Each year, our selection committee
carefully screens the agencies which apply for United Way
AMERICAN RED CROSS - Todd James
Provides services/information for Emergency Disaster Assistance; Service
to Military Personnel and their families; Blood & tissue Donor
recruitment and information; Emergency CPR and First Aid Training Water
Safety/Lifeguard Training, HIV Aids Training, and Assistance referrals
for Morrow Co. Residents.
United Way funds 90% of their budget for training, disasters, etc.
EMERGENCY RESOURCE COUNCIL/FOOD PANTRY - Cathy Francis
Mission is to develop a better understanding of existing community
resources. They provide a vast array of services focusing on the Food
Pantry, which provides a 3-4 day supply of emergency food to those who
are in need. United Way funds taxable items for the food pantry.
HELPLINE, INC. - Sue Hanson
Provides Telephone 24 hour information, referrals by dialing 2-1-1 and
crisis management services at the regular phone# both 7 days a week.
Maintains up to date, comprehensive database of community services and
provides sexual assault support, and prevention education. United Way
funds the information/referral manual, helps with 211, and the sexual
MORROW COUNTY SERVICES FOR OLDER CITIZENS, INC. -
(SENIORS ON CENTER ) Pam Eastep
To provide services to keep Senior Citizens independent and living alt
home as long as possible. Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals,
Transportation, homemaker information and referral, HEAP, Ohio Energy ,
Gold Buckeye Card, Commodities, Legal Aid, Social/Recreation and
transportation for Wheel Chair bound of ALL ages. United Way funds
transportation for the delivered meals and congregate meals.
RECOVERY & PREVENTION RESOURCES OF DELAWARE & MORROW CO.'S - (formerly MCCAD) -Tony Williams/Janet Chandler
To provide county residents with the most comprehensive services for
intervention, treatment, and prevention of alcohol and other drug abuse
and addiction. Provides services for children in schools and the agency
as well as high school girls in the GRADS program. Life Skills
Workshop, Leadership Retreat, Teen Workshops, Parenting Workshops for
recovering Women, Teen Institute. Family and group counseling. United
Way funds programs in the schools and transportation.
THE MARION SHELTER PROGRAM, INC. - Chuck Bulick
Provides shelter for the Homeless in Marion, Morrow, and surrounding
counties. The shelter housed (4) Morrow County Residents in 2003 and (8)
Residents in the first four months of 2004. The shelter provides
clothing, shelter, case management and other needed services on an
individual basis. The Day Program offers an educationally-oriented
computer system called Destinations to help with GED training. The
Transitional House is a group home for former Homeless Shelter residents
who are no longer in a crisis state but requires longer term assistance
before they can be self-sufficient
TURNING POINT - Paula Roller
Provides shelter, food, clothing, personal supplies; individual and
group counseling to both residents of the Shelter and to those victims
who are not in need of shelter at the present time; housing Employment
and Educational Assistance; Toll Free Crisis line, operated 24 hours,
Community Education and Outreach; In-School domestic Violence Prevention
Program. United Way funds educational and outreach to those in need.
MARY HAVEN - Paul Coleman -Director
Provides intervention and in-patient for those affected by drugs and alcohol. We
fund in-patient care.