2019 Annual Report

Learn about all the work we did in 2019, our Centennial Celebration, and how our donors and volunteers helped us LIVE UNITED.

Learn about all the work we did in 2019, our Centennial Celebration, and how our donors and volunteers helped us LIVE UNITED.


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The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will create

positive change by collaborating with partners to educate and

empower children and families in the Mahoning Valley.


Thanks to all of you, our Centennial Celebration exceeded all our expectations! Our fundraising

efforts raised more than $3.4 million, which is the most money we have raised in a single year in

our 100 year history. We did it in partnership with you, our donors, and volunteers spreading the

word about the work that is being done by your United Way.

Whether it is the collaboration of so many partners making an impact in the 14 elementary schools

where we lead Success After 6, or work being done by our funded partners, we are seeing real,

positive change. Our theme of ‘Change doesn’t happen alone’ is so true. Our hundreds of

volunteers are on the frontline with us and spreading the word of the families and children who

face barriers getting the support they need to be successful.

While we have been blessed to raise more money, we have kept our expenses in check, and we are

proud that for a fourth straight year, Charity Navigator has rated our United Way a 4-star charity -

their highest award. They also ranked us among the top non-profits in Ohio for accountability and

transparency. It is very important to us that we continue to put as many dollars as possible back

into the work.

We encourage all of you to consider volunteering. We have many opportunities that will fit your

schedule. So many of you have shared your experiences with us, whether it be Report Card

Mentoring, Young Women’s Mentorship, or the Project More Reading Program. The one common

theme is that our volunteers get such a rewarding experience from donating their time.

We do have challenges ahead, but the Mahoning Valley is so very

generous. We look forward to what the next 100 years will bring

for United Way!

Please take the time and look through our Annual Report and learn

more about where your dollars are making the greatest impact on

our community.


Bob Hannon


Theodore Schmidt

Board Chair

In 1919, a group of business leaders came together to create a unified front to address

men created the Community Corporation, and in 2019 what is now known as the United

made by the organization. United Way continues with the mission started 100 years ago


Andrew O. Fleming

served as the

Executive Secretary

of the Community


1948 - 1955

Russell W. Leady

served as the

Executive Secretary

of the Community



Guy R. Coding

takes over

as the Executive

Director of the

Community Chest.


William Brennan

takes over

as the Executive

Director of the

Community Chest.

1919 1940’s 1960’s

First meeting of

the Community

Corporation held on

March 21, 1919.


Congress passed

legislation to allow

for voluntary payroll



The phrase

“Give the

United Way”

was created.


“Break the Million

Dollar Barrier”

YMV United Way

raised over



Helping Hand

logo created

to represent

United Way.

the concerns they had about the future of children and adults in our Valley. These 11

Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley celebrated the Generations of Impact

putting children and families first. Our goal is to break down the barriers to success.




for first



YMV United Way

moves into

255 Watt Street.


Don Cagigas

takes over

as President

of the




Bob Hannon

takes over

as President

of the





begins at

255 Watt Street.

Late 1970’s

Fall of the

Steel Mill Industry

takes its

toll on

YMV United Way.

1980’s 2000’s




for first




Day of


held in




By 6

launched in

two school





sends out

first books to

children in





After 6

kicks off at









We fight for every student

and every family ...



“I was introduced to ‘Dolly

Parton’s Imagination Library’

through my work with the

United Way of Youngstown and

the Mahoning Valley. When I

got pregnant with my son Axl in

2014, I knew signing him up

would be a top priority. I called

during my first week home

from the hospital in February

2015. This year, he received his final book after five years of

participating in this amazing program through three different

sponsors. The look of joy on his face every month when a book

with HIS name on it would arrive in the mail was priceless.

Imagination Library started in

2014, since then we have

served nearly 10,000 children

through the program.

Currently, 5,705 children

who live in Mahoning County

and are under the age of 5

receive free books once a

month. In addition, 4,110

children graduated from the

program once they turned 5.

In 2020, we will partner with

the Ohio Imagination Library

and Governor Mike DeWine to

help reach more children in

the state of Ohio.


Wells Fargo Foundation

Jane F. Lamb Charitable Foundation

Ohio Children’s Foundation

William M. Neckerman, Jr. Foundation

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County

Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library

Italian Education Foundation

Every book is geared toward the child’s current age — from birth to kindergarten. He developed a love of language

and reading from an early age thanks to his expanding home library at no cost to us. I know this will be a fond

childhood memory but also last a lifetime as he continues to enjoy the books for years to come. Raising children

is expensive and many times, even if the necessities are taken care of, educational tools are not affordable. To

offer this program free to families sets children up for success as they enter school. We’re so grateful for DPIL

and will continue to sing its praises. Thank you United Way for sponsoring this program in the Mahoning Valley

and investing in children’s futures!” Erika Thomas, Imagination Library Parent

“My daughter, Samantha, couldn't wait

to go to the Success By 6 program the

summer before kindergarten. The

youngest of my four children, she was

the only one who participated in what

she called "practice school". The

program definitely prepared her for

what school would be like and eased

any anxieties she had before the first

day. From taking the bus, to meeting

some of her classmates, to getting an

understanding of what school would

be like, the program answered many

of her questions and was fun, too! I felt that

participating in the program gave her confidence and

a foundation to begin kindergarten prepared to learn.”

Amy Garland, Success By 6 Parent, Boardman Schools

Success By 6

Success By 6 celebrated its 10th Anniversary

this year. In 2009, the pre-kindergarten

readiness program started in two school

districts— Campbell and South Range. Since

then it’s grown to 19 school districts at 25

school sites. This year 633 children finished

the program and experienced a 12 point

average increase in their pre and post literacy

test. 100% of the parents surveyed are

satisfied with the program and believe their

child is better prepared for school.


PNC Grow Up Great

The Youngstown Foundation

Nordson Corporation Foundation

The Zita M. & Joseph DiYorio Foundation

The Hometown Pharmacy

An Apple A Day


Brilex Group of Companies

Junior Achievement

Barnes & Noble

We fight for every student

and every family...

Success After 6

Success After 6 provides wraparound services to students and their families in 6 school districts.

The largest component of the initiative is the afterschool program that served 650 students in

the 2018-2019 school year. Those children experienced an average 4.5% higher attendance rate

than those not in SA6 at 93% and a 35% lower discipline rate. They also received extra support

in literacy and math. The students receive an hour of focused academic support from certified

classroom teachers. Then they experience a variety of enrichment activities ranging from the

arts to STEM education. We are serving 700 students for the 2019-2020 school year by adding

Struthers Elementary.

