Youngstown United Way investing more than $2 million in community

More than 30 different agencies around the Valley received funding

United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley kicked off its 2015 campaign

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning Valley has some serious money coming its way. The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley is investing more than $2.3 million in the community.

More than 30 different agencies around the Valley received funding from the United Way as they continue their commitment to Community Impact.

Some of the agencies that received the biggest return from the United Way included the YMCA of Youngstown, which was awarded just more than $207,000.

More than $100,000 was given to The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, and $96,000 went to Compass Family and Community Services.

Here is an alphabetical list of the agencies and the amount of funding received:

  • ACLD Learning Center $ 14,000
  • American Red Cross $ 27,532
  • Beatitude House $ 33,273
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters $ 20,845
  • Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown $ 47,182
  • Catholic Charities Regional Agency $ 30,619
  • Community Legal Aid Services, Inc. $ 5,455
  • Compass Family & Community Services $ 96,480
  • D&E Counseling Center $ 10,350
  • Girl Scouts of North East Ohio $ 6,424
  • Greater Western Reserve Council $ 11,701
  • Help Hotline Crisis Center, Inc. $ 40,257
  • Humility of Mary Housing/Emmanuel Community Care Center $ 6,280
  • Interfaith Home Maintenance Service, Inc. $ 36,513
  • JCC Youngstown $ 9,316
  • Jewish Family Services $ 28,000
  • Mahoning Valley Dispute Resolution Services, Inc. $ 7,230
  • Millcreek Children’s Center $ 15,611
  • Neighborhood Ministries $ 23,281
  • Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic $ 27,155
  • OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center* $ 11,489
  • Organization Civica y Cultural Hispanic American, Inc. (“OCCHA, Inc.”) $ 7,000
  • Potential Development Program $ 56,240
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley* $ 100,602
  • The Rich Center for Autism $ 13,340
  • The Salvation Army $ 47,168
  • United Methodist Community Center $ 25,812
  • YMCA of Youngstown* $ 207,409
  • Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, Inc. $ 56,905
  • Youngstown Hearing and Speech $ 15,961
  • YWCA of Youngstown $ 81,840

* – Agencies with an asterisk are United Way Initiatives Partners. These agencies receive funding for their own programs as well as their work in the Success After 6 initiative.

Below is funding for United Way Education Initiatives:

  • 47 Units of Success By 6 in 23 Valley Schools $ 211,747
  • Dolly Parton Imagination Library $ 148,000 Success After 6 at the Youngstown Community School 2015-2016 $ 171,211
  • Success After 6 at the Youngstown Community School 2016-2017 $ 144,000
  • Success After 6 at Taft Elementary School $ 200,000
  • Young Women’s Mentorship Program $ 25,000
  • Impact Events for Children and Families $ 21,535
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) $ 20,500
  • ALICE Project $ 1,000
  • Mahoning County Financial Stability Partnership $ 1,000
  • Donor choice designations to 501c3 organizations & United Ways $ 266,10

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s