Community Caring and Sharing
Invest in the Community Impact Fund through our annual campaign!
A donation to United Way of Cleveland County will support critical programs that improve the lives and conditions of people in our community. These are our friends, neighbors and co-workers.
Your gift helps meet needs ranging from food, clothing and shelter to adult day care, abuse prevention services, elder care, youth mentoring and education, and emergency services here in Cleveland County.
In 2020 we raised $33,012.
This year, our goal is $40,000 with 40% participation.
United Way 2021 brings fun challenges for you, not only have our pledge forms and giving links gone digital, but there are also some other exciting changes:
You Still have time to join in the competition. Let’s all win by giving back to our community. Sko Dawgs!
What they do can be simplified into three basic categories:
The United Way of Cleveland County raises money through their annual campaign with individuals and businesses throughout the county. Donations come from industries, educational systems, corporate gifts, and individual philanthropy.
In 2019 the United Way of Cleveland County raised $1,142,000.
The United Way of Cleveland County utilizes a systematic evaluation and review process to assure that the money raised is making a difference in our community. Each agency that receives funding from the United Way must meet strict financial reporting guidelines and present their outcomes annually to UW staff and volunteers.
In 2018, the United Way of Cleveland County was able to award funding to 25 local agencies, including 29 separate programs, with the donations from individuals just like you. $0.87 of each $1.00 donated goes directly to the local health and human service agencies to support some of the most vulnerable individuals in our community.
Raised Here, Stays Here.
The funds raised through the United Way of Cleveland County are distributed to health and human service agencies which serve our community.
Each United Way agency provides a unique service to Cleveland County.
We offer a variety of options to donate to your community, find out which option is best for you.
Note: If you would prefer to use a paper form, you can pickup one at the HR/Payroll Suite in 103 Webb Hall.
Online Donation and Designation Form
HELPING STUDENTS MAKE PLANS FOR THE FUTURE.
The United Way supports programs that are preparing our students. Whether it be
by helping them graduate, enter the workforce or enroll in college.
REACHING OUT TO THE AGING POPULATION.
As the population of older adult’s increase, services for those people should as well. United Way makes sure that the needs of
all demographics of our population are being addressed.
KEEPING FAMILIES IN THEIR HOMES.
Unstable living conditions lead to unemployable people and can continue the cycle of poverty. United Way programs are working to end that cycle.
ENSURING EVERYONE HAS ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE.
Physical and Mental Health are both key to a productive society. Our agencies are working to increase access to healthcare and to break the stigma of mental health in Cleveland County.
In 2019 over 40,000 Cleveland County Residents were helped through a United Way funded program.
For additional information or questions about the United Way of Cleveland County campaign, contact Julie Runyans, Ashley Chapman or Jim Morgan.
If you would like to use a paper donation form, rather than submitting it online, visit the HR Office in Webb Hall.
Employees who have previously donated through payroll deductions should refer to their pay stubs for information on the historic amount given.
People received credit counseling and foreclosure prevention services
Children participated in a Therapeutic Riding Program free of charge
shut in senior citizens were delivered a hot meal everyday