Stories tagged with: Amy Davis

May 29, 2015 - 5:51pm
8 weeks 4 days ago

 The United Way met with the Hunger Network at the Muskingum County Business Incubator (MCBI) May 29, to discuss the future of their movement to end hunger in Muskingum County.

The day acted as an update to meetings that occurred in the fall of 2014. The group is seeking ways to better the hunger situation in the local community and Community Impact Coordinator for the United Way Amy Davis said they have already seen improvement in the area

"We've done a little bit of...

February 11, 2015 - 6:00pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

Wednesday the United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties held a funding application training session at the John McIntire library.

Non-profit organizations who intend to apply for United Way funding attended the application training where they had the chance to learn about the application process and ask questions.

"We have an application process and that's what we're talking about today. Letting people know that's what we're trying to achieve and here's what we're...

January 22, 2015 - 7:03pm
26 weeks 5 days ago

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties announced training dates for their 2015-2016 funding applications this week.

Last year the United Way invested $408,000 dollars in different local non-profit programs. This year they are hoping to surpass that number and impact as many lives as possible.

"We've had organizations that have youth mentoring programs that help individuals take care and budget their money, so any non-profits, local non-profits, or tax exempt...

September 4, 2014 - 4:37pm
46 weeks 5 days ago

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties is having a Campaign Kick-off week. Events start Monday September 15 with a Take Control of Your Credit Score! event.

The credit score event is a one-on-one sit down to discuss what your credit score actually means and how you can keep track of it. That is only one of many events that United Way is having during the Campaign Kick-off for 2014-2015. We spoke with the Community Impact Director for the local United Way, Amy Davis...

April 7, 2014 - 10:36am
1 year 16 weeks 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
1 year 25 weeks 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
1 year 29 weeks 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
2 years 6 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
2 years 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
2 years 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...

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