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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Your Gift Invested  With the help of nearly 40 volunteers, grant awards based on the 2014-2015 campaign results were announced. FY 16 Grants were made to the local agencies with programs addressing Education, Income, Health and Basic Needs based on the most recent funding statement: United Way of Washingotn County, MD will strategically approach the education of our community through funding collaborative and evidence-based progarms focusion on...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Sign up to Volunteer for Day of Caring The 24th annual Day of Caring is October 8, 2015. United Way is still accepting volunteer applications. Individuals and teams of volunteers are encouraged to register now to participate. Visit the Day of Caring page for information and links to applications  
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
United Way of Washington County closed the 2014-2015 annual campaign with a celebration at Cortland Mansion on June 3, 2015.  Sponsored by Michael G. Callas Charitable Trust, Power Marketing and Coldwell Banker Innovations, the event was the perfect opportunity to recognize organizations/businesses and individuals who actively participated in raising $1,124,489 through a variety of campaign efforts.  More than 80 people attended the event to...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Volunteerism Award  Jesse L. Kagle Award for Distinguished Service Jesse L. Kagle, Jr. was a United Way champion. Serving 24 years as executive director, his spirit for community and the work of United Way continues to be remembered even today. The Jesse L. Kagle Award for Distinguished Service was created in his honor to celebrate a volunteer whose spirit for community, in particular the mission of United Way, moves them to go above and beyond...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Volunteer Recruitment & Retention An Education Opportunity for Washington County Nonprofit Organizations Please join us on May 29, 2015 for a training seminar focused on building your volunteer program. Learn from the Volunteer Maryland experts: Patrice Beverly has been involved in the field of volunteering and service for 13 years. As the director of Volunteer Maryland she takes a lead role in AmeriCorps member and nonprofit staff training...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Meet the Leadership Team for Summer Lead & Learn We are excited to share the bios of the three individuals who will provide the leadership components for the Summer Lead & Learn sessions. Your youth will learn leadership skills that will help build a bright future! Many of us have had the opportunity to participate in trainings and leadership sessions. Now it's time to give this opportunity to our kids. Ready to register? Register today...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Youth United and ECAC Host Children’s Festival in University Plaza  A free children’s festival for birth to 5 years old will be hosted on Saturday, April 23, 2015 in the University Plaza in downtown Hagerstown, MD.  This event is a celebration of children and is hosted by Youth United, an initiative of United Way of Washington County and the Early Childhood Advocacy Council (ECAC).  Area nonprofit agencies, including Birth Through Five,...

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