United Way of Muskingum Perry & Morgan Counties Inc

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community!

aka United Way of MPM   |   Zanesville, OH   |  https://www.unitedwayofmpm.org

Mission

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community!

Ruling year info

1956

Executive Director

Meg Deedrick

Main address

526 Putnam Ave

Zanesville, OH 43701 USA

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EIN

31-4379456

NTEE code info

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties is working on our community goals; health, education, and financial stability for everyone in our community. We are forging partnerships with local agencies and community members, finding new solutions to old problems, and mobilizing the best resources available. United Way of MPM is inspiring individuals to come together and work on addressing our community's most daunting social crises.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Salvation Army

Emergency Shelter
United Way is investing $20,000 in the Emergency Shelter. With this funding Salvation Army will be able to temporarily house 150 clients.

The Salvation Army has an emergency shelter, that assists community members struggling with homelessness.

Housing & Utility Assistance Program
United Way is investing $31,000 towards the housing and utility program. With this funding Salvation Army will assist 360 unduplicated households.

The Salvation Army has a program that assists community members with housing and utility payments.

Hot Meals Program
United Way is investing $13,500 to serve 340 community members.

The Salvation Army has a hot meals program, that serves hot meals to anyone in the community in need of a hot meal.

Population(s) Served
Family relationships
Age groups

United Way is investing $24,494 to support 211 in Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counites.

2-1-1 is the gateway that connects people with community resources and volunteer opportunities. By simply dialing three digits, you can make one call to find or give help. No more wasted time trying to find the right resource. It is efficient, fast, and easy to use. And the call is free and confidential.

Population(s) Served
Age groups
Health

United Way is investing $35,245 in the Recovery with Purpose program to provide workforce skills to 20 community members dealing with substance abuse recovery.
The Recovery with Purpose program strives to provide a hand up to community members in need. They provide reentry jobs, education on career readiness, budgeting, skill development, credentials for future employment, and a support network to be successful, sober, and better able to take care of a family.

Population(s) Served
Families
Substance abusers
Pregnant people

United Way is investing $15,000 in The Naomi House to provide quality shelter, food, transportation, and a support system to women overcoming the challenges of drug addiction.

The Naomi House strives daily to inspire individuals to be resilient and navigate the storms of life. They assist the residents with essentials such as shelter, food, transportation, and a reliable support system so they have an opportunity to focus on empowering their lives. The residents live in a shared home to promote the valuable skill of building, maintaining quality relationships, and creating healthy boundaries.

Population(s) Served
Substance abusers
Pregnant people

United Way is investing $24,990.98 in the purchase and installation of Forensic Interview Equipment, this equipment will allow child abuse survivors to tell their story only once to a trained interviewer, so they do not have to recount their trauma over and over.



Through the support of United Way, Heroes Landing™ Children’s Justice Center will have all-new recording equipment allowing their Multidisciplinary Team the ability to capture a child’s story of abuse. The recordings can then be used to assess the need for advocacy, medical and mental health services, as well as a tool to prosecute perpetrators.

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
Victims of crime and abuse

United Way is investing $6,000 in the Safety Around Water Program to provide water safety skills to 150 local kids (4-10 years old).

The Safety Around Water Program (SAW) is an evidence based, nationally researched program designed to reach children at risk of drowning and teach them critical water safety skills. The program teaches the beginning techniques to swimming, especially how to get in and out of the water safely. Learning to swim and being safe around water is a critical life skill and builds a sense of achievement in students, as well as physical health, development, and well-being.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Children and youth

United Way is investing $4,718 to prove free health screenings for Morgan County residents.

The Morgan County Health Department (MCHD) will be providing free health screenings throughout the County Townships. The screening includes B/P checks, Glucose Checks, and Hearing/Vision. At the site, the MCHD will review patient immunizations and encourage referrals to primary care providers as warranted. Health education with applicable educational materials will be disseminated to all participants. It is the hope of the Morgan County Health Department to improve health outcomes for all of Morgan County.

