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 […]


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 […]


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 […]