Jeremiah was part of the first kindergarten

class of Success After 6 at Youngstown

Community School when our United Way

launched the initiative during the

2015-2016 school year. He is now in the

fourth grade and in his fifth year of SA6

afterschool. Jeremiah is an honor roll

student who is succeeding in and out of


“I’ve been in Success for 5 years and in 5 years

my most favorite thing to do is get my grades

up and make more friends.”

Jeremiah, Success After 6

4th grade, Youngstown Community School

“My favorite part of

Success After 6 is

working on our math

and reading”

Gianna, Success After 6,

McGuffey Elementary

“My favorite part of

Success After 6, we have

Imagine Math. A fun

thing where kids go on to

do math and learn.”

Layten, Success After 6,

Taft Elementary


Youngstown Community School

Campbell Elementary School

Girard, Prospect Elementary School

Liberty, Blott Guy PK-6 School

Struthers Elementary School

Youngstown City School District

Harding Elementary

Kirkmere Elementary

McGuffey Elementary

MLK Elementary

Paul C. Bunn Elementary

Taft Elementary

Volney Rogers Elementary

Williamson Elementary

Wilson Elementary

Success After 6 wraparound services

helped 177 families at 3 food pantries at

Youngstown Community School, Taft

Elementary, and Williamson Elementary


2,500 children went through United Way volunteer led

vision screenings with 544 seeing doctors at their

schools, and 307 receiving two pairs of glasses.


American Red Cross, Lake to River Chapter

Ballet Western Reserve

Barnes & Noble

Beyond Tennis & U.S.T.A.

Boy Scouts of America, Great Trail Council

Casals de Spa & Salon

Chess is Life

Classic Optical

Environmental Collaborative of Ohio

Essilor Vision Foundation

FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown

Girard First United Methodist Church

Jewish Community Center

Kool Boiz Foundation

Mahoning County Educational Service Center

Morris Kennedy Karate

ms consultants

Oakhill Collaborative


Ohio State University Extension

St. John’s Episcopal Church

Second Harvest Food Bank

Sight for All United


The Train Station

Women United!

Youngstown Promise Neighborhood

Youngstown State University

Youth Intensive Services


21st Century Community Learning Center Grants

AFL-CIO Community services

Aimee & Lulu Seidel Foundation

Braydich Dental Inc.

Chemical Bank

City of Youngstown—CDBG

Coaches Burger Bar

Commission on Minority Health

Cortland Bank


Dollar General Literacy Foundation

First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown

Frank & Pearl Gelbman Charitable Foundation

Home Savings Charitable Foundation

John S. & Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund

Kiwanis Club of Youngstown

Lions Club of Youngstown

Mercy Health Foundation

Midwest Youth Tennis Education Foundation

PATCH Foundation

Ruth H. Beecher Charitable Foundation

St. John’s Episcopal Church

Senator Maurice & Florence Lipscher Charitable Foundation

State Farm Foundation

Superior Beverage Group

The Kidney Group

The Magic of Michael Foundation

Western Reserve Health Foundation

Women United!

We fight for those who want to

make a difference...

Young Women’s Mentorship

“Volunteering for Young Women's

Mentorship Program is a small thing

that makes a huge difference in these

girls’ lives. Seeing the huge smile on

my Mentee’s face every week when she

sees me – means the world to me. She

willingly opens up about school, home,

and friends to me and we have

developed a sweet bond. She makes

me laugh and I make her turn her

homework in! It’s a wonderful


Crissa Palowitz, Mentor

Boardman Center Intermediate School

Youngstown Taft Elementary School

Home Savings Charitable Foundation


Mahoning County Mental Health Recovery Board

“This is my 3rd year as a Young

Women’s volunteer mentor and I love

it! I am a life-long learner who values

our younger generation, education and

community engagement while helping

to make a positive difference in a

student’s life. It’s about giving back!”

Linda Turnage, Mentor


Simon Roofing

The Butler Institute of American Art

OSU Extension Mahoning County

Arms Family Museum

Junior Achievement

Youngstown State University

Since 2014, the Young

Women’s Mentorship

program has engaged

280 young women in the

Mahoning Valley. During

the 2018-2019 school

year, 42 mentees were

paired with 42 mentors.

The students connected

with these strong female

role models. They

worked on their

academics and leadership

skills as well as tackled

the difficult issues that

face adolescent girls.

97% of the students at

Taft and Boardman

improved their grades,

89% improved their

attendance, and 80%

improved their behavior.

For the 2019-2020 school

year, 39 mentors and 43

mentees are taking part

in the program.

Promising Men Mentorship

Promising Men Mentorship is

a collaboration between

United Way’s Success After 6

and the Kool Boiz

Foundation. Once a week,

African-American and

Hispanic men from the local

community meet with male

students in the 5th through

8th grade. The program

started at Youngstown

Community School, and for

the 2019-2020 school year

grew to include

Youngstown’s Taft

Elementary School.

10 mentors work with 24

boys at both schools.

During the 2018-2019 school

year, 60% of the mentees

improved either their grades,

attendance or both. They all

said they now plan to attend

college, can better manage

their actions and emotions,

and have a trusted adult they

can turn to.

Youngstown Community School

Youngstown Taft Elementary School

Kool Boiz Foundation


“It's very important for me to

be able to give back to the

community that invested so

much in me. As a kid my

mentors were my coaches,

they used instruction for

athletics as metaphors of

life. I hope to have as much

of an impact on them as my

coaches had on me. If you

ask anyone about their

success, you're likely to hear

about someone who took the

time to pour into them,

whether it be knowledge,

wisdom or self confidence.

The relationships formed

within this program will alter

these young men lives for the


Kenny Boone, Mentor

One of the main goals of the

program is to expose the

students to new experiences and

real life situations. In 2019, they

traveled to Washington D.C.

where they visited the National

Museum of African American

History and Culture. They also

visited Anderson Dubose to learn

about the largest

minority-owned business in


Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown

Home Savings Charitable Foundation

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

We We fight fight for for those every who student

want to

and make family a difference...

in need...

Adopt-A-School: Champions













Adopt-A-School: Partners



Our Adopt-A-School Champions and our Adopt-A-School Partners invest in our Success After 6 program. Their

generosity allows us to provide programming, enrichment opportunities, as well as parent engagement. They

also give their time by serving as volunteers. Denise and John York invited the San Francisco 49ers to

Williamson this year. Gloria Jones never misses a Report Card Mentoring Session at MLK Elementary.

