Stories tagged with: Meg Deedrick

April 9, 2014 - 7:54pm
15 weeks 5 days ago

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties held their annual celebration this evening.

"What we're doing is celebrating the good work and the partnerships that we experienced throughout the year," said Meg Deedrick, United Way, Executive Director. "We take this oportunity to honor individuals in many different areas that have helped contribute in their own way to the success that we've experienced this past year".

Several Community Leader...

February 27, 2014 - 6:24pm
21 weeks 4 days ago

Since 2006, the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties has been providing free tax preparation services for residents. Executive director Meg Deedrick, said the free service was started to increase income for families and households in the three county region the United Way serves.

"For many people that tax return is going to be the largest lump sum that they're gonna receive all year long, that's not already budgeted for something," said Deedrick....

August 27, 2013 - 4:54pm
47 weeks 6 days ago

Every year the United Way of Muskingum, Morgan and Perry counties kick-off its annual fundraising campaign. On Tuesday, over a dozen volunteers spent four hours in a training session held at Community Bank to prepare them for the start of the September 17 campaign.

"United Way is unique in that it's one of the only organizations that I know of anyway, that volunteers are responsible for primarily raising the money," said Executive Director of the United Way, Meg Deedrick....

April 17, 2013 - 10:48am
1 year 14 weeks ago

The Ohio United Way celebrates a major milestone and honors some local volunteers during their celebration.

Each year the Ohio United Way holds a legislative luncheon and this year in celebration of their 100th Anniversary they decided to honor 100 United Way heroes.

Our local United Way nominated three volunteers that made the list including Dean Cole, Cindy Linn and Brian Wagner. Each have served multiple years with the Muskingum, Perry and Morgan organization.

"We...

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...

June 25, 2012 - 4:53pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

One organization is preparing to make a big impact in the tri-county region over the next year.

The United Way of Muskingum, Morgan and Perry counties is investing nearly $500,000 into 19 area programs.

Executive Director Meg Deedrick said an investment committee donated over 400 hours to determine how the money will be distributed.

"We took a look at what they submitted as needs in their particular programs and how they're serving the community and where they're...

March 27, 2012 - 7:51pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

A local organization took a break from campaigning to celebrate its success...

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties held its Annual Dinner Celebration at Eaglesticks Tuesday night. Executive Director Meg Deedrick said the dinner recognizes the support from the community that keeps the organization going.

"Well it is a rewarding, but challenging endeavor. And we are fortunate that we have the dedicated volunteers and staff that help us raise, raise hundreds...

February 14, 2011 - 6:42pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

The United Way's Investment Committee met Monday afternoon to discuss funding for the 2012 fiscal year.

The committee is in charge of reviewing past spending and also determines where future spending goes for the community. This year United Way Executive Director Meg Deedrick anticipates the funding will go to three specific sectors throughout Southeast Ohio.

"Education, income, and access to health care. Those were identified in recent community questionaires and focus...

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