“Catch the Giving Spirit” Appeal Underway

“We each have our own niche in the community where we can offer guidance and value to the campaign.”  Those are the sentiments of Board Secretary Jodie Wagner, as the annual United Way campaign kicks off today with the Board of Directors tasked with leading the efforts. With a monetary …

McKean Co. Awarded EFSP Funds

McKean County has been awarded $7,595 in federal funding through the SSA (state set-aside) process under Phase 34 of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). This award will supplement emergency food and shelter programs in McKean County. The National Board is comprised of representatives from health and human service …

Dr. Jim Evans To Receive Red Feather Award

The United Way of the Bradford Area will honor Dr. Jim Evans with the Red Feather volunteer award at a luncheon on Thursday, May 4th, officials announced today. “Dr. Evans served on the United Way’s Board of Directors for eight years, during which time he was very active in the …

Castano To Receive ‘Excellence’ Award

The YWCA Bradford’s Executive Director, Vanessa Castano, has been announced as the 2017 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 …

Disbursements Made From Smethport, Port Allegany Campaigns

The United Way of the Bradford Area has awarded funding from both the Smethport and Port Allegany Campaigns for United Way to local agencies, after 2016 efforts proved successful. “I believe after completing another successful fundraising campaign in the Smethport community that the donors continue to recognize their importance to …

Bradford Campaign at 95%

The conclusion of the United Way’s 2016 campaign is three short weeks away, and the local efforts are currently $15,000 short of the $340,000 goal. “It’s been a wonderful two weeks, as we’ve collected $35,000 is pledges and gifts,” said Executive Director Mandi Wilton Davis.  “We’re getting so close.  I …