Huntington Bank employees teach McGuffey students financial responsibility. Chris and Ed Muransky volunteer

at YCS, but also include dozens of their employees in Christmas Gift Drives and Report Card Mentoring.

Thomases Family Endowment and AIM Transportation Solutions visit with the students at Liberty’s Blott Guy

throughout the year.

2019 Partner Agencies

We fight for those who have to

face the impossible...

ACLD Learning Center

Alta Care Group, Inc

American Red Cross, Lake to River Chapter


Beatitude House

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley

Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown

Boy Scouts of America, Great Trail Council

Carter House

Catholic Charities Regional Agency

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Compass Family and Community Services

Direction Home of Northeast Ohio

Emmanuel Community Care Center

Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio

Goodwill Industries, Youngstown Area

Heart Reach Neighborhood Ministries

AFL-CIO Community

The AFL-CIO Community Services have played a

crucial role in our 100 year history. Every year they

step up to volunteer for almost every United Way

event from the Muransky Co. Bass Classic to

the Holiday Basketball Classic. In 2019, they

hosted a quarter raffle, built 5 wheel chair

ramps, passed out 180 bus passes, and

distributed 200 food vouchers that helped

more than 500 people. They also sponsor

Success After 6 children for Christmas.

Help Network of Northeast Ohio

Interfaith Home Maintenance

Jewish Community Center of Youngstown

Jewish Family Services

Mahoning Valley Dispute Resolution Services


Millcreek Children’s Center



Potential Development Program

The Rich Center for Autism

The Salvation Army

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley

Western Reserve Public Radio

Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation

YMCA of Youngstown

Youngstown Hearing and Speech - Easter Seals

YWCA Mahoning Valley


VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is a collaboration with the Mahoning County

Financial Stability Partnership. In 2019, 12 Sites and 62 Volunteers helped complete 2,059 tax

returns. This allowed families to keep their entire tax returns and avoid unnecessary and

predatory fees ultimately investing $1,974,688 back in the local community.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown also visited our office in 2019 promoting the importance of the

Earned Income Tax Credit. The EITC is the federal government’s largest benefit for workers. It

gives a much needed boost to the working individual and family. For example, our VITA services

allowed our clients to receive a total $521,700 from the EITC as well as a total of $178,333

from the Child Tax Credit.

211 — Help Network of Northeast Ohio

Help Network of Northeast Ohio runs Mahoning County’s 211 call line and online database. In

2019, it received 10,448 Calls. Throughout their entire territory, the trained staff received a total

of 153,764 calls from individuals looking for help, crisis intervention, or referral calls.

Because change does not

Our Volunteers

happen alone...

“You have written your name on my heart.” Chris, Project More Volunteer

Volunteers are truly the backbone of our United Way. In 2019, we engaged more than 1,800

volunteers through our various programs and events. A majority of those individuals—1,200—

rolled up their sleeves and got to work for our 21st Annual Day of Caring. They revitalized the

South Side of Youngstown by cleaning up 64 vacant properties, demolishing 16 blighted homes,

7 unsafe garages, restoring 2,380 feet of sidewalks, revitalizing 1 playground, and installing

127 smoke alarms and 125 safety lights. The rest of our volunteers spent countless hours in

the Success After 6 schools. 20 Project More volunteers work one on one with students at

Girard Prospect Elementary helping them increase their reading levels. 75 Report Card Mentors

work with students after their quarterly grading periods helping them set goals to improve their

grades, behavior, and attendance. 200 volunteers helped us with the vision screening program

in Youngstown and Liberty. 25 volunteers set up and distributed food at the food pantries in our

SA6 schools. And even more spent time with the students in the after school program.

Women United!

Women United brings together women from all walks of life to

celebrate and encourage one another. In 2019, Women United

hosted 4 Women’s Wednesday Night Outs, which highlighted

businesses owned or run by women. We welcomed the moms

and important women of our Success After 6 students at our

4th Annual Mother’s United event at the B&O Station. Our

Women United members volunteered at the YWCA, Habitat for

Humanity, and various Success After 6 programs throughout

the year. Women United members and Women Leadership

donors also raised $300,000 for our United Way.

"Seeing first hand the impact the programs supported by the United Way Of

Mahoning Valley and Women United has on the children and families of our

community, it makes me proud to be involved with driving positive change in my

home town. Being a women in business, and getting to work with and support other

women is both uplifting and motivating.” Stacy Howlett, Women United

“I've been able to see first hand how we can come together as a group of women, from

all parts of our Valley, for one cause and make a difference in the lives of each of these

kids. I'm so impressed with the Success After 6 program, the United Way staff and

their perseverance to support our efforts. However, the most impressive time for me is

seeing the smiles on these kids when we volunteer and spend time encouraging them,

helping them with schoolwork, or sponsoring events where they can just be kids."

Sue Filipovich, Women United

2019 Women United Steering Committee

President—Myra Vitto

Vice President—Shannon Stamp

Steering Committee Members

Shanna Chasebi

Lori Delserone

Catherine Fetter

Sue Filipovich

Stacy Howlett

Leslie Kitchen

Betty Jo Licata

Ellie Platt

Allison Thomas



We picked the five

finalists for


Chevrolet’s Cruze

or Cash Giveaway.

Greg Greenwood

once again

provided this


incentive where

any donor who

gave $260 or more

qualified to win a

brand new Cruze

or $15,000 cash.

Long time donor

Cathy Grizinski of

Help Network of

Northeast Ohio

won and proudly

chose the

Lordstown built


On February 11th we

officially celebrated

our 100th

Anniversary with a

special luncheon.

We invited our


Celebration partners

as well as our Board

Members to

honor this

milestone. It was

the official kickoff of

our year long


Joined by our 2018

Campaign Chair,

William Shivers of

Huntington Bank, we

proudly announced

we raised more than

$3 million for the

third year in a row!



sponsored the

first quarter of

our Centennial


They launched

their monthly


Giveaway, giving

$500 and $200

to a United Way

Partner Agency

each month

through an

online contest.

Coaches Burger

Bar presented us

with a check for

$2,206 , which

they raised

during the Dine

in December

promotion. They

held the same

promotion this

December and

raised $4,000 in


Chemical Bank

sponsored our

Annual Meeting

held at the Lake

Club. We honored

our top companies

as well as our key

volunteers who

made a difference

in 2018. We were

joined by Mary

Sellers, the U.S.

