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The crown jewel of Bill Sherman's 37 year career as a postal worker is helping to start the Stamp Out Hunger food drive locally. In the early '90s, the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 828 knew it wanted to join in the new national Stamp Out Hunger food drive but no one had taken the...
Posted: April 17, 2017 Related Stamp Out Hunger; Volunteer; Food Drive
Thanks to our 2016-2017 Real Men Read sponsors for bringing MENtors and books into the learning lives of kindergartners. This United Way early-literacy program matches adult male readers with kindergarten classrooms in Richland-Bean Blossom and Spencer-Owen Community School systems.  Sponsors will...
Posted: March 20, 2017 Related Education; Real Men Read
Filing taxes can leave even the most confident taxpayers second guessing everything they thought they knew about IRS forms. While some may find filing taxes a breeze, many people muddle through tax season hoping for the best. Thousands of local families that need refunds to make ends meet may be...
Posted: January 19, 2017 Related Earnings; MyFreeTaxes; Free Community Tax Service

**  This article was published in the December 2016 INStride publication. Thanks to the Herald-Times and INStride for increasing awareness about local programs to help manage health care costs. To read the entire INStride publication, click here.  **

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Posted: December 14, 2016 Related FamilyWize, Health

United Way of Monroe County welcomes Amy Leyenbeck as Community Initiatives Director. Leyenbeck will lead outreach, collaboration, and grant writing for United Way's programs focusing on helping people learn more, earn more, and lead safer and healthier lives. She brings eight years of...

Posted: November 13, 2016 Related

Mark Franklin’s dedication to United Way was honored with the Mary Alice Gray Memorial Award at the 2016-2017 Campaign Kick-Off. This award is presented annually for extraordinary volunteer service.

Franklin, Region President of German American Bank, joined the United Way Board as...

Posted: September 28, 2016 Related Mary Alice Gray, Volunteer, Campaign


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