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United Way announces $118,150 in grants for 2020

United Way announces 2020 Funding Awards     

 Pickaway County, OH – Today, the United Way of Pickaway County has announced that is has started off the New Year by awarding $118,150 in funding to 16 Pickaway County (UWPC) initiatives as the result of its 2019 fundraising campaign.

The 16 programs and initiatives align with the organization’s locally sourced community impact areas of Health, Safety Net, Income Preservation, and Education and are as follows: Waitlist services, Community-based mentoring, School-based mentoring (Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Ohio); Y Club: Before and Afterschool Care, Summer Fun Club, and Preschool (Pickaway County Family YMCA); Traditional Scouting (Boy Scouts of America - Simon Kenton Council); Domestic Violence Assistance, Transitional Housing (Haven House); Education and Training, Homelessness Prevention, Free Tax Clinic, Wheels to Work (PICCA); Alzheimer’s Respite and Home-Delivered Meals (Pickaway Senior Center); Emergency Clearinghouse Food Pantry.  


“Connecting Pickaway County’s great people to further resources and supports is why we are here,” said board president Nathan Anderson. “Whether it be our local businesses, nonprofits, or community, our board has worked tirelessly to partner with some great people over the past year to assist these impactful programs in their efforts to make Pickaway County a better place for residents. Providing opportunity and equal access to life’s necessities for area residents through this funding has always been at the core of the United Way of Pickaway County and its work within the community.”


The $118,150 funding allocation in 2020 marked the second consecutive year the non-profit has eclipsed the $118,000 threshold.