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How to donate to United Way of Seneca County in 2020

A donation to the United Way of Seneca County is an investment in Seneca County.  Not only are we able to leverage every donation we receive in order to increase its community impact, we make certain that all investments remain dedicated to Seneca County residents.

Each year, the United Way of Seneca County’s Community Investment Committee works hard to ensure that all funded programs and initiatives not only meet strict standards for governance, financial management, operations, diversity and inclusiveness, but also that all UWSC funds are specifically used to support Seneca County residents only.

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Now accepting Coat Donations

All donations will be brought to this year’s Community Thanksgiving for anyone in need of something warm.  Click the link below to learn where to donate and more details…

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner – Everyone Welcome

Join us on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Seneca Falls Elks Lodge #992 for anyone in need of a holiday meal or a place to go on Thanksgiving.

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2018 Annual Report

We are more than just fundraisers. We are the hand raisers. The game changers. The-stop-talking-start-doing-band-together-and-take-on-the-impossible-taskmasters. Here is our annual report for the calendar year of 2018:

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Manhill Chicken BBQ

Manhill Chicken BBQ

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Annual Impact Report for 2017

At the United Way of Seneca County, we strive to support members of every community in Seneca County from their first days to their last.

Check out our Annual Impact Report for 2017 for an overview of all our programs and fundraising.

2017 Annual Report – FINAL

Living UNITED means being a part of the change!

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Values Flier August 2018

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Values Flier July 2018

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Values Flier June 2018

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Fill the Bus

Fill the Bus…
School Supply Drive to benefit all
four Seneca County School Districts
Thursday, August 16, 2018
11:00 AM – 1 PM

Fayette Fire Department
4200 State Route 414, Seneca Falls

Fill the Bus Flyer (.pdf)

How You Can Help/Registration Form

Help us collect school supplies to help our elementary students succeed throughout the school year.

Crayons
#2 Pencils
Erasers
Glue Sticks
Loose Leaf Paper
Spiral Notebooks
Scissors, (blunted)
Washable Markers
Highlighters
Pencil Cases
Colored Pencils
Pocket Folders
Tissues
Composition Books
Binders

FILL THE BUS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Q: What is the United Way of Seneca County Fill the Bus Event?
A: Fill the Bus (our first of what we hope will be an annual project) is creating lasting change in our community by providing the basic supplies students attending elementary school need to start the year right. We’re asking businesses and organizations to collect the supplies and then deliver them on the day of the event. Volunteers will collect, sort, and deliver the supplies to our area schools.

Q: What supplies are most needed?
A: Crayons, erasers, glue (sticks), highlighters, loose leaf paper (wide-ruled), markers, notebooks (one subject), pencils (color & #2), pencil pouches or boxes, pens (black or blue), pocket folders, scissors (blunted), composition notebooks and tissues.
You do not need to collect all the supplies to participate!
Q: How can I donate supplies?
A: Donations are being accepted on August 17, 2016 from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Prior to August 17, items may be dropped off at the United Way offices. Volunteers will be available on August 17 to pick up donations as well.
Q: How can I volunteer?
A: Volunteers are needed to move, organize & distribute supplies the day of the event (August 17, 2016). A registration form is attached.
Q: How can I donate financially?
A: Some businesses, organizations, and individuals choose to make a monetary donation to allow us to leverage dollars to purchase needed supplies. Others choose to coordinate a company drive within their office and staff.
Q: Who is eligible to receive supplies?
A: The school supplies are being collected for grades 1- 5 and will be given to each of the schools based on enrollment. The schools will determine the best way to distribute.
Q: Why are we collecting supplies?
A: Each year many community groups and others had been collecting supplies to help students in need. Our hope is to have a coordinated county-wide effort to fill this need. Research shows that when a child starts school with the tools they need they are better prepared to learn.

For more information contact the United Way of Seneca County at uwseneca@rochester.rr.com or phone 315.539.1135.
PLEASE HELP FILL THE BUS!

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