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HOUCHENS INDUSTRIES, INC. AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS ANNOUNCE “BRIDGE THE GAP” TORNADO RECOVERY PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY – GOAL OF $1,000,000

May 4, 2022
Houchens Industries, Inc. launches the “Bridge the Gap” program to assist those impacted by the tornados in December of 2021. In addition to Houchens Industries, Inc., many other local companies have also committed significant donations to the program, including American Bank & Trust, BKD LLP, Franklin Bank & Trust, Fruit of the Loom Inc., Houchens …

HOUCHENS INDUSTRIES, INC. AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS ANNOUNCE “BRIDGE THE GAP” TORNADO RECOVERY PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY – GOAL OF $1,000,000 Read More »

FEED THE NEED RESULTS IN MORE THAN 55,000 NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS BEING COLLECTED FOR AREA FOOD PANTRIES

April 27, 2022
United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) collected more than 40,000 items in Warren County and more than 55,00 items region-wide during their annual “Feed the Need” food drive, with several organizational food collections still running. Nearly 75 organizations in Allen, Barren, Butler, Logan, Simpson, and Warren counties participated in Feed the Need either by running …

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SOUTHERN KENTUCKY 2-1-1 CELEBRATES NATIONAL 2-1-1 DAY WITH JOINT PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY CITY OF BOWLING GREEN AND WARREN COUNTY FISCAL GOVERNMENT

February 11, 2022
(Southern Kentucky) – In celebration of National 2-1-1 Day on 2-11-2022, United Way of Southern Kentucky is hoping to increase awareness regarding Southern Kentucky’s 2-1-1 services available to all residents across the 10-county BRADD region. Warren County Judge Executive Michael Buchanon and Bowling Green City Mayor Todd Alcott issued an official proclamation declaring February 11th, …

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SOUTHERN KENTUCKY 2-1-1 CELEBRATES 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY  

February 11, 2022
  (August 11, 2021) – On Wednesday, August 11, 2021, Southern Kentucky 2-1-1 held a ribbon cutting and open house celebration at United Way of Southern Kentucky to mark the five-year anniversary of 2-1-1 services. 2-1-1 services were made available to the 10-county BRADD region in July 2016. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember three-digit telephone number …

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UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY LAUNCHES TORNADO CRISIS AND RECOVERY FUND

December 13, 2021
The United Way of Southern Kentucky Tornado Crisis and Recovery Fund has been established to benefit those impacted by the storms that touched down throughout western Kentucky on December 11 and 12. Hundreds of homes, apartments, business, and organizations have been completely devastated, lives have been lost, and many in our community are suffering. The …

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NEARLY 60 VOLUNTEER PROJECTS COMPLETED ON UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY’S THIRTEENTH ANNUAL DAY OF CARING

July 28, 2021
    (July 28, 2021) – Wednesday, July 28, 2021, marked United Way of Southern Kentucky’s thirteenth annual Day of Caring. This event allowed for more than 57 nonprofit projects to be completed in seven counties throughout the Southern Kentucky area. Hundreds of volunteers from dozens of companies lent a hand in this collective effort …

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UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES MELINDA M. HILL AS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY IMPACT

July 12, 2021
United Way of Southern Kentucky announces Ms. Melinda Hill as the new Director of Community Impact. Ms. Hill brings with her over 30 years of experience in designing and implementing programs for Fortune 500 companies, a major local bank, and governmental agencies. Much of her experience lies in providing leadership and accomplishing the goals of …

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United Way of Southern Kentucky Announces Over $650,000 in Investments In Warren County

June 23, 2021
UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES OVER $650,000 IN INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION, HEALTH, INCOME, AND SAFETY NET PROGRAMS IN WARREN COUNTY (June 23, 2021) – United Way of Southern Kentucky announced today that it is investing a total of $650,504 in Education, Health, Income and Safety Net programs and services for its July 1, 2021 to June …

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FEED THE NEED RESULTS IN MORE THAN 60,000 NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS BEING COLLECTED FOR FOOD PANTRIES

