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1875 North Ridge Road, East, Suite H Lorain, OH 44055-3371 440.277.6530 440.324.2898 440.277.7409 fax First Call for Help – 211 or 800.275.6106

Live United

2008 United Way of Greater Lorain County Annual Report

LIVE UNITED. It’s who we are. And, it’s a powerful message that helped drive the success of our 2008 United Way of Greater Lorain County campaign. It’s a message that brought a community together to facilitate change and make a difference for those in need. And it’s a message that continues to be a rallying point for the future. Through the generosity and support of our donors and volunteers, along with the tremendous efforts of our staff, the 2008 Campaign generated more than $2.8 million. Our sincere thanks to everyone who freely gave their time, talent and treasure to achieve this outstanding result. The funds raised through this campaign provide support for programs and services that impact lives in our community. For the future, we will continue to focus on “advancing the common good” – creating opportunities for a better life for all. To do that, we need your help. Together we can accomplish more than any group or single person can alone. LIVE UNITED – linking others’ lives to our own to influence the condition of all, build the strength of our neighborhoods, bolster the health of our communities and change the lives of those who walk by us every day. As we move forward – facilitating change and creating impact - we ask for your continued financial support and volunteer involvement. With great appreciation,

Vision - United Way of Greater Lorain County is committed to building a stronger, healthier, more caring Lorain County Community. Mission - To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community through leadership, collaboration and resource development. Values - Organizations are driven by a culture of values. Those values shape the work of the organization but also the ways in which work will be done. United Way of Greater Lorain County’s values guide our direction, our strategies and our operations. • We act from integrity that breeds trust. • We aspire to make a difference – to have impact of enduring consequence. • We provide catalytic leadership for community process. • We are made relevant and impactful through the spirit of volunteerism.

David Janowicz

Gerald E. Skully

• We are strongest when we are inclusive.

2008 President United Way Board of Directors

Executive Director United Way of Greater Lorain County

• We believe in the power of the positive in people. • We are partners in a powerful movement. • We embrace good governance. • We are a learning community. • We believe in linking technology with the delivery of human services.

Community Impact accountability United Way Community Impact focuses on making sure that United Way dollars make the greatest possible impact in our community.

Advancing the Common Good Advancing the Common Good is about creating opportunities for a better life for all. United Way of Greater Lorain County is creating these opportunities by addressing three community-defined areas of impact – Strengthening Families, Nurturing Children and Youth and Caring for Basic needs. Advancing the Common Good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help us all. By identifying needs, developing solutions and providing resources – of both dollars and volunteers – we make an impact for the entire community.

Each program submitted for funding goes through an intense review process before any decision is made on funding. The funding process must be transparent and easily understood by investors, agencies and the community. Collectively, volunteers contributed more than 200 hours in review of program proposals to make sure they met the criteria and addressed areas where the greatest good can be achieved. Thanks to all of our volunteers who lend their time and talent to ensure that donated dollars get the greatest possible return in service to the community.

David M. Janowicz Chairperson

2-1-1 First call for help Everyday in Lorain County, someone is in need of essential services – from finding substance abuse assistance to securing adequate care for a child or an aging parent. 2-1-1 First Call for Help and link those in need with information about and referrals to health and human services for both everyday needs and in times of crisis.

Get Connected. Get Answers. Website Launches as Extension to 2-1-1 First Call for Help

2008 United Way of Greater Lorain County Funded Partners

impact areas Strengthening Families With the goal of enhancing the quality of family life and strengthening families, programs in this impact area provide interventions, and the necessary education, stabilization, employment and life skills to enable people to lead independent, productive, safe and meaningful lives. In 2008, United Way funded 22 programs in this impact area with $471, 897 of support.

Nurturing Children and Youth Providing a safe and caring environment, positive role models, developmental experiences, social interactions and appropriate learning opportunities are fundamental to these programs. In 2008, United Way funded 12 programs in this impact area with $369,192 of support.

