Stories tagged with: Amy Davis

April 7, 2014 - 10:36am
15 weeks 6 days ago

Do high school students moving on to higher education or into the work force really know what it's going to cost to make the transition?

Three local organizations team up to lead students in the discussion. The United Way along with Scholarship Central and the John McIntire Library are hosting a class called "Money Sense."

The interactive hour long program works with the kids on creating spending plans, their financial goals and allows them to talk to people that have...

January 29, 2014 - 12:14pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

The United Way wants to fund more non-profits this year.

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties will hold a training date for non-profits seeking funding for 2014-2015. The meeting will cover how to completely fill out all sections of the application and how to write a letter of intent on how funding will be used.

Any new community partners interested in the funding must attend the meeting.

"We want them to be strong applications. We want to invest in...

December 31, 2013 - 5:18pm
29 weeks 5 days ago

If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to be more financially stable then the United Way has two new programs that could benefit you.

The United Way says that learning about spending and saving money can be difficult to understand and taunting for beginners, but their new program " the Financial Flash Mob" aims to make it fun, quick and easy.

"We got a group of volunteers together and we came up with this group of ten things that everyone need to know about money...

July 22, 2013 - 11:28am
1 year 5 days ago

It took over 280 hours for the United Way of Perry, Muskingum and Morgan counties to review applications for programs seeking funding.

When complete the nine member committee chose 22 programs that will receive help from the agency. This year over $653,000 will be distributed. Unlike in the past the United Way opened up funding to any non profit that focuses on income, education and health.

Four new partner agencies will join the United Way. Those include Scholarship Central,...

February 19, 2013 - 5:24pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

Today The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties made an exciting announcement; Their funding will now be open to any non profit organization!

Those eligible must be working towards achieving one of The United Way's client outcomes to maximize impacts. Those outcomes are education, income, health and providing a quality safety net.

Executive Director, Meg Deedrick said, "And again we wanted to make sure we reach saturation in Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties...

January 23, 2013 - 2:37pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

Barriers and ways to help improve the income of those in the community are under discussion.

The United Way is hosting a meeting that will focus around income goals in Perry, Muskingum and Morgan counties. At the meeting the United Way will share about what they are doing to improve the finances of residents and will ask for feedback on what can be done to create a better community partnership.

"Some of those ideas we can be a part of and we can't necessarily be a part of...

January 7, 2013 - 2:48pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

An interactive class seeks to get participants on the path to financial success.

The United Way's, "Planning Your Financial Future" class is set to begin Tuesday at the John McIntire Library, but the organization is still in need of at least three more people to sign up in order to offer the course. The classes meet once a week for six weeks and are taught by Financial Advisor Scott Webb.

"It's not just that we're going to sit there and he's not going to lecture to...

December 28, 2011 - 5:50pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

If you are planning on making a New Years resolution, the United Way recommends that you take a look at your finances.

The United Way's Financial Stability Partnership will be holding a six week course called, "Planning Your Financial Future."
The course features a local financial planner, and will discuss topics retirement options, mortgages and debt, and also tax tips.
FSP Coordinator Amy Davis said the course is designed to help maximize your money at any age....

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