United Way of Bartholomew Co

United Way of  Bartholomew Co United Way of Bartholomew County United Way fights for the Financial Stability, Education and Health of all people in Bartholomew County. We bring people together to provide opportunity for those who need it most in Bartholomew County.

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The Chinese Expo portion of the Ethnic Expo is tomorrow in downtown Columbus. Check out all the activities that encompas...
08/27/2021
GETTING TO KNOW US: Chinese Expo set for Saturday downtown

The Chinese Expo portion of the Ethnic Expo is tomorrow in downtown Columbus.

Check out all the activities that encompass the festival in The Republic newspaper article below.

Don't forget to visit us at our booth on the western edge of the festivities!

#LiveUnited #ChineseExpo

Susan Zhuang's theory is pretty simple: If she can share her culture with others and help people understand her background better, that understanding can lead to better respect and ultimately, a stronger community unity. The volunteer with the Columbus Chinese Association and the China native is one...

Have you registered for Day of Service yet? Join us on Sept. 10 for an amazing day of volunteering for our community.  L...
08/25/2021

Have you registered for Day of Service yet?

Join us on Sept. 10 for an amazing day of volunteering for our community. Local businesses, city/county government, social service agencies, and residents from all corners of Bartholomew County come together to make a positive lasting impact. YOU can join in.

Find your Day of Service volunteer opportunity here: https://untdwy.org/3muidaL.

#LiveUnited #DayofService #volunteer

Have you registered for Day of Service yet?

Join us on Sept. 10 for an amazing day of volunteering for our community. Local businesses, city/county government, social service agencies, and residents from all corners of Bartholomew County come together to make a positive lasting impact. YOU can join in.

Find your Day of Service volunteer opportunity here: https://untdwy.org/3muidaL.

#LiveUnited #DayofService #volunteer

Need help with food, clothing, shelter, or any other basic needs? Our search site has you covered by bringing you all th...
08/24/2021

Need help with food, clothing, shelter, or any other basic needs?

Our search site has you covered by bringing you all the information you need for support.

Click here: https://untdwy.org/3jcfbpw.

#LiveUnited #basicneeds

Need help with food, clothing, shelter, or any other basic needs?

Our search site has you covered by bringing you all the information you need for support.

Click here: https://untdwy.org/3jcfbpw.

#LiveUnited #basicneeds

Here at UWBC, we bring people and resources together to help solve the toughest issues facing our community.  Here's how...
08/23/2021

Here at UWBC, we bring people and resources together to help solve the toughest issues facing our community.

Here's how ⤵️.

#LiveUnited

Here at UWBC, we bring people and resources together to help solve the toughest issues facing our community.

Here's how ⤵️.

#LiveUnited

UWBC staff enjoyed lunch together at Luciana’s today. YOUR United Way staff is here for you and we are looking forward t...
08/19/2021

UWBC staff enjoyed lunch together at Luciana’s today.

YOUR United Way staff is here for you and we are looking forward to an amazing #Campaign2021.

#LiveUnited

UWBC staff enjoyed lunch together at Luciana’s today.

YOUR United Way staff is here for you and we are looking forward to an amazing #Campaign2021.

#LiveUnited

"We were able to keep people in their homes, keep the water running and keep the electricity running and that was just i...
08/19/2021
United Way supports our community through Covid-19

"We were able to keep people in their homes, keep the water running and keep the electricity running and that was just invaluable to all our families."

Our Covid-19 Relief Fund was launched in March of 2020 to help our neighbors with basic needs during the worldwide pandemic.

Check out this video https://untdwy.org/3y0doZ3 to see just a few examples of how YOUR donation to this important fund helped our community.

Thank you to two of our agencies: Family Service, Inc. and Su Casa for giving us a look at how you support Bartholomew County during Covid-19.

#LiveUnited

In 2020, Covid-19 and its economic and health effects ripped through Bartholomew County. Our Covid-19 Relief Fund helped cover the basic needs for our neighb...

Columbus East's food pantry will be having a distribution event on Friday. Check out the article from The Republic newsp...
08/18/2021
East food pantry to have distribution Friday

Columbus East's food pantry will be having a distribution event on Friday. Check out the article from The Republic newspaper for more information.

If you need help with other basic needs, check out our search site here: https://www.searchuwbc.org/.

#LiveUnited #basicneeds

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- The Columbus East Food Pantry will have a community food distribution from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday for drive-up distribution of pre-bagged collections of food, with enough for approximately 200 families. The 4:30 p.m. time is a new start time that will apply to all community food....

Today is National Nonprofit Day and we would like to take a moment to thank our 17 partner nonprofit agencies who work d...
08/17/2021

Today is National Nonprofit Day and we would like to take a moment to thank our 17 partner nonprofit agencies who work diligently in our community.