Caring for Basic Needs United Way of Greater Lorain County continued its commitment to this impact area in 2008. This impact area focuses on meeting basic needs for safety, adequate food and access to safe and affordable shelter, crisis intervention and assistance with daily well being to those in need. In 2008, United Way funded 17 critically needed programs with $764,798 of support.

American Red Cross – Lorain County Chapter Arthritis Foundation Northeastern Ohio Chapter Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County Boys and Girls Club of Lorain County Catholic Charities Services of Lorain County Children’s Developmental Center Common Ground Community Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing El Centro de Servicios Sociales FAITH House Family Planning Services of Lorain County Girl Scouts of Erie Shores Heart of Ohio Council, Boy Scouts of America Legal Aid Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential (LEAP) The Linden School Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Addiction Abuse Services (LCADA) Lorain County Office on Aging Lorain County Safe Harbor/Genesis House Lorain County Urban League Lucy Idol Center for the Handicapped Neighborhood House Association Nord Center Save Our Children Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio Volunteer Guardianship Program of Lorain County YWCA of Elyria

In 2008, launched as an extension to the existing 2-1-1 First Call for Help telephone number funded as part of the United Way’s Community Impact initiative. Like its counterpart, the site offers Lorain County residents in need vital connections to health and human service resources and information on a free, confidential and 24/7 basis. Access is available to resources providing basic human needs, physical and mental needs, employment support, support for older Americans and persons with disabilities, support for children youth and families and opportunities to volunteer and donate.

I LIVE UNITED. “I’ve come to realize that a truly successful community relies on the positive involvement of its citizens. I became an advocate for United Way’s 2-11 helpline because it offers resources and help to those individuals and families in need when it’s needed – not just on an 8 to 5 schedule. I help those in need as an advocate for the 2-1-1 information and referral system United Way of Greater Lorain County funds with my help. I’m enthusiastic about 2-1-1 and talk it up because I believe it is one of the best tools available to get people connected to the help they need when they really need it.” My name is Jim. I work at Ridge Tool Company in Elyria. And this is how I LIVE UNITED.

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Pilot Program Meets Defined Goals

Join hands. Open your heart. Lend your muscle. Find your voice.

Initiative Works to Address Financial Stability Issue

Day of Caring Celebrates 16 Annual Event th

The 16th Annual Day of Caring brought together nearly 700 community participants to work on 14 projects at United Way partner agencies throughout Lorain County.

Agency Sponsors

Day of Caring offers United Way donors an opportunity to see their dollars at work in an “up close and personal” way. Volunteers team up with United Way partner agencies and clients to complete hands-on projects for the agencies.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County El Centro de Servicios Sociales, Inc. Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential (LEAP) Lucy Idol Center for the Handicapped Neighborhood House Association Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

The 2008 event was co-chaired by Kim Black-Brown; US Steel and Clarence Wills; American Red Cross Lorain County Chapter Day of Caring Participants: Arthritis Foundation

Elyria Memorial Hospital

Lorain County ADAS Board

PolyOne Corporation

Brush Wellman

First Federal Savings & Loan

Lorain County Auditor’s Office

Ridge Tool Company

City of Elyria

Grange Insurance

Lorain Public Library System

Ross Environmental Services

CommStar Credit Union Community Foundation of Lorain County

Hearthstone Assisted Living

Lorain National Bank

School Employees Credit Union

Invacare Corporation

Macy’s Systems & Technology


JC Penney

Maloney Novotny LLC


Kendal at Oberlin

NACS, Inc.

