The United Way of Putnam County provides an
effective and efficient means for the community to support a
network of local non-profit agencies, each working together to
build a stronger community. Neighbor helping neighbor, we are
leading the way in advancing the common good for all in Putnam
WHAT’S RAISED HERE STAYS HERE
When you give to the United Way of Putnam County, you help LOCAL
people – your friends, family, and neighbors.
100% of your gift stays right here in Putnam County.
annual United Way campaign in Putnam County always begins
September 1 and ends October 31.
In preparation, “Breakfast of Champions”, a training event for
employee campaign managers is held on the 4th
Thursday of August.
The Campaign Kick-off is held on the fourth Thursday of
September. In 2014, the United Way Kick-off took on a popular
signature event, the Putnam County Wing Championship. In 2015,
the United Way added an Agency Fair, displaying information on
the services provided by the Partner Agencies.
September through October, a group of campaign volunteers
conduct the annual fund drive, canvasing businesses and 1 in
every 3 Putnam County households.
Back Yard BBQ - held in the parking lot of the United Way.
Volunteers grill up lunch for the community. The public is
invited to dine in or carry out for the cost of a free will
The Annual Business Meeting and Campaign Celebration is held on
the 3rd Thursday of January. At this event, donors and
volunteers are recognized for their support of the United Way
Make a one-time
donation via our secure online payment system:
Or checks can be sent to:
United Way of Putnam County, P.O. Box 472,
Ottawa, OH 45875
UNITED WAY AT WORK
United Way partners with Putnam County employers to raise
funds to support the work of our 16 Partner Agencies.
Employee campaigns are the most efficient way to raise funds
for United Way.
Our Community Partners (employee groups of 3 or more) include:
Ag Credit, ERA Geyer-Noakes Realty, FLR Insurance, First
Federal Bank of Ottawa, First National Bank of Pandora, Fort
Jennings State Bank, Fortman Insurance Services, Huntington
Bank, Kahle Electric, Kalida Manufacturing, Inc., Knueve &
Kuhlman Builders, Northwest Physical Therapy, Ottawa
Walmart, Palpac Industries, Poet Biorefining, Pro-Tec
Coating Company, Putnam County Employees, Putnam County
District Libraries, Putnam County Educational Service
Center, Putnam County Local Schools,
RK Industries, Schroeder & Co. LLC, The Pizzeria, The
Union Bank Company, United Way Partner Agencies, Unverferth
Manufacturing, Village of Ottawa, and Whirlpool Corporation.
information or materials needed to conduct an employee
campaign for United Way, visit our Campaign page or give us
a call at 419-523-4505
Volunteers make it all happen.