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United Way of Wayne and Holmes Inc. is making change – and headlines. Here you will find accounts of our work around Wayne and Holmes Counties. You'll also find thoughts from our leaders on the complex challenges that communities face, and how we solve them together.

Workshop helps residents understand poverty and how to make positive changes

Wooster Weekly News, May 13, 2016

Ask anyone on the street about poverty in Wooster, and probably all they can tell you is something like “they (the poor) live on the south side of Bowman.”

This, among many other stereotypes, This, among many other stereotypes, is not necessarily true according to Laura Newbury-Yokley, marketing and engagement coordinator for United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties.  Read more..


Bold Goal: Bridges Wayne Holmes aims to reduce poverty in the region

FEBRUARY 27 2016

“A lot of people view poverty through a middle class lens. Sure, you can teach a person to fish but if there are no fish, he'll still be hungry.”

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