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The Mission of United Way of Posey County:

To provide visionary leadership to assess community needs, mobilize resources, and direct those resources toward services which enhance quality of life for people living in Posey County.

UNITED WAY OF POSEY COUNTY’S DAY OF CARING ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 27, 2024

United Way of Posey County’s Day of Caring is the largest, coordinated volunteer service event in the county providing non-profit organizations and the community within Posey County the hands-on help and resources needed to further their missions. It’s a wonderful event that connects local businesses and community members with non-profit agencies and organizations to complete needed work, and an opportunity to give back. The date has been set for September 27, 2024.

Approximately 350 volunteers are expected to fan out across the community to complete 50+ projects and to make a positive difference in Posey County. Various volunteer projects will be completed, including landscaping, painting, restoration projects, and more. Volunteers of all ages and skill levels can participate. Register a team or submit a project by August 6th by contacting the United Way of Posey County Office at (812) 838-3637 or sending an email to: keely.unitedwayposey@gmail.com.

Dan Ritter, Chair and Keely Winiger, Executive Director of United Way of Posey County thank you in advance to everyone who dedicates their time, talent and treasures. Through this day of service, the United Way moves closer to their mission of helping all people thrive!

Hometown Helping Hands

Volunteers Needed!

The United Way of Posey County Is Bringing A New Program To Our Community Called Hometown Helping Hands

This program will support projects for our community’s elderly, disabled, and individuals with financial needs to fix unskilled labor projects within their homes.

Do you love to mow, paint, landscape, etc. and prefer to work alone? You can do that and help someone in the community at the same time! Or volunteer alongside friends, family, or colleagues and make it a special experience. Have fun and make a positive difference in our community by serving together.

Call Keely Winiger at 812-838-3637 or email Keely.unitedwayposey@gmail.com

Latest News and Press Releases

Recipient of the Elizabeth D. Bair Youth Award Announced

Shelby Lang, a member of the Class of 2025 at Mount Vernon Senior High School, has been selected as recipient of the Elizabeth D. Baier Youth Spirit Award for 2024. The Award, in the amount of $1,000, is given annually to an incoming high school senior who is a resident of Posey County and who is involved in community activities in Posey County.

Read the full press release!

Free Basic Estate Planning

United Way of Posey County, through United Way Worldwide, has partnered with FreeWill to provide individuals with free basic estate planning.

United Way Worldwide covers the fee for FreeWill so there is no cost to the residents of Posey County to update or create a will. It only takes 20 minutes or less for a basic estate plan/will to be set up. All that needs to be done is to visit www.FreeWill.com and let United Way Worldwide take care of the rest. For more information visit www.FreeWill.com or call the United Way of Posey County office at 812-838-3637.

Statewide Capital Projects Initiative

Keely Winiger, Executive Director of the United Way of Posey County, announced a statewide capital projects initiative is available through United Way of Posey County and supported by Lilly Endowment Inc. for nonprofits delivering essential health and human services to Posey County residents.

The Statewide Capital Projects Initiative (SCPI) is a five-year initiative that will infuse capital funds into real estate spaces for Indiana counties. The purpose of this initiative is to increase the availability and quality of essential health and human services. Supported by Lilly Endowment Inc., the Statewide Capital Projects Initiative will distribute $80 million in the form of matching capital grants for these real estate needs. Read More

Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy.

United Way’s goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.

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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Super excited and grateful to receive grants from the Posey County Community Foundation and CenterPoint to cover postage for Posey County’s Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program that we partnered with 4GoodCommunity to supply books for “littles” in our community.