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United Way Awards 10 Neighborhood Improvement Grants From the Strong Neighborhood Council

United Way of the Wabash Valley is awarding 10 mini-grants, up to $5,000 each, totaling over $41,000 to help improve the quality of life in a number of neighborhoods in the community. These grants are going towards 10 different projects ranging from providing landscaping to public areas to supporting public art projects. This is the […]

United Way Announces Annual Safety Net Funding Opportunity

United Way of the Wabash Valley announced their annual grant opportunity available to organizations providing safety net or vital emergency assistance for need in the community. Safety net programs are programs designed to address immediate needs with emergency assistance such as food, shelter, and/or clothing services. The United Way’s bold goal is to move 10,000 […]

United Way of the Wabash Valley Launching African-American Board Leadership Institute

This February the United Way of the Wabash Valley will be launching the African-American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI).  The goal of this new program is to increase the number and broaden the participation of African Americans in leadership roles in the Wabash Valley. AABLI will develop a cohort of leaders by working to help provide […]

United Way’s Strong Neighborhoods Council Receives $107,800 Grant to Launch “Wabash Valley Neighbors Helping Neighbors”

United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Strong Neighborhoods Impact Council has been awarded $107,830 from the CenterPoint Energy Foundation to launch a community home repair program called Wabash Valley Neighbors Helping Neighbors. Wabash Valley Neighbors Helping Neighbors (WVNHN) will match residents who have small fix-it projects with volunteers who have the skills and time to […]

Vigo County Launches New Choose Law Enforcement Assisted Recovery (CLEAR) Program

A new program to curb substance use disorders is coming to Vigo County starting on November 1. “Choose Law Enforcement Assisted Recovery,” or the CLEAR Program, has been in development over the past two years. It is a collaborative effort, coordinated by United Way of the Wabash Valley, and involving the Vigo County Prosecutor’s Office, […]

Strong Neighborhoods Impact Council Offering Neighborhood Improvement Mini-Grants to the Community

The United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Strong Neighborhoods Council is making available up to $60,000 in funding for Neighborhood Improvement mini-grants to the community.  This is the third round of this offering to the community from the council whose goal is to create a positive impact for struggling working families in the Wabash Valley […]

Success By 6 and Strong Neighborhoods Impact Councils Bring “Family Read, Play & Learn” Nooks to the Wabash Valley

The United Way’s Success By 6 and Strong Neighborhoods Impact Councils are working together towards their goals by installing literacy nooks into local laundromats. The “Family Read, Play & Learn” nooks are designed to create safe, engaging places for children and families that center around literacy engagement located in laundromats. There are currently three laundromats […]

United Way of the Wabash Valley to Transition Leadership at the End of the Year

United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Executive Director Richard Payonk, who has led the nonprofit for the past seven years, announced he will retire from the organization at the end of the year. At their last meeting, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to promote current employees Abby Desboro and Danielle Isbell as Co-Executive Directors […]

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