Category: News & Events

$10,000 Giveaway Winner, Lisa Hendrickson!

This fall when the United Way kicked-off their annual Resource Drive, they announced that they would once again be giving an incentive to help raise funds for their work towards their goal of creating pathways to prosperity for families and communities.  This incentive was a recurring theme from last year and was to give a […]

United Way of the Wabash Valley Awarded Up to $2.73 Million for Sullivan County Tornado Relief

United Way of the Wabash Valley will receive up to $2.73MM to help support the relief efforts in Sullivan, Indiana, after the devastation from the March 31st tornado.  The funding was made possible through United Way of the Wabash Valley’s membership with Indiana United Ways, the state professional association for 42 of Indiana’s 44 United […]

UWWV Job Skills Council Announces “Learn to Earn” Grant Opportunity

United Way of the Wabash Valley announced a new grant opportunity made available by their Job Skills Impact Council to help address job skills challenges in the Wabash Valley.  Stable, living-wage employment is essential for helping struggling families improve their economic circumstances. At a time when employers report having job opportunities available, one may easily […]

UNITED WAY WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FOR THEIR 4TH ROUND OF STRONG NEIGHBORHOOD MINI-GRANTS

The United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Strong Neighborhoods Council is making available up to $40,000 in funding for Neighborhood Improvement mini-grants to the community. This is the fourth round of this offering from the council whose goal is to create a positive impact for struggling working families in the Wabash Valley by investing in […]

United Way’s Strong Neighborhoods Council Launches Wabash Valley Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program

United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Strong Neighborhoods Impact Council launched a community home repair program called Wabash Valley Neighbors Helping Neighbors (WVNHN). The program will match residents with small fix-it projects to volunteers with the skills and time to repair them. In addition to providing home repairs, WVNHN will serve as a way for […]

DUKE ENERGY & UNITED WAY PARTNER WITH THREE OTHER ORGANIZATIONS TO DISTRIBUTE 500 FANS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Terre Haute, IN– Representatives from Duke Energy and the United Way of the Wabash Valley met at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Terre Haute, Ind., on Monday, Aug. 28 to load up box trucks with fans to distribute to local residents in need. The United Way of the Wabash Valley is partnering with Manna from Seven, […]

OUR FATHER’S ARMS RECEIVED $20,000 GRANT FROM UNITED WAY TO HELP REBUILD FOOD PANTRY Sullivan, Indiana – Our Father’s Arms is a local food pantry in Sullivan, Indiana. During the March 31st tornado their original building was so severely damaged it had to be demolished. During the rebuilding process, the United Way of the Wabash […]

Groundbreaking Collaboration to Address Social Needs of Community

Today at the Terre Haute Police Department, a groundbreaking collaboration between three non-profit organizations and the City of Terre Haute was announced. Union Health Foundation, United Way of the Wabash Valley, and the Wabash Valley Community Foundation are partnering with Terre Haute Police Department (THPD) to launch an innovative pilot program incorporating an embedded social […]

Laundry Cares Reading Nook Added to Brazil Indiana

The United Way’s Success By 6 and Strong Neighborhoods Impact Councils are working together towards their goals by installing literacy nooks in 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 now four laundromats […]

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 […]

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