US Steel

Lorain County Community College

Nordson Corporation

Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista

Community Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Crane Aerospace & Electronics Elyria City School District Emerson Network Power

Lorain County Tuberculosis Clinic

North Coast Correctional Treatment Facility

YWCA Elyria

One of the most serious issues affecting our area is the financial instability of our families. Significant increases in the costs of housing, health care, transportation, insurance and utilities have left many families borrowing more and relying on credit cards to cover many of their daily living expenses. The increase in debt without a corresponding wage increase has left many individuals and families vulnerable to crisis and in the long term very unprepared for the future. To begin to address this issue United Way partnered with the EITC coalition to provide free and low-cost tax preparation services during the tax season. The results of this initial effort netted the addition of two Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, an increase of more than one million dollars in net refunds and a savings of $787,000 in tax preparation fees for Lorain County citizens. The EITC pilot program is an element of a larger Financial Stability Initiative that the United Way will continue to support in the upcoming years.

Program collaborators included Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority, Lorain County Labor Agency, Lorain County Community Action Agency, Elyria Public Library, We Care We Share Ministries, Senator Sherrod Brown’s Office, Congresswoman Betty Sutton’s Office and the IRS SPEC Office.

Strengthening Families with Care and Support They came to the Oberlin Senior Center each with their own special needs. She needed friendship and a purpose. He needed caregiver counseling, financial and insurance assistance. He needed caregiver counseling on a “friendly” basis. He had given up his job to care for his ailing wife, his insurance company was hitting him from every angle, the government red tape was tying him in knots and he was getting little or no sleep. She had physical problems that required major medical treatments on a weekly basis. For years, they had leaned on each other facing the battle together. But now they needed more.

tape and with someone to watch over his wife so that he could get some much needed rest. In turn, he became involved in projects around the Center – repairing things, gardening, any projects that needed that little something extra. The Center offered her interaction with new people, activities and a new sense of self worth. In turn, she made scarves and hats for the needy children and for the gift shop. The Oberlin Senior Center gave them a new strength to move forward and an “extended” family to share the ups and the downs. The Oberlin Senior Center, a program of the Neighborhood House Association, lives its commitment to provide the best care possible for its senior participants through families serving families to make a difference.

The Oberlin Senior Center was their “port in the storm”. The Center provided him with assistance to get through the paperwork and red

Letter from Campaign ChairMAN Amazing things happen when generous people with big hearts and endless energy focus on the goal of providing a better life for those less fortunate than themselves. Indeed, the people of Lorain County did make amazing things happen during this past year, despite facing the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Together, these dedicated individuals raised more than $2.8 million dollars for United Way agencies while also donating countless hours of their time and talent. Their efforts helped families in need keep food on their tables and a roof over their heads; allowed seniors to live out their lives more comfortably; aided the unemployed in gaining needed skills to find new jobs; provided children with after school activities to keep them on the right path and so much more. During planning for last year’s campaign, we did not yet know the severity of the recession just ahead. When it became clear that the economy was faltering, the dedicated campaign volunteers at United Way and in every organization in the county did not give up. They continued to push ahead to raise as much money as possible to help their neighbors. On behalf of the thousands of individuals that benefit from United Way agencies, I would like to thank the volunteers in every organization for their dedication and hard work. It is because of you that our fellow citizens and our communities have endured through recent difficult times and will thrive in the future as our economy rebounds. Your caring makes a difference.

Success Stories Nurturing Children and Youth Common Ground Youth Mural Arts Program Offers Positive, Creative Work Experience The mural showcases what teamwork and a positive work experience can achieve. The work is part of Common Ground’s Youth Mural Arts Program funded by United Way. Youth participants work in teams and partner with social service agencies and businesses to create community murals throughout Lorain County. Participants demonstrate increased knowledge and skill development in communications, time management, problem solving, goal setting, responsibility and creativity.

Doug Bloomfield 2008 Campaign Chairman

Financial statements

United Way of Greater Lorain County 2008-09

Condensed Statement of Financial Position for the year ending June, 30 2009

United Way of Greater Lorain County appreciates and recognizes the outstanding dedication of time and caring commitment of the following individuals.

