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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Knox County fourth grade classes are wrapping up Crunch Out. The six-week wellness program teaches healthy goal setting for nutrition and exercise. Through Crunch Out, students learned how to use an exercise ball as a fitness tool and practice different ball exercises i- stretches, strength, and cardio. Students receive their own exercise ball to... Read More
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The first Women United sponsored Career Intelligence workshop took place October 25 and 26. Lori Gastin of  Knox Technical Center and Lovel Quinn lead the sessions and included several community members in their planning and presentations.Students from the Knox Learning Center participated in the workshop. The Agenda for Day 1 included a... Read More
Friday, October 19, 2018
United Way's 2018 pilot program, the East Elementary school Eagles' Nest afterschool tutoring and enrichment program exceeded all of our expectations! Over 30 students, who received homework help and experienced engaging new activities from teachers, aids, and community volunteers, reported improved testing and classroom performance. Encouraged by... Read More
Monday, September 24, 2018
Students are looking forward to beginning Crunch Out this week! The evidence is overwhelming! Earlier this month, program coordinators from United Way and the Knox County Health Department delivered Crunch Out supplies to all of Knox County's elementary schools. Students were excited as they recognized the boldly colored Crunch Out signs and... Read More
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

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