United Way of Ohio Valley
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On July 25th & 26th United Way of the Ohio Valley joined forces with the Ohio County Board of Education, Ohio County Hospital, Perdue Farms, and Walmart to launch the Fourth Annual ‘Stuff The Bus’ event.  More than Dozens of employees and other community volunteers came together and offered an opportunity for shoppers to help ‘Stuff The Bus’ with school supplies. 

As shoppers arrived, each was offered a list of school supplies and invited to purchase a few items.  ‘This year we had 41 volunteers who donated 169 hours during this event.’ said Janice Tomblinson, United Way of the Ohio Valley board member.     

‘Four years ago this idea was presented to Walmart and the partnership quickly grew to include more partners.’ said Rachel Dever who served as the main Walmart representative for this event.  ‘This is such a giving community.’ said Kelly Roe, another United Way of the Ohio Valley board member, ‘some people gave school supplies while others donated cash.’  Cash donations were use to purchase additional school supplies and clothing for students.  A total of 2,916 schools items were donated.  Cash and school items combined amounted to $5,954.  ‘People have just been wonderful!’ said Kara Bullock, Ohio County Assistant Superintendent. 

Many thanks go out to Walmart, Ohio County Board of Education, Ohio County Hospital, Perdue Farms, United Way of the Ohio Valley, and the entire community for making ‘Stuff The Bus’ such a success.  This is another example of how a community can partner to LIVE UNITED for our children!  

All Ohio County donations will be administered through the Ohio County Family Resource Centers to assist children in our community who might need some help getting ready for back-to-school.


2013 & 2014 UWOV Campaign Video



"This is My Story"

United Way of the Ohio Valley kicked off their 2013 campaign with the video above, and so many people enjoyed it that United Way is going to use it again for the 2014 campaign. The video shares two real-life personal victories from recipients of United Way agency funding.  


Your generosity touches two out of three people in our 6 county service area.

Your gift combined with another and another gives you the power to change thousands of stories!  





Mark Brown, Sazarac President (parent company of The Glenmore Distillery), presents a check  to UWOV Board Chair, Barry Carden and UWOV Board Member, Minga Trogdlen. The Goldring Family Foundation generous donation is to support and further the mission of United Way of the Ohio Valley.


The mission of the United Way of the Ohio Valley is to unite the citizens of our partnership communities into an organized effort to provide funds to meet current and emerging human service needs that are best provided through the voluntary sector.

The United Way of the Ohio Valley is a regional organization of people striving to advance the common good by focusing on EducationIncome and Health. These are the building blocks for a good life - a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement and good health.

Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place. We invite you to be part of the change.

By giving to United Way, you help to ensure families are financially stable, that their children receive the education they need and that they have necessary access to health services. 

When you reach out a hand to one, you influence the condition of all.

Local People Helping Local People

Serving Daviess, Hancock, Ohio, McLean,
Union, and Webster Counties
in Western Kentucky

Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.




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Upcoming Events

2014 Union County Corn Festival - September 18 - 20, Morganfield Kentucky

Please join United Way board members, volunteers and staff at the Renaissance Square in downtown Morganfield at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, for the 2014 United Way Campaign Kick-off and Waller Award Winners Annoucement.  For more information on festival acitivities please visit their website at www.morganfieldcornfestival.com  




United Way of the Ohio Valley
403 Park Plaza Drive
PO Box 705
Owensboro, KY  42302-0705

(270) 684-0668

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