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 40 local volunteers, the following Education Programs were selected to receive an overall investment of $272,669 from the $1,150,000 campaign for 2015.  Our priority community Education issue is helping children and youth achieve their potential.


Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio, Inc.

  • Mental Health, Schools, and Families Working Together   $93,444

Boy Scouts of America, Muskingum Valley Council

  • Cub Scouts   $12,000

Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council, Inc.

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Program   $13,500

Knox County 4-H Planning

  • 4-H School Program   $16,725

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)   $25,000

The Salvation Army of Mount Vernon

  • Youth Programs   $53,500

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 or visit Pathways of Central Ohio.