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Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

Coshocton County United Way celebrates 80 years of helping local families

| September 15, 2020

In 1940, the Community Chest was formed with Guy Clow as the chairman. There were seven charter agencies that included Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Salvation Army, YWCA, Hospital Auxiliary, Christmas Basket Fund and summer band concerts. The goal was to raise $16,180 to cover the entire operating budgets of those seven agencies. The community stepped […]

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United Way of Coshocton introducing new fundraisers that support local

United Way of Coshocton introducing new fundraisers that support local

| July 20, 2020

UPDATE: 0.5K For United Way has now been postponed until next spring. 🙁 They won’t all be gathered in one spot this year, but United Way of Coshocton County is still doing its part to support those who have shared their culinary skills at the annual Taste of Coshocton. “When we decided to not have […]

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The Big Coshocton Cleanup/Day of Caring set

The Big Coshocton Cleanup/Day of Caring set

| June 11, 2020

The United Way of Coshocton County, in cooperation with the City of Coshocton and the Coshocton County Recycling & Litter Prevention Office, has rescheduled the 16th Annual Big Coshocton Cleanup for Saturday, June 20. They are also referring the Clean Up day to the Day of Caring because it is scheduled for the longest day […]

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Emergency relief fund grants awarded

Emergency relief fund grants awarded

| April 2, 2020

The United Way of Coshocton board has set up an emergency relief fund to assist other non-profit organizations lending aid to victims of the current COVID-19 pandemic. First round applications were due April 1 and a sub-committee of the United Way board met to make recommendations. Grants approved by the board are as follows: River […]

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United Way sets up emergency relief fund

United Way sets up emergency relief fund

| March 18, 2020

The United Way of Coshocton board has set up an emergency relief fund to assist other non-profit organizations lending aid to victims of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Social service non-profits, which make up the core of our community safety net, provide for many basic needs including food, clothing and shelter. The fund created will provide […]

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United Way reaches 100 percent of fundraising goal

United Way reaches 100 percent of fundraising goal

| February 13, 2020

United Way supporters gathered together to celebrate a successful fundraising campaign during the annual awards breakfast held Feb. 13 at Coshocton Village Inn & Suites. “Happy 80th birthday to us,” said Tom Heading, president of the United Way Board of Directors. “Since 1940 the United Way has been serving Coshocton County through generous citizens, like […]

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United Way campaign rolling along

United Way campaign rolling along

| January 20, 2020

COSHOCTON – United Way of Coshocton County’s 2019 fundraising campaign rolled into 2020 on a positive note, with the organization being more than 90% to goal. “We’ve collected $300,000 in pledges and have a lot of people giving what they can,” said Lyn Mizer, United Way director. “People have been so kind.” The campaign goal […]

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Enjoy United Way’s Taste of Coshocton

Enjoy United Way’s Taste of Coshocton

| July 26, 2019

COSHOCTON – Enjoy a taste of Coshocton and help a good cause. United Way of Coshocton County’s 15th annual Taste of Coshocton County will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 at Lake Park Pavilion. The annual event kicks off United Way’s campaign to help fund local programs. Tickets to the event […]

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