• Wakeman Caring Community provided $3,458 in disaster assistance in 2009.

  • Your donation to United Fund helped train 57 people in Red Cross water safety.

  • United Fund dollars pay for transportation for our local seniors unable to drive.

  • The CAC Norwalk Shelter has 2 apartments that provide emergency shelter for families.

  • Do you provide service in Huron County? Call us about the InterAgency Council.

  • United Fund helps local agencies run programs that help our residents every day.

  • Red Cross “Services to Armed Forces” helped five military families last quarter.

  • Hot noon delivered meals help many of our seniors get through the week.

What is the United Fund?

United Fund is a local, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of our community and it's families. We unite people and resources to improve lives and achieve measurable results in areas our community has said matter most.

United Fund brings community partners together to identify the underlying causes of our most critical local issues. We fund solutions to address them through area programs making positive changes in people's lives, giving them the tools to build a brighter future and a stronger community.


Who is the United Fund?

Community Funder:
Each year, United Fund helps thousands of people by funding programs run by local non-profit agencies that provide important medical, social, youth, senior and community outreach services.

Community Leader:
United Fund provides leadership in building a strong and caring community by monitoring the most urgent human care needs, developing strategic plans to address them, and responding proactively to changing community conditions.

Community Partner:
United Fund brings a network of community partners to the table in collaborative efforts to change our community for the better. We coordinate the Huron County Interagency Council and actively participate in local task forces, initiatives and community projects.

Community Educator:
United Fund has a well developed knowledge and understanding of local community needs and assets. We provide information and education about a wide variety of health and human service issues.

Community Resource:
United Fund operates the Huron County On-line Information and Referral Directory and refers callers daily concerning available community services.


Areas of Service

Our areas include the towns of Monroeville 44847, Norwalk 44857, Collins 44826 and Wakeman 44889. We also serve the surrounding rural areas of Ridgefield, Sherman, Peru, Norwalk, Bronson, Wakeman, Townsend, Hartland and parts of Lyme and Clarksfield townships in Huron County, Ohio.


History

A Tradition of Caring...

United Fund is proud to be an important part of our successful community. For over 130 years, the communities of Monroeville, Norwalk and Wakeman have united to fund solutions to area problems through local programs. We may not collect firewood as they did in 1877, but with your help we will be there as needs arise to continue our tradition of caring.

1877: Ladies Union Aid Society is founded to "help those who cannot help themselves."
1884: Union Relief Society of Norwalk.
1907: The Smile Club
1924: Norwalk Community Chest.
1961: Norwalk Area United Fund

Norwalk Area United Fund · 419-668-0269 · 10 West Main Street Norwalk OH 44857