Each of these agencies helps us fight for the health, financial stability, education, and basic needs of everyone in Bartholomew County.

Their work has positively impacted countless lives and we all make each other stronger. To learn more about our partners and the impact we all have on our neighbors go here: https://unitedtoact.org/barthco or here: https://www.uwbarthco.org/certified-agencies.

#LiveUnited #NationalNonprofitDay

Today is National Nonprofit Day and we would like to take a moment to thank our 17 partner nonprofit agencies who work diligently in our community.

Each of these agencies helps us fight for the health, financial stability, education, and basic needs of everyone in Bartholomew County.

Their work has positively impacted countless lives and we all make each other stronger. To learn more about our partners and the impact we all have on our neighbors go here: https://unitedtoact.org/barthco or here: https://www.uwbarthco.org/certified-agencies.

#LiveUnited #NationalNonprofitDay

Mill Race Center is offering an opportunity for seniors in our community to learn more about facilities, programs, and s...
08/17/2021

Mill Race Center is offering an opportunity for seniors in our community to learn more about facilities, programs, and services available in Bartholomew County.

Check out the details in in the flyer below ⤵️.

Congratulations to all the honorees!  Thank you to all three women who work everyday to make our community better. We ar...
08/16/2021
‘WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: Chamber announces this year’s honorees

Congratulations to all the honorees!

Thank you to all three women who work everyday to make our community better. We are excited and honored that Hanna Omar serves directly on our governance committee.

#LiveUnited

The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce has announced this year's honorees for the 2021 Women in Leadership program. This year's honorees are Beth Morris, who retired in 2020 as director of Community Health Partnerships at Columbus Regional Hospital; Hanna Omar, who works with the government banking g...

We are partnering with the Faurecia Foundation to offer Ramp Up with United Way. Volunteers with knowledge of ADA requir...
08/16/2021

We are partnering with the Faurecia Foundation to offer Ramp Up with United Way.

Volunteers with knowledge of ADA requirements will build ramps in our community for people with mobility impairments.

Apply to get a ramp at your home by clicking here ⤵️
https://untdwy.org/3smIIQp
#LiveUnited #RampUp #basicneeds

We are partnering with the Faurecia Foundation to offer Ramp Up with United Way.

Volunteers with knowledge of ADA requirements will build ramps in our community for people with mobility impairments.

Apply to get a ramp at your home by clicking here ⤵️
https://untdwy.org/3smIIQp
#LiveUnited #RampUp #basicneeds

#DYK: The United Way of Bartholomew County impacts the lives of 1 in 3 people in our community? The chances are good tha...
08/13/2021

#DYK: The United Way of Bartholomew County impacts the lives of 1 in 3 people in our community?

The chances are good that you or someone you know has been touched by one of our 17 partner agencies or 32 programs.

Our donors, volunteers and advocates help us Show Up United for everyone in Bartholomew County. We Show Up United for YOU.

Find out how you can help by checking out our website: https://untdwy.org/3fYXQ1o.

#LiveUnited #Campaign2021

#DYK: The United Way of Bartholomew County impacts the lives of 1 in 3 people in our community?

The chances are good that you or someone you know has been touched by one of our 17 partner agencies or 32 programs.

Our donors, volunteers and advocates help us Show Up United for everyone in Bartholomew County. We Show Up United for YOU.

Find out how you can help by checking out our website: https://untdwy.org/3fYXQ1o.

#LiveUnited #Campaign2021

Today is International Youth Day and we are supporting all the youth in our community! Thank you to the Council for Yout...
08/12/2021
Shine On Postcards 2021 — Council for Youth Development Bartholomew County

Today is International Youth Day and we are supporting all the youth in our community!

Thank you to the Council for Youth Development Bartholomew County for the Shine On postcards to help Bartholomew County celebrate this important day. Your UWBC employees are filling out the postcards and sending them to the important kiddos in their lives.

You can learn more about the work CYD does with their Shine On program and find out how to get your own postcards by clicking here ➡️ https://www.cydbartholomew.org/shine-on-postcards-2021.

To learn more about International Youth Day, click here ⤵️ https://www.un.org/development/desa/youth/what-we-do/international-youth-day.html.

#LiveUnited #InternationalYouthDay #education

Shine On is our annual campaign we launched in 2017 to celebrate International Youth Day. In 1999, the United Nations declared August 12th as International Youth Day to celebrate young people and raise awareness of the challenges they face. Because this year marks a special time for our community wi...

Thank you to our partners at Foundation For Youth for giving the children in our community a wonderful summer!
08/11/2021

Thank you to our partners at Foundation For Youth for giving the children in our community a wonderful summer!

