July 2, 2019 - 12:12pm -- stewart.1818

Area non-profit groups recently submitted applications for United Way of Guernsey, Monroe and Noble Counties’ Mini-Grant funding. Groups were encouraged to submit innovative projects meeting the health and human service needs in our area through education, health and financial stability.

After reviewing all applications, the Board awarded three Mini-Grants. Funded projects include: a series of special-focus summer sessions to help children with dyslexia through The Children's Dyslexia Center, Inc. of Cambridge; an educational event for county junior and senior high school students on good decision making related to drugs and alcohol through The Noble County 4-H Council and the annual 8th Grade Career Day through the Switzerland of Ohio Higher Education & Learning Partnership (H.E.L.P.)

United Way of Guernsey, Monroe and Noble Counties’ mission is to improve the community by enhancing the lives of residents in the areas of education, health and financial stability. They cultivate and distribute resources to qualified partners that align with their impact areas and they develop programs where needs persist. United Way is a local, 501c3. For more information on how you can make a donation or learn more, call 740-439-2667 or email uwguernsey@guernseyunitedway.com.