MONTICELLO, IN - The White County United Way is continuing its effort to help local nonprofits that have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. December’s Community Relief Fund recipients include the Tri-County Backpack Program, the Child Care Resource Network (TCCRN), and the Community Wellness Center of Winamac.
The Tri-County Backpack Program received funding so they can purchase additional food, backpacks, and other additional supplies needed to help students who have been impacted by the pandemic.
The Child Care Resource Network (TCCRN) received funding to help them address the lack of licensed, quality child care in Jasper, Pulaski, and White counties.
The Community Wellness Center of Winamac received funding so they can
Thanks to the funding provided through the Community Relief Fund, the Sagamore Council of Boy Scouts of America has been able to not only provide its usual programming, but to provide additional events and programming as well.
The BSA has used the monies to fund several projects, such as:
“Day Camp in a Box” and other remote programs, a Virtual Treasure Hunt fundraising event, and virtual leader training sessions, just to name a few.
Even though the funding was used to help improve the delivery of several aspects of the scouting experience, combined, the funds made a bigger overall impact on the BSA as a whole. Thanks to the Community Relief Fund, the Sagamore Boy Scouts have been able to successfully deliver the quality scouting experience in a new, innovative, and reliable way.
To date, the Boy Scout’s Virtual Merit Badge website is now serving
Jordan Day has been with the United Way since May 2020, and is currently working as a Social Media Consultant for WCUW.