President of

United Way.

Ed Muransky and

his family

purchased the very

last Cruze to roll

off the line at the

G.M. Lordstown

plant. He donated

it to our United

Way to auction it

off to the highest

bidder. The last

Cruze raised

$37,500 and

remains here in

the Valley.

We hosted our



Among Us—A

Black Tie Affair.

It was an

unforgettable night

with a sold out

crowd of 450 loyal

donors and

volunteers dressed

in their best. They

danced the night

away to 76

Degrees West

Band from

Washington D.C.

We want to thank

our Gala Chair

Chris Sammartino

and our Gala

committee who

donated countless

hours to pull the

amazing event


The 20th Annual


Companies Bass

Classic hosted

by Aqua Ohio

welcomed 50

pro-am teams.

A special thank

you to our other

sponsors Fin

Feather Fur and

The Vineyards at

Pine Lake.

The 5th Annual

Locker 1 & 2 Golf

Outing broke a

record by raising

more than

$45,000. The

outing took

place at The

Lake Club.

Thank you to

Bob Conger of

Winkle Electric

and Leo Henry of

The Muransky



Success By 6

also celebrated

a milestone

anniversary this

year. Ten years

ago the program

kicked off at 2

schools. This

year we

celebrated at

one of the

original schools,


Elementary with

some cupcakes

thanks to the

program’s main

sponsor PNC

Bank, who also

sponsored the

second quarter

of our



Huntington Bank

donated 1,000

book bags to local

United Ways as a

part of their annual

Stuff the Bus

campaign. Thank

you to sponsors

WFMJ, Coccas

Pizza, and Great

Clips. Henry

Schein MicroMD

also donated

school supplies.

Wedgwood Pizza

hosted a Slices for

Success fundraiser

for our Success By

6 students. They

even colored their

own pizza slices,

which hung in the



Another record

volunteer crowd

helped out at our

21st Day of Caring.

1,200 people spread

out over the

Mahoning County to

clean up blight and

help non-profit

agencies. We held

our campaign kickoff

breakfast at the

Covelli Centre.

Thank you to our title

sponsors Huntington

Bank and Hometown


Y Live packed

Stambaugh Stadium

by bringing country

music super star

Blake Shelton. We

want to thank Eric

Ryan of JAC Live and

Ed Muransky for

including us again

this year. A special

thanks to Ed and

Diane Reese for

sponsoring the

United Way VIP Tent.

Our United Way

partnered with

the NFL Alumni

Association to

hold the annual

Super Bowl

Raffle. Thanks

to Ed Muransky

and The Lake

Club for hosting

the party! The



sponsored the

third quarter of

our Centennial

Celebration .


Navigator once

again gave us a

4-Star rating for

the fourth

straight year.

This shows we

have strong

financial health

and a

commitment to




We conducted our

Small Business

Blitz on iHeart

Radio’s 570

WKBN. Thank you

to our matching



Chevrolet Buick

GMC and 898



Chevrolet Buick

GMC was our

fourth quarter

sponsor for our


Celebration. They

held the Triple

Threat Terrain

Giveaway in

collaboration with

YSU as well as

Operation Santa

for our United

Way. They raised

more than $32,000

for us over the

holiday season.

8 High School

basketball teams

took to the

hardwood for the

8th Annual Holiday

Basketball Classic.

Thanks to Poland

High School for

hosting the event!

And thank you to our

sponsors Windsor

House, Braydich

Dental, WKBN, The

Vindicator, and

Cocca’s Pizza.

Thanks to our

generous donors we

were able to provide

Christmas gifts to

over 600 Success

After 6 children.

To Live Better,

We Must Live United...

Celebrating 100 years!

United We Fight...

Centennial Presenting Sponsors

Thank you to our Centennial Presenting

Sponsors. When we approached these four

companies to be a part of our Centennial

Celebration they did not hesitate to say yes!

These families, companies, and individuals

have stood by United Way’s side for decades.

We appreciate them not only joining us, but

leading the way as we turned 100!

“Historically Youngstown is a town that cares about our neighbors and our

community. It’s a town that punches above its weight regularly by doing

such things as taking care of our neighbors and community when they’re

in need. It’s an honor to be a part of the process that celebrates 100 years

of that and it’s equally exciting to know what’s going on right now with United

Way’s programs and the future that the last 100 years built for us.”

Greg Greenwood, Greenwood Chevrolet

“Getting involved with the United Way is important because your friends, your neighbors

need the help. That’s the bottom line. People you don’t even know could use our

services. We’re here for them. The more people we can get engaged the better off we

will be. I think it is going to be key that we continue to do what we do. We listen to our

community and as the needs change, United Way will change along with that. We have

great leadership that will recognize those changes and I look forward to another 100

years of success like we have in the past.”

Ted Schmidt, PNC Regional President

“Things have changed through the years, but more recently on the

children’s side. Giving them hope. Giving them a chance to get the

education they need and the love they need. But over 100 years, it’s

generations of hope, it’s generations of impact that gives someone a

back stop when they need it.”

Ed Muransky, The Muransky Companies

“I hope we continue on the path that we’re on—to serve as many people

as possible, especially the youth who need it. That ensures a better

future for everyone in the Valley. I love seeing the path that

we’re on.”

Chris Muransky, The Muransky Companies

“I love that United Way goes into the community and works with

other partners—OH WOW!, Ballet Western Reserve, Boys and Girls

Club, and moves the whole community forward. I hope to see

more of that in the future. I think United Way is on the right

track—making a difference in the lives of kids.”

Alexa Sweeney Blackann, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC

“It’s been generational, in our case Alexa represents our 4th generation of our

family involved in the United Way. It’s been a generational impact. In my case

it was through mentors. People that directed me to help for the cause and I’ve

believed in it ever since. You see the immediate impact.” -

Doug Sweeney, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC

United We Fight...

Centennial Change Makers

United Way has been fortunate to have amazing support for the past 100 years. We wanted to

honor those partners, organizations, and businesses—Our Change Makers—who have been with

us throughout this journey to this milestone anniversary. In addition to our four amazing

Centennial Presenting Sponsors, these 14 companies joined us as Centennial Change Makers.

Our 14 Change Makers were highlighted for their

passion and dedication to the Mahoning Valley

on the BusinessJournalDaily.com each month:

Compco Industries

Cortland Bank

Hometown Pharmacies

Briarfield Health—Ed and Diane Reese

Dearing Compressor and Pump Co.

“Joe” Dickey Electric

Farmers National Bank

Huntington Bank

Simon Roofing

Home Savings Bank

DCW Group

Packer Thomas

AIM Transportation Solutions

Chemical Bank

Centennial Impact Sponsors

On May 10, 2019 we hosted our Centennial Champions—A Black Tie Affair Gala. Our Impact and

Special Event sponsors joined the Presenting and Change Maker Sponsors to make our Gala the

largest single fundraiser in our organization’s history.

Superior Beverage Group

Featherss Dark Chocolate - Mary T. Pipino

Hill, Barth, & King LLC

Auntie Anne's & Cinnabon

Komara Jewelers

898 Marketing

Joe Mineo Creative

FortyTWO Event Production

Jane F. Lamb Charitable Foundation

RT Vernal Paving & Excavating

Eastern Gateway Community College

Raphael's School of Beauty Culture Inc.


A special Thank You to the guests at

our Centennial Champions event.

Many of them stepped up and became

a Success After 6 Champion by

donating that evening to help us

purchase a van to transport our

students to field trips and

experiences that take place outside of

the school. They made this possible,

and during the first half of the

2019-2020 school year its already

taken MORE than 40 trips with many

more to come!

Rudzik Excavating

Yurchyk and Davis CPA's, Inc

Woodlands Health Care

The DeBartolo Corporation

McHenry Industries

York Mahoning Mechanical Contractors, Inc

Youngstown State University

Oak Hill Collaborative

Lyden Oil Company

K Squared Marketing



The Vindicator

The Business Journal

United We Fight...

Building Our Future

United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley moved to 255 Watt Street in 1983. We have

called it home ever since, but recent growth spurred a complete renovation and expansion of the

building. In September, we moved out temporarily as builders and contractors gutted the entire

building and added 2,500 square feet creating a brand new conference room and basement

storage area. We added a new volunteer space, a new office configuration, and new individual

workspaces in the building at 255 Watt Street. We want to thank all the donors, foundations,

builders, and contractors who made this possible.

The James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation

The John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund

The Youngstown Foundation

John and Loretta Hynes Foundation

Frank & Pearl Gelbman Charitable Foundation

Ward Beecher Foundation

Home Savings Charitable Foundation

Brock Builders, Inc.

The Muransky Companies

Dave Kiraly

"Joe" Dickey Electric

McHenry Industries

Window World

Simon Roofing

RT Vernal Paving & Excavating

RL Smith Graphics

Resource Office Furnishings, Inc.

Stride Tree Service

Tabor Landscaping & Garden Center, Inc.

UNITED WAY of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley set a record with the 2019

Centennial Campaign raising the most money ever —



The Muransky Companies

Compco Industries

Youngstown City School District

Dearing Compressor and Pump Co.

Home Savings Bank


Youngstown State University

Fireline, Inc.

Greenwood Chevrolet

Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC



“Joe” Dickey Electric

The Business Journal

Community Corrections Association

Direction Home of Eastern Ohio



Frank & Pearl Gelbman Charitable Foundation

General Motors Foundation

Home Savings Charitable Foundation

Walter & Helen Bender Memorial Fund

PNC Foundation




Aimee & Lulu Seidel Foundation


Anne Kilcawley Christman Fund

AXA Foundation

Barbara Hopper Tinkham Fund

Bruce R. Beeghly & Nancy W. Beeghly Family Foundation

Commission on Minority Health

DentaQuest/ EyeQuest Foundation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

Dr. HS & Florence Wang Family Foundation

E. Jeffrey & Carol A. Rossi Family Foundation

Edward M. Barr Charitable TUW

First Place Bank Community Foundation

FirstEnergy Foundation

Florence Simon Beecher Foundation

Frank & Pearl Gelbman Charitable Foundation

General Motors Foundation

Home Savings Charitable Foundation

Jane F. Lamb Charitable Foundation

John D. Finnegan Foundation

John F. and Loretta A. Hynes Foundation

John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund of

Community Foundation

Kiwanis Club of Youngstown

Mahoning County Mental Health Board

Mercy Health Foundation

Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation

Nordson Foundation

Northeastern Ohio Tennis Association

FirstEnergy Foundation

Patch Foundation

Ohio Children’s Foundation

PATCH Foundation

PNC Foundation

Rand and Eleanor Becker Family Trust

Ruth H. Beecher Charitable Trust

Schwebel Family Foundation

Senator Maurice and Florence Lipscher Charitable Fund

State Farm Foundation

The Bernard & Elaine Soss Family Charitable Trust

The Brotherhood Foundation

The Italian Education Foundation

The Magic of Michael Foundation

The Frances and Lillian Schermer Charitable Trust

The James & Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation

The John D. Beeghly Fund

The Youngstown Foundation

Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area

Jewish Federation

Walter & Helen Bender Memorial Fund

Walter E. & Caroline H. Watson Foundation

Ward Beecher Foundation

Warren P. Williamson, Jr. Fund

Wells Fargo Foundation

Western Reserve Health Foundation

William & Margaret Bresnahan Family Foundation

William B. & Kathryn Pollock Family Foundation

William B. Pollock Company Foundation

William M. Neckerman, Jr Foundation

Youngstown Lions Club

Zita M. & Joseph DiYorio Foundation

UNITED WAY of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley has fought to make change through

Generations of Impact. Since 1919, our organization has been fortunate to be surrounded by generations

of amazing donors and volunteers. They helped us thrive through an entire century of ups and downs, wins

and losses, tough times, and great times. As we celebrated our 100th Anniversary, we honored past

volunteers but saw a new generation rise to the occasion and help us look to our next 100 years. Thanks

to the dedication of Youngstown City School’s Chief Academic Office, Christine Sawicki, she helped the

district increase their giving by an incredible 940% increase over the previous year! Local 396 Plumbers

and Pipefitters continue to give back through the AFL-CIO Community services, donating hundreds of hours

of volunteer time. When our Success After 6 afterschool program started at Youngstown Community

School in 2015, Gina Santore has volunteered her time to help with the children. She even got her Casals

de Spa co-worker Heather Yanek involved. They now read to students EVERY Wednesday! Our Rising Star

award goes to Ava Shapiro. She is a senior at Canfield High School, and spends most of her Fridays

volunteering at Youngstown Community School whether it’s the food pantry or Report Card Mentoring, you

can find her with the students. And finally, when we started planning our 2019 Centennial Celebrations, our

board member and long time volunteer Chris Sammartino took his involvement to the next level. He is the

reason we raised more than $300 thousand at our Centennial Champions event. Thank you to these

individuals and organizations who stepped up in a major way in 2019.


Christine Sawicki

Youngstown City School District


Gina Santore and Heather Yanek

Casals de Spa and Salon


Local 396 Plumbers and Pipefitters


Ava Shapiro, Canfield High School


Chris Sammartino, The Muransky Companies


Girard United Methodist Church


Youngstown State University

Department of Nursing


Coaches Burger Bar—Patrick and Stacy Howlett


Home Savings Bank

UNITED WAY of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley knows to live better we must live united. Every year we

have organizations that give of their time and talent, but some go above and beyond. When we started Project

More, a literacy tutoring program, at Girard Prospect Elementary, we needed a reliable group of volunteers. We

found them at the Girard United Methodist Church. This is the 3rd year they are selflessly giving their time every

day to help the children in Girard read better. Similarly, the YSU Department of Nursing stepped in and played a

major role in our Vision Screening program. For the past three years, they’ve sent hundreds of students to help us

as we screened 2,500 students. Whenever we put a call out for volunteers, one of the first organizations to respond

in a big way is Home Savings Bank. From Young Women’s Mentorship to vision screenings to Report Card

Mentoring to Day of Caring you can find their employees giving their time to help our students and families. Finally,

Coaches Burger Bar owned by the Howletts, whenever we need help they are there. Whether its with a box truck to

deliver Christmas gifts or fundraisers that help us support our programs, Stacy, Patrick, and their employees are

ready to give back to their community.

UNITED WAY of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

founded The Leadership Club in 1983. The investment made at

the Leadership Level starts at $1,000, and since the inception

these generous donors have helped us achieve our goal each

year. In 2019, our leadership club grew to 250 members and

raised $621,900 of this year’s campaign.


GIFTS OF $10,000 & ABOVE

Bruce and Nancy Beeghly (37 YEARS)*

Rick and Lisa Fryda (10 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. Gregory L. Greenwood (26 YEARS)

Bob & Amy Hendricks (2 YEARS)

Gloria Jones (3 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. Lepley (32 YEARS)

Garry and Wanda Mrozek (24 YEARS)

Chris & Ed Muransky (8 YEARS)

Bob & Joanne Preston (4 YEARS)

Gary & Jane Small (6 YEARS)

Rick & Susan Sokolov (31 YEARS)

Robin and Rebecca Wall (9 YEARS)

Dr. & Mrs. John C. York (23 YEARS)


GIFTS OF $5,000—$9,999

Mr. Daniel H. Becker (24 YEARS)

Sharon & George Berlin (28 YEARS)

Rick and Anita Dearing (8 YEARS)

Leo & Suzanne Hickey (4 YEARS)

Sid & Kate Jones (24 YEARS)

Paul & Laura Lyden (13 YEARS)

Rick and Jody Vernal (4 YEARS)

Myra Vitto (8 YEARS)

Friend of the United Way

PARTNER $2,500—$4,999

Dr. and Mrs. Chester Amedia (25 YEARS)

Bonnie and Lee Burdman (10 YEARS)

Lisa Cocca (4 YEARS)

Dr. Robert & Vickie Collins (22 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. David Coy (13 YEARS)

Laura & Steve Davenport (6 YEARS)

James and Melissa DiBacco (2 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. Keith Downard (28 YEARS)

Ted and Julie Downie (22 YEARS)

David and Dianne Eyster (23 YEARS)

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fleming (29 YEARS)

Alan R. & June D. Kretzer (33 YEARS)

Phillip Maiden M.D. (14 YEARS)

Dr. & Mrs. Richard S. Mayo (22 YEARS)

Jim & Sue Rosa (28 YEARS)

Eric & April Ryan (6 YEARS)

Ted & Lisa Schmidt (16 YEARS)

Michael Schrock (3 YEARS)

Derek Snyder (4 YEARS)

Bob & Geri Stevens (21 YEARS)

Patt & Doug Sweeney (33 YEARS)

Friend of the United Way

PATRON $1,500—$2,499

Robert and Susan Bachinger (8 YEARS)

Rebecca S. Bailey & Kenneth A. Rech (32 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. Franklin S. Bennett, Jr. (23 YEARS)

Dr. Bege Bowers & Pr. Lang Collins (18 YEARS)

Bill & Joyce Bresnahan (36 YEARS)

Ray & Shirley Briya (9 YEARS)

Thomas J. Cavalier (26 YEARS)

Carl & Tina Culp (10 YEARS)

Albin & Kathleen Dearing (7 YEARS)

Cindy & Denny Kunce (14 YEARS)

Christine & Phillip Dennison (31 YEARS)

Robert Devlin (7 YEARS)

Frank Dixon (21 YEARS)

Patty Durkin (4 YEARS)

Michael & Mary Jo Fagert (23 YEARS)

Chris Gabrick (2 YEARS)

Anthony J. Garono (4 YEARS)

Rick & Cathy Grizinski (15 YEARS)

Bob Hannon (12 YEARS)

Tom & Doris Hutch (18 YEARS)

Michael Janak (3 YEARS)

Kenneth Leonard (3 YEARS)

Dr. Betty Jo Licata & Jack Monda (26 YEARS)

Marilyn & Gary Lockhart (6 YEARS)

PATRON $1,500—$2,499

Mr. & Mrs. David Lucido (17 YEARS)

Robert E. McGivern (7 YEARS)

Paul & Cathy Milligan (16 YEARS)

Alan & Lori Mirkin (7 YEARS)

Jeanne Mosure (2 YEARS)

Jeff and Bonnie Rudzik (1 YEAR)

Christopher & Lisa Sammartino (6 YEARS)

Mrs. Christine Sawicki (2 YEARS)

Atty. Leonard D. & Gina Schiavone (24 YEARS)

Dorothy & Paul Schwebel (29 YEARS)

William Shivers (2 YEARS)

Mr. Robert Thibodeau (11 YEARS)

Mr. David H. Turner (10 YEARS)

Mrs. Robert Wagmiller (7 YEARS)

Mrs. Watanakunakorn (24 YEARS)

Mark Wenick (6 YEARS)

E. Douglas Williams (2 YEARS)

Thomas A. Zocolo (6 YEARS)

Scott Zoldan (4 YEARS)

Three Friends of United Way

SPONSOR $1,000—$1,499

Randy & Beth Alexoff (15 YEARS)

Christopher Anderson & Sarah Chill (3 YEARS)

Simon Arias (1 YEAR)

Peter Asimakopoulos (2 YEARS)

Michael Bachinger (1 YEAR)

Dr. Surjit K. Bal (12 YEARS)

Randall Ball (1 YEAR)

Breen Bannon (1 YEAR)

Gary Bean (1 YEAR)

Mr. & Mrs. David E. Bell (18 YEARS)

SPONSOR $1,000—$1,499

J. Ray Bernat (1 YEAR)

David Betras (7 YEARS)

Tony & Rhonda Biondillo (5 YEARS)

Dr. Raymond Boniface (1 YEAR)

Ted & Julie Brennan (11 YEARS)

David L. Bresnahan (21 YEARS)

Sarah Brown-Clark (18 YEARS)

Dr. and Mrs. Jimmie Bruce (1 YEAR)

Michael & Danielle Bryan (4 YEARS)

Barb Burley (5 YEARS)

Kathy Bushway (1 YEAR)

Don & Gloria Cagigas (32 YEARS)

Philip & Barbara Carlon (11 YEARS)

Eric D. Carlson (1 YEAR)

Joseph & Rebecca Caruso (15 YEARS)

Ryan Case (1 YEAR)

James Cohen (4 YEARS)

Jim Collier (26 YEARS)

Stacey Craley (3 YEARS)

Jim Crawford (1 YEAR)

Thomas W. Davis, Jr. (10 YEARS)

Dr. & Mrs. Dante A. DeAngelo * (37 YEARS)

Katie DeGennaro (5 YEARS)

Dr. Joseph & Alyssa Farris (9 YEARS)

Rob & Cathy Fellman (9 YEARS)

Al & Suzanne Fleming (29 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. D. Joseph Fleming (27 YEARS)

Geoffrey Fleming (1 YEAR)

SPONSOR $1,000—$1,499

James Frease (1 YEAR)

Dawn Friedkin (1 YEAR)

Paul & Gina Garchar (11 YEARS)

Steven Gavaghan (1 YEAR)

Dr. Thomas Gemma (6 YEARS)

Ken & Caroline Goldsboro (17 YEARS)

Sonya Gordon (1 YEAR)

Steven & Wendy Hanousek (11 YEARS)

Frank & Barbara Hierro (21 YEARS)

Chelsea Hillard (6 YEARS)

Diana Hogg (4 YEARS)

Richard Horvath (1 YEAR)

Joseph & Nancy Houser (22 YEARS)

Judge Scott & Michelle Hunter (16 YEARS)

Samuel Huston (2 YEARS)

Cynthia Hutchison (3 YEARS)

Michael Iberis (18 YEARS)

Justin Jennings (1 YEAR)

Glenn Johnson (1 YEAR)

Terri & Neil Kaback (21 YEARS)

Dr. Jane Kestner (17 YEARS)

Mr. Raymond & Dr. Tammy A. King (11 YEARS)

Greg Krieger (5 YEARS)

Danielle Lanterman (2 YEARS)

Frank Larson (1 YEAR)

Elliot & Christine Legow (11 YEARS)

David and Colleen Lepley (5 YEARS)

Shari Lewis (1 YEAR)

Deborah Little (1 YEAR)

UNITED WAY of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

continued the Emerging Leaders Club in 2019. Anyone who

increased their gift to $500 was matched by the Frank and

Pearl Gelbman Charitable Foundation. We want to thank these

generous individuals who made that increase to their annual

contribution. This year we welcomed 58 new members people

to the Gelbman Emerging Leaders Club raising $34,000.

SPONSOR $1,000—$1,499

Chas & Stacia Erdos Littleton (3 YEARS)

David & Pam Lupo (6 YEARS)

Breen Lyden (6 YEARS)

Justin Manley (1 YEAR)

Nicolette Manuel (4 YEARS)

Michael Mapes (2 YEARS)

Bruce Marshall (2 YEARS)

Zachary & Staci May (3 YEARS)

Rob & Cheryl McArthur (9 YEARS)

Curt McCamon (1 YEAR)

Brian McLemore (1 YEAR)

Kathy McLemore (1 YEAR)

David Mendenhall (2 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. James L. Messenger (21 YEARS)

Mr. Tom Miller (12 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth M. Miller (28 YEARS)

Tom and Kathy Mock (6 YEARS)

Toby P. Mirto (17 YEARS)

John Moliterno (2 YEARS)

Garry Matthew Mrozek (3 YEARS)

Stephanie Ann Mrozek (3 YEARS)

Jonny & Katy Mumaw (2 YEARS)

Thomas & Gena Murray (20 YEARS)

Flor & Elba Navarro (5 YEARS)

Mr. Mark A. Nicastro (11 YEARS)

Meribeth Noble (2 YEARS)

Jude Nohra (2 YEARS)

SPONSOR $1,000—$1,499

Philip & Marian Nolletti (2 YEARS)

Randy Nungesser (4 YEARS)

Robert Ogden (1 YEAR)

Bill Padisak (10 YEARS)

Ryan Pastore (1 YEAR)

Liann Phillips (4 YEARS)

Dr. Nicolette Powe (1 YEAR)

Jerome Pruneski (1 YEAR)

Randall Rakich (6 YEARS)

Dr. Vikram & Urmi Raval (33 YEARS)

Shaun Reed (1 YEAR)

Edward Ress (1 YEAR)

Daniel Rossero (3 YEARS)

Samuel A. & Judy Roth (18 YEARS)

Terry & Samuel D. Roth (24 YEARS)

Jack & Sandy Russell (18 YEARS)

Patrick Russell (1 YEAR)

Bill & Linda Russell (17 YEARS)

Richard Schafer (3 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. C. Reid Schmutz (30 YEARS)

Scott R. Schulick (18 YEARS)

Molly and George Seals (22 YEARS)

Roxann Sebest (1 YEAR)

Ms. Karen Segesto-Hauser (11 YEARS)

Theresa Shaffer (1 YEAR)

Timothy Shaffer (6 YEARS)

Jeff Sheets (5 YEARS)

Carol & Bruce Sherman (11 YEARS)

SPONSOR $1,000—$1,499

Dr. Mike Sherman & Dr. Betty Rider (2 YEARS)

Mr. & Mrs. James Simon (7 YEARS)

