Success Stories

  • “Crunch Out Obesity” Award Winners Announced “CRUNCH OUT” OBESITY SETS RECORD PARTICIPATION…58 Award winning fourth, fifth and sixth graders were honored at the “Crunch Out” reception at the Ashland Y on Wednesday, May 11.  Click here for the award winners and student quotes on the impact of “Crunch Out” on their lives.  Click on the title for Best Quotes of 2016 for the ...
  • 2-1-1 Calls Increase in 2015 In the first half of 2015 the 2-1-1 calls and contacts is on the increase. 663 contacts were made directly to the 2-1-1 Call Center and 302 were website visits to learn about community services on-line. The specific requests are tracked and housing/shelter was number one request for information followed by utility assistance. 2-1-1 is ...
  • 2017 “Caring for Our Own” Pacesetters Announced! At the Pacesetter Kick-Off Breakfast on Thursday, August 11, the 13 pacesetters and our Partner Agencies set a “bold goal” of $337,860 to jump start the 2017 Campaign.  ABBOTT Retirees & Alumni BCU Electric Loudonville/Perrysville Schools Town & Country Ashland City Schools Coldwell Banker Lutheran Social Services University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center Ashland University Farmers and Savings Bank Snyder’s Lance Whitaker Myers  
  • American Red Cross Lara Kiefer, Executive Director 244 West South Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691 Phone: (330) 264-9383 Website: American Red Cross A humanitarian organization led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
  • Appleseed Community Mental Health – Safe Haven Shelter Jerry Strausbaugh, Executive Director / Cindy Hudnut, Safe Haven Director 2233 Rocky Lane, Ashland, OH 44805 Phone: (419) 281-7939  Fax: (419) 281-4605 Crisis: (419) 282-6097 Website: www.appleseedmentalhealth.com Provides comprehensive psychiatric, emergency, mental health counseling, case management, employee assistance, sexual assault, outpatient, residential, school and forensic services and programs for youth and adults. The Ashland County Rape Crisis/Safe Haven ...
  • Ashland County Cancer Association Angela Woodward, Executive Director 1011 East Main Street  Suite B, Ashland, Ohio 44805 Phone: (419) 281-1863 FAX: (419) 281-5743 Website: www.ashlandcancer.org Provides patients with cancer-related educational literature and financial aid for cancer medications, transportation, and other cancer
  • Ashland County Council on Aging (Non-Funded Agency) Peggy Boales, Executive Director 240 E. Third Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805Phone: (419) 281-1477 FAX: (419) 281-7871 A non-profit organization providing services to 60+ population of Ashland County. Services include: transportation, home-delivered meals, on-site meals, information & referral, mass outreach, homemaking & chore services.
  • Ashland County Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Dennis Dyer, Director P310 College Ave., Ashland, OH 44805 Phone: (419) 289-7675  FAX: (419) 289-2349 Website: Ashland County Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Provides outpatient treatment services to individuals and family members affected by chemical abuse. Provides community prevention education to the Ashland County residents.
  • Ashland Parenting Plus Catherine Swope, Executive Director 1763 State Route 60, Ashland, Ohio 44805Phone: (419) 281-3788 FAX: (419) 289-9412 Website: www.parentingplus.org Enhancing the lives of families in our communities by educating and empowering parents, promoting responsible decisions regarding parenthood and offering opportunities for children to learn, grow and mature.
  • Ashland Y Molly Riley, Executive Director 207 Miller Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805 Phone: (419)289-0626 FAX: (419) 289-9121 Website: www.ashlandy.org Serves and supports the community of Ashland County by following its mission to focus on healthy living, social responsibility and youth development.
  • Associated Charities Rosemarie Donley, Executive Director 121 South Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805Phone: (419) 281-6061 FAX: (419) 207-0277 Website: www.associatedcharities.com Provides short term emergency financial assistance for things such as shelter, utility disconnects, emergency prescriptions and food for those in need in Ashland County.
  • Catalyst Life Services (The Rehab Center) Veronica Groff, President & CEO 270 Sterkel Blvd., Mansfield, Ohio 44907Phone: (419) 756-1133 FAX: (419) 756-6544 Website: www.therehabcenter.org The Center/Rehab Center is an outpatient mental health, rehabilitative and drug/alcohol agency staffed by licensed medical, mental health & alcohol & drug treatment professionals.
  • Catholic Charities Services Fredy Robles, Executive Director34 W. Second Street, Suite 18, Ashland, Ohio 44805PHone: (419) 289-1903 FAX: (419) 281-8342 Website: www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org Provides child assault prevention training, mental health treatment services and skill–building programs for people ages birth through older adults.
  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HONORS UNITED WAY… Top honors in the Social Services category went to United Way at the Fifth Annual Chamber Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Ashland University Convocation Center. 
  • Crunch Out Obesity When the State of Ohio released the statistic that 44% of students in third grade in Ashland County were considered obese, United Way of Ashland County deemed this alarming fact unacceptable. Through the community partners of Ball, Bounce & Sport and the departments of Dietetics and Exercise Science at Ashland University, we developed the “Crunch ...