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

January 26, 2016 - 2:38pm
1 week 6 days 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 - 3:02pm
3 weeks 6 days 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 - 5:12pm
10 weeks 3 hours 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 - 7:04am
1 year 2 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 - 6:03pm
1 year 2 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 - 7:32am
1 year 2 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...

August 3, 2014 - 4:47pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The United Way set up shop at the Wal-Mart in South Zanesville Sunday with the goal of finding some generous shoppers to pick up a few items for 7th and 8th graders in Morgan County.

"Yesterday and today, United Way partnered with Wal-Mart, and it's a project where we're able to 'Fill the Bus' and collect school supplies for kids," said Resource Development Director Audrey Foster. "We took on a project for Morgan County since the United Way covers...

February 8, 2014 - 5:24pm
2 years 23 hours ago

It is officially tax season and going through all of your old information can be difficult but there is help available.

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties is currently offering tax help, free of charge to those who qualify. Those in need of help simply need to contact the United Way by dialing 2-1-1 and providing a little information about their situation.

"They'll do a short screening to make sure that you qualify because we can only do simple returns we...

December 4, 2013 - 8:52pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

More than 300 teens and children will have presents to open on Christmas morning thanks to The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties.

The Christmas Holiday Help was started a few years ago, after The United Way recognized an unmet need in the area for children 12 and older or for families who missed the sign up deadlines for the other organizations giving programs.

"We really have had an influx of names, last year we had 180 children and this year we have 314,...

November 18, 2013 - 4:20pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Three years ago, The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties recognized an unmet need in our area during the holidays.

Countless organizations raise money, host benefits, and provide Christmas gifts for children in families who require extra help but there was a window left unopened.

"So we are targeting teens and those families that maybe did not get registered for the other programs and we do cross reference all of our names, and the names we took last year...

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