Barhorst to Lead 2017 United Way Campaign

Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way Executive Director, has announced the 2017 Campaign Chair will be Kurt Barhorst. “Kurt is a proven leader that is committed to seeing Shelby County be a great community for all. He has an extensive history of volunteerism and will be a dynamic leader for our 2017 campaign. I look […]

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Day of Action Planned for June

The Shelby County is pleased to participate in the National Day of Action. During the week of June 19th, United Way supporting companies will have opportunities for employees to complete service projects around Shelby County. We are looking forward to having many service projects completed. Companies interested in participating can contact Scott Barr at 492-2101 […]

Four New Trustees Elected To 2017 United Way Board

Allen Bertke, Surveyor and Project Manager, Choice One Engineering; Heather Boerger, Human Resources Generalist, Edgewell Personal Care; Cindy Endsley, Middle School Principal, Anna Local Schools; and Brent Schroeder, Group President, Heating & Air Conditioning, Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions; have been elected to the Shelby County United Way Board of Trustees beginning January 01, 2017. […]

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Shelby County United Way Achieves Goal

“We are pleased to report that pledges have topped $1,349,500.00 as companies have finalized and submitted their campaign totals. Totals place the campaign at 101.8% of the $1,325,000 goal,” States Scott Barr, Executive Director of the Shelby County United Way. “We were aware of challenges and company changes as we planned for the campaign and […]

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United Way Awards Grants

The United Way announces three Special Project Grant Applications were approved at the recently held December board meeting. Maplewood United Methodist Church was awarded $3,375.00 to assist with the Jackson Center weekend backpack program to fight weekend hunger. Currently 90 Jackson Center students are provided a bag of food each Friday before leaving school. This […]

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Shelby County United Way’s Impact

Shelby County United Way’s Impact When you support your local United Way, you help over 40 local non-profits provide programming impacting residents lives daily. In 2015, SCUW awarded over $1,100,000 in the impact areas of Health, Education, and Income (Financial Independence). Partner agencies and programs served over 11,200 local residents. $249,500 was awarded to programming […]

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United Way Touts Imagination Library

United Way Touts Imagination Library Launched in March of 2015 in Shelby County, Imagination Library is an early literacy program for children under the age of 5. At no cost to the family, an age appropriate book is mailed monthly to the family’s address. Studies show children enrolled in Imagination Library are better prepared for […]