April 23, 2021
United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) collected more than 43,000 items in Warren County and more than 61,136 items region-wide during the 13th annual “Feed the Need” food drive, with some food collections still running. More than 50 organizations in Allen, Barren, Butler, Logan, Simpson and Warren counties participated in Feed the Need either by …

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JOINT PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY THE CITY OF BOWLING GREEN & WARREN COUNTY FISCAL GOVERNMENT

February 11, 2021
(Southern Kentucky) – In celebration of National 2-1-1 Day on 2-11-2021, United Way of Southern Kentucky is asking for your help to shine a light on Southern Kentucky’s 2-1-1 services which are available to all residents across the 10-county BRADD region.   Warren County Judge Executive Mike Buchanon and Bowling Green City Mayor Todd Alcott …

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LIVE UNITED AWARDS

February 4, 2021
(February 4th, 2021) – Hundreds of individuals joined United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) for the LIVE UNITED Awards and Annual Meeting, virtually, on Thursday, February 4th from 12pm-12:45 pm CST.   The event served to recognize the achievements of organizations that went above and beyond to meet community needs and furthered the mission of …

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FIRST STEP FOR PROGRAMS SEEKING FUNDING FROM UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY FOR THE 2021/22 FUNDING CYCLE BEGINS OCTOBER 5TH

October 6, 2020
(October 5, 2020) – United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) would like to invite all nonprofit organizations who would like to apply for funding for a program impacting Education, Income, Health, or providing Safety Net services from the United Way of Southern Kentucky for the 2021/2022 funding cycle to submit your initial request via a …

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$200,000 PNC FOUNDATION GRANT TO SUPPORT EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION EFFORTS

October 1, 2020
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Oct. 1, 2020 – United Way of Southern Kentucky has received a $200,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to create the Play and Learn Village, powered by PNC Grow Up Great®.  The village will include a PNC Music Garden, a United Way Born Learning Trail and PNC Play and Learn Village in …

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OVER $508,000 IN INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION, HEALTH, INCOME AND SAFETY NET PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED IN WARREN COUNTY

September 11, 2020
UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES OVER $508,000 IN INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION, HEALTH, INCOME AND SAFETY NET PROGRAMS IN WARREN COUNTY (September 10th, 2020) – United Way of Southern Kentucky announced today that it is investing a total of $508,500 in Education, Health, Income and Safety Net programs and services for its July 1, 2020 to June …

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UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY CONTINUES DISTRIBUTION OF GRANTS FROM THE COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FUND

June 10, 2020
(June 10th, 2020) – United Way of Southern Kentucky is announcing the second round of grants to be distributed to area nonprofits, from the COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund. This round of grants totaling $43,812 was made possible by the generous contribution from the Women’s Fund of South Central Kentucky. This round of funding will …

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UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES $40,000 IN GRANTS FROM THE COVID-19 CRISIS FUND

April 30, 2020
(April 30th, 2020) – United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) announced the first round of grants to be distributed to area nonprofits in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic today. This is made possible by donor contributions to the COVID-19 Community Response and Crisis Recovery Fund. In the first round of grants, a total of $40,000 …

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COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FUND GROWS TO $190,000

April 28, 2020
(April 28, 2020) The COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund established by United Way of Southern Kentucky, which launched in late March, continues to grow. Yesterday, Blue Cotton presented a check for $30,000 to United Way for the Crisis Fund. The proceeds of that check came from the sale of #TeamKentucky items which Blue Cotton produced and …

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2020 LIVE UNITED AWARDS WINNERS

February 7, 2020
(February 5, 2020) – More than 250 Southern Kentucky residents joined United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) for the LIVE UNITED Awards and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 4th at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green. The evening served to recognize the triumphs of organizations that excelled in furthering the mission of United Way …

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2-1-1 SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

January 11, 2019
SOUTHERN KENTUCKY 2-1-1 SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOW..

UWSK PROVIDES $40,000 IN ONE TIME GRANTS TO BENEFIT UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN WARREN COUNTY

December 5, 2018
OUTHERN KENTUCKY 2-1-1 SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOW..