2018 - A Year in Review

2018 was a great year at the United Way of Lamar County! Come help us celebrate and award our volunteers, donors and business leaders!  

We had a lot of "FIRSTS" in 2018 at the United Way of Lamar County!

  • Our first Scholarship was awarded
  • Our first 5k run/walk was held
  • Our first Karaoke Night fundraiser!
  • Our first Lifetime Leadership award was given
  • Our first Volunteer of the Year from a partner agency was chosen
  • We partnered with MyFreeTaxes.com for the first time 
  • We had a woman Campaign Chair and a woman Board President
  • We graduated eleven people from the Getting Ahead Program
  • We partnered with the Downtown Food Pantry to host a monthly workshop series called "The 5:15"

We are excited about 2019 and what it will hold!  Come join us on Wednesday, February 20th at noon at the Paris Junior College Ballroom to help us celebrate 2018!  Tickets are $15 or a table of ten for $150.  Reserve your tickets by calling the United Way office at 903-784-6642 or email jenny.wilson@lamarcountyuw.org.