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Nonprofit Spotlight: Union County Public Library

Nonprofit Spotlight: Union County Public Library

As you may know, literacy is the cornerstone of a child's education; almost everything they learn after the third grade requires reading. They need to know how to read books, textbooks, signs, flyers, and so much more. The inability to read significantly impacts a...

Nonprofit Spotlight: Amigos Richmond Latino Center

Nonprofit Spotlight: Amigos Richmond Latino Center

Hispanic refers to Spanish speakers or those descended from Spanish-speaking families. Latino refers to people who are from or descended from Latin America. As of 2020, 3% population of Wayne County's population identifies as either Hispanic or...

Collaboration

Collaboration

Collaboration is the value of the month for July’s More Than Words program. Collaboration is about believing in a cause bigger than yourself and working towards a greater good. We see this happening all over our community each day and it’s a value...

Make It Happen in Wayne and Union Counties

Make It Happen in Wayne and Union Counties

If you are a campaign chair, you are probably wondering how to make your annual employee giving campaign a success. Would insider knowledge from an employee giving campaign pro help? In that case, we have just the information you need. Recently we spoke with one of...

Equity vs. Equality: The Difference Between Two Similar Words

Equity vs. Equality: The Difference Between Two Similar Words

Equity and Equality sound alike, have a similar spelling, and many people use them as synonyms. So, what is the difference? To put it simply, equality is making things equal, and equity is making things fair. You may be thinking, "Which one is the goal and why it is...

Nonprofit Spotlight: Natco Community Empowerment Center

Nonprofit Spotlight: Natco Community Empowerment Center

Nacto Community Empowerment Center As a supporter of Wayne and Union counties, United Way of Whitewater Valley works every day to be a catalyst for change. At United Way of Whitewater Valley, we specifically focus on four areas. All nonprofits we support...

Nonprofit: Spotlight: Richmond Parks and Recreation Department

Nonprofit: Spotlight: Richmond Parks and Recreation Department

Here at United Way of Whitewater Valley, we support organizations that are making a large impact on Wayne and Union counties. United Way does not just support programs that provide social services we also provide support to programs that rejuvenate our environment....

Nonprofit Spotlight: Achieva Resources

Nonprofit Spotlight: Achieva Resources

Achieva Resources The goal of United Way Whitewater Valley is to be a catalyst for change in Wayne and Union counties. We raise funds to support the needs of our community and we work with non-profits to help meet the needs. We fund...

What is Childhood Success?

What is Childhood Success?

If you have small children in your life, you know they are like sponges, soaking up the world around them. The first years of a child's life are crucial to life advancement. Likewise, these first couple years of life are key to the development of emotional,...

Nonprofit Spotlight: Bridges for Life

Nonprofit Spotlight: Bridges for Life

If you’ve had COVID-19 you may have been one of the people to receive a Quarantine Care Package from Bridges for Life. We are thrilled that they will be the first organization our President, Tamara Brinkman will interview as the new host...