Amazing Raise Ohio Valley

It’s a 24 hour giving event!  Life is super busy these days. Who has time to sit down and write a check then put it in the mail?  How many times have you passed your favorite non-profit and thought, “when I have time I’m going to stop and give them a donation”, but you never have the time?  Have you …

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Human Trafficking Training

A free Human Trafficking Training May 3rd, 4th or 5th. This training is approved for 8 hours of continuing education for attorneys, DV advocates, law enforcement, and social workers. The training is the same three days in a row, so hopefully more lawyers will be able to attend, at least one day. The training is being hosted by the YWCA, …

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Only One More Week to Night at the Races!

Night at the Races Sponsors

It will be a night of celebrating with good friends and delicious food at the United Way Night at the Races set for 6 p.m. Friday, March 11 at the Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack. Wheeling Island, WTRF-TV, and Pepsi are the major sponsors for the evening. Gold, Khourey & Turak, and Wallace Jewelers are “Win” sponsors, and Panhandle Cleaning …

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AEP Foundation Grant Awarded

The American Electric Power Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to the “Let’s Start Fresh” program administered by the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and coordinated by Information Helpline, a United Way agency. The “Let’s Start Fresh” program began in August 2015 and is helping 12 social service agencies in five West Virginia counties provide a wider variety …

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Allocations Week a Success

panel tour - Wheeling, WV charities

The five Allocation Panels of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley have completed their work last week of visiting their assigned United Way member agencies as they prepared to recommend how the United Way Campaign dollars are to be distributed. The Allocation Panels are made up entirely of volunteers. When the visits were completed, the panels made their …

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Brooke County!!

Don’t let the snow get you down.  Look at all the great stuff there is to do at the Wellsburg and Follansbee Public Libraries.  Check it out!February2016 BCL

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Winter Snow Advisory/Warnings January 22, 2016

For immediate release Jan. 21, 2016 The WV 211 system has been activated by Governor Earl Ray Tomlin’s office, and VOAD (The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) to respond to this weekend’s predicted storm. Information Helpline, a United Way member agency, is the WV 211 provider for the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Information Helpline will be monitoring power …

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Breakfast with SANTA

Holy Family Childcare & Development Center announces Breakfast with Santa.  December 19th 9am-11am.  Sausage, pancakes, juice, milk, and coffee.  There will be Christmas music, reindeer food station and raffles.  All proceeds benefit Holy Family Childcare & Development Center.  Call now for advance tickets  304-242-5222 $7 adult $4 kids 10yrs. and under.  At the door $8 adult $5 kids 10yrs. and …

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Collecting Christmas Joy

Christmas donations - Wheeling, WV

We have teamed up with Carpet Showcase Flooring Center to collect toys for children in need this season.  To donate drop off a toy for a child up to the age of 10.  We will be distributing them through one of our local United Way agencies.  We are located at 51 11th Street, Suite 321, Wheeling, WV.  We hope to …

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Kaleidoscope Fundraiser

Kaleidoscope is a four-hour event for elementary school children. During the four hours, each child will take part in variety of educational, physical, and fun activities. The children will be provided lunch and a free t-shirt. When a parent registers his or her child(ren) for the event, they will choose five activities that relate to their child’s interests. According to …

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