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The United Way of Mifflin-Juniata has completed its community investment process, allocating $395,000 to human service programs serving Mifflin and Juniata counties.  Those funds will be released monthly starting in July.
United Way funds are distributed to 21 programs that deal with "impact areas" to meet four community needs: successful children and youth, basic needs and self-sufficiency, education, and community life and health. 
Successful Children and Youth .......................$105,240.00
Mentoring Program - Big Brothers Big Sisters                       ($15,440.00)     
Comprehensive Youth Dev & Camping - JV Boy Scouts     ($26,000.00)     
Summer Playground Recreation - Miff. Co. Playground Assoc. ($12,000.00)
Playground Program - Fayette Area Lions Den                      ($6,000.00)
Connecting With Kids - Lumina Center                              ($22,800.00)
Youth Program - DeLauter Youth Center                           
Children's Services - Juniata County Library                           ($19,000.00)     
Basic Needs & Self-Sufficiency........................$182,694.00
Emergency Response - American Red Cross                      ($24,169.00)
Hollister House - The Abuse Network                                      ($26,525.00)
Dental Care - Mifflin-Juniata Dental Clinic                           ($25,000.00)
Seeing a Brighter Future - NuVisions                                     ($10,000.00)
 JC Child Care Subsidies - JC Child Care Information Services ($4,000.00)
MC Child Care Subsidies - MC Child Care Information Services ($16,000.00)
Telephone Advice Project - MidPenn Legal Services                ($9,000.00)
MJ Coalition of HOPES - Help Offering People Essential Services
Mifflin-Juniata Energy Bank                                   ($10,000.00)     
Early Literacy & Beyond - MC Library  
($18,000.00)      LifelongLearning@MCLibrary                                                  ($12,000.00)       

Community Life and Health...............................$77,066.00
Community Life Connections - YMCA                                     ($24,000.00)
Community Connections - MJ Special Needs Center                ($48,500.00)
Home Safety/Independence - NuVisions   

Other United Way administered funding includes $94,000 Community Engagement Grant for Success By 6 and $27,000 in funds for the Summer Food Service Program.  Additionally, $3,178 donor-designated contributions are distributed to non-United Way non-profit agencies.
Board of Directors
Congratulations to the Officers of 2010-2011:
President - Phyllis Palm, Retired, Lewistown Hospital
1st Vice President - Pam Mannino, Philips
2nd Vice President - Phyllis Mitchell, Lewistown Hospital
Secretary - Jerry Ranck, Retired, Sprint
Asst. Secretary - Richard Burkholder, Retired Educator
Treasurer - Sandy Lauver, MCS Bank
Asst. Treasurer - James Spendiff, Retired, Standard Steel
Welcome to Board Members, serving 2011-2013:
Phyllis Palm, Retired, Lewistown Hospital
Sandy Lauver, MCS Bank
Joan Fulkroad, Leonard Insurance
Jake Fisher, Overhead Door/Carpenters Union
Jorge Florez de Valgaz, La Colombiana
Nancy Vaughn, Mifflin County Resident
Thank You to outgoing Board Members:
Ruth Fisher, JC Penney
Paul Olbrich, Retired, Sanyo
Rob Postal, MCIDC
Wes Wallace, Metropolitan Insurance
Chris Warfel, Alliance Credit, LLC
Leader's Circle Event
"Just Desserts"
Whether or not you are a Leaders' Circle giver, your support makes a difference. This year saw 33% of benefactors donate at Leaders' Circle level, helping to raise a total of $530,885. Our team of members on the Leadership committee thank you for your enthusiasm and assistance. As a special "THANK YOU," we are inviting you to join the members of the Leaders' Circle at the home of Bob and Susan Richard for an informal "thank you" get-together set for Friday evening, August 20, 2010. The Committee will provide dessert and beverages - YOU provide the fellowship. We hope you will join us!

The What: Hand turned, homemade ice cream and a variety of homemade desserts.

The Where: The home of Bob and Susan Richards at 21 Harvest Drive, Rolling Hills, Lewistown 17044 (use googlemaps, mapquest or contact UW office for directions)

The When: August 20, 2010 from 5pm to 7pm rain or shine.

Please RSVP by August 13, 2010 to the United Way office: or by phone 248-9636

Special thanks to the committee:
Phyllis Palm
Pam Mannino
Dave Borland
Bill Herkert
Eric Egelman
Joan Fulkroad
Bob Richard
Linda Calkins
Jim Shilling
Pali Malhotra
Mindy Winder
You can LIVE UNITED by giving support to United Way or one of our Impact Areas and support our more strategic approach to community problem-solving!
You can LIVE UNITED by helping us spread the word. Imagine how many people we could reach if everyone forwards this to five people!
You can LIVE UNITED by lending a hand to those who need one.  Contact the United Way office to offer your help!
Upcoming Events
MJ Special Needs Center Annual Picnic
August 4, 3pm-8pm
ComPASS Building & Rec Park
*RSVP to Special Needs Center at 717-248-6261 x1 by July 30. Cost is $3/person*

UW Leaders' Circle Event
August 20, 5pm-7pm
The Richards' Home (21 Harvest Drive, Rolling Hills, Lewistown
*RSVP by August 13 to UW office*

Day of Caring
September 15
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United Way of Mifflin-Juniata     (717) 248-9636 (Mifflin County)
13 E. 3rd St                             (717) 436-0212 (Juniata County)
Lewistown, PA 17044               (717) 248-5648 (fax)
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