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Disinfectant Wipes from City Uniform and Linens Benefit UWHC Campaign

A limited supply of disinfectant wipes are available for purchase online or at the United Way of Hancock County, 245 Stanford Pkwy.

City Uniform and Linens will donate $5 of every bucket of disinfectant wipes purchase between now and the end of the year.

Those dollars will be returned to the United Way of Hancock County campaign fund to be distributed to the Findlay Family YMCA and other partner agenceis.

FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS

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.

UNITED WAY CRISIS RELIEF GRANTS TOTAL MORE THAN $80,000

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:

Hancock County Funders Award $115,574 in Relief Grants

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.

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