Statement of Financial Position

Statement of Activities

Assets Cash, short term investments Pledges Receivable Other Assets Property & Equipment

$2,326,557 1,036,228 46,466 6,205

Public Support Pledges Less Donor Designations Less Provisions for Uncollectable Pledges Other Revenue Investment Income

$2,671,254 (414,481) (216,425) 290,072 (45,725)

Total Assets

$3,415,456 Total Revenue and Other Support


Liabilities and Net Assets Liabilities: Accounts Payable Designation Payable Allocations Payable Accrued Expenses Total Liabilities


31,087 349,053 1,605,887 13,000


Net Assets: Unrestricted Temporarily Restricted Permanently restricted - Endowments

980,599 350,830 85,000

Total Net Assets


Total Liabilities and Net Assets


Expenses Program Services: Allocations to Agencies Community Service Information & Referral

$1,610,887 241,160 71,878

Support Services: Fund Raising Management and General

249,170 283,273

Total Expenses


Decrease in Net Assets


Net Assets, Beginning Year


Net Assets, End of Year


An independent audit of United Way financial records is conducted annually. Audited reports are available for public inspection at United Way of Greater Lorain County’s office.





$166,315 $248,166

Funds received through United Way of Greater Lorain County’s 2008 campaign will be allocated for distribution to programs in the following areas for the fiscal year beginning July 1,2009 and ending June 30,2010. Strengthening Families

Caring for Basic Needs

Partner Agency Designations

Non Partner Agency and Other United Ways

Nurturing Children and Youth

211 Information and Referral

Executive Dave Janowicz, President Rick Ickes, Vice President Cynthia Tomasch, Treasurer Sherman Jones, Secretary Phil Baptiste, Past President Board of Directors Wilson S. Adams, IV Linda C. Ashar James Backs Phillip Baptiste Doug Bloomfield William Braun Karen Cook Gregory Elek Rick Ickes (Vice President) David Janowicz (President) Sherman Jones (Secretary) Judy Klucas Kurt Koepf Cynthia Kushner Karen Mahan Cheryl McKenna Mary E. Miles Edwin Oley Mark Pentz Mark Sutter Kenton Thompson Cynthia Tomasch (Treasurer) Robert G. Zunich

Organizational Leadership & Governance Phil Baptiste, Chair Wilson Adams Linda Ashar Jim Backs Ed Oley Kenton Thompson Cheryl McKenna Mary Miles Brand Management Joan Samkow, Chair Cynthia Kushner Ed Skimin Michael Bracken Mary Carl Pete Catanese Maria Ferrer Tatyana Hower Betsey Kamm Maggie Kelch Melissa Kinlin Randy Phillips Richelle Rhoden Debbie Schuster Steve Sefchik Finance Cynthia Tomasch, Chair Rick Ickes Cheryl McKenna Mark Pentz Frank Sulen Clarence Wills Audit Rob Zunich Greg Elek Julia Eker

Cash Flow Loan Fund Sub-Committee Estelle Dobrow Joel Krueck Neil Sweeney Ryan Spisak Community Impact & Results Dave Janowicz, Allocations & Results Chair Bill Braun Judy Klucas Mark Pentz Sister Ann Victory Mark Sutter Estelle Dobrow Mike Ives Sherman Jones Madelyn Anderson Sam Betounes Jan Rybarczyk Rick Ickes, Alignment Pilot Chair Karen Cook Joe DeTillio Sherman Jones Victor Leandry Karen Mahan Amy Szmania

United Way of Greater Lorain County Staff Gerald E. Skully, Executive Director Dianne Brehm, Finance Director Peggy Chamberlain, Assistant to the Executive Director Robbi Goodwin, Receptionist/Office Services Jan Rybarczyk, Director of Fund Distribution & Community Impact Shermane Smith, Assistant to the Finance Director Jeanette Willis, Director of Campaign Karen Zemanek, Director of Marketing & Communications

