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$1.2 Million In Requests Recieved for MV COVID-19 Fund Grants

Utica, NY - April 27, 2020 –
 
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United Way, Community Foundation COVID-19 Response Grants Continue

Utica, NY - April 16, 2020 –

As the needs of local nonprofits continue to evolve at a rapid pace, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area (VGU) are encouraging community members to consider making a donation to the...

Additional $184,000 Awarded for a Total of $382,000

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area (VGU) continue to review and approve grants several times a week to award funds to nonprofit organizations providing key services to the community during the pandemic. Through the jointly created Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund, more than $382,...

Community Foundation, United Way VGU Respond to Pandemic Impact

Latest grants up total awarded to nearly $200,000

Utica, NY - April 3, 2020 - A community-wide fund is helping address the needs of those affected by the global pandemic by supporting area nonprofit...

 

Community-wide Effort Responds to Critical Medical Equipment Needs

UTICA, NY – The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area (VGU) today announced that more than $420,000 has been raised for the Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund and that more than $150,000 has been awarded to nonprofits in the first round of funding...

Single Community Fund Established for Pandemic Response

March 20, 2020 – Utica, NY
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United Way Secures Funding for Ready for Kindergarten (R4K) In Five School Districts in Herkimer County

January 2020 – Utica, NY
 
United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area’s R4K (Ready for Kindergarten) initiative secured funding through the System of Care with Herkimer County in the amount of $272,250 to sustain  the program in two school...

Marc Butler and Waterfront Grille Owners, Rocky & Barb Fiato Hosted 17th Annual United Way Fundraiser

January 19, 2019 – Herkimer, NY. On Sunday, January 19, Former Assemblyman Marc Butler as well as Rocky and Barb Fiato, owners of the Waterfront Grille, hosted the 17th Annual United Way Tailgate Party for the NFL Divisional Round playoff games. The event took place at the Waterfront...

F.X. Matt Brewing Company Donates $58,535 to United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area

January, 2019 – Utica NY
 
United Way and F.X. Matt Brewing Company have forged a partnership like no other. For 21 years, Saranac Thursday and Concert Series has been a staple in the Mohawk Valley and a major fundraiser benefiting United Way of the Valley...

United Way and Partners Host Kindergarten Transition Summit

October 25, 2020

United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area and its partners brought a summit focused on presenting best practices around how to transition children into kindergarten. Earlier this year, NYS Department of Education held a similar Kindergarten Transition Summit where local communities who attended could apply to bring this summit...

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