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Student United Way Awards Grants

Twenty local high school junior and senior students participating in Student United Way reviewed ten grant applications focused on the impact area of birth to age 18 in mental health and counseling, substance abuse prevention, and food insecurity during their past two monthly meetings. They narrowed the applicants to eight and had in person presentations […]

Shelby County United Way Approves $1,052,677 in Allocations

Executive Director, Scott Barr, reports the Shelby County United Way recently completed the annual partner agency allocation process in March and early April. Six allocations teams consisting of Board Members and Company and Community Volunteers conducted agency reviews. The teams were comprised of the following Impact Areas: Enriching the Lives of Seniors, Investing in Youth […]

2018 United Way Campaign Leaders Announced

Josh Ross, Shelby County United Way 2018 Campaign Chair, has announced the volunteer team to lead the 61st annual United Way fall campaign. The theme this year is; “United We Win” with a goal of $1,340,000.  Josh Ross, Heather Boerger, Large Manufacturing Division Leader, and Scott Barr, Executive Director of the Shelby County United Way, […]

Barr Appointed to Ohio United Way Board

Scott Barr, Executive Director of the Shelby County United Way, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Ohio United Way. Ohio United Way is the voluntary state association of United Ways across Ohio. Representing local United Ways around the state, the association works to promote the public policy interest of our members, […]

United Way Expands Student Counseling Program

Nearly 8 years ago, leadership from the Shelby County United Way, including former executive director Bob Parker, met with then Juvenile Court Judge, William Zimmerman. The meeting was to discuss observations and concerns of youth at a younger age facing school and/or family challenges that was impeding their success. The United Way leaders asked Judge […]

Ross to lead 2018 United Way Campaign

Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way Executive Director, has announced the 2018 Campaign Chair will be Joshua Ross. “As a former United Way board member and long-time volunteer, Joshua understands and values the impact United Way funding and programming has on our community. I am excited to work with Joshua this fall as we share […]

Student United Way Seeking Applicants

SHELBY COUNTY UNITED WAY Student United Way GRANT APPLICATION: DUE MARCH 2nd Application must be sent to: Shelby County United Way P.O. Box 751 Sidney, OH 45365 or emailed to sbarr@shelbycountyunitedway.org DOWNLOAD APPLICATION   The Shelby County Student United Way is seeking applicants to apply for up to $1,000 for youth programming. The Shelby County […]

Lochard to Chair UW Board in 2018

Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way Executive Director, has announced that the 2018 Board President will be Michael Lochard, President of Lochard Inc. Lochard has been a member of the Board of Trustees for three years, serving the past two years on the Executive Committee.  He serves on the Enhanced Giving Committee of which he […]

Three New Trustees Elected to 2018 United Way Board

Lisa Benanzer, Member Service Manager, Pioneer Electric Cooperative; Cindy Bey, RN, Director of Occupational Health, Wilson Health; and Cameron Haller, Deputy Fire Chief, Sidney Fire Department; have been elected to the Shelby County United Way Board of Trustees beginning January 01, 2018. Benanzer, a resident of Fort Loramie, OH joins the Special Projects Committee. She […]