Resource Development Doug Bloomfield, Chair Greg Elek Sherman Jones Kurt Koepf Tom Kowal Cynthia Kushner Mike Mayse Kevin Martin Bruce Ramsey Mark Stewart Dennis Wills Victoria Wearsch

We are truly blessed to have so many generous donors, Community Builders, Leaders & Believers and volunteers – including the Employee Campaign Volunteers – who faithfully donate dollars and time to the United Way campaign. To list everyone whose support we have received on the pages of this annual report would increase its size – and cost – significantly. Being ever mindful of dollars spent, we have decided to post these names on our website only – at In no way does this diminish their importance to our organization or our gratitude for all they do.


3M Elyria AAA Ohio Motorists Association Abbott Laboratories Aetna, Inc. AJ Wright #1379 Aluminum Coils, Inc. American General Finance Services American Red Cross Lorain County Chapter Ameriprise Financial Amherst Schools Administration Amherst Jr.High Bus Garage Josiah Harris Elementary Marion L. Steele Powers Elementary Shupe Middle Walter G. Nord - Middle Applewood Centers Inc. Lorain County Arthritis Foundation Lorain County Ashland Inc. AT&T Avon Lake City Government Offices Avon Lake Schools Administration Central Office Avon Lake High Eastview Elementary Erieview Elementary Learwood Middle Redwood Elementary Troy Intermediate Westview Elementary Barnes Wendling CPAs, Inc. BASF Catalysts LLC Bay Mechanical & Electrical Corporation Beckett Air, Inc. Beckett Gas, Inc. Benco Dental Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC The Bergendahl Institute, LLC Best Buy #1050 Best Buy #284 Bettcher Industries, Inc. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County BJ’S Wholesale Club #115 Bobel’s Office Plus Boys & Girls Clubs of Lorain County Bramhall Engineering & Surveying Co. Inc Bridgestone/Firestone Brush Wellman Inc. Buckeye Community Bank Business Visions, Inc. Catholic Charities Community Services of Lorain County Center For Vascular & Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Inc. CenturyLink Charter One Bank, N.A.

Charter One Foundation Children’s Developmental Center The Chronicle Telegram Chrysler Retirees Citizens Bank Clark & Post Architects Inc. Clearview Local Schools Clearview High Durling Middle Vincent Elementary Cleveland Clinic - Lorain Family Health Center Coates Brothers/Stiwald Roofing Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Columbia Gas Service Center Columbia Gas Transmission Columbia Schools Combined Federal Campaign Community Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Common Ground Center Commstar Credit Union Community Foundation of Lorain County Community Health Partners Conway Trucking/Freight COSTCO Wholesale #343 Crane Aerospace-Lear Romec Crane Fund For Widows & Children CSL Behring Degussa Initiators, Inc. Delphi Dillard’s #369 Dollar Bank Dominion East Ohio Gas DPM Development Eat n Park Store #35 EBM Group EDS (Electronic Data Systems) Educational Service Center of Lorain County El Centro de Servicios Sociales, Inc. Eli Lilly Elyria City Government Offices Auditor’s Office Cemetery Department Clerk of Council Clerk of Courts Community Development Engineering Fire Department Health Department Law Director Mayor’s Office Parks & Recreation Police Department Safety-Service Director Sanitation Department Street Department Utility Office Wastewater Treatment Water Distribution Water Pumping Elyria Catholic High School

