UPDATES as of July 9th

3 community conversations are scheduled:


Day: Monday, July 15
Time: 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Crum PK-8 School: Library, 150 Crum Road, Crum, WV 25699




Day: Wednesday, July 17
Time: 10 –11:30 a.m.
Location: Cabell-Huntington Health Department: 2ndfloor Conference Room, 703 7thAvenue, Huntington, WV 25701




Day: Monday August 19
Time: 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Location: WVU Extension Office, 525 Viand Street, Courthouse Annex, Point Pleasant, WV 25550

(we will create a Facebook event soon)


We hope that you can come to the at least one and will invite folks to attend as well.

If you are interested in hosting or helping to coordinate a community conversation in your area, we would love to hear from you! You may contact  Jeremy Turner by email or phone –  Jeremy@YourEPICMission.com 704-650-7197 – to learn more.

And, we are populating our Community Champion pages with information as it come in! http://www.unitedwayrivercities.org/communitychampion/

CONTACT: Rachel Houston

Director of Community Impact

United Way of the River Cities, Inc.

820 Madison Avenue

Huntington, WV 25704

Phone | 304.523.8929 x 111

Cell | 304.412.0640

Fax | 304.523.9811






July 3, 2019


Michael Ash


304-523-8929 ext. 106


United Way of the River Cities a Hosting Community Discussions to Help Identify Critical Issues 


HUNTINGTON — Let your voices be heard as United Way of the River Cities (UWRC) updates our critical issues in focus areas of Education, Health, Financial Stability and Basic Needs.


We are conducting a community needs assessment to gather information about critical issues in our 5-county service region (Cabell, Lincoln, Mason and Wayne counties in West Virginia and Lawrence County, Ohio). The results from this project will assist in developing a strategic plan for action over the next several years and ensuring that United Way remains aligned with current community needs.

As part of the Community Needs Assessment, we are hosting a series of Community Discussions in several targeted communities. Your knowledge, experience and expertise are crucial to us. These conversations will impact the future work we do in our communities throughout our five-county service region (Cabell, Lincoln, Mason and Wayne counties in WV and Lawrence County, OH).


Day: Wednesday, July 17

Time: 10 –11:30 a.m.

Location: Cabell-Huntington Health Department: 2nd floor Conference Room

703 7th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701


In this 90-minute event, a neutral facilitator will ask for your thoughts on how we can continue to improve the work we do in addressing the critical issues facing individuals and families while planning for a brighter future for our community. For more information, visit www.unitedwayrivercities.org/communitychampion or call 304.523.8929.


United Way of the River Cities is a nonprofit organization that partners with the local community to fight for the health, education, financial stability and basic needs off every person in Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln and Mason counties in West Virginia and Lawrence County in Ohio.



EVENT: United Way of the River Cities a Hosting Community Discussions to Help Identify Critical Issues  July 17