MONTICELLO, IN - In February and March, the White County United Way Community Relief Fund was able to significantly assist several local nonprofits that were in need due to the financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the White County United Way Community Relief Fund has received a total of $436,438 to distribute to nonprofits in need, and awarded $51,278 to nonprofits in the three-county region in March alone.
The organizations that received assistance met basic needs, addressed childcare shortages, and adapted their programming to serve residents living in White, Jasper, or Pulaski counties. The application process is competitive, and requests are reviewed monthly by an advisory board made up of members of each county community, as well as leaders in the White County United Way, Community Foundation of White County, the Community Foundation of Pulaski County, and the Jasper Newton Foundation.
The Garden Daycare and Sunshine Center Preschool
WHITE COUNTY UNITED WAY’S COMMUNITY RELIEF EFFORTS ENTER RECOVERY PHASE, CONTINUE TO ASSIST LOCAL NONPROFITS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER
MONTICELLO, IN - Local nonprofits in White, Jasper, and Pulaski counties are still receiving assistance through the White County United Way Community Relief Fund. The recipients for the month of September include Medaryville Nursery School, St. Augustine School, and the Wheatfield Fire Department.
Medaryville Nursery School received funding to allow them to increase distancing among children, which could later include more children.
St. Augustine School in Rensselaer received assistance so they can enhance distancing and improve distanced instruction.
Wheatfield Fire Department acquired funding to allow them to continue to assist local EMT professionals with necessary equipment they would not typically need outside of a pandemic.
The White County United Way’s Community Relief Fund has been able to meet the immediate needs of nonprofits in White, Pulaski, and Jasper counties that have been the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the total funding dispersed to these organizations comes to $62,960.00.
The United Way is now directing its focus to how it can help strengthen
MONTICELLO, IN - The White County United Way continues to support local nonprofits by providing funding to organizations in need of financial assistance during the pandemic through the Community Relief Fund. For the month of July, the White County United Way has given funding to three local service organizations in the area: the Food Finders Food Bank Inc., CDC Resources, and the Ralph & Lillian Fendig Summer Theatre for Children Inc.
The Food Finders Food Bank received funding to keep up with the increasing food insecurity in the area by using the funds to purchase two food mobiles in Jasper County in August and September, two food mobiles in Pulaski County in August and September, and additional funds to be credited to their agency partners towards food purchase for agencies in White County.
The Ralph & Lillian Fendig Summer Theatre for Children Inc. received funding to pay for
Jordan Day has been with the United Way since May 2020, and is currently working as a Social Media Consultant for WCUW.