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The Bartlesville Regional United Way announced that it has provided $10,000 in funding to the Pelivan Circuit for 2017. The Bartlesville Pelivan Circuit is a flexible fixed-route system that hopes to address the unmet transportation needs of Washington County in order to improve economic development and enhance quality of life.It provides low-income riders with the ability to go to work, buy...
Friday, March 17, 2017
Know someone who deserves to be recognized for their efforts in the community? Help create a meaningful memory and make sure they get the recognition they deserve by nominating them for the United Way Spirit Award.The United Way Spirit Award recognizes exceptional commitment and leadership. Nominees must demonstrate the spirit of service to the community of Bartlesville by giving, volunteering,...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
We are extremely thrilled with the results of our 2016 “Hero in U” Campaign, which raised $2.4 million. On behalf of the United Way board and staff, we are honored to be a part of a community where so many are heroes to those in need.  Thank you to everyone who allowed this campaign to be a success.  Every year, our partner agencies go through an evaluation process, where volunteers look over...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Building off its longstanding partnership in providing free online tax filing services, H&R Block and United Way today announced enhanced security features to MyFreeTaxes designed to further safeguard taxpayer information. MyFreeTaxes is a free, safe and easy way for anyone earning $64,000 or less to file state and federal taxes.“Our partnership with the United Way gives us an opportunity to...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
The Bartlesville community has proved to be a hero to those in need yet again. Despite tough economic times, they rallied behind the Bartlesville Regional United Way’s “The Hero In U” Annual Campaign.The Bartlesville Regional United Way raised $2,419,571, surpassing its goal of $2 million by more than $400,000, with a few pledges still to be received. This is the second highest amount raised in...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The Bartlesville Regional United Way announced that applications for the 2017 Venture Grants will be opening soon. Venture Grants are one-time grants for local nonprofit agencies to help fund programs that meet critical, unmet needs in the community and fit within the Bartlesville Regional United Way’s funding priorities. These competitive, merit-based grants will be distributed through a...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sometimes, helping a person means seeing them go to jail, a conundrum that Building Bridges of Oklahoma Executive Director Gina Elias understands can be hard to wrap your mind around. One man was wanted in five counties when he first entered Building Bridges of Oklahoma. He was able to see the need to end his life on the run, deal with the legal consequences of his actions, and work on rebuilding...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Lisa Cary brings years of experience in human services advocacy to the positionThe Bartlesville Regional United Way, a local nonprofit that focuses on building lives in the areas of education, income, and health, has announced Lisa Cary as its new President & CEO. Cary will begin her role at Bartlesville Regional United Way on November 3, 2016.No stranger to advocacy, public wellness, and...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Want to win $100 Amazon gift card and get your kid's picture published in Bartlesville Monthly Magazine? Does your child love to dress up? Take a photo of them dressed as their favorite superheroes or real-life heroes and submit it! Does last year's Halloween costume fit the bill? Send the photo our way by Oct. 16. We want to see as many local superheroes as possible."We want to engage the...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Bartlesville community was invited to think about who their hero is at the Bartlesville Regional United Way kickoff on Thursday. BRUW kicked off their “The Hero In U” campaign, setting a goal of raising $2 million. Around 170 members of the community attended the kickoff held at the Bartlesville Community Center.“Being a part of the Bartlesville United Way, for the past 8 years, and actively...
Thursday, September 1, 2016

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