Elyria Country Club Elyria Manufacturing Corp. Elyria Schools Administration Crestwood Elementary Ely Elementary Elyria High Franklin Elementary Kindergarten Village McKinley Elementary Northwood Jr. High Oakwood Elementary Prospect Elementary St. Jude Westwood Jr. High Windsor Elementary Eastern Heights Middle Spring Valley Early Childhood EMBARQ Emerson Charitable Trust Emerson Network Power Emerson Trust Fund EMH Regional Healthcare System Enterprise Rent-A-Car Expense Reduction Analysts FAITH House Family Planning Services FedEx Fifth Third Bank Fifth Third Foundation Firelands Schools Board of Education Firelands Elementary Firelands High South Amherst Middle First Energy First Energy Foundation First Federal of Lakewood (Lorain County) First Federal Savings & Loan Association First Merit Bank N.A./Elyria First Merit Foundation First Place Bank First Place Bank Community Foundation Ford Motor Company Fox Veterinary Hospital, Inc. French Creek Medical Geisel Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing General Motors Corporation General Plug & Manufacturing Co. GenFed Federal Credit Union Giant Eagle Gin Mill, Inc. Girl Scouts of N.E. Ohio - West Region G.L.W. Broadband Gordon Food Service, Inc. Heart of Ohio Council, BSA Heinen’s Supermarket Store #18 The Hoffman Group Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. Hospice of the Western Reserve

Hovey Kaiser Insurance Associates Inc. HSBC Hubbard & Hubbard Huntington Bank IBM Employee Services Center Invacare Corporation Janotta & Herner Inc. JC Penney Company #1902 JC Penney Company #2530 JP Morgan Chase Kaiser Permanente Kendal at Oberlin Key Foundation KeyBank - Lorain County Keystone Schools Keystone Middle Keystone Elementary Transportation Kohl’s #0464 Lake Terminal Railroad Lakeland Glass Company Laubenthal Funeral Home, Inc. Leadership Lorain County Legal Aid Society of Lorain County Life Skills Center of Elyria The Lincoln Electric Company The Linden School Linking Employment, Abilities, Potential Lockheed Martin Loomis Camera Lorain City Government Offices Auditor’s Office Community Development Engineering Health Department Parks & Recreation Police Department Street Department Water Purification Building Department Judges Office Treasurer & Income Tax Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Serv. Lorain County Beverage Lorain County Community Action Agency Lorain County Community College Lorain County Government Offices Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County Auditor’s Office Board of Mental Health Board of MR/DD Board of Elections Children’s Services Clerk of Courts County Commissioners Common Pleas Court Department of Job & Family Services Domestic Relations Court Engineer

Golden Acres Home Health Department Prosecutor’s Office Recorder’s Office Sheriff T.B. Clinic Treasurer’s Office Lorain County JVS Lorain County Labor Agency Lorain County Metropolitan Park District Lorain County Office on Aging Lorain County Safe Harbor/ Genesis House Lorain County Urban League Lorain Glass Company, Inc. Lorain National Bank Lorain Public Library System Lorain Schools Charleston Administration Center Frank Jacinto Elementary Garfield Elementary General Johnnie Wilson Helen Steiner Rice Elementary Irving Elementary Lakeview Elementary Larkmoor Elementary Longfellow Middle Lorain Admiral King High Lorain Southview High Lowell Elementary Masson Elementary Pace Academy Palm Elementary Toni Morrison Elementary Washington Elementary Whittier Middle Lowe’s of Avon Lowe’s of Elyria #224 Lowe’s of Lorain Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. The Lubrizol Foundation Lucy Idol Center for the Handicapped Macy’s #347 Macy’s Foundation Macy’s Systems & Technology Maloney Novotny LLC Marshalls #0794 Masters Insurance Agency, Inc. Medco Health Mel-ba Manufacturing MetLife Foundation Midview Drugs Midview Schools Administration East Elementary Midview High West Elementary Mike Bass Ford, Inc. Minority Electric Company Inc. Miraldi & Barrett Company Mischka Tailors And More The Morning Journal Multilink, Inc. (HQ)

