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Thanks to United Way, Imagination Library Begins New Chapter

PUTNAM COUNTY, IN — Imagination Library is back! After a year of being ‘on hold’, the Friends of the Putnam County Public Library’s Imagination Library program will resume once again thanks to a $25,000 grant from the United Way of Putnam County. The program allows any Putnam County child between the age of birth to five to sign up and receive a free book every month. Last year, the Friends of the Putnam County Public Library announced a pause to its Imagination Library program due to a lack of funding as COVID restrictions twice-prevented them from hosting their annual Touch-a-Truck

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United Way Awards $72,200 in Latest Round of COVID Relief Funding

PUTNAM COUNTY, IN — The United Way of Putnam County announced an additional $72,200 in COVID-19 Community Relief grants for local agencies that are impacting lives of Putnam County residents through the pandemic. The latest award announcement brings the United Way’s total COVID-19 relief for Putnam County to $223,900 since the pandemic began a year ago. The funding supports the health, education, and financial stability of Putnam County residents who have been affected by the damaging consequences of COVID-19. To date, the United Way has helped over 9,000 local residents with basic needs, education, and health-related support since the beginning

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United Way Awards COVID-19 Funding to Local Schools

PUTNAM COUNTY, IN — As part of their COVID-19 Community Relief Fund, the United Way of Putnam County has made grants available to each Putnam County school corporation to help them weather the challenges of this school year and to ensure the safety of their students and staff through the pandemic. Since the funding was made available in August, Greencastle and North Putnam Schools are the two school corporations that have taken advantage of the grants to help improve the quality of care for their students and staff. “We know how stressful and disruptive COVID-19 is on our community’s youth

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December 2020 Newsletter

United Way Invests $157,658 in Putnam County During 2020 2020 has been a challenging year for many families within our community, but thanks to the generosity of our donors the United Way of Putnam County is proud to report that its total community investment for the year has topped $157,658.  This is more than a number… these are lives being transformed in our community!  The United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of families struggling most in Putnam County. As COVID-19 continues to rage on, damaging our health and economic infrastructure, the United Way continues to focus on the kind of

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