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2018 Community Events to Reduce Poverty

Forum for Volunteer Administrators (FVA) & United Way present:

Monthly Lunch & Learns for Volunteer Coordinators, Supervisors, & Administrators

First Thursday of Every Month, Noon, Wayne County Public Library-Wooster Branch; Bring your own lunch. 


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2018 Bridges Out of Poverty Workshops

Positively impact the lives of individuals in poverty.

All workshops are held at First Presbyterian Church of Wooster, 621 College Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691

Continuing education credits available. Lunch included. The same workshop will be provided the following dates:

Thank you to Wayne County Bar Association for being our signature partner on this workshop series.

Forthcoming Dates




2 Reading Under the Lights Events - FREE!

Friday, May 11, 2018 


Mauer Field, Wooster



Friday, May 25, 2018


Rittman High School Stadium, Rittman


Families gather to read under stadium lights; celebrity readers from the community read aloud; kids get free books; food available!


2018 Heart & Sole Race to Reduce Poverty

Saturday, August 18, 2018











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Click Here to Volunteer


2018 Friends of United Way Events

2017 Allocations (March 2018)

2017 Annual Meeting (April 17, 2018) - Visit our virtual annual meeting.

2018 Ambassador Training for Workplace Campaigns (August 2018)

2018 Leadership Giving Event (September 2018)


Save the Date: MLK Day of Service is January 21, 2019

AM Shift: 10:30am-12:00pm

PM Shift: 1:45pm-3:15pm

Projects Forthcoming!

Some statistics from MLK 2018:  

  • 1,926 healthy snack items were donated by The College of Wooster to be donated to local schools and agencies. The total in-kind monetary contribution of these items totaled $2,539.72.
  • 2,500 hygiene kits were assembled by The College of Wooster to be donated to local homeless shelters and health clinics. 
  • 32 security blankets were created at The College of Wooster and given to Salvation Army Wooster Corps.
  • 575 volunteers at 31 volunteer opportunities were created in the community and on The College of Wooster campus to support community efforts.
  • 14 local partners participated in MLK Day of Service to provide volunteer opportunities.




Contact Laura Newberry-Yokley at 330-264-5576 or email.

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