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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
Friday, July 27, 2018
United Way's Program Director, Elizabeth Doolittle, presented a Chris-Fit T-shirt to Emily Bricker at the Municipal Court's MERIT Court session on July 25. Emily was recognized as participating in the Chris-Fit program, which is named in honor of Chris O'Hara. Congratulations Emily! We offer our support of your hard work and commitment to yourself... Read More
Thursday, July 12, 2018
United Way Executive Director Kelly Brenneman has announced that Steve Oster, Superintendent for the Knox and Coshocton County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, will serve as the United Way of Knox County’s Campaign Chair for 2018. Oster is thrilled to take part and focus on the health initiatives that United Way supports.“A healthy community... Read More
Monday, July 9, 2018
As an agency representative of Get Healthy Knox County, we are proud to participate in the Edible Knox project. Our plants have not fruited yet, but the planters are filled with tomato plants. Visitors can find the planters in our front yard at 305 East High Street. Feel free to stop inside our offices to pick up some free recipes and - once our... Read More
Friday, July 6, 2018
The call for Women United Grant applications for projects August 2018 to August 2019 is now closed.The community will be invited to submit appplications for August 2019 to August 2020 projects after the 2019 Power of the Purse fundraiser event.Each year, following the Power of the Purse fundraiser event, community members are invited to submit... Read More
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Great News! Our Tax Preparation Team, led by LaShawn Small, was recognized as one of the top 16 Tax Sites in Ohio for 2018! Congratulations to LaShawn, Amy, John, Lou and Des! We could not have done it without you! We also want to celebrate our top tax sites from 2018! (drumroll please)Here are the "sensational sixteen" tax sites from 2018. We... Read More

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