The United Way of Jay County is proud to announce the 2016/2017 traveling plaque for the most money raised per student was awarded to Pennville Elementary Bulldogs for the third straight year! The Bulldogs raised $14.25 per student for our campaign! GO BULLDOGS!!! The Lee G Hall Memorial Award for Community Beneficense was awarded to the Jay County Hospital for their excellent support of the United Way. Thanks to the staff of the hospital for giving more than the goal for their division and for helping us to receive over $20,000 from our matching grant! The Greg and Marianne Moser Volunteer of the Year award was given to Sarah Schwieterman, a Jay County High School student, who painted the "Bison"tennial bison. Thanks to Sarah and to her entire family for their help with this project.
The John Jay Center, the Portland Foundation and Purdue Extension will host Robert Lupton,who is a well known author for his publications Toxic Charity and Charity Detox,at the Jay County High School Auditorium on Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 pm. We encourage everyone and all organizations to attend this this event.
The United Way of Jay County has been part of the Jay County Community for 50 years. The United Way partners with 20 member agencies and programs to help fund programs throughout the County.
The Mission Statement for the United Way of Jay County is "To improve lives by investing in lasting changes in our community."
We strive to help all Jay County residents achieve and maintain self-sufficiency by focusing on four key areas of community impact – Education, Income, Health, and Basic Needs.
Please join us in improving the life and health of our community by volunteering with United Way programs and other meaningful service opportunities; advocating by telling your friends and colleagues about your involvement with United Way; and by giving a gift to support our mission.
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