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Time

Darla

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

Akron Brass Volunteers

Treasure

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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Amberly W.

I serve on the Board of Directors because I want to have a personal impact on improving our community. I know that United Way is the organization that can make such a positive impact!

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2020 Annual Report

Please click to the right to view our 2020 virtual Annual Report. Please call us to request a printed copy (330) 264-5576

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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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OneEighty

Debbie's Story “My two children and I went to One Eighty to escape Domestic Violence. At the beginning all I needed was a safe place for my children....

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Holmes Center for the Arts

Receiving a scholarship for my youngest daughter and son has helped in numerous ways. In general, it has helped me to be able to afford to have them...

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Goodwill Industries

When Sarah came to Goodwill in April of 2018, her life was in chaos. Plans for the future were abruptly halted and she found herself homeless and...

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Holmes Center for the Arts

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Goodwill Industries

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Partners Spotlight

OHUDDLE

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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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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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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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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Wayne County Schools Career Center

Live United

We live united by working cooperatively with many organizations!

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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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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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Wayne Center for the Arts

Enriching lives and strengthening communities through art.

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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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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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VIOLA

Viola Startzman Clinic

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YMCA of Wayne County

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National Inventors Hall of Fame

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OneEighty

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Forget Me Not Baskets

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Salvation Army

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Learn N Play

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Other Partners

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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

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Wooster City Schools

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Anazao Community Partners

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2021 Community Events

Raise The Dough Night at Domino's Pizza

Order from Domino's on July 5th and UWWH will receive 10% of the total daily sales. These dollars go directly toward our mission driven work.

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Raise The Dough Night at Domino's Pizza

Order from Domino's on August 2nd and UWWH will receive 10% of the total daily sales. These dollars go directly toward our mission driven work.

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Raise The Dough Night at Domino's Pizza

Order from Domino's on September 6th and UWWH will receive 10% of the total daily sales. These dollars go directly toward our mission driven work.

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Live WHIRE Blog

Recent news and blogs about our local community

WHIRE Blotter November 2020

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United Way Campaign Kick-Off Video

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