Julie M. Smith (13 YEARS)

Greg & Nancy Smith (29 YEARS)

Amber Soukenik (1 YEAR)

Tom Sphar (1 YEAR)

Bobby and Carrie Stackhouse (1 YEAR)

Seth Stigliano (7 YEARS)

Chuck Stout (2 YEARS)

Atty. Linette M. Stratford (11 YEARS)

Mark and Sue Stricklin (11 YEARS)

Edward R. Stride (4 YEARS)

Atty. & Mrs. James W. Thomas (20 YEARS)

Dan & Nancy Tidrick (31 YEARS)

Katie Toth (1 YEAR)

Jim & Ellen Tressel (2 YEARS)

Anthony Trevena (2 YEARS)

Don & Betty Tucker * (37 YEARS)

Marc & Jen Uhrich (8 YEARS)

Drs. Leonidas & Maria Vassilaros (26 YEARS)

Angela Vrona (1 YEAR)

James F. Walker (10 YEARS)

Raymond Wentz (1 YEAR)

Walt Whitman (4 YEARS)

Kathy Worhatch (5 YEARS)

Shane Wyatt (1 YEAR)

Tom Zidian (1 YEAR)

Eleven friends of the United Way

UNITED WAY of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s planned Giving Legacy Society

provides information to donors on how they can include United Way as part of their legacy and help

improve the lives of children and families in the Mahoning Valley for years to come.

Several loyal donors have already joined the Legacy Society. We are thankful for their





Donna Arthur

Mr. and Mrs. John Barkett

Claire Berardini

Vince Brancaccio

Mark Brown

Matthew Burns

Anthony Cario

Ronald Cast

William Coleman

Brian Commons

Richard DeCapita

Angela Dooley

Daniel Fantone

Craig Fauvie

Rod Fellows

Aimee Fifarek

Timothy Filipovich

Gary Foster

Jordan Greenwood

Jacqueline Groves

Holly Hahn

Thomas Hall

Robert Hartman

K. Anthony Hayek

Robert Huffman

Brian Hughes

Zelda Hughes-Howard

Rick Kamperman

Patrick Kelly

Aubrey Kudler

Phillip Landers

John Laplante

Mike Moliterno

Jeffrey Molody

Kim Moore

Michele Moore

Tod Morris

Chris Morrone

Harold G. Neil

Mary Phillips

Brooke Pidgeon

Randall Pratt

Thomas Ring

David Roberts

Phyllis Schaab

Shawn Sevenich

Debra Shelley

Nancy Shortreed

Sarah Stephens

Aadrian Thomas

Deb Thompson

Anthony Tonus

Justin Vallia

Brian Vondran

William Weimer

Heather Whipkey

Eboni Williams


Don and Gloria Cagigas

Gloria Jones

Brian Kolenich

Julie Michael Smith

Ted and Lisa Schmidt

Michael and Michelle Schrock




United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley December 31, 2019 and 2018


Audited December

2019 2018


Prior Year campaign contributions $ 580,071 $ 1,050,555

Net assets released from restrictions:

Prior-year campaign contributions -

Current-year campaign contributions 2,233,971 1,834,074

Contributions In Kind 25,892 24,638

GROSS REVENUE 2,839,934 2,909,267

Prior Year Campaign Designations (261,498) (217,301)

Current Year Designations (684,295) (552,536)

NET REVENUE 1,894,141 2,139,430

Grant Revenue 1,309,670 1,000,412

Interest and dividend income 137,896 176,781

Net Gain (Loss) on investments 1,126,313 (573,717)

Miscellaneous income 2,206 2,658

Net special event income 338,812 158,738

Net assets released from restrictions:



Allocations to local agencies 1,061,376 1,061,691

Other Corporation expenses:

Program services:

Planning and community investment 466,064 492,424

Success By 6 Program 183,796 137,232

Success After 6 Program - 40,814

SA6 21st Century 19/20 590,870 -

SA6 21st Century 18/19 718,800 444,830

SA6 21st Century 17/18 - 554,986

Dolly Paton Imagination Library 80,655 80,729

Labor 54,882 49,089

TOTAL PROGRAM SERVICES 2,095,067 1,800,104

Supporting services:

Administration 40,673 41,293

Capital Improvement Expenses 12,176 -

United Way campaign 183,843 183,017

United Way Car Giveaway 24,638 22,333


Other expense:

United Way National and

Ohio membership dues 35,395 30,288



CHANGE IN NET ASSETS 1,355,870 (234,424)

Fund Balances at Beginning of the Year 7,409,888

Fund Balances 12.31.19 8,765,758



Theodore M. Schmidt

PNC Bank


Chris Muransky

The Muransky Companies


Betty Jo Licata

YSU Williamson College of Business


Mark Wenick

Farmers National Bank


Parker T. McHenry


Garry Mrozek

Hometown Pharmacy Solutions


Bob Hannon


Alexa Sweeney Blackann

Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC

Sarah Brown-Clark

City of Youngstown

Jamael Tito Brown

Mayor of Youngstown

Patty Durkin

AIM Transportation Solutions

Larry G. Fauver

Mahoning/ Trumbull

AFL-CIO Labor Council

Rick Fryda

Compco Industries

Steven P. Hanousek

Capital Wealth Group

Glenn Johnson

UAW #1112

Neil J. Kaback

Cohen & Company

Brian Kolenich

Ohio Living Park Vista

Billy Keel

AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison

William M. Padisak

Mahoning/ Trumbull

AFL-CIO Labor Council

Doralice Ricchiuti

Manchester, Newman & Bennett

Chris Sammartino

The Muransky Companies

Michael Schrock

Chemical Bank

Julie Michael Smith

Vista AST LLC.

Carrie Stackhouse

Cortland Bank

Denise Stewart

Allison Thomas

Simon Roofing

Josh Toot

Home Savings Bank

Becky Wall

Dearing Compressor & Pump

Kielly Rapp

Executive Assistant & Marketing Associate

Stacia Erdos

Vice President of Strategic Planning

Tina Chance

Director of Workforce Campaigns

Rhonda Farabee

Data Manager

Amy Klingensmith

Director of Success After 6

Ashley Kuhn

Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Mock

Community Impact Manager

Anne Rosenkranz

Community Impact Manager

Roxann Sebest

Director of Marketing & Communications

Lita Wills

Director of Community Impact








United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

255 Watt St. Youngstown, OH 44505

Tel: 330.746.8494

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