leadership Workshop Series

  United Way of Whitley County, in partnership with the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network, is sponsoring a Women in Nonprofits Leadership workshop series designed to connect and encourage women who strive daily to improve our communities, and the lives of people in them. Nonprofit services reach across mission and sector lines in hopes of a

Read More

Guess Who’s Cooking ??? Team LIVE UNITED !

Recently, United Way of Whitley County was invited to be part of the fun in the annual fundraising event sponsored by The Center for Whitley County Youth.  The event is a cook-off where four teams cook a meal consisting of an appetizer, main course, and dessert and serve it to those in attendance and then they vote on their

Read More

The Difference You Make….

Recently, as I was working with our 2013-2014 grant recipients on completing their mid-year reports, I asked them for some success stories that could be shared with our donors so they could see how their contributions have made an impact; how their contributions help to GIVE HOPE and CHANGE LIVES.  I was given this beautiful

Read More

2-1-1 Services Expands Service Area; Celebrates National 2-1-1 Day

United Way of Allen County’s 2-1-1 Services, supported by Lutheran Health Network, announced that it has expanded to six new counties in northern Indiana. The expanded service area took effect January 1, but is being celebrated on February, 11, 2014 during National 2-1-1 Day.   February 11th is also being used as a way to bring

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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. 

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More