United Way of North Central Ohio is mobilizing to direct resources and support to the agencies who are tasked with meeting the needs of the community during this COVID19 outbreak and its consequences. Please consider making a donation to the United Way of North Central Ohio’s Community Relief Fund – all donations will be used to support the near- and long-term COVID19 response efforts in our community, and you can designate your donation to be used in Crawford, Marion, or Wyandot.

We’ve added a COVID-19 Response & Resources page to our website to use as a clearinghouse for parents, seniors, and others looking for local information and advice. We’ll be adding information as we receive it, but circumstances are changing continually; please check with individual agencies and organizations to confirm.

Read more about our response to this crisis here.

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We appreciate the generosity of this community. Thanks so much to everyone who has supported local response to the COVID-19 pandemic with donations to the United Way of North Central Ohio Community Relief Fund. Read more about how your gifts are being used here.

Special thanks to these corporate donors for their support of the UWNCO CRF!

Big Problems Call for Bold Goals

It is not about short-term charity, it is about lasting change.

Our United Way of Wyandot County is committed to tackling the root causes of our community’s most challenging problems, implementing and supporting innovative strategies and ambitious visions of our future. Our Bold Goals are a collective vision for making our region stronger for everyone who calls it home.

Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Development

Our United Way fights for early childhood literacy, positive mentorship opportunities, and higher graduation rates.

Healthy, Vibrant Neighborhoods

Healthy, Vibrant Neighborhoods

Our United Way advocates for safe and affordable housing, increased quality of life, and vibrant neighborhoods.

Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Our United Way supports leadership and workforce development programs that create sustainable employment and forge the path to self-sufficiency.

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Featured Partners

Ruling Our eXperiences

Upper Sandusky Exempted Village Schools

The Ruling Our eXperiences (ROX) program is implemented for girls in the Upper Sandusky Middle School. The program works to equip girls with the knowledge and skills to live healthy, independent, and violence-free lives.


Neighborhood Impact Unit

Buckeye Ridge Habitat for Humanity

The Neighborhood Impact Unit offers support to both new and existing Habitat for Humanity programs for low-income homeowners/homebuyers in target affordable neighborhoods. Program products include new construction, rehabs, deconstruction, and major exterior home repair.


Strong Community Suite of Programs

Open Door Resource Center

Open Door Resource Center is a faith-based organization that opened in 2010 with the goal of connecting families with resources. The Strong Community Suite of Programs operates in three distinct areas of focus: combating food insecurity, improving employment opportunities, and strengthening families.


Wyandot Allocation Committee

Comprised of dedicated volunteers representing a diverse range of community organizations, the Wyandot Allocation Committee is an integral component of our application and allocation process, helping to determine United Way funded partners and programs each year. The committee members review all funding applications, meet to discuss and evaluate applications, and recommend programs and funding amounts to the United Way Governing Board for final approval.

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Our office is closed today - Friday, July 3 - in honor of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy Fourth of July celebration and #LiveUnited!

This great profile of The Andersons, Inc. president & CEO Pat Bowe's work with United Way of Greater Toledo really explains the philanthropic ethos that runs through all branches of the company! At United Way of Wyandot County, we are very grateful for the generous support our community receives from our local The Andersons! #LiveUnitedWords cannot express our gratitude for the incredible passion, generosity, and advocacy of today's #WhyIGiveWednesday highlight: Pat Bowe, President and CEO of The Andersons. He is the epitome of a true community leader, and never has that been more clear than through his efforts and support for United Way of Greater Toledo throughout the current crisis.

Pat shares, "I have been donating to the United Way all of my working career as I feel it is the best way for me to give back to my local community through an organization that knows where the greatest needs are and how to facilitate that support. I consider the United Way my personal philanthropic advisor to determine how to best utilize my dollars for the betterment of the Toledo community."

What has Pat been doing to stay inspired and motivated during these challenging times? In his words, "I am inspired first hand by my coworkers at The Andersons who have been working all this time as an essential Food & Agriculture business. I am also inspired by hearing about the front line workers who are helping all those who are sick. I am motivated by trying to help my company and community get through the pandemic." Huge thanks to Pat for all of his ongoing community leadership and dedication!! #liveunited
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This great profile of The Andersons, Inc. president & CEO Pat Bowes work with United Way of Greater Toledo really explains the philanthropic ethos that runs through all branches of the company! At United Way of Wyandot County, we are very grateful for the generous support our community receives from our local The Andersons! #LiveUnited
With support from donors and partners, United Way of North Central Ohio is working to improve the lives of every member of our community. Its what we were #BuiltToDo! #BetterTogether
Were so excited to see the books being delivered to children in Wyandot County, and so proud to be one of the many local organizations who helped bring Ohio Governors Imagination Library/Dolly Partons Imagination Library to our community! If you havent enrolled your child (newborn to 5 years old) yet, find out how here: #BoldGoal1
Be a good human -  wear a mask and #StopTheSpread! 💙
We are so happy to be able to help ensure that Fairhaven Community residents can visit with family and friends while remaining safe! #LiveUnited #InThisTogether #CollectiveImpact

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Thank you! This is making such a difference for Fairhaven residents, and we couldn't do it without our neighbors and friends!

