FINDLAY, OH (June 5, 2020) There are so many opportunities for fracture, discontent and hardships in our world. These stories often scream for our attention while the positive and praiseworthy stories are quietly undervalued, with little fanfare. In my role with the United Way of Hancock County, I’m hit daily with the reality of huge unemployment rates, the immediate needs of our community and the forecasts of what it means for tomorrow. If that were the fullness of the story, it could be bleak.
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Findlay, OH (MAY 18, 2020) – United Way of Hancock County’s Crisis Relief grants now total more than $80,000 since they first became available in April.
United Way’s second Crisis Relief Fund cycle awarded $29,469 on Tuesday, May 19, to nonprofits serving those impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). This is in addition to the $51,558 dollars awarded in the first cycle of Relief funding in late April.
Agencies receiving grants from the second cycle of funding include:
Printed in The Courier on April 21, 2020.
The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation and the United Way of Hancock County have awarded grants from their respective emergency funds, working holistically to address community-wide needs stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The two organizations are coordinating their response to funding requests and sharing emerging data regarding community needs.
Printed in The Courier on March 15
Over the course of its 26-year history, the United States Post Office’s (USPS) Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive has collected 1.5 billion pounds of food, with the assistance of the postal service delivery network that spans the nation, including Puerto Rico, Guam and U.S. Virgin Islands.