United Way Campaigns Rising into the New Year

December 20, 2019 — The United Way of the Bradford Area, Inc. facilitates an annual campaign for Bradford, Port Allegany and Smethport.  We are in our final days to meet our goals for each of these three areas.  There is still time to be a part of the great service the United Way provides to our community and we are asking you to help.  The theme of the campaigns this year has been, Invest In Your Community.  So while you are making final preparations for your holiday celebrations, don’t forget how you can help others in the year ahead.  Make your Investment today – your community will be better for it tomorrow.

The current campaign standings for the campaign are as follows:  Smethport – 62% | Bradford – 78% | Port Allegany – 90% | Help us reach 100% of our goal and Live United.

2019 Holiday Hours

Hours at the United Way Office will not follow our regular schedule over the holidays. We urge you to call the office at 814.368.6181 before stopping by to ensure someone is here and you can also reach us by email at admin@uwbanews.org
(Our mailing address is P.O. Box 504 Bradford, PA 16701)

We want to be available to our donors and our community during this time while enjoying time with our family and friends.

Today (12/20/2019) we will be closing at noon
Monday (12/23/2019) open by appointment only
Tuesday (12/24/2019) Christmas Eve – closed
Wednesday (12/25/2019) Christmas Day – closed
Thursday (12/26/2019) – closed
Friday (12/27/2019) open by appointment only
Monday (12/30/2019) 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday (12/31/2019) New Years Eve – closed
Wednesday (01/01/2020) New Years Day – closed

Will resume normal hours Thursday 1/2/2020 @ 8:00 am

If at any time you are in need of immediate resources, please call 2-1-1 and they will help you locate the service you need.

United Way Campaigns Nearing the End

The 2019 – 2020 Invest In Your Community Campaign Team
From Left: Campaign Chair, Christy Graham; Cabinet Member, Jennifer Fitton; Cabinet Member, Kendra Pantuso

The annual campaigns for the United Way of the Bradford Area are wrapping up but there is still time to make your pledge and Invest In Your Community!  The United Way of the Bradford Area, Inc. runs a campaign in Bradford, Port Allegany and Smethport.  The funds raised are distributed to non-profits serving these three communities we all call home.  Making a donation to the United Way of the Bradford Area, Inc. should be seen as making a contribution to your community because those dollars reach far and wide making a lasting impact on the lives of our family, friends and neighbors.    

The Campaign Team, Staff and Board of the Directors of the United Way of the Bradford Area, Inc. are proud of the work that has been done!  The current standing of each campaign is as follows; Bradford 74%, Smethport 61% and Port Allegany 80%; there is still work to be done.  Please help your community reach their goal to ensure our partner agencies will be able to continue their tremendous work in the coming year.  Join us, Invest In Your Community to Live United

Please contact the United Way office located at 161 Main Street at 814.368.6181 and we will be happy to help you with your investment.  The United Way of the Bradford Area, Inc. will continue solicitation efforts through December 15th, and will then utilize the time until January 5th to make follow-ups and conclude the campaign.

Pizza Hut Fundraiser for Campaign

Starting tonight and for the next two months on the second Wednesday of the month, Pizza Hut will be donating a portion of their sales back to the United Way. Participation is simple, print these coupons and present them with your bill — Pizza Hut will take it from there!

They will donate back 20% of each sale by presenting the physical coupon to be attached to the bill. This is eligible for take-out and dine-in!

Thank you and enjoy your pizza!!!

Business After Hours

Join us on October 17th for a Business After Hours hosted by Northwest Bank and the Bradford Chamber of Commerce! There will be food, drinks and a door prize — be sure you bring your business card to be entered in the raffle.
We look forward to seeing you there and sharing the United Way of the Bradford Area’s 2019 – 2020 campaign – Invest In Your Community.
If you didn’t know, we run three separate campaigns — Port Allegany, Bradford and Smethport!

See you on the 17th

United Way 21st Annual Pig Roast

The United Way of the Bradford Area’s 21st Annual Pig Roast & Clam Bake, is scheduled for  Thursday, September 5th beginning at 5:00 pm at the Bradford Township Lions Club.

The event serves as the celebratory kick-off for the United Way’s annual campaign, and is again being presented by Northwest Bank.   Twenty dollar Pig Passes will be available at the United Way office, 161 Main Street, Bradford on Wednesday July 31st – Mark your calendars as Pig Passes are limited to 50!

On Thursday August 1st, 2019 Pig Roast tickets will be available for ($35.00 per person) and raffle tickets will also be available.  In addition to the Pig Pass early-bird sale event, we will be giving one ticket away each Friday leading up to our main event on September 5th.  To know more about the Friday ticket giveaways, be sure to follow us on social media. 

For more information on our event, please stay tuned to our website, our local media and our social media pages.

For more information on the Pig Roast & Clam Bake, or the United Way’s annual campaign, “Invest In Your Community”, visit uwbanews.org or call 814-368-6181.