Zippo, Employees To Receive Red Feather

The United Way of the Bradford Area will honor Zippo Manufacturing Company and Zippo employees with the Red Feather volunteer award at a luncheon on Thursday, May 3rd, officials announced today. “The impact that both the company and its employees have made on the local United Way – since the …

Lisa Johnson To Receive Excellence In Representation Award

Bradford Ecumenical Home, Inc.’s CEO, Lisa Johnson, has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the Excellence in Representation Award, according to United Way Executive Director Mandi Wilton Davis. The Excellence in Representation award was created to recognize an outstanding agency representative who best exemplifies United Way’s mission within their …

UWBA Accepting Community Impact Applications

The United Way of the Bradford Area is currently accepting applications for the second quarter of Community Impact funding for 2018. Eligible non-profit agencies may submit a request for up to $1,500 for Community Impact funds.  Awards will be given to programs or initiatives with the potential to make an …

Smethport, Port Allegany United Way Campaigns Surpass Goals

Two additional United Way campaigns in the county surpassed monetary goals from the 2017 fundraising efforts, officials announced Friday. The Smethport and Port Allegany campaigns – run by the United Way of the Bradford Area office – raised $17,590 and $17,747 respectively. In the office’s sixth year managing the Smethport …

Anonymous Donors Push United Way Over Goal

The “Cool Town, Warm Hearts” theme prevailed again this week, especially at the United Way of the Bradford Area office, from where officials announced that contributions made designated to the 2017 campaign pushed the efforts over the $340,000 goal.   Although last week it was announced that the appeal was …

Bradford Campaign Ends $3,200 Short of Goal

“Your contributions are valued and greatly needed to help fund programs in our area!” Those are the closing sentiments United Way of the Bradford Area’s Board Secretary, Jodie Wagner, who – along with her fellow Board Members – served as co-chair of the 2017 campaign.  Officials announced Thursday at the …