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Wayne County Grant Recipients

The United Way's Wayne County Fund distribution Committee is comprised of people who live and work in Wayne County. The committee meets annually to review grant applications from organizations providing direct services to Wayne County residents and awards monetary grants with funds raised during the prior year's United way campaign. During the last ten years, the United Way has leveraged more than $1.1 million to make a real, lasting impact for the residents of Wayne County. This includes more than $550,000 in grants awarded to more than a dozen Wayne County organizations through this process.
 
 
The 2017 grant recipients are:
 
  • The ARC of NEPA :: Advocacy Services
  • Community Action - Lehigh Valley :: Expanded Food Access
  • The Cooperage Project :: Coop Cash
  • Devereux Pocono Center :: Community Integration
  • Habitat for Humanity :: House #19, Riverside Drive
  • Honesdale Communities That Care :: Scholarship Program
  • Hose Co. No. 1 - Honesdale Fire Department :: Life-saving Tools
  • Lacawac Sanctuary :: Prescription Rx Trails and Youth Engaging Science
  • Salvation Army :: Back to School Clothing
  • Telespond Senior Services :: Wayne County Adult Daycare
  • Victims' Intervention Program :: In-School Counseling Project
  • Wallenpaupack Area School District :: Junior Achievement BizTown
  • Wayne County Area Agency on Aging :: Wayne County Food Pantry 
  • Wayne County Public Library :: Full STEAM Ahead
  • Wayne County YMCA :: Repair and Restore