Spare Change

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley has launched a new way of giving called Spare Change. The program works by rounding up your purchases to the nearest dollar and the “spare change” comes to the United Way.  So, if you make a $22.75 purchase, it gets rounded up to $23.00 and that extra 25 cents goes to the United Way …

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United Way UOV #GivingTuesdayNow

What does the United Way do?  We connect the community through giving and that is why we are CELEBRATING Giving Tuesday May 5, 2020! On Giving Tuesday, we are launching a unique way of giving called Spare Change. We would be so grateful if you sign up to round up your purchases for Spare Change for this community! If you …

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Country Roads Food Drive

                Donations needed for statewide food drive on May 5 Wheeling – The Country Roads Food Drive is a statewide food collection and fundraiser organized by the United Ways of West Virginia.  This food drive will help feed families across the Mountain State during the coronavirus pandemic. The drive will be from 10 …

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Emergency Food and Shelter Program

We have helped administer the funding from the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and Marshall Counties in WV and Belmont County in OH for several years.  They have received additional funding due to the COVID-19 crisis under the CARES Act.  Below is the information we have so far.  If you are interested in getting …

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We Are Hiring!

                Associate Director – Full Time Position United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley Wheeling, WV Cover Letter and Job Applications: jrine@unitedwayuov.org   Required: Strong Organizational Skills Good Communication Skills Good Relationship Building Skills Professionalism Technologically Proficient (Microsoft, Windows and Data Entry Programs) College Degree or Four Years of Related Experience in a …

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New Tax Advantage for Donors

There is a new financial incentive for Americans to give generously to qualifying charities, including United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and our member agencies. The new universal tax break for charitable donations was included in the final $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law and will go into effect starting with the 2020 tax year. The measure grants taxpayers …

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United In Kindness

    Throughout our community, there are many struggling with social isolation. With added restrictions on visitors and activities at nursing facilities, those being cared for could use an act of kindness to help brighten their day. The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley would like to encourage community members to make a card (or multiple) with an uplifting …

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United WayUOV Phase 1 Emergency Covid Funding Application

  United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley Community Response & Recovery fund will provide resources to non-profit organizations in our region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by Coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The Fund is designed to address aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible. Because the restrictions from COVID-19 are ongoing, we …

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United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley Mask Collection

  Critical Mask Shortage In Medical Facilities Creates Volunteer Opportunity   WHEELING, WV:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). We are asking volunteers who have the ability to sew to make masks.   Starting Monday, April 6th, United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley will collect crafted masks in designated bins in …

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United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is very proud of the efforts our United Way member agencies are taking to help the community through the restrictions in place due to COVID-19.  Our funded partners, along with many other non-profit agencies, have jumped into action quickly focusing on concerns of families during this confusing time.  As reigns tighten to …

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