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Friday, September 13, 2019
    HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 13, 2019) – United Way of Washington County will host the 28th annual Day of Caring on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Day of Caring is Washington County’s single largest community service effort. By engaging people in volunteerism, United Way works to create positive change in Washington County.  The Day of Caring is only possible with the help of hundreds of volunteers and assistance from local sponsors and...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
You are invited to the table!We provide the dinner, you provide the conversation!When? September 14 from 5:30-8 PMWhere? 100 Block of S PotomacStHow much? It's free!Who? You!REGISTER HERESave the date for our second Longest Table event! Share a meal and conversation with someone you don’t know*, exchange stories about life in Washington County, and discover both common ground and new ideas. The dialogue starts when you come to the table. The...
Thursday, August 8, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison DillowDirector of Marketing & EngagementUnited Way of Washington County, MD301.739.8200 x 104adillow@unitedwaywashcounty.org   Fill the Bus Weekend Event to Support Washington County Children in Need & Teachers   HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 7, 2019) – United Way of Washington County, Maryland is pleased to announce that the 2019 Fill the Bus school supply drive event will take place on Friday August 17th...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
July 31st 2019 marked the official kickoff to our BE THE ONE campaign! We appreciate the support from our community and all who attended this event! Special thank you to Janet Heim for attending and covering our campaign kickoff. Please take a moment to read this article from The Hearld-Mail.  Keynote speaker, Amanda Messer, from Beacause I Said I would spoke on how promises made and kept are what lead to the betterment of humanity. Co-chairs...
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...

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