A Q&A with UWPC supported behavior specialist Patti Webb with PICCA Head Start

At the United Way of Pickaway County, we believe education holds the key to opportunity for the county families we support. From Big Brothers Big Sisters and the YMCA to PICCA Head Start and countless others, the UWPC prides itself in helping people do good things for kids. Today we examine the behavioral support services … Continue reading A Q&A with UWPC supported behavior specialist Patti Webb with PICCA Head Start

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When schools close, YMCA’s Y Club remains open for working families

Circleville - Subzero temperatures. High winds. Inches of snow. Old man winter has sure made itself known this January after a quiet December and along with it, school cancellations. But for many working families, their place of employment rarely closes leaving parents and guardians in an early morning scramble for child care before they need to … Continue reading When schools close, YMCA’s Y Club remains open for working families

Lending your talents: January is National Mentoring Month

This year marks the fourth installment of National Mentoring Month (NMM) from mentoring.org. Nationally, "1 in 3 young people are growing up without a mentor outside their family" adding up to 9 million young people without a mentor to help guide them throughout their life. With mentoring, a lot of people do not know where … Continue reading Lending your talents: January is National Mentoring Month

Why Giving Tuesday serves as an medium for change

We have all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about Giving Tuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. "Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the … Continue reading Why Giving Tuesday serves as an medium for change

“United We Serve” event marks beginning of 2018 United Way Campaign for Pickaway County Chapter

On Saturday, October 13th, the United Way of Pickaway County played host to more than 80 attendees at their inaugural 'United We Serve' dinner and 2018 campaign kickoff.  Hosted at the Pavilion at Orchard View in Stoutsville, the event featured a preschool art gala comprised of submissions from United Way supported preschools, a catered dinner … Continue reading “United We Serve” event marks beginning of 2018 United Way Campaign for Pickaway County Chapter

Emergency Clearinghouse Association feeds more than the hungry

Monday through Friday on 469 E. Ohio Street, Mary Kay Wood, Michael  Wagner, Linda England, Mary Easter, and their dedicated team can be found providing nourishment for the masses. The Emergency Clearinghouse Association firmly planted its roots in Pickaway County in the middle of 1981. The organization helped with many things such as rent assistance, … Continue reading Emergency Clearinghouse Association feeds more than the hungry

Pickaway County Family YMCA wraps up successful summer of programming

In recent weeks, United Way of Pickaway County (UWPC) partner Pickaway County Family YMCA Summer Fun Club capped off another successful summer campaign of youth-based programming. From their summer free lunch program to the launch of "Super Tuesdays" in collaboration with Foundations4Youth and PICCA, it was a busy summer on Nicholas Drive in Circleville. Over … Continue reading Pickaway County Family YMCA wraps up successful summer of programming

United Way presents Emergency Clearinghouse with $1,109.75 donation

The United Way of Pickaway County (UWPC) has presented their safety partner program in the Emergency Clearinghouse Food Pantry with a second quarter campaign donation in the amount of $1,109.75. Second quarter campaign contributions will assist the Emergency Clearinghouse Food Pantry in their continued efforts to provide food assistance to income-eligible households in Pickaway County. … Continue reading United Way presents Emergency Clearinghouse with $1,109.75 donation

Haven House to open new location July 20th

United Way of Pickaway County safety net partner Haven House is set to open its new location Friday, July 20th with an Open House from 4-6 p.m. The new location for Pickaway County's women's homeless and domestic violence center will be 111 Island Road in Circleville. “We bought the building in November of 2016," said … Continue reading Haven House to open new location July 20th