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
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...