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Farmers & Merchants State Bank donates to United Way

Farmers & Merchants State Bank, formerly known as Peoples Federal Savings and Loan recently donated $5,000 to the Shelby County United Way. Debra Geuy, former president of Peoples Federal Savings and Loan said, “this is exactly why the Peoples Board of Directors...

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The Legacy of One Man

The dream of one man will continue to feed thousands of Shelby County County residents. The Rev. John Geissler, who founded Agape Distribution in 1996, passed away Nov. 14 after a battle with cancer. Geissler recognized the importance in assisting local residents...

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3 Grant Pools Benefit from Funds

The Shelby County United Way will forward gifts given during the Community Foundation Match Day to other organizations through their three grant pools: Student United Way, POWER and Special Projects. “Our Student United Way, represented by a high school junior and...

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United Way Closing the Gap to 2022 Goal

SIDNEY – The Shelby County United Way has exceeded $1 million raised for the 2022 campaign as of the finale luncheon at the Shelby County Veterans Center on Nov. 3. The goal for the year is $1.35 million. Additional donations are expected over the next several weeks....

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Uniting for Impact for the Communities Most Critical Needs

The Shelby County United Way partners with non-profit agencies to fight for critical human needs and to help them rebuild from adversity. To ensure the dollars invested in the United Way campaign are impacting the most critical human needs and to ensure...

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41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner Returns to In Person

Shelby County United Way is excited to announce the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner is returning to in person seating. The delicious holiday dinner and community fellowship will be held on Saturday, December 10 in the Civil Defense Building located at the...

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United Way Ensures Dollars Impact Greatest Community Needs

The annual Shelby County United Way partner agency allocation process provides accountability and ensures the community’s dollars are impacting Shelby County’s greatest needs. The process is done in March and April every year in which five allocation teams consisting...

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