Mission Statement - Improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of all Knox County Communities to create lasting change
In this issue:
  • Annual Campaign Continues
  • Wave II Children's Mental Health Grants available
  • Day of Caring Very Successful effort in the county
  • Community Conversation - teaching children about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - TBA early Nov.
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
United to Thrive
Campaign Continues


Campaign Co-Chair and Board president Ross Martin is busy at making presentations to Good Samaritan, KCDC, Vincennes University and others during the Campaign. Cabinet team members are delivering pledge cards throughout the county. You can make a pledge by downloading a pledge card or by texting UWKnox to 41-444.
Kaitlyn Ashby joins the Campaign Team.
United Way welcomes Downtown Merchant and Community Leader Kaitlyn Ashby as our campaign co-chair.
Kaitlyn has assisted us in campaign presentations to the University, Downtown Merchants, and delivering personal appeals for the campaign.
Wave 2 Lilly Grant Dollars for Children's Mental Health Remain available.
Grant dollars from the Eli Lilly Covid Relief Funds remain available through the end of the year. They can be applied for in $10,000 increments by going to the Knox County Community Foundation Portal.
Donations to Area Efforts addressing Mental Health Needs in the Community.
Below United Way helped sponsor the Suicide Prevention Walk with Lilly Wave 2 funds
The Knox County Shape Program director Bill Lofer receives funds for their alternative to suspension program run through the Knox County Court and schools
Impact of the Party at the Pavilion to kick off the start of the school year.
Annual H.H.H. Banquet
November 4th @ 6 p.m. Highland Woods.
$50 tickets - 812-494-2888
Need items for the silent Auction
October is Domestic Violence Awareness
Month.

Day of Caring 2021
Hundreds of volunteers took to the streets, parks, and partner agencies to paint, clean, fix up, and repair items throughout the county. Thousands of food items were also collected at 5 grocery stores to replenish our food pantries and other social service agency supplies. Thanks to all involved.
LHS Student Council members paint benches and other items at Lester Square during the Day of Caring
Members of the Young Rotarians donated time to improve the grounds at the KCPL campus and to move Holiday items out of storage. "
INDOT Workers paint at Camp Arthur. Staff from WVUB help collect food at Save-A-Lot
UPCOMING EVENTS UNITED WAY OF KNOX COUNTY
  • Quarterly Agency Meeting - December 14th at Kemper CPA group - noon
  • Homeless Task Force Meeting - December 14th 9:00 a.m. at Helping His Hands Community Room 2011 Willow St. Suite B.
  • VU Men's Basketball United Way night - TBA
UWW Membership 2021
United Way of Knox County
P.O. Box 198
Vincennes, IN 47591
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