Population(s) Served
Adults

United Way is investing $9,000 towards Genesis Healthcare System to supply 450 Pulse Oximeters to place in Discharge Kits for COVID Positive Patients. Also included in the Care Kits will be hand sanitizer, PPE, and continued care instructions specific to COVID.

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
People with diseases and illnesses

United Way is investing $3,000 in TruLight Ministries to supply Bus Tickets, 20 Bookbags, and 40 Solar Powered Phone Charger to community member that are experiencing Homelessness

Population(s) Served
Homeless people

United way is investing $1,428 to supply STEM kits to 68 local children enrolled in the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program.

STEM kits are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics kits that provide an interactive learning opportunity for the children enrolled in our programs. More specifically, the STEM kits will be used as an activity sponsored by United Way of MPM for one of our fall/winter program activities. A Big/Little will assemble the kit together, which cultivates a positive interaction and educational opportunity for the kids we serve

Population(s) Served
Students
Adolescents
Children

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of youth who demonstrate that their school attendance has improved

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth, Students

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of graduates enrolled in higher learning, university, or technical/vocational training

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, Children, Preteens, Students, Teachers

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan County's community goals are to improve health, education, and financial stability.

Survey and understand community conditions -- gather quantitative and qualitative date, and interpret the information. Use that information to make decisions about what programs to support, and what initiatives to undertake.

- 60 plus Campaign partners that both support out mission financially, and who help guide out understanding about community needs.
- Local board members who invest time in understanding which programs and initiatives will have the best chance at empowering out community, and achieving our stated outcome goals.
- Our five full time staff.

Childhood Success:
Total amount of resources invested in childhood success- 11,649
Percent of children served who achieve developmental milestones- 66.7%
Percent of children served who are proficient on school readiness assessments by the end of their kindergarten year- 100%
Percent of children served reading at grade level- 100%
Percent of children served who maintain satisfactory or improved school attendance- 100%
Youth Success:
Total amount of resources invested in Youth Success- 36,250
Number of youth served who participant in school or community-based programs or receive individualized supports- 1,014
Percent of youth served who gain post-secondary employment, further education or credentials- 100%
Percent of middle school/high school youth served who earn passing grades in core subjects- 100%
Percent of youth served who maintain satisfactory or improve school attendance- 100%
Percent of middle/high school youth served who develop soft skills- 100%
Percent of youth who transition from middle to high school on time- 100%
Economic Mobility:
Number of individuals served who access affordable housing, financial products, and services- 1,375
Percent of individuals served who gain employment- 100%
Percent of individuals served who increased their disposable income by accessing benefits and/or reducing their cost- 85.9%
Dollar amount of refunds returned to individuals/families through MyFreeTaxes service- $1.61Million
Percent of individuals served who earn job-relevant licenses, certificates, and/or credentials- 100%
Access to Health:
Total amount of resources invested in access to health- 128,273
Number of individuals served participating in physical activity and/or health food access/nutrition programs- 2,105
Number of individuals served with access to healthcare services and supports- 221
Percent of children/adults served who eat healthier, increase their physical activity, and/or move towards a healthy weight- 100%
Percent of youth/adults served who avoid or reduce risky behaviors (e.g. alcohol, drug abuse, unprotected sexual activity)- 95.1%

Financials

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United Way of Muskingum Perry & Morgan Counties Inc

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Jared Dosch

Northwestern Mutual/The Forker Company

Term: 2017 - 2020


Board co-chair

Leah Vensil

Muskingum Valley Health Care

Term: 2019 - 2022

Elizabeth Kleinknecht

Nancy Evangelista

Muskingum University

Megan Durst

McClain, Hill, Rugg, & Associates

John Creek

Marc Carpenter

North Valley Bank

Katie Graham

Carol Howdyshell

ZMC Health Department

Eric Holsky

The Community Bank

Kelley Daspit

Genesis Health Care System

Noelle Jarrett

Park National Bank

Lynn Mercer

Muskingum County Library System

Cheryl Boley

Perry County Commissioners

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/2/2022

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White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
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Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
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