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Applications for 2016 National Night Out Mini-Grants are now open. Complete details are available here: http://www.unitedwayerie.org/nno/grant/application

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

United Way of Erie County today announced the winners of the 2015 Campaign Incentive Prizes. The winners were notified earlier this month when United Way officials and the prize sponsors surprised individuals at work as part of the 2016 Prize Patrol.   Seven lucky contributors of $156 or more to United Way during the 2015 Campaign learned they were the winners of this year’s incentive prizes: Larry Anderson of GE Transportation  won two roundtrip airplane tickets courtesy of  International...

Monday, May 9, 2016

  United Way of Erie County will hold the 2016 Annual Meeting on Tuesday May 10 at the Bayfront Convention Center.   More than 375 of Erie County’s community leaders and philanthropists are expected to attend the Annual Meeting, thanks to the sponsorship of UPMC Health Plan.  This year's Annual Meeting will highlight the organization’s 2015 campaign year including the Imagination Library, FamilyWize, and Erie FREE Taxes programs.    United Way officials will recognize the 2015 Honor Roll...

Friday, May 6, 2016

  Thank you to all those who have donated during 2016 Operation Imagination! The organizations below sponsored 144 children in the  Imagination Library, providing them 1,734 books.  Allburn Florist American Legion Post #571- Wesleyville BayCity Associates in Podiatry, Inc. Baycrete Ready Mix, Inc. Bock Insurance Agency Borowy Insurance Agency, LLC Braserie, Dearie! Dee's Cigar Store Haines Printing Co. Joe B's Carpet Connection Monsignor Henry Kriegel Matt Barczyk Agency Maxpro Technologies...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

UnifiedErie, The Erie County Policy and Planning Council for Children and Families, and United Way of Erie County invite any non-profit organizational youth workers to join us for a special ceremony and luncheon on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 9:30am-12:30pm at the St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade Street, in Erie, PA. If you are a “boots on the ground” staff member who works directly with youth in a non-profit organization in Erie County, PA, we invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Youth Work...

Friday, April 1, 2016

Volunteers expected to assist with 50+ projects throughout Erie County What:            2016 United Way Days of Caring Date:            Saturday, April 9 – Sunday, April 17, 2016 Time/Place:   Various Available to speak to the media: •      Mike Jaruszewicz, United Way of Erie County Director of Community Building Phone:(814) 520-9123 | Email: mike@unitedwayerie.org Highlights: •      Days of Caring is United Way of Erie County’s annual community-wide volunteer mobilization effort taking place...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Reservations for My Lucky Day will be available beginning Friday, April 1 by calling the Erie Playhouse box office at (814) 454-2852 ext. 0 to reserve seats. Performances will be: Saturday, April 23 at 10:00am Saturday, April 23 at 12:30pm Sunday, April 24 at 2:00pm Please be sure to identify yourself as an Imagination Library family when reserving seats with the box office. You will also need to let the box office know if you plan to attend the PLAYtime session which will immediately...

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Nominations will be accepted for the 3rd annual Youth Work Awards until April 1st for individuals that serve the youth/children in Erie County PA. Youth workers are often the "boots on the ground" unsung heroes within our communities. These are the individuals who have a direct impact on the lives of our youth. They often wear many hats- mentor, educator, counselor, and friend. They are often very involved in the community and reaching the youth on many different levels within the non-profit...

Monday, March 21, 2016

The 10th annual United Way Success By 6 Early Learning Expo is a FREE event for families taking place on Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am-1:00pm at the Widget Financial Kidz Zone Area in the Millcreek Mall. This family friendly event is FREE and open to the public featuring Face Painting by Emerald. Balloon Twisting with Magic Steve. Strolling Magic by Cliff Hopkins and Kelly. Erie Zoo Travelling Zoo and Curious George™ photo opportunity Each child will receive a free pinwheel and Hooked-On-...

Friday, March 11, 2016

The 2016 filing season is extended through Monday, April 18th.  The following is a list of VITA sites that will be open on Saturday, April and Monday, April 18. Saturday, April 16 Booker T Washington Center 4 NINE Thrift Store Gannon University Girard HS Porreco College Monday, April 18 Booker T Washington Center Martin Luther King Center St Benedict Education Center View complete Erie FREE Taxes site location information.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

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