"Harvest helped the citizens of Sandy Level plant a seed of hope and success for our youth through its grant. We are grateful for the support of Harvest. "
- Garrett Dillard, Founder - Concerned Citizens of Sandy Level
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United Way of Henry County and Martinsville, Inc.

www.unitedwayofhcm.org
Organization Information:
Executive Director: Kim Adkins
Phone: 276-403-5961
Office Address: 149 E. Main Street, Martinsville, VA 24112
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 951, Martinsville, VA 24114
Website: www.unitedwayofhcm.org

United Way is a national network of nearly 1300 local organizations that work to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life. Local United Ways create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues. Common focus areas include helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people's health. The goal of all United Ways is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of problems.

Nonprofit Leaders Network

The United Way’s Nonprofit Leaders Network was designed to strengthen the organizational effectiveness of our local nonprofit agencies.  The benefits for nonprofits that are a member of this network range from low-cost consulting services to board training to technology services.  Membership is available to nonprofit organizations, schools, business owners, and even individuals who provide volunteer services for our community.

 

Grants Awarded to United Way of Henry County and Martinsville, Inc.:
May 26, 2016 $ 10,000 over 6 months to continue the discussion of "Bridges Out of Poverty" with employers, nonprofit leaders and community service providers  current grant
Nov 19, 2015 $ 358,370 over 2 years to continue system building for Smart Beginnings Martinsville-Henry County  current grant
Oct 24, 2013 $ 205,295 over 26 months for the Facilitation of the MHC Positive Youth Development Collaborative and Support of the Youth System
Dec 20, 2012 $ 9,500 over 3 months for strategic planning for community impact
Oct 27, 2011 $ 537,225 over 3 years for the program entitled Smart Beginnings Martinsville Henry County
Oct 28, 2010 $ 179,846 over 3 years to the HOPE Initiative for the development and implementation of a Financial Stability Council.
Apr 23, 2009 $ 175,700 over 2 years to support The Starting Place, a one-stop resource center for families, children, and childcare providers located at Liberty Fair Mall.
Dec 11, 2008 $ 120,000 over 1 year to the HOPE Initiative to continue focusing on improving the financial literacy of individuals, working families, and high school students through tax assistance services, education and outreach services.
Dec 13, 2007 $ 60,000 over 1 year to HOPE Initiative to support the continuation of its Helping others Progress Economically (HOPE) Initiative. This project is to improve the financial literacy of individuals, working families, and high school students through tax assistance services, education and outreach services. The HOPE Initiative piloted in December 2006 and focused on three areas: increasing assets and building savings of working families and individuals, workplace/community financial education for various local corporate locations, and outreach and awareness workshops and other programming on financial issues.
Dec 14, 2006 $ 133,352 over 1 year for Success by Six to pilot the Martinsville-Henry County Family Place Library Initiative at the Martinsville Branch of the Blue Ridge Regional Library.
Dec 14, 2006 $ 28,860 over 1 year To HOPE Initiative to coordinate efforts around improving the self-sufficiency of working families with low incomes in the Martinsville-Henry County Community
Dec 14, 2004 $ 252,500 over 1 year to HOPE Initiative to help area nonprofit organizations respond to the needs of individuals and families in personal financial crisis situations.
Feb 24, 2004 $ 283,693 over 3 years to Nonprofit Leader Network to implement a multi-faceted initiative to strengthen the capacity and infrastructure of individual nonprofit organizations and the nonprofit sector in Martinsville and Henry County.
Dec 9, 2003 $ 165,000 over 3 years to Success by Six to continue and expand the Success by 6 Initiative for the community's young children
Aug 26, 2003 $ 50,000 over 1 year to Nonprofit Leaders Network to assist area nonprofit organizations during the next six months conceive and develop projects, better understand fundraising, and learn about different channels of private and public sector support.
Aug 26, 2003 $ 200,000 over 1 year to Nonprofit Leaders Network to help area nonprofit organizations respond to the needs of individuals and families resulting from the persistent and continuing loss of employment in the community.


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