2024 United Way of Whitewater Valley’s Grant Recipients

The United Way of Whitewater Valley would like to highlight the very organizations who strive to support similar goals of improving the human condition in Wayne and Union counties.

The following organizations and their respective programs have been granted funds for this period based on their objective to improve our early childhood and youth’s success, economic mobility, and access to health. Thank you for all the hard work you do in our communities. 

  • Achieva Resources – Adult Guardianship 
  • Achieva Resources – EXCEL Program 
  • Amigos – Latinx Leadership 
  • Amigos – Youth Tennis Group 
  • Birth to Five – Parents as Teachers 
  • Boys & Girls Club – Project Learn SEL
  • Bridges for Life – Recovery Works 
  • Brighter Path – 2024 Student Scholarship 
  • Circle U – Circle U Food Security Partnership 
  • Communities in Schools – Site Coordination 
  • Cope Environmental Center – Get ACTIVE Outdoors (GAO) 
  • Dwyer Community Center – Know Your Worth 
  • Every Child Can Read – The Reading Academy 
  • Firefly – Expanded Support for Vulnerable Families 
  • Future Achievers – The Money Matters
  • Gateway Hunger Relief – Food Bank 
  • Girls Inc. – Technology Updates for STEM and access to technology for girls.
  • Good News Habitat for Humanity – Partner Family Initiative
  • Hope House – Mentors 
  • Housing Authority City of Richmond – Merle Henderson Resident Wellness Program
  • Ivy Tech – Hispanic Excellence Scholarship
  • Ivy Tech – Ivy Cares 
  • Jacy House – Body Safety 
  • Junior Achievement – Pathway to Employability in Wayne & Union Counties
  • NATCO Community Empowerment Center – Biz Kid$
  • NATCO Community Empowerment Center – Bridging the Gap
  • Neighborhood Health Center – Patient Home Monitoring
  • Oak Park Childcare – Childcare Fund 
  • Play in the Park 
  • Recovery Rocks – Recovery Rocks Club Inc. Meeting/Program Enhancements
  • Richmond Parks – JUKO Rocks 
  • Sunrise Therapeutic Riding Center – Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (E.A.A.T.)
  • The Junction of College Corner – Play in the Park
  • Townsend Community Center Inc. – Harambee
  • UC Library – UCPL Breakfast & Lunch
  • YMCA – Youth Sports 
  • YMCA – Childcare Scholarship Assistance

We are proud to support the continuation of resources like these for further prosperity in Wayne and Union counties. Thank you again for the time and effort put in. Let’s keep going! 


Join us in our fight for the health, education and financial stability of everyone in Wayne and Union counties by donating today. There is a lot of work to be done which means we need your help to make positive changes in our community.    

Get to know more about our program partners working in our four focus areas: childhood success, youth success, economic mobility, and access to health. Read more about their stories here, or sign up for our newsletter to learn more about what we do at United Way of Whitewater Valley.