Match Madness 2024 Raises over $90,000!

Match Madness 2023 Logo

A partnership between the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and Bordas & Bordas  that started four years ago has come to raise $199,192.72 in total. In 2021, Bordas and Bordas agreed to match every dollar donated to the United Way in the month of March up to $15,000 for the United  Way’s event, “Match Madness.” Every year since …

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Night at the Casino 2024

Night at the Casino 2024

It was a fun evening at the Night at the Casino United Way fundraiser in the Showroom at Wheeling Island Casino February 23rd! Thank you to the Grand Vue for giving the highest chip count a grand prize! Thank you to our celebrity dealers:Executive Director of the St. Clairsville Chamber of Commerce Wendy Anderson, Executive Director of the Wetzel-Tyler Chamber …

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Operation Toy Lift 2023

Operation Toy Lift was a HUGE success in 2023! Donations were collected at Ohio Valley Mall on December 9th in a joint effort between Wheeling Police, Belmont County Sheriff, and several businesses. Toys were donated to children in Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler, and Belmont Counties. If there’s one common trait throughout our Upper Ohio Valley, it’s generosity. We selflessly …

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Building a Better Community Breakfast 2023 Honors Jamie Bordas

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley hosted its Building a Better Community breakfast on Monday, November 20th. They honored Jamie Bordas, a longtime United Way supporter, with the award. Jamie Bordas has supported the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and their partner agencies for many years. Staci Stephen, Executive Director of the United Way of the …

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Thank you, Ohio Valley for making September one to Remember!

Wow! It sure has been one exciting September for the United Way! We kicked off the month with Reverse Raffle at Wheeling Island Hotel, Racetrack, and Casino on September 8th. Thank you to our wonderful special events committee for helping secure phenomenal silent auction items and helping us with setting up! Thank you, Wheeling Island Hotel-Racetrack-Casino, for another amazing event! …

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Celebrity Scoopers 2023

Celebrity Scoopers

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 July 19th, 2oth,  and 22nd, 2023 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This is the third year that …

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Lace Up for Kids Back-to-School Shoes Program 2023

LACE UP FOR KIDS

Lace Up for Kids Back-to-School Shoes Program All school-age children from low-income families, grades Pre-K-12, in Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler & Brooke Counties in WV, and Belmont County, OH, are eligible to receive a free new pair of shoes just in time for the new school year! Wendy’s, WTOV9, Covestro, EQT, and United Way have partnered to help children in …

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Red White & Brew 2023

Red White and Brew Logo

Red White & Brew is back! Kick-off your Independence Day weekend Friday, June 30th at Centre Market with live music, food & drinks! One of the best things about summers in Wheeling is the outdoor events. You’re practically guaranteed a good time! Red, White, and Brew offers opportunities to treat yourself to a night on the town. Gates open at …

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Match Madness 2023

Match Madness 2023 Staci and Jaime

The 3rd annual Match Madness promotion kicks off today.  This partnership between the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and Bordas & Bordas means that every dollar donated to the United Way in the month of March is matched up to $15,000. This year brings a fun new twist to the campaign. Anyone who donates from March 1st through …

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