NACS, Inc. National City Bank National Electrical Contractors Assoc. Nationwide Insurance Company Neighborhood House Association Nestle USA New Sunrise Properties, Inc. New York Life United Way Campaign Nickles Bakery Nord Center Nord Family Foundation Nordson Corporation Norfolk Southern Foundation North Ohio Heart Center North Ridgeville City Government Offices Board of Education City Hall Education Center Fields Sweet Elementary Lear North Elementary Liberty North Ridgeville Jr High North Ridgeville Senior High Wilcox Elementary Northwest Airlines O. E. Meyer Company Oberlin College Oberlin Government Offices Oberlin Schools OfficeMax Parker Hannifin-Aircraft Division Parker Hannifin-Hydraulic Valve Parker Hannifin-Fluid Systems Division Payless Shoesource #4791 Personal Travel Corporation Pfizer Foundation Pfizer, Inc. The Plain Dealer PolyOne Corporation Poruban Nursery Principal Financial Group Foundation R E Rice, Inc. Reliant Energy #331 Rex Pipe & Supply Co. Ridge Tool Company Ritter Signs Rochester Manufacturing Ross Environmental Services Rowland Enterprises RW Beckett Corporation Sam’s Club #6314 Save Our Children School Employees Lorain County Credit Union Schwebel Baking Company Second Harvest Food Bank Shalmet Corporation Sheffield Lake Schools Shiloh Industries, Inc. Simplified Industrial Systems, Inc. Smith Dairy Somers Agency, Inc. State of Ohio Combined Charitable TAP Connected to the Community Target #1215 Target #1325

Target #2351 TeleTech Holdings, Inc. Tiffin University Trico Oxygen Company UNICCO United States Steel Foundation Inc. United Way of Greater Lorain County UPS US Bank - Location 4008 US Steel Corporation Vandemark Jewelers Verizon Wireless Messaging Vermilion Government Offices Vermilion Schools Virgil’s Kitchens, Inc. Vocational Guidance Services Volunteer Guardianship Program Wal-Mart Stores (#1839) Wal-Mart Stores (#4255) Wal-Mart Stores (#5066) Wal-Mart Stores (#5309) Walgreen Drug Store #6574 Wellington Schools Administration McCormick Middle WellPoint Foundation WEOL - Elyria Lorain Broadcasting Western Enterprises, Scott & Fetzer Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista Williams Brothers Builders Xerox Corporation YWCA of Elyria DESIGNATIONS FROM OTHER AREAS A S M International AAA Ohio Motorists Association Acxiom Adalet Meriam Division ADP AkzoNobel Paints Alcoa Inc. American Red Cross Cleveland Chapter AmeriMark Direct LLC AmTrust Bank Anthem BC/BS ArcelorMittal Ashland University Baldor Electric Bank of America Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff Blackbox Network Services Brooks & Stafford Company Cargill Deicing Technology Cavaliers Holdings Company Charter One Bank Cigna CIT (Citgo) Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland Public Library Cleveland Wire Cloth & Mfg Cohen & Company CSA America, Inc. DayGlo Color Corp Deloitte & Touche Dollar Bank

Eat n Park Hospitality Eaton Corporation Energizer Battery Company Ernst & Young, LLP Fairview Hospital Ferro Corporation Fifth Third Bank of NE Ohio First Communications First Energy First Merit Bank Flexsys America L.P. Fluke Biomedical RMS Forest Corporation GE CPARS Giant Eagle GlaxoSmithKline Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. GrafTech International LTD The Halex Company Heinens, Inc. Huntington National Bank Hylant Group Illinois Tool Works Innes Middle School The Interlake Steamship Company International Paper Johnson & Johnson Jones Day Keithley Instruments Inc. Kennametal Inc. KeyCorp Kirby Co. Div. Scott Fetzer Kokosing Construction Lakewood Hospital Cleveland Clinic Liggett Stashower Inc. Lutheran Hospital Cleveland Clinic Medical Mutual of Ohio MHS, Inc. Mental Health Services Middough Inc. Moen Inc. MTD Products Inc. NAS Recruitment Communications National City Bank Nordson Corporation Northern Enterprises Inc. