When you join other community members in investing in United Way, your donation improves local lives and our entire community.  Our priority Health community issue is creating a healthy community.  Thanks to the work of 20 local volunteers, the following Health Programs were selected to receive an overall investment of $395,865 from the $1,000,000 campaign for 2018:

Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio, Inc.

  • School Intervention   $79,650

American Red Cross East-Central Ohio Chapter

  • Blood Services $7,500

The Freedom Center

  • Program Care Management $60,000
  • Strengthening Families/Families in Recovery $25,500

Kno-Ho-Co Ashland Community Action Commission

  • Women's Reproductive Health Screenings $22,384

Knox County Head Start, Inc.

  • Child and Family Health and Wellness Promotion   $32,200 
  • Parents Support Initiative    $52,500

Public Health Partnership of Knox County

  • Knox Out Tobacco Program    $21,800
  • Oral Hygiene Preschool Education Program $8,286
  • Newborn Home Visiting Program   $19,545
  • FACES (Falls,Assessment, Community, EMS/Fire, Safety)   $10,000

Visting Nurse Association of Mid-Ohio

  • In Home Care  $7,000

YMCA of Mount Vernon

  • Community Wellness Program $50,000


Read more about United Way of Knox County's Health 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.