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Monday, June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) -- Bank of America recently presented United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore with a $5,000 grant to support local programs targeting financial stability in the community. The goals of these programs include promoting self-sufficiency, improving financial literacy and...
Monday, June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) -- United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently provided Wor-Wic Community College with a $20,000 grant to enable local low-income individuals who meet eligibility requirements to obtain non-credit, continuing education training. Since continuing education courses...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
June 9, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) -- The M&T Charitable Foundation recently provided a $5,000 grant to support United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s Imagination Library Program.   The local United Way administers the Imagination Library literacy program through delivery of free books each month to...
Friday, June 3, 2016
    2016 United Way Leadership Circle Prize Recipient – Sara Ali United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s annual Leadership Circle prize, a $1,000 Shopping Spree sponsored by First Shore Federal, was recently awarded to Sara Ali of Safran Labinal.  Ali was chosen in a random drawing of over 1,060...
Friday, June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) - The 5th annual Preakness Palooza recently took place at Evolution Craft Brewing Company to benefit United Way’s Imagination Library program.  The event, hosted by Brad Sutliffe and Dean Goodwin of RPS ISG International, attracted over 130 attendees and highlighted 27...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
May 31,2016 (Ocean City, MD) -- United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, in partnership with the Ocean City Hotel Motel Restaurant Association (OCHMRA), The Embers Restaurant, Blu Crabhouse & Raw Bar and The Voice Radio Network recently announced a new competition among local Ocean City,...
Saturday, April 2, 2016
  The Funding Application Process for 2020 United Way Partnership is now OPEN.  For more information about United Way Partnerships and Funding Requests  Please contact Claire Otterbein: claire@uwles.org   Minimum Requirements for United Way Partnership and Funding Requests To be eligible to...
Thursday, March 31, 2016
April 1, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) -- Wicomico County Board of Education employees presented a check to United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore in the amount of $53,026 for the 2015 campaign year. With 915 employees contributing, the school system’s annual campaign raised $10,000 more than last year, and...
Thursday, March 31, 2016
March 29, 2016 (Cambridge, MD) - Dorchester County Public Schools were recently recognized by United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore for an outstanding campaign totaling $28,843.80.  The campaign, comprised of all-employee donations, is the most successful to date for the public school system.  The...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently celebrated the generosity of community members at the 71st Annual Meeting and Community Leaders Celebration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore Student Services Center Ballroom in Princess Anne.   Nearly 300 community members and 150 local...

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