News

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The first year of Knox County's Girls on the Run program has officially ended. On May 20, Girls on the Run participants traveled to Columbus Commons to take part in the organization's 5K race and program celebration.The celebration featured sponsor tents offering fun (free!) activities for the girls as they waited for the race to being. From... Read More
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
United Way of Knox County welcomes Elizabeth Doolittle as Program Coordinator.Elizabeth brings experience and education in Engineering and Management. She spent several years in medical technology research, education, and project coordination at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Hospitals. She is passionate about health and teaching –... Read More
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Campaign Chair Ryan Sponslor and Kelly Brenneman were pleased to announce the achievement of the $1 million dollar United Way campaign for 2017 at the Annual Meeting held on February 20 at The Alcove.Read more. Read More
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Classroom and Overall School Essay winners were recogized for their hard work during the 6 week fall program as well as their great essays entitled "How I am Living Healthy." Marin Clendaniel, from Mrs. Parker's class at Wiggin Street Elementary was awarded a 2018 Family Membership to Hiawatha Water Park as the Crunch Out County Essay Winner. ... Read More
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
As we inch toward the end of the year, United Way of Knox County is inching closer to its 2017 Campaign goal.  Currently the campaign stands at $548,601 or 54.9% of the $1,000,000 goal.“Our community and Knox County never ceases to amaze me with their commitment to help others and the generosity everyone continuously shows. I’ve never seen... Read More
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
All Knox County 4th graders are learning and practicing good nutrition and physical activity with United Way's Health Initiative - Crunch Out Obesity.  Crunch Out is a 6 week program coordinated in each elementary school through the physical education instructors with support from class room teachers as students journal their weekly healthy habits... Read More
Friday, September 15, 2017
Early morning risers braved the heavy fog this morning for the front row seats to Good Morning Knox County! - United Way's 2017 Campaign Kickoff Breakfast.  Ryan Sponsler, Campaign Chair, was pleased to announce that nearly 29.2% of the $1,000,000 campaign goal has been achieved  - $292,723!  Many thanks to Pacesetter businesses, organizations and... Read More
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
United Way Executive Director Kelly Brenneman has announced that Ryan Sponsler will serve as the United Way of Knox County’s Campaign Chair for 2017. Sponsler is thrilled to take part in this important yearly campaign to support agencies in Knox County. “Growing up, my family instilled the importance of getting involved to help make our community... Read More
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Ribbon Cutting and Open House to be held Friday, August 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. More details here! Read More
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
With topics like obesity and addiction coming to the forefront of conversation in recent history, the health of the public remains a serious concern for many organizations in Knox County. United Way is proud to fund organizations in the community that are diligently working to combat health crises and provide resources to members of our community.... Read More

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