When you join other community members in investing in United Way, your donation improves local lives and our entire community.  Our priority community Education issue is to help children and youth achieve their potential.  Thanks to the work of 20 local volunteers, the following Education Programs were selected to receive an overall investment of $118,503 from the $1,00,000 campaign for 2018.  Our priority community Education issue is helping children and youth achieve their potential.


Boy Scouts of America, Muskingum Valley Council

  • Cub Scouts   $10,000
  • Boy Scouts  $10,000

Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council, Inc.

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Entrepreneur Program   $7,500
  • Girl Scout Leadership Experience Troops  $7,500

Knox County Head Start, Inc.

  • Head Start and Early Head Start Programs   $58,500

Science Play-Space Initiative (SPI), Inc.

  • Community Science Play Interactive (SPI Spot)   $20,000

New Directions Domestic Abuse Shelter of Knox County, Inc.

  • Coaching Boys Into Men (CBiM)   $10,853


Read more about United Way of Knox County's Education Framework





To access Knox County programs, information and crisis services, dial 2-1-1, call 1.800.544.1601, text your zip code to 898-211, or visit Pathways of Central Ohio.