2016 Annual Meeting Held February 23, 2017

Special thanks to Kenyon College and Brenneman Lumber for sponsoring United Way's Annual Meeting at Peirce Pub on the Kenyon College campus on February 23, 2017.  Nearly 70 board members, partner agencies and community members were present as Kelly Brenneman, United Way director, shared highlights from 2016 parent agency programs, events, and festivities that helped achieve the $1 million dollar campaign.  Julie Miller, Campaign Chair thanked the Knox County community for raising a total of $1,036,626 which will be used to investment in 28 programs at 17 partner Agencies.

Read more about United Way's 2016 Accomplishments in the Stakeholder's Report.

The Top 20 Corporate Campaigns were announced as follows:

#1      Ariel Corporation = $475,000

#2      Kokosing Construction Co. = $124,554

#3      First-Knox National Bank = $75,884

#4      Kenyon College = $44,382

#5      Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors = $39,009

#6      Nationwide Insurance = $36,191

#7      Knox Community Hospital = $15,744

#8      Knox County Employees = $15,392

#9      Ohio Cumberland Gas Company = $12,000

#10     Brenneman Lumber & Kiln Drying, Inc. = $11,060

#11     Elizabeth Ring Mather & William Gwinn Mather Fund = $10,000

#12     Central Ohio Technical College = $8,525

#13     Siemens Energy = $7,995

#14     F.T. Precision = $7,252

#15     Mount Vernon City Schools Employees = $6,699

#16     State of Ohio Combined Charitable Campaign  Mount Vernon Developmental Center Employees = $5,633

#17     Knox County Farm Bureau = $5,225

#18     Colonial City Moose Lodge 2555 = $4,455

#19     Beatty B. Williams Trust = $3,535

#20     Knox County Head Start, Inc. Employees = $3,428