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The First Annual Wacky Quacky Duck Derby

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How I Live United.

Akron Brass Volunteers

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Akron Brass

At the Akron Brass Company, we take an active role in direct philanthropic giving and engage in volunteer efforts to support community needs. The Reading Under the Lights event in Wooster was the perfect initiative for our company. We financially supported the event so every child could choose five books in an effort to improve literacy, while dispatching a team of volunteers to experience the joy of reading to our future community leaders.

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I believe in sharing kindness, time and resources with others so all involved can benefit.

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"I live united by volunteering to do handyman jobs for the United Way."

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Building Bridges since 1957

2020 Campaign Video

Our 2020 Campaign Video features local musicians: Matt Cruise, Gus Johnson, Phin Johnson, Noah Michaels, Hannah Schade, Sheryl Villegas and Trevor Villegas. Be inspired. Love Can Build A Bridge!

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Areas We Impact

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Health

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment

We believe people need access to health care, mental healthcare and substance abuse treatment in order to improve their overall chances of prosperity.

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Safety Net

Food, Shelter and Clothing

We believe people need food, shelter and clothing in order to be positioned for improvement.

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Workforce Development

Training, Transportation and Child Care

Workforce Development

We believe people need skills, training, proper equipment, reliable transportation and childcare in order to advance their career opportunities.

Youth Development

Youth Development

We believe children need safe, stable, active and fun environments to learn, grow, adapt and succeed.

Impact Stories

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YMCA of Wayne County

Jenny came to the YMCA summer camp when she was struggling emotionally, physically, and socially. She comes from a single parent home and her dad has...

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OHuddle

A Triway student recently came to the OHuddle office with the observation that many teachers’ school supplies were becoming depleted since the start...

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Wee Care Center

Wee Care had a child who qualified for Speech Therapy but his parents were not able to get him to the services. Wee Care’s Program and Education...

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YMCA of Wayne County

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Wee Care Center

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Partners Spotlight

VIOLA

Viola Startzman Clinic

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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

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Wee Care Center

Wee Care had a child who qualified for Speech Therapy but his parents were not able to get him to the services. Wee Care’s Program and Education Director contacted Tri-County Educational Service Center and was able to have the Speech Language Pathologist come to Wee Care when the child was in attendance so he could get the assistance he needed.

Wee Care recently started a Sign Language class. One day at pick-up a parent was talking to her child and the Sign Language teacher about how she was able to use some of the signs her son taught her with a patient she had that day. The child had a huge smile on his face.

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Wayne County Schools Career Center

Live United

We live united by working cooperatively with many organizations!

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Goodwill Industries

Providing a Future

We live united by providing hope of a brighter future by placing people in jobs that earn higher than minimum wage!

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Holmes Center for the Arts

Holmes Center for the Arts

Enriching lives through the arts

We live united by reaching children and families with need through the arts!

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Wooster City Schools

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The Counseling Center

Making a Difference
We live united by collaborating with partners to help our patients obtain and maintain employment!
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OHuddle

A Triway student recently came to the OHuddle office with the observation that many teachers’ school supplies were becoming depleted since the start of the year. The student and his mentor partnered to organize and deliver school supplies donated through OHuddle for Triway, creating a mid-year supply delivery in “service to others” (Developmental Asset #9).

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Community Action Wayne Medina

Helping People

Community wide collaboration through our transportation initiative is the most amazing example of living united.

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Anazao Community Partners

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Wayne Center for the Arts

Enriching lives and strengthening communities through art.

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Salvation Army

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Boys & Girls Club of Wooster

Kids Come First

We live united by making sure our kids are learning about and addressing community needs!

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Catholic Charities

Bringing Hope

We live united by working together as a partner to bring hope and healing to those suffering from depression, anxiety or distress in their life!

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NAMI Wayne and Holmes Counties

We must stay united

We are a small group, so if we’re not united, we would fall apart.

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YMCA of Wayne County

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Learn N Play

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American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Bringing Positivity and Change
We live united every day by thinking outside of ourselves and knowing that we have the power to bring about positive and lasting change - large or small!
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2020 Community Events

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The Wacky Quacky Duck Derby Virtual Event

September 20, 2020

Get in on this first annual event, the Wacky Quacky Duck Derby! Adopt a rubber duck today to help United Way of Wayne and Holmes hit their campaign goal!

Undisclosed Location, Youtube Live

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5 BUCK FRIDAYS

$5 Buck Friday!!!!

Donate $5.00 on Friday's for your chance to win!

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Live WHIRE Blog

Recent news and blogs about our local community

WHIRE Blotter, July 2019

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United Way of Wayne and Holmes 2020 Request for Proposal’s

United Way's RFP for 2020 has been released.

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