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Unsung Heroes Nominations

The United Way of Oxford, Ohio and Vicinity is seeking nominations for their 4th Annual Unsung Heroes Awards Dinner on Tuesday, August 30th at Talawanda High School. The event will begin at 5:30 pm with a free dinner provided by La Rosa’s of Oxford and will be followed by a ceremony celebrating the recipients of this year’s awards. Nominations are open through June 24 and can be submitted via email, USPS or delivered in person to the UWO offices. Please contact the office if you have any questions!

Download the nomination form here.

Mission & Philosophy

Mission:

United Way of Oxford, Ohio, and Vicinity seeks to mobilize the caring power of our communities to achieve measurable improvement in the lives of our most vulnerable residents. Throughout our work, we partner with neighborhood agencies, government, business, foundations, volunteers and others so that collectively we can achieve more than any one organization working alone.

Philosophy:

We believe results matter. In a community as unique as Oxford and vicinity, results come from:

  • Caring: We are about people helping people. We care deeply about the individual lives that are changed with the help of United Way of Oxford and vicinity. We stand for helping, hope and optimism.
  • Approachability: We understand the importance of being accessible and empathetic to all we serve. We believe great results come from working together.
  • Innovations: We are the leader and catalyst for change in the business of caring. We do not rest on our laurels. We look for approaches that have not yet been taken and seek new ways to solve community problems.
  • Trustworthiness: We seek high standards for our conduct. Contributions that donors and volunteers make are investments in our community. They trust us to be effective, efficient and good stewards of these investments.

Board of Directors

Sherry Schilling, President
Jim Lipnickey, Vice President
Karen Baker, Treasurer
Brian Revalee, Executive Director

Chris Adryan
Mary Bennett
Alison Bridge
Doug Elliott
Carol Hauser
Cheryl Hehemann
Amy Macechko
Sibyl Miller
Jim Squance

Special Events

Bringing Together Donors, Community Leaders and Nonprofit Experts

United Way of Oxford, Ohio, and Vicinity sponsors events throughout the year that engage donors, agencies, community leaders and corporations in order to raise awareness about health and human care needs in our community.

  • Unsung Heroes Award Dinner and Campaign Kickoff - August
  • Annual Meeting/Leadership Giving Reception - February
  • Butler County School Supply Initiative - August
  • Sponsor of the IRS's Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative, locally called "It's Money In Your Pocket" - January thru April 15
  • Participant in "Make a Difference Day" - April and September
  • Forums, Luncheons and Other Events to benefit community

Contact Information

We always look forward to hearing from you. Please feel free to contact us anytime by using our online email form or calling us.

Our Address:

United Way of Oxford, Ohio, and Vicinity
P.O. Box 262
Oxford, OH 45056

Tel: (513) 523-0991
Email: director@uwoxford.org

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United Way Worldwide

United Way of Oxford, Ohio, and Vicinity is one of nearly 1,400 local United Ways across the country. United Way of Oxford, Ohio, and Vicinity is separately incorporated and is independently governed by a local board of community leaders and volunteers. The money raised in Oxford and vicinity stays here, supporting local health and human service nonprofits throughout the Talawanda School District.

United Way Worldwide is the service allowing local United Ways to share best practices and other information. To learn more about United Way Worldwide, please visit http://www.unitedway.org.


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