GRASS VALLEY, Calif. August 29, 2018 – This year, United Way of Nevada County is celebrating 36 years of service in Nevada County. United Way of Nevada County was incorporated in 1982. There have been many changes since then; however, United Way of Nevada County still envisions a community where all individuals and families achieve their desired potential through Healthy Lives, Education and Income Stability. United Way of Nevada County’s service priority is to strive to assure individuals and families in Nevada County are able to meet their basic need for food, emergency shelter and access to health care.
United Way Worldwide, which is also marking an anniversary, founded in 1887, 131 years ago. United Way Worldwide still focuses on mobilizing the caring power of communities and making a difference in people’s lives. United Way Worldwide currently has a presence in more than 45 countries around the world.
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United Way of Nevada County is pleased to announce its newly elected members for its 2018/2019 Board of Directors. The executive committee consists of Anna Crockett, Board President; Mondae Hott, Vice President; Diana Bare, Treasurer; Joanne Weatherly, Secretary. New community members joining the board are Greg Michna, Shannon Buehler, Tom Meyers, Annette Geare, Kristen Long and Deborah Lewis.
“Our board is an integral part of United Way. These individuals bring talent and a wealth of expertise to our agency and community. Each member actively helps us accomplish our organizational objectives. I am looking forward to working with each and every one of them in the upcoming year,” said Megan Timpany, Executive Director of United Way.
Locally United Way of Nevada County continues to make impactful change; through programs such as Food Access Saturday, the Homeless Access Transport Van, a Free Health Clinic, FamilyWize discount prescription program, Home-Delivered Meals (including shelf-sustainable food for homebound seniors), and many more. United Way of Nevada County continues to strive to make Nevada County a vibrant and healthy community. Through strategic and focused direction, United Way of Nevada County continues to focus on its mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.