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The Heartland United Way is celebrating its 70th year by honoring community members for their support.   The organization had its 70th annual meeting on Thursday at Riverside Golf Club.   Officials announced that total campaign dollars raised for...
Posted at: Monday, March 27, 2017
This past Tuesday, The Heartland United Way presented a $10,000 grant to Howard County during the St. Paul vs. Ravenna basketball game! The recipients were: CARE Team Centura Backpack Program Howard-Greeley Food Pantry St. Paul Backpack...
Posted at: Thursday, February 09, 2017
TOYS FOR TOTS Volunteers help brighten many families’ Christmas   Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:30 pm By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com   Thursday was the first day of winter break for Grand Island Public Schools. For Jackson...
Posted at: Thursday, January 05, 2017
GIVING'S LIFE LESSONS Northwest students learning importance of volunteering   Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2016 11:39 pm By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com   The Christmas season is a time of cheer and merriment as families get together...
Posted at: Thursday, January 05, 2017
FAMILIES FEEDING FAMILIES 350 volunteers pack 120,000 meals as part of United Way project   Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2016 10:15 pm By Jeff Bahr   Not only were people supporting a good cause Sunday, but they were enjoying themselves at the same...
Posted at: Monday, October 24, 2016
IMAGINATION BACON Second annual Imagination Bacon sizzles excitement for helping area kids   By Kelli Rollin kelli.rollin@theindependent.com   Sugar, bacon, beer and a helping spirit seemed to fill the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center Saturday night. The...
Posted at: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
$1.4M CAMPAIGN GOAL Heartland United Way seeking to eliminate childhood poverty Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:27 pm | Updated: 11:03 pm, Thu Sep 29, 2016. By Robert Pore   Working hard to reduce childhood poverty in Hall, Hamilton, Howard...
Posted at: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
For United Way, ‘Family Feud’ is good way to start the day   By Jeff Bahr jeff.bahr@theindependent.com   By competing in a game of “Family Feud” Wednesday morning, two groups of people demonstrated that the path to success is a united way. The game...
Posted at: Thursday, August 18, 2016

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