VAN WERT – The United Way of Van Wert County recently revealed
additional levels on its donation tracker as it has reached 86 percent
of the $475,000 goal.
Over the past few months, Van Wert County
businesses and residents have participated in United Way events and
campaigns raising funds for the 26 agencies supported by United Way.
The recent Rivals United event with Lincolnview and
Crestview schools raised around $14,000. The students, staff and fans
showed awesome support for the United Way through their volunteering and
These donations have allowed the United Way to reveal
another level on the donation tracker. Uncovering more visual clues as
to who the person behind the donation tracker is.
The United Way
of Van Wert County’s campaign “I am United Way” features the tracker in
front of the United Way office on Westwood Drive. The picture is of a
person who represents the core values of the United Way — giving,
advocating and volunteering.
As the community donates towards the
goal of $475,000, as each dollar level is met, a clue will be added to
reveal who the person behind the donation tracker is.
guess who has stepped up to say, “I am United Way”? The reveal of the
person behind the donation tracker is getting closer. A quick review of
the clues, he is a volunteer, enjoys golf, gives to our community,
organized a foundation that performs acts of goodwill, and is a former
United Way of Van Wert County President Mark Verville
shared, “We are ahead of the pace of our campaign last year, as of last
calculation we are at $407,000 of the $475,000 goal. We would like to
thank those who have donated. As we enter the final stretch, we
encourage those who have yet to donate to consider supporting the United
Way. Many non-profit agencies in Van Wert County are counting on these
funds to provide basic need, healthcare and social services to area
residents. If you have not yet contributed, we would encourage you to do
so. You can make donations on our website www.unitedwayvanwert.org. We
hope you decide to support the United Way of Van Wert County “
more information on making a donation to the United Way or to
volunteer, please contact the United Way of Van Wert County at
419-238-6689 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check the United Way
out on Facebook to watch the reveal videos and get clues.