United Way Night at the Races is Back!

United Way Night at the Races is back! Doors open at 5:30 on March 4th and the gourmet buffet and food stations will be available at 6:00 p.m.. The event is held in the Terrace at Wheeling Island Casino while greyhound racing will be taking place.  Then at 6:30 p.m. – BLACKJACK! Blackjack Details: Each attendee will receive 2 no-value …

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United Way January 2022 Newsletter

United Way January 2022 Newsletter A Message from our Executive Director: “Happy New Year!  I enjoyed spending the holidays with my three children, and now I’m refreshed and ready for a successful 2022.  This month I celebrate FIVE years with the United Way.   Raising money for my and my children’s hometown community is rewarding every single day.  I love this …

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New Job Opening at UWUOV!

United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is looking for a new Part-time Administrative Assistant Job details: Salary – from $12 an hour Job Type – Part-time Qualifications: Associate Degree (Preferred) US work authorization (Preferred) Full Job Description: We are looking for a new member to our nonprofit team in the form of an Administrative Assistant to perform a variety …

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Handle With Care Marshall County School Donations

Marshall County School Donations - United Way of the UOV

A large nonprofit donation made to Marshall County Schools will help many students around the holidays and throughout the school year.  The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley donated $4000 of clothing and hygiene items to Marshall County Public Schools.  The funding for the gifts came from a donation from Ball Toyota, a company with car dealerships located in …

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Operation Toy Lift December 11th, 2021

Help give local kids a good holiday buy donating new toys to Operation Toy Lift.  The Wheeling Police Department, in conjunction with the Belmont County Sheriff’s Department, the United Way and several Ohio Valley Businesses are joining forces for Operation Toy Lift Saturday, December 11, 2021.  We will be collecting new toys for kids in our area this holiday season.  …

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Building a Better Community Awards

On Wednesday, November 17th, the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley hosted the annual Building a Better Community Breakfast.  The event was a thank you to all of the donors of the 2020-2021 campaign.  The United way honored Hydie Friend as the Building a Better Community award winner. Friend is a long time supporter and donor to the United …

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Oktoberfest on the Plaza 2021

NEW LOCATION: United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is so proud to host Oktoberfest on the Plaza on the Market on Saturday, September 25, from noon to 11:00 p.m. (On the Plaza in front of Mmm Popcorn (1057 Market Street.)) In the spirit of a traditional German Oktoberfest, the festival will feature themed food, drinks, and live entertainment. There …

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September to Remember – Reverse Raffle

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is pleased to announce that their annual board event , September to Remember – Reverse Raffle, will be held on Thursday, September 9th at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack. September to Remember is the kick-off fundraiser to the 2021-2022 campaign – Give Where You Live.  There is a $5,000 grand prize, a …

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Sandy O’Haver Day of Caring – September 8, 2021

The number one way to help people feel more connected to their community is through volunteering.  Companies around the Ohio Valley will help us kick off the United Way campaign with the largest volunteer day in the Ohio Valley – SANDY O’HAVER DAY OF CARING.  This year we celebrate our 30th annual DAY OF CARING on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.  …

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Celebrity Scoopers 2021

United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and Kirke’s Homemade Ice Cream are pairing up for the “Celebrity Scoopers” fundraiser. Local celebrities from around the Ohio Valley are volunteering their time to scoop ice cream at Kirke’s Homemade Ice Cream in St. Clairsville, OH, on June 22nd, 23rd and 24th 2021 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.. “I’m not sure how …

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