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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Chili Cook off 2021 Success

The Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff Results:   Congrats to all the winners for the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff! Best Restaurants Blind Judging: #1 Quaker Steak & Lube, #2 Generations; #3 Wild West. Peoples Choice: #1 TJ’s / Main Street Bank; #2 Edens. Rookie Chef: Ryan Butler from Public Market (based on points on blind Judging for 1st time entries). Best …

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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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Lace Up for Kids 2021 Application

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

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 new pair of shoes just in time for the new school year! Applications accepted until July 9, 2021 You can apply below on our website or email applications to liveuniteduov@unitedwayuov.org, SUBJECT:Lace Up for Kids …

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Connecting with your Community

Are you a community minded person that wants to volunteer your time as a nonprofit board or committee member? Sign up for this FREE lunch hour Zoom conference call on April 28th at Noon  to hear about ways you can get involved. Serving on a board of directors is excellent networking and can be tremendous asset professionally AND personally.  Hear …

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Bordas & Bordas Match Madness

March madness - United Way of the UOV

We launched a new giving initiative in partnership with Bordas & Bordas.  We present to you MATCH MADNESS! The promotion matches community donations dollar for dollar for up to $15,000 for the month of March.   “Nonprofits are seeing a large decrease in donations this year due to unemployment, restrictions and cancelled fundraising events,” said Jessica Rine, executive director, United Way …

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United Way Belmont County Golf Scramble

Golf Scramble

Let’s get outdoors and hit the links! Friday afternoons in the spring were made for golfing and beautiful Belmont Hills Country Club will host our second annual United Way Belmont County Golf Scramble!  We invite you to put together a 4 man team and come eat, drink and support your community.  See below for sponsorship opportunities and team registration.   …

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SWN Food Insecurities Grant

Press Release WHEELING, WV –  United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley today launched a food insecurities grant in partnership with Southwestern Energy (SWN). The grant is open to organizations in Brooke, Ohio, Marshall and Wetzel counties that are providing food products and meals to local residents. “Southwestern Energy is a strong community partner and aware that food insecurity is …

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Operation Toy Lift

Operation Toy Lift

Thank you to everyone that helped make Operation Toy Lift a success!  We collected hundreds of toys and over $12,000 in monetary donations that will help families have a great Christmas this year.   A special thank you to EQT that provided a generous monetary donation and two truck beds full of toys!

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