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Area nonprofits invited to apply for membership into United Way

Denise Damron, executive director of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area, stands by plaques honoring eight area residents who give back to their communities. The agency is accepting memberships for area nonprofits who wish to become members of the United Way.
For the Courier-Post
Posted: Feb. 24, 2019 10:59 pm

Each year, nonprofit organizations providing human services in Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Ralls and/or Shelby counties can apply to become a Participating Member of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area.

As a Participating Member, agencies become a partner of the United Way and receive funding through the Allocation Process. The application period that is open currently will make funding decisions for the 2019-2020 fiscal year which begins in November.

In order to apply for membership, organizations must be implementing programs which work to empower individuals to achieve their potential through education, financial stability and/or healthy lives. Organizations applying for funding must be tax-exempt. The application process to become a member of the United Way is open between now and March 29, 2019.

Visit to access the application to apply for membership as well as understand the expectations of being a Participating Member of the United Way. For questions, contact Denise Damron at or 573-221-2761.


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