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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
All Washington County residents are asked to help prioritize six identified needs in the county by participating in an online United Way survey.  United Way plans to use the gathered data to determine where to focus its efforts to identify and address the root causes of issues impacting county residents. Survey data will be gathered until the end of April 2013, with the results announced to the community in May.  The top six needs as identified through Community Conversations and targeted email surveys from September 2012 through February 2013 are listed below alphabetically. Employment -...
Friday, December 21, 2012
Washington County has been chosen to receive $13,451 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.  The amount awarded is based on the total number of unemployed and people in poverty in the county as compared to other jurisdictions. Funds will be distributed to qualifying agencies that apply for funding.  Under the terms of the federal grant, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive Federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the...