United Bank Kicks Off Campaign

United Bank kicked off its campaign Monday, Dec. 5 for the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley not only with a corporate donation, but also by offering employees the opportunity to make personal contributions. Nathan McKeen, branch manager at 21-12th St., Wheeling, presented George Smoulder, United Way executive director, with the United Bank contribution of $3,500. McKeen told the …

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United Way Appreciation Breakfast

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and Williams hosted an appreciation breakfast Wednesday, Nov. 30 at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack to thank those in attendance for helping the United Way reach a funding goal toward the 2016-2017 United Way Campaign. The breakfast was sponsored by Williams, who pledged to match up to $100,000 in donations received for …

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“Let’s Start Fresh” Continues

George Smoulder, executive director of The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, this week announced the renewal of a $63,500 grant from the West Virginia Walmart Foundation to continue the “Let’s Start Fresh” program that will continue to benefit 15 social service agencies in five West Virginia counties. The “Let’s Start Fresh” program will help the agencies continue to …

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Agency Spotlights

The agency spotlight series has begun! Go to advocate and scroll down for the first video of the series. The services these agencies provide are many, but the IMPACT they have on individuals far exceeds what we could ever put into words.  So, in an effort to allow people a glimpse of how we are trying to “build a better …

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Donate through the Combined Federal Campaign

United Way UOV Joins the Combined Federal Campaign   United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is proud to announce that we have been selected to be a part of the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The U.S. government-sponsored CFC is the world’s largest and most prestigious workplace fundraising drive. The mission of the CFC is to promote and support …

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It’s a “September To Remember”

reverse raffle - Wheeling charity donations

United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley presents a “September To Remember” Reverse Raffle and Dinner. $10,000 First Prize Ticket Prices: Ticket and chance at 1st prize     $160 Ticket with 1 dinner & Chance     $180 Ticket with 2 dinners & Chance   $200 For tickets and further information call:  304.232.4625 Join us for a great evening of dining, music and fun.  …

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Don’t Miss Out!! “Sandy O’Haver Day of Caring 2016”

It’s our 25th year for Day of Caring and you don’t want to miss being a part of something this wonderful in our Upper Ohio Valley. Over 5 Counties we have 32 Non-profit agencies, 37 different projects, 13 companies, 1 High School and so far approx. 110 Volunteers.  We need close to 400 Volunteers to make sure all these projects …

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Calling All Volunteers

Volunteer at United Way

We are in great need of volunteers to help on Wednesday, July 27th from 10am-2pm for the “Kids Karnival”.  This is a FREE event for Ohio County children ages 5-12.  There will be different stations that the kids will go to and learn about healthy habits, healthy eating and healthy lifestyle while having FUN!  Inflatables and lunch will be there …

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It’s easy to “Get Connected”

By creating a venue that allows individuals to see the many ways they can make a difference while allowing agencies to promote their needs, United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley has increased the potential for volunteerism, donations, and involvement in the community.  On June 6, 2016, United Way member agencies in the area began posting their volunteer and other …

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WV Flood Relief

United Way of the UOV - Wheeling

It will be a long road to recovery for many that were affected by the floods in WV.  YOU CAN HELP!  There are many area agencies accepting donations whether they be cleaning supplies, toiletries, food, etc.  Also, monetary donations can be made to the United Way in the devastated areas.     Click HERE Another way to help is coming up …

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