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Preble County Christmas for Kids Distribution @ Grace Lutheran of Eaton

Greene County Christmas for Kids @ Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Success Story: Family Stability Program

When Christina came to the Family Stability Program (FSP), she was on the verge of losing her apartment where she and her two children had lived for nearly a year and a half. Christina had just lost her job and was actively looking for employment. She was behind on her rent, but her landlord was […]

Emergency Food and Shelter Program Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP)

United Way of the Greater Dayton Area Emergency Food and Shelter Program Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP) Title: FEMA Phase 36 Program Year: 2019 Proposals Due: August 1, 2019 Fill out this proposal: RFP Cover and application reviewed by National office Phase 36 and submit in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the outside with […]

What Diasaster Relief Services Are You Offering?

In an effort to map current resources, identify remaining needs, and assess the resources available, United Way has created a form to capture this information. Please go to the link below and complete the form as soon as possible.  Once your answers are in the form – the platform is supposed to allow you to […]

UWGDA Brings in Thousands of Volunteers, Answers the Call for Help, and Opens Fund for Tornado Relief

United Way of the Greater Dayton Area Brings in Thousands of Volunteers, Answers the Call for Help, and Opens Fund for Tornado Relief DAYTON, OH – The response to the recent tornadoes that affected several communities in Greene, Montgomery, and Mercer counties was overwhelmingly one of support and encouragement from those in the Greater Dayton area […]

Freedom Schools is accepting applications April 1st!

Freedom Schools is a six week summer literacy program at no cost to families. Applications go quickly, so please contact your desired site in advance to know the exact time of release. Before and after care are not provided. Transportation may be provided at Northridge, Westwood, and Fairview. Please ask the site contact for details. […]

Join us for The Big Thanks

  We are excited to once again have the opportunity to recognize YOU, our United Way of the Greater Dayton Area Family, at The Big Thanks this year! Join us for a fun, free, and festive morning with a delicious breakfast, warm coffee, amazing people, and of course, awards! When? Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:00 […]

Emergency Food and Shelter Program Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP)

United Way of the Greater Dayton Area Emergency Food and Shelter Program Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP) Title: FEMA Phase 35 Program Year: 2018-2019 Issue Date: January 7, 2019 Proposals Due: January 18, 2019 Download proposal application: RFP Cover and application reviewed by National office phase 35 (2) and submit in a sealed envelope clearly marked […]

New veteran call-in service coming to the Miami Valley

New veteran call-in service coming to the Miami Valley DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A direct phone line for veteran assistance is about to launch here in the Miami Valley. VetsLink 211 will become operational Tuesday and the call center will be run entirely by veterans. “We know sometimes there is a […]

United Way of Greater Dayton announces ‘Kick-off on the Square’ event

DAYTON — The United Way of the Greater Dayton Area announced its “Kick-off on the Square” event to be held Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. on Courthouse Square downtown. The event will feature live music, a karaoke competition with a $500 prize to the winner’s favorite charity, food trucks, a 50/50 raffle, art activities for kids […]

Dayton-area students join national Day of Social Action

Posted: Jul 18, 2018 02:20 PM EDT Updated: Jul 18, 2018 05:36 PM EDT DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Though almost all of the participants were under voting age, students here called on anyone who is eligible to register to vote. Improving voter turnout was the theme of a rally in Courthouse Square Wednesday. More than 500 students […]

Real Change Dayton: Giving directly to panhandlers not the best way to help those in need

— Officials say a little change can go a long way in the right hands. Real Change Dayton — the campaign launched in June 2017 to encourage people to donate to nonprofits rather than panhandlers — has collected more than $1,500 through its retired parking meters placed in downtown Dayton, website and a text-to-give campaign (text “REALCHANGE” to 71777). In addition, Val Beerbower, a […]

United Way, Jacob’s Ladder Helping Eliminate Hunger

EATON — United Way of the Greater Dayton Area Preble County Branch recently approved funding in the amount of $2,735 to Jacob’s Ladder in Eaton. These funds will support Jacob’s Ladder with its goal to meet the needs of hungry children in Preble County.The funding comes from the proceeds of a recent United Way golf […]

United Way of Greater Dayton Area expands HelpLink 2-1-1 service area

OHIO — Every day in the Miami Valley region, people are in need of local support services, according to United Way officials. Knowing how to navigate the system or even where to begin can be overwhelming. This is why United Way of the Greater Dayton Area (UWGDA) created HelpLink 2-1-1; a free and confidential information […]

Freedom Schools Summer 2018 Programs

The Montgomery County Freedom Schools Collaborative provides free summer literacy enrichment that helps children fall in love with reading, increases their self-esteem, and generate more positive attitudes toward learning. Children are taught using an integrated reading curriculum that supports children and families around five essential components: high quality academic enrichment; parent and family involvement; civic […]

Need access to veterans services? Hotline will answer questions

DAYTON — A defense contractor has partnered with the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area to call on area business and others to contribute money to launch a Miami Valley veterans’ hotline by Veterans Day next November. SRC, which has a Fairborn office with work geared toward Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, has contributed $120,000, with a […]

Book Box Map-Take a Book, Read a Book, Leave a Book

Click on the map to get a better view of where all of our amazing Book Boxes are located!  Thank you to our sponsors! 

2017-2018 Kickoff on the Block

2017-2018 Kickoff on the Block Learn about what United Way of the Greater Dayton Area is doing for our community and how you can help! #LiveUnitedDayton Friday, September 8, 2017 | 4:30pm-7pm First Street between Ludlow and Main Food Trucks: Smokin’ JoJos | ITSYS ICE CREAM TRUCK | Let’s Wrap Beer from Warped Wing Brewing Company & Guest Bartenders Arcade […]

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