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Friday, September 21, 2018
We are excited to announce our Happy Hour, United We Brew, which started at 5pm September 14 at Stein Brewing Company was a huge success! We had a friendly bartender competition. Patrons could text to give and to vote for their favorite community bartender - from the bar or from home.  The winner of our celebrity bar tending competition was Bob... Read More
Friday, September 21, 2018
 Read the Mount Vernon News story about the 2018 Campaign Kickoff Luncheon! Read More
Friday, September 21, 2018
Thursday evening, United Way staff and community partners experienced our community's services first hand as we dined at the Slavation Army Hot Meals. Following our dinner, we made our way over to the Winter Sanctuary, where we learned about the advocacy and shelter services and spent the night as guests.We are grateful for the experience of a... Read More
Friday, September 21, 2018
Thank you Huntington Bank, Donley Auto Group, and Velvet Ice Cream for hosting our United We Lunch event today and to everyone who came out to the event. We are grateful for the beautiful weather for the outdoor event, our generous sponsors, the opportunity to share United Way’s story with the community, and for full tummies. Thursday evening, our... Read More
Friday, September 21, 2018
Thank you to the Women United - United Way of Knox County, Ohio Inc members and guests who came out tonight to support United Way of Knox County Ohio, The Winter Sanctuary Homeless Shelter and East Elementary Eagles Nest After School Program.  A special thanks to Shelley Coon and Julie Miller for sharing their experiences in volunteering at the... Read More
Friday, September 14, 2018
Executive Director, Kelly Brenneman spoke at Mount Vernon Rotary Club. Rotarians played a game in which they were challenged to think through decisions that many of the clients of United Ways Financial Stability Programs encounter daily.Our United Way 2018 Campaign Kickoff week next hosts Women United - United Way of Knox County, Ohio Inc at the ... Read More
Friday, September 14, 2018
Our United Way 2018 Campaign continues as United Way staff and Board members helped prepare and serve hot meals at First Presbyterian Church on Gay Street in Mount Vernon. Guests were gracious and it was our pleasure to serve - logging some hands on volunteer hours as direct service.Our United Way 2018 Campaign Kickoff week starts up again... Read More
Monday, September 10, 2018
Our United Way 2018 Campaign has kicked off! There was a truce for the day as Kiwanis celebrated memberships for both Kiwanis Club of Mount Vernon Ohio and Mount Vernon Rotary Club long standing members (with cake!) Rotary club member, United Way of Knox County Executive Director, Kelly Brenneman and Kiwanis club member, Program Director,... Read More
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Women United holds Annual Meeting On August 2, members of Women United, an affinity group of the United Way of Knox County, met for lunch in Foster Hall, on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. There they celebrated past accomplishments, reviewed the proposed budget allocations and recipients, and ended the meeting by stuffing bookbags... Read More
Friday, July 27, 2018
United Way and YMCA of Mount Vernon have a long history of strong partnership, so when Annette's class grew to include more people than there were supplies for, United Way stepped up and sponsored some additional exercise balls. These balls may look familiar - they are very similar to the ones provided to Knox County's fourth graders when they... Read More

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