Community Needs Survey Being Conducted

Wyoming County United Way is conducting a community survey and your input would be appreciated. Our intention is to better understand the needs in Wyoming County in order to more efficiently align our services and programs to meet those needs. Click the link below to start the survey. Thank you for your participation! For any questions, contact the United Way office at (570) 836-1661.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/wyctyunitedway

UNITED WAY PROVIDES ONE-TIME FUNDING AWARDS

Coming off the heels of a successful 2014 campaign, Wyoming County United Way had funds still remaining after their annual allocations process to its partner agencies. The volunteers worked hard trying to decide the best way to get this funding out into the community. It was decided to offer a 1-time funding opportunity to all 501(c)3 organizations in Wyoming County. “Our top priority is always making sure we are funding high quality and needed programs in our community.

ONE-TIME FUNDING OPPORTUNITY OFFERED

Wyoming County United Way is seeking proposals for a one-time grant opportunity. For proposals to be considered, funds must be used to help improve health and human services for Wyoming County residents. Requests can include, but are not limited to, organizing an educational opportunity, community awareness activities, facility improvements, matching funds, program start-up costs, etc.… Funding is open to all registered 501(c)3 organizations. Funding is limited, however, program requests for any amount will be considered.

Wyoming County United Way Establishes Endowment

The Wyoming County United Way recently established a sustaining endowment at The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains. This permanent endowment will provide annual support to the United Way for its operational and administrative expenses so that more proceeds donated to the United Way may be directly used for its charitable and community activities.

Campaign 2014 Celebration Event to be Held

Our Campaign 2014 Celebration event will be held Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:30 PM in the new showroom at Sherwood Chevrolet. Please RSVP (by Friday, January 23, 2015) by calling the United Way office (570) 836-1661. Hors d'oeuvres from Twigs and Nimble Hill beverages will be served. It will be a fun night! And thank you to our sponsors: P&G and Taylor Rental.

Community Conversations to be Held

Problems in a region cannot be solved without a deep understanding of the community in which we live. To gain knowledge of a community it’s not only through understanding research data, but also listening to and hearing from the people who live there. To do so, we need to have conversations where people share what they want to see in a community and the challenges that face them and others.

Wyoming County United Way Announces Grant Opportunity

The Wyoming County United Way has begun its 2015 grant application process, where agencies can apply for funding for programs for next year.

This funding opportunity is open to all 501(c)3 health and human service agencies that serve Wyoming County and help make an impact in the areas of Education, Income, and Health. Non-partner agencies are encouraged to apply at this time. Qualified agencies must complete and submit an application and all supporting documentation to the United Way office by 4:00 pm on Monday, November 3, 2014 (no exceptions).

United Way’s 21st Annual Duck Derby to be Held in June

The 21st Annual Duck Derby will be held on Saturday, June 21, 2014 as part of Tunkhannock Founder’s Day festivities. Proceeds from the Duck Derby helps to fund 22 local agencies.

Every year, the Duck Derby is a fun family event which is very important to our annual campaign. The Wyoming County United Way has been hosting the Duck Derby for a long time and the agencies we fund are counting on us to have another successful event.

2014 Partner Agencies Have Been Determined

After completing a 5 month review process, our Community Impact volunteers have made their allocations decisions. 22 agencies have been selected to help us make in impact in the lives of Wyoming County residents. Congratulations to our 2014 Partner Agencies.

Wyoming County United Way Has Record Breaking Campaign

The Wyoming County United Way topped its $550,000 goal in a big way by announcing a record $638,419 had been raised.

United Way’s fundraising efforts will benefit more than 23 health and human service community partners in Wyoming County.

“I cannot tell you how excited I am that we had another successful year,” said executive Director Kristen Huff. “This community is truly generous and compassionate.”

To find out more information about the Wyoming County United Way, you can visit their web site at www.wyomingcountyunitedway.com or call the office at 570-836-1661.

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