Stories tagged with: The United Way of Muskingum Perry and Morgan counties

August 10, 2016 - 3:40pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties received a corporate contribution Wednesday.

United Way Board President Jim Blythe and Executive Director Meg Deedrick were on hand to accept AT&T's check FOR $1,140. The United Way will allocate these fund to their 211 information and referral service program. In July, the United Way's 211 program received more than 860 calls.

"It serves between around 900 households a month and...

July 27, 2016 - 12:23pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio -  The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties and the community is mourning the loss of a woman who lost her battle to cancer.

65 year old Audrey A. Foster, of Zanesville, died at 12:55 p.m on Monday, July 25  at The Arthur G. James – OSU Medical Center in Columbus. Foster worked at WCVZ Radio Station, the Alfred Carr center, and United Way where she was a Resource Developmental Director.

"It's a struggle. I don...

July 8, 2016 - 4:56pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

ZANESVILLE- Ohio- Area leaders are creating ways to get locals exposed to a healthy lifestyle.

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties have successfully opened 'Donation Station' at the Farmers Market and will be partnering this year with the Health Department, Muskingum County WIC Program and Genesis to offer some onsite cooking demos and nutrition information. Now the United Way is asking folks to donate fresh produce and/or cash and they will buy fresh produce at the...

June 15, 2016 - 2:18pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

ZANESVILLES, Ohio- The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties hosted its celebration breakfast Wednesday morning at the Welcome Center.

During the breakfast The United Way discussed allocation of funds, 2015 campaign results, and appointing Holly Voltz as the new 2016 campaign chair.

"We're looking back at the resources that we've been able to raise and thanks the volunteers that were so critical in that success," Executive Director Meg Deedrick. "And...

January 26, 2016 - 3:38pm
4 weeks 1 hour ago

The United Way is accepting applications for funding.

United Way's Community Impact Director Becky Clawson said every year the United Way goes through an investment cycle and funds different initiatives and programs around Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties.

"This year our funding cycle will start with application meetings. We'll be training them and going through the grant application process with them. Starting on February 11th if you have never applied before or if you...

January 13, 2016 - 4:02pm
4 weeks 1 hour ago

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties is one of several organizations being honored at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr breakfast.

The United Way serves this county in many ways. They feel honored to be recognized for their contributions.

"We are so honored. Speaking on behalf of the board and staff to receive this honor to have our accomplishments and the work that we do recognized. It just a great honor. We are so pleased to received it," said Executive...

December 1, 2015 - 6:12pm
38 weeks 2 days ago

A global movement is putting a spotlight on philanthropy this holiday season.

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, Giving Tuesday shifts the focus from "getting" to "giving." The initiative began four years ago and is a great complement to the consumerism of those days dedicated to shopping deals. The day of generosity is solely devoted to inspiring philanthropy, whether it be making donations to charity or volunteering in the community....

January 23, 2015 - 8:04am
1 year 30 weeks ago

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Missing Strasburg Couple Found Dead

COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - A burned-out car belonging to a missing Strasburg couple was found near Bakersville on Adams Township Road Thursday. The bodies of its owners, 88-year-old Doyle Chumney and his 79-year-old wife Lillian, were later discovered inside.

Deceased Man Identified

PERRY TOWNSHIP, OHIO (WHIZ) - The second individual discovered...

January 22, 2015 - 7:03pm
1 year 30 weeks 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...

January 21, 2015 - 8:32am
1 year 31 weeks ago

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Muskingum River Rescue

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Two juveniles were rescued from the Muskingum River Tuesday when they became stuck on ice. Deputy fire chief of the Zanesville Fire Department Eric Waltemire said that you should never go out onto the ice for safety reasons.

Two Bodies Found in Perry Township

PERRY TOWNSHIP, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is...

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