Posted in News on October 5, 2022 It sure has been one exciting September for the United Way! 

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 Island Hotel, Racetrack, Casino, CArebaer, WTRF, and PAnhandleCleaning and Restoration!

WTRF Reverse Raffle


After that, we help the largest volunteer day in the Valley with our 31st annual Sandy O’Haver Day of Caring! This year we welcomed 157 volunteers at 28 different local non-profits. This day was filled with sweat, hard work, and tons of smiles! Thank you so much to EQT for sponsoring the Day of Caring this year.

WTRF Day of Caring

Intelligencer Day of Caring

And last but certainly not least, we wrapped up our month with Oktoberfest held at the Plaza on Market on September 24th. Thank you to our awesome volunteers who worked hard to keep everyone hydrated and having fun! Thank you to our bands, Polka Fun Time, PocketChange, and JukeBox, and thank you to our beverage sponsor: Orrick!

WTRF Oktoberfest

WTRF Oktoberfest 2

WTOV9 Oktoberfest

Intelligencer Oktoberfest 

Thank you so much to our Annual Sponsors: Belmont Savings Bank, Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration, WVU Medicine – Wheeling Hospital, Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal, Willams, The Health Plan, MPLX, Comcast, Leveltek, Ziegenfelder’s!

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is the communities’ giving plan. We strive to serve the biggest needs in our community and to make sure that the nonprofit donations we receive are going the furthest they can to improve lives in this community. Learn more about the nonprofit agencies that receive funding from YOUR charitable donations.For more information on how to give local donations, please visit our 2021-2022 annual campaign.