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Drive Thru - Oktoberfest

With so many events and festivals being cancelled we are so excited to bring you a DRIVE-THRU OKTOBERFEST!!!!! This twist on our usual Oktoberfest is just what the valley needs! Support the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley by coming to our Drive-thru Oktoberfest. Buy a tickets for your meal and select your add-ons to take home and enjoy!

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September to Remember: Reverse Raffle

We are kicking off our 2020-2021 Annual Campaign in September and would like to invite you to purchase a raffle ticket for our Reverse Raffle for a chance at winning $5000!

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Sandy O'Haver Day of Caring

Save the date for our 29th Annual Sandy O’Haver Day of Caring, September 9th, 2020.
Due to the restrictions in place, things will look a bit different this year. We are still planning on having a great volunteer opportunity, while following all guidelines that are in place in September.

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Lace Up for Kids Application

All school age children, grades K-12, in Ohio, Marshall, & Brooke Counties in WV and Belmont County, OH are eligible to receive a new pair of shoes just in time for the new school year!

Applications accepted until July 10, 2020

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COVID Response Phase 2 Funding

United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley Community Response & Recovery fund will provide resources to non-profit organizations in our region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by Coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The Fund is designed to address aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible.

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EFSP Applications Available

Applications are now available for agencies to download and return via email to the email address on the application.

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Spare Change

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley has launched a new way of giving called Spare Change. The program works by rounding up your purchases to the nearest dollar and the “spare change” comes to the United Way. So, if you make a $22.75 purchase, it gets rounded up to $23.00 and that extra 25 cents goes to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley.
We have always said that every penny makes a difference!

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United Way UOV #GivingTuesdayNow

What does the United Way do?  We connect the community through giving and that is why we are CELEBRATING Giving Tuesday May 5, 2020!

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Country Roads Food Drive

Donations needed for statewide food drive on May 5

Wheeling – The Country Roads Food Drive is a statewide food collection and fundraiser organized by the United Ways of West Virginia.  This food drive will help feed families across the Mountain State during the coronavirus pandemic. The drive will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5.

 

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Emergency Food and Shelter Program

We have helped administer the funding from the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and Marshall Counties in WV and Belmont County in OH for several years.  They have received additional funding due to the COVID-19 crisis under the CARES Act.  Below is the information we have so far.  If you are interested in getting on the list of agencies to receive an application or if you wish to become a member on the board that decides where funding will be best utilized please email msampson@unitedwayuov.org

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