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Friday, July 19, 2019
HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 19, 2019) – United Way of Washington County, Maryland has extended funding offers totaling $367,830 to thirteen separate collaborations comprised of sixteen local, high performing Washington County nonprofits. The funded collaborations provide programs and services aligned with United Way’s four strategic focus areas of Education, Financial Stability, Health and Basic Needs. Community Impact grants are how United Way of...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Preparations for United Way's 28th annual day of caring are underway!  HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — The United Way of Washington County is gearing up for its 28th annual Day of Caring. Leslie DeMott, a member on the Board of Directors, and Mike Johnston, committee chair for Day of Caring, tell us how you can help your community.   https://www.localdvm.com/news/issues-and-insiders/preparing-for-the-united-way-of-washington-countys-day-of-caring...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Washington County to Receive $80,952 Award from the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program United Way of Washington County will oversee distribution of federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program designated for Washington County, MD.     Washington County will be awarded $80,952 under the Emergency Food...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Successful day of action for lasting change, little free libraries! Day of Action occurs each year in the spring. This is an opportunity for tens of thousands of people across the globe volunteer to fight for the healthy, education financial stability and basic needs of every person in every community.  Day of Action provides opportunities for volunteers, donors and advocates to be a part of solutions that make a real difference in people's...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Smithsburg's first community conversation held on february 23rd. Almost 50 Smithsburg area residents attended the first small town community conversation held at the Smithsburg branch of the Washington County Free Library. The purpose of the event was to foster dialogue and establish friendships between residents of Smithsburg. Discussions surrounding thoughts and concerns about the community were encouraged. Conversations were ongoing and...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thank you for attending & supporting washington county's very first volunteer expo!  On behalf of the Volunteer Expo Committee, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc.CASA of Washington County, MD - Court Appointed Special AdvocatesMeritus Health and United Way of Washington County, THANK YOU for your support! We are extremely pleased with the end result of our inaugural Washington...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Here's Your Shot at One Million Dollars: June 6, 2019 - United Way Million Dollar Golf Shot   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Allison DillowDirector of Marketing & Engagement United Way of Washington County, MD301.739.8200 x 104adillow@unitedwaywashcounty.org   2nd Annual Million Dollar Golf Shot for United Way of Washington County   HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 16, 2019) – For the second year, United Way announces the opportunity for you to win...

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