Building a Better Community Breakfast 2022

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley hosted their Building a Better Community breakfast on Thursday, November 17th.   They honored Bill Wagner, a long time United Way volunteer and supporter, with the Building a Better Community award. Wagner served on many committees including allocations, campaign cabinet as a chairman and on the executive committee as treasurer. He served on …

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It sure has been one exciting September for the United Way! 

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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 Spetmerb 8th. Thank you to our wonderful special events committee for helping secure phenomenal silent auction items and helping us with setting up! Also, a huge thank you to our Sponsors: Wheeling …

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Celebrity Scoopers 2022

Celebrity Scoopers 2022 Schedule

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 21st, 22nd,  and 23rd, 2022 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. “I’m not sure how …

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Lace Up for Kids Back-to-School Shoes Program 2022


Lace Up for Kids Back-to-School Shoes Program All school-age children from low-income families, grades 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, and United Way have partnered to help children in school get …

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Red White & Brew 2022

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Red White & Brew is back! Kick-off your Independence Day weekend Friday, July 1st at Centre Market with live music, food & drinks! One of the best things about summers in Wheeling is the First Fridays events. You’re practically guaranteed a good time! The First Fridays event in July offers extended hours and even more opportunities to treat yourself to a …

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Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff 2022

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Since 2002, the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff has been a summer staple at Heritage Port in Downtown Wheeling. Combine one-part live music, two parts festive atmosphere with great food, and a dash of a car cruise for the perfect Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-off recipe! The annual event is set for noon to 6 p.m., rain or shine, Saturday, June 4 …

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The Belmont County Golf Scramble is Back!

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Our 3rd Annual Belmont County Golf Scramble is back! Let’s get outdoors and hit the links! Friday afternoons in the spring were made for golfing and the beautiful Belmont Hills Country Club will host our second annual United Way Belmont County Golf Scramble!  We invite you to put together a four-person team and come eat, drink and support your community.  …

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Match Madness Success

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The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is very grateful to announce that our Match Madness promotion was a huge success.  $20,000 was raised in March due to the generosity of individuals and companies throughout the Upper Ohio Valley. Bordas & Bordas partnered with United Way to match every donation through the month of March up to $15,000. The …

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Fun at Night at the Races Fundraiser

It was a fun evening at the Night at the Races United Way fundraiser in the Terrace at Wheeling Island Casino March 4th.  The event raised over $12,000 for the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley. Thank you to the Blame My Roots Festival for giving a grand prize to the highest chip count! And thanks to all of …

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MATCH Madness Donations

The month is coming to an end and the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley needs your help to reach out goal of $15,000!  This Match Madness partnership with Bordas & Bordas ends March 31st.  Each donation made throughout the month of March will be matched dollar for dollar.  We hope you will consider making a donation to the …

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