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Thursday, July 17, 2014
The 23rd annual Day of Caring is scheduled for October 9, 2014. Nonprofit agencies and homeowners who are elderly and/or disabled are encouraged to submit projects that can be completed in a 7-8 hour period. Projects will focus on improving safety in the homes to decrease the chance for injury and increase accessibility. Information about Day of Caring and access to the applications can be found on our website.  Like us on Facebook! You can...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
United Way of Washington County will host its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Fountain Head Country Club. More than 100 donors and volunteers are expected to attend this event. Two important volunteer awards will be presented: Robert T. Barnhart Award for Service Excellence and the Jesse L. Kagle Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service. In addition, officers and new members will be elected to the Board of Directors. Nominations...
Friday, May 16, 2014
Campaign Finale The annual Campaign Finale was attended by nearly 100 individuals representing 24 companies and 20 nonprofit agencies. Brian Flook and Clarence Horst, co-chairman of the 2013 Campaign announced the total raised: $1,322,514. This will potentially impact at least 18,000 Washington County residents. Campaign committee members, Jeff Garland, Jodie Ostoich, Adam Roberson and Tim Troxel were recognized for their service to UW.  Awards...
Saturday, May 3, 2014
5,068 Saved $543,890 5,068 people in Washington County, MD saved $543,890 on medication since August 2008. Read more about FamilyWize and view a list of participating pharmacies.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Washington County has been chosen to receive $62,598 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America, The Salvation...
Friday, August 24, 2012
In 1887, a Denver woman, a priest, two ministers and a rabbi recognized the need for cooperative action to address their city’s welfare problems. Frances Wisebart Jacobs, the Rev. Myron W. Reed, Msgr. William J.O’Ryan, Dean H. Martyn Hart and Rabbi William S. Friedman put their heads together to plan the first united campaign for ten health and welfare agencies. They created an organization to serve as an agent to collect funds for local...

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