Thank you, thank you! The Virtual Visitor is so appreciated during this time when I cannot see my husband in person. Connection via the iPad is a life-saver.

United Way 2-1-1 has the help you need, when you need it!
Happy Fathers Day to all of the wonderful dads in our community! You are role models, superheroes, and friends - today and every day! ❤️
Some extra-special United Way of Wyandot County  volunteers delivered more of our UWNCO cloth facemasks to Dale Risley and Laurie Donaugh at Wyandot County EMA for distribution in the community. Wyandot EMA supplies masks to Wyandot Memorial Hopsital and Wyandot County Public Health, among others. The health department was happy to get youth-sized masks in time to use at upcoming kindergarten screenings. #InThisTogether #StopTheSpread
Even as the state reopens, the most vulnerable in our community are falling further behind. With the funding provided by your donations to UWNCO, our partners are already doing the tough work needed to help our community recover, while continuing to meet the immediate demands for food, shelter, and emergency funds. This is the work United Way was built for - its what we do. #LiveUnited
We have the best supporters at United Way of North Central Ohio! Pillars Club donor and long-time friend Mike Ring stopped in this week to show us hes #LivingUnited and doing his part to #StopTheSpread!
The Stonewall riots of 1969 - which started the Pride movement - were largely lead by LGBTQ+ people of color. Across the country, the LGBTQ community is commemorating Pride Month 2020 by elevating black voices and standing in solidarity with the movement to fight racial injustice. #PrideMonth2020 #IntersectionalityMatters #LiveUnited
United Way of North Central Ohio is handing out 3000 reusable cloth facemasks to be distributed to community members who need them! This week, United Way of Wyandot Countys Resource Development Manager Pam Morral delivered masks in youth and adult sizes to Wyandot County EMA and youth masks to Angeline Industries,Inc. Wyandot County Ohio! #LiveUnited #StopTheSpread
Thanks so much to SimplyLynn Handmade for the generous donation to United Way of North Central Ohios Community Relief Fund! The gift will fund COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts in the tri-county region, including non-profit projects funded by United Way of Wyandot County. Check out SimplyLynn Handmade on Facebook and online at and support this local small business! #BetterTogether #UWNCOCommunityRelief
Kudos to United Way of Wyandot Countys Community Partner RSVP of Seneca, Wyandot & Huron Counties for helping out at the Liberty Freedom Center drive-thru food pantry yesterday! Theres another drive-thru distribution scheduled for June 16; check out the details here:
Were very proud of the work being done by our community partners at CASA of Seneca, Sandusky, and Wyandot Counties to help local children in crisis! #PrideMonth #BoldGoal1
As our focus on emergency relief begins to shift to long term community recovery, our partners are working to provide local families with job readiness training, mental health counseling, and budget & financial planning support, while continuing to meet the immediate demands for food, shelter, and emergency funds. Please consider making a donation to help fund these efforts in our community. Text COMMUNITYRELIEF to 41444 or visit to learn more.
Great news from Ohio Department of Job and Family Services - this is a huge help for vulnerable and/or housebound SNAP-EBT shoppers!
Were back in the office! After more than two months of working remotely from home, United Way of North Central Ohio will reopen on Monday with our summer schedule. The office has been deep cleaned and sanitized, were wearing masks and keeping our distance, and we have masks and sanitizer available for our guests!

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United Way Workplace Campaign

Live United!

The United Way Workplace Campaign unites employees in all offices or branches of a company, and gives them an opportunity to donate, volunteer and speak out for causes that matter to them. You can see the results in your own backyard, even as you’re part of a larger mission to affect change worldwide.

Employers who participate in workplace campaigns find benefits beyond the immediate impact in the community,  including more engaged employees and an enhanced spirit of corporate volunteerism.

Workplace Campaign Toolkit

We appreciate the efforts of local businesses and organizations in supporting and administering United Way Workplace Campaigns and are committed to doing everything we can to support each Campaign Coordinator based on the individual needs of their workplace. Available support includes interactive in-person training, annual Campaign Coordinator Luncheon, shared guidance and encouragement from experienced Coordinators, employee engagement support, and United Way staff support and marketing materials.

Tools for A Successful Workplace Campaign

Our Commitment to Transparency

In an effort to remain accountable to our investors, United Way of North Central Ohio serving Crawford, Marion, & Wyandot Counties is as transparent as possible with its financial records. Our annual audit is conducted by an independent CPA and is available below along with our annual IRS Tax Form 990. Our most recent Annual Reports to our investors are also archived below. We strive to ensure your investment has maximum impact in our community.

United Way of North Central Ohio continues to meet all twenty Standards for Charitable Accountability established by the Better Business Bureau.

2018 Annual Report
2018 Form 990
2017 Annual Report
2017 Form 990
2016 Annual Report
2016 Form 990
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