The 2016 United Way Wayne County Campaign is
being chaired by Gary Beilman, The Dime Bank; Lewis Critelli, Wayne Bank and
Luke Woodmansee, The Honesdale National Bank.
We are honored to serve as Co-Chairs for the Wayne
County Division of the United Way Campaign. As always it has really
been an eye-opening experience.
The United Way is committed to investing in the programs and services
that make a difference for everyone who calls Wayne County home. During the
past 10 years, more than $500,000 has been distributed to more than a dozen
organizations providing these important programs to Wayne County. During the
same decade, the overall impact of the United Way in Wayne county is over $1
truly amazing how many ways your gift helps the people of Wayne County every
Please consider the following examples:
- Emergency fuel assistance was provided to 50
families, while eight families received assistance for rent and food
from Catholic Social Services.
- Wayne County Area Agency on Aging was able to
provide heating/cooling systems and mobility solutions for 34 older
- Because of United Way funding, 3,248 toddlers and
preschoolers were able to attend early literacy programs at the Wayne
County Public Library, while an additional 1,969 attended through staff
outreach at child and preschool centers.
- Approximately 1,560 households received fresh fruit
and vegetables fromt he Wayne County Food Pantry to go along with their
- Victims' Intervention Program provided almost 900
hours of crisis and counseling services in schools to over 110 children.
- United Way grant money helped improve the safety of
over 15,000 people protected by the Honesdale Fire Department with the
purchase of safe and effective tools for the department to operate.
- An upgrade to their automated external
defibrillator funded by the United Way provided a safe environment for
the 2,100 community members of the Wayne County YMCA.
For every family sitting down to a warm meal, every
senior whose home is heated through the cold winter, every child actively
engaged in learning, every person with special physical or mental challenges
enjoying a good quality of life, every family making ends meet instead of
struggling to cope,
your gift will make a difference. We
believe in the United Way, and we know your contribution will make a lasting
and life-changing impact. That's why we're asking you to join us and pledge
your support of the United Way in Wayne County today.
If you have given in the past, we sincerely
thank you and ask that you consider an increase in your gift.
If you have not given, please join us in this
vitally important pursuit. Together we will create a stronger and healthier
community for everyone.
|The Dime Bank
||The Honesdale National Bank
Wayne County Division Co-Chairs
For more information on how you can support this
groundbreaking endeavor, contact the United Way at 570.343.1267 x241 or