Wednesday, April 3, 2019
 Imagination Library partners and sponsors took the first week of Spring to visit Head Start Centers across Knox County and read during the Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Celebration Week! Approximately 160 children were read to by a guest reader—several of them got to host more than one guest. The kiddos loved hearing the story all week (except... Read More
Monday, March 18, 2019
 Please join us Friday, May 10 at the historic The Woodward Opera House!Individual Tickets are $50 and include dinner, one free drink, and purse auction participation. Balcony Tickets for just the auction and entertainment portion of the evening are available for $25. These guests will join the event after dinner, and will have private seating in... Read More
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
United Way and Mount Vernon GM are proud to announce a “Driven to Give” community test drive partnership for the month of March.All of March, Mount Vernon GM, located at 510 Harcourt Road, will be donating $10 for every test drive to United Way of Knox County. This monthlong partnership coincides with the grand re-opening of Mount Vernon GM,... Read More
Friday, February 22, 2019
 United Way held our Annual Meeting luncheon at the Alcove Restaurant Thursday, Feb. 21. We packed the upstairs private dining room with representatives from agency, industry and community partners.            The luncheon featured a short presentation of the annual report and highlights from United Way’s 2018 Campaign and programming, including... Read More
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Knox Substance Abuse Action Team has updated their Resource Booklet. Find the up-to-date information on their website.United Way of Knox County is a proud KSAAT team member and supporter. Read More
Friday, January 18, 2019
Crunch Out is a six-week program held in the Fall during physical education class. Students learn how to use an  exercise ball as a fitness tool and practice different ball exercises.  Students receive their own exercise ball to take home and keep and are encouraged to share program information with their family.  Research shows that families have... Read More
Friday, January 11, 2019
As United Way and our program partners busily prepare for our Crunch Out Knox County community celebration and awards ceremony to take place on January 12, some of our PE teachers took the time to speak with local media about the program. Crunch Out is a United Way youth wellness program presented by Physical Education teachers to fourth graders... Read More
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The United Way of Knox County welcomes Allison Glass as the Resource Development Coordinator.Joining the United Way team, Allison brings knowledge and experience in the nonprofit arena, having previously served with Main Street Mount Vernon and the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio.With a background in journalism and digital media from Ashland... Read More
Friday, December 7, 2018
The Mount Vernon News for highlighted our Imagination Library program! Follow this link to read the article, which features Johnnie and Maeve who love their Imagination Library books. Since 2010, United Way has been administering Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program in Knox County. Children - regardless of of parents income or situation -... Read More
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
 The Mount Vernon News featured our after school programs in an article on the cover page of the newspaper!The article talks about the success of the 2017-2018 Eagles' Nest program at East Elementary School and introduces The Tiger Pride Club piloted this year at Dan Emmett Elementary School. The news also interviewed one of the teachers from East... Read More