T-Minus 1️⃣ month until #Campaign2021 kick-off and our annual Day of Service!YOU can help us start this amazing communit...
08/10/2021

T-Minus 1️⃣ month until #Campaign2021 kick-off and our annual Day of Service!

YOU can help us start this amazing community campaign by joining us at our annual lunch on Sept. 10 at Amazing Joe's Grill.

Snag your tickets to the lunch by clicking here: https://untdwy.org/3s3N52N. Please note that you will be asked to pick one of two lunch seatings and that tickets will not be sold at the door.

Find your Day of Service volunteer opportunity by going here ⤵️
https://untdwy.org/3izBuFu

#LiveUnited #volunteer #kickoffunch #DayofService

T-Minus 1️⃣ month until #Campaign2021 kick-off and our annual Day of Service!

YOU can help us start this amazing community campaign by joining us at our annual lunch on Sept. 10 at Amazing Joe's Grill.

Snag your tickets to the lunch by clicking here: https://untdwy.org/3s3N52N. Please note that you will be asked to pick one of two lunch seatings and that tickets will not be sold at the door.

Find your Day of Service volunteer opportunity by going here ⤵️
https://untdwy.org/3izBuFu

#LiveUnited #volunteer #kickoffunch #DayofService

Addressing inequalities is a central part of our mission to fight for the health, education, financial stability, and ba...
08/06/2021

Addressing inequalities is a central part of our mission to fight for the health, education, financial stability, and basic needs of all.

We are inviting you to enroll in our Equity E-Mail Journey.
In this journey, you will receive one e-mail every two weeks for 12 weeks, that tackles issues of equity, inclusion, and race.

Register here ⤵️
https://untdwy.org/3Ag9JaR.

Addressing inequalities is a central part of our mission to fight for the health, education, financial stability, and basic needs of all.

We are inviting you to enroll in our Equity E-Mail Journey.
In this journey, you will receive one e-mail every two weeks for 12 weeks, that tackles issues of equity, inclusion, and race.

Register here ⤵️
https://untdwy.org/3Ag9JaR.

We hope all our area students have a wonderful first day of school! Check out these safety tips from Columbus Regional H...
08/06/2021

We hope all our area students have a wonderful first day of school!

Check out these safety tips from Columbus Regional Health to help keep the school year safe and healthy! ⤵️

#LiveUnited #health #education

The school year is underway! From first-day pictures to recess games and yes, even homework, we hope your family and our area school systems have a great year! Some uncertainty may remain, but remember to do all your can to stay safe and healthy -- mask up; if you're eligible, get vaccinated; if you have symptoms, get tested. Our resource guide can help ⬇😷📚💻

Did you know  you can support United Way of Bartholomew County while shopping on Amazon?Simply follow the instructions b...
08/05/2021

Did you know you can support United Way of Bartholomew County while shopping on Amazon?

Simply follow the instructions below to select "United Way of Bartholomew County, Inc." as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They'll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us at no cost to you!

How it works:
1. Open the Amazon app on your phone.
2. Select the main menu 😊) & tap on "AmazonSmile" within Programs & Features.
3. Select "United Way of Bartholomew County, Inc." as your charity.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app.

#LiveUnited

Did you know you can support United Way of Bartholomew County while shopping on Amazon?

Simply follow the instructions below to select "United Way of Bartholomew County, Inc." as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They'll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us at no cost to you!

How it works:
1. Open the Amazon app on your phone.
2. Select the main menu 😊) & tap on "AmazonSmile" within Programs & Features.
3. Select "United Way of Bartholomew County, Inc." as your charity.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app.

#LiveUnited

Need help with food, clothing, shelter, or any other basic needs? Our search site has you covered by bringing you all th...
08/04/2021

Need help with food, clothing, shelter, or any other basic needs?

Our search site has you covered by bringing you all the information you need for support.

Click here: https://untdwy.org/3ipi3PO.

#LiveUnited #basicneeds

Need help with food, clothing, shelter, or any other basic needs?

Our search site has you covered by bringing you all the information you need for support.

Click here: https://untdwy.org/3ipi3PO.

#LiveUnited #basicneeds

We are partnering with the Faurecia Foundation to offer Ramp Up with United Way. Volunteers with knowledge of ADA requir...
08/03/2021

We are partnering with the Faurecia Foundation to offer Ramp Up with United Way. Volunteers with knowledge of ADA requirements will build ramps in our community for people with mobility impairments.

Apply to get a ramp at your home by clicking here ⤵️
https://www.uwbarthco.org/sites/uwbarthco.org/files/Residential%20%26%20Ramp%20Up%20Project%20Application.pdf


#LiveUnited #RampUp #basicneeds

We are partnering with the Faurecia Foundation to offer Ramp Up with United Way. Volunteers with knowledge of ADA requirements will build ramps in our community for people with mobility impairments.

Apply to get a ramp at your home by clicking here ⤵️
https://www.uwbarthco.org/sites/uwbarthco.org/files/Residential%20%26%20Ramp%20Up%20Project%20Application.pdf


#LiveUnited #RampUp #basicneeds

Do you need assistance getting or paying for health coverage? We can help. Healthcare Marketplace enrollment has been ex...
08/02/2021

Do you need assistance getting or paying for health coverage? We can help.

Healthcare Marketplace enrollment has been extended to Aug. 15.
To apply for a Marketplace Silver Plan: https://www.healthcare.gov/ or 1-800-318-2596.
To apply for HIP Plus: https://www.fssabenefits.in.gov/bp/#/ or 1-800-403-0864.

Bartholomew County residents who need assistance paying for their premiums for these plans may qualify for help through the Premium Link Bartholomew County Program.

You may qualify if your household income is less than 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines and if you have health coverage through Marketplace Silver Plan OR HIP Plus.

To sign up or to get more information, call (812) 314-2960 or email [email protected].
#LiveUnited #health

Do you need assistance getting or paying for health coverage? We can help.

Healthcare Marketplace enrollment has been extended to Aug. 15.
To apply for a Marketplace Silver Plan: https://www.healthcare.gov/ or 1-800-318-2596.
To apply for HIP Plus: https://www.fssabenefits.in.gov/bp/#/ or 1-800-403-0864.

Bartholomew County residents who need assistance paying for their premiums for these plans may qualify for help through the Premium Link Bartholomew County Program.

You may qualify if your household income is less than 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines and if you have health coverage through Marketplace Silver Plan OR HIP Plus.

To sign up or to get more information, call (812) 314-2960 or email [email protected].
#LiveUnited #health

Thank you to the Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena  for conducting a back to school skate that benefits the Bartholo...
07/30/2021

Thank you to the Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena for conducting a back to school skate that benefits the Bartholomew County School Supply Assistance Program.

🕒 1-3 p.m. today!
📍 Hamilton Ice Arena, Columbus
✏️ School supplies will be collected at the event.

#LiveUnited #backtoschool

Join us at Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena for Back to School Skate on Friday, July 30 from 1-3pm! Help us send the summer off right with an afternoon of cool skating! Admission is free.

We will be collecting school supplies which will be donated to the Bartholomew County School Supply Assistance Program.
Checks can also be made out to Bartholomew County School Supply Assistance Program.

Check out the supply list on our event page: https://fb.me/e/UO9hCYVh

Suni Lee, the winner of the gold medal in the gymnastics all-around, is the daughter of an employee at Cummins Inc.  Che...
07/29/2021
Cummins employee’s daughter Suni Lee wins gold in gymnastics all-around

Suni Lee, the winner of the gold medal in the gymnastics all-around, is the daughter of an employee at Cummins Inc.

Check out the article below. ⬇️⬇️.

TOKYO (AP) — An American finished atop the podium in the women's Olympic gymnastics all-around, just like always. Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title on Thursday, edging Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly contested final while defending...

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“United to mobilize people and strengthen our community”

United Way of Bartholomew County exists to help our community work better together.

We are a network of givers, advocates, volunteers, nonprofits and businesses who work together to create opportunity for all people in Bartholomew County. Our work is focused in three main areas of impact - financial stability, education and access to health. We fund strong nonprofits who are the backbone of our community, mobilize thousands of donors and volunteers each year, and create new, innovative programs that move our community forward.

It takes all of us working together to creating big, lasting change. Can we count you in? Learn more about our work on our website: https://bit.ly/2DSOOCH


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We would always tease our father that he spent so much time at work people would think it was his second home! He would reply back that it was! So from all of us in George Walls’s family to his United Way family- May the spirit of Christmas bless your homes with peace, love and joy this holiday season! Merry Christmas! Ruth Walls and Family
Thank you and God Bless Angie , Mike Brinker , Jim kahlenbeck, Jim Lanna, Roger Clark, and Brad Ulery, These Guys did a FANTASTIC JOB on our home.... Please check out Charles Jaggers on Facebook to see pictures.. Until I figure out how to get the pictures on United Way Bartholomew County Columbus Ind Facebook sight...
I want to give a huge THANK YOU to all of the volunteers from Faurecia & The United Way Of Bartholomew County for clearing trees, brush, & debris from my Mother's property today. Without your generosity and hard work it would never have been accomplished. THANK YOU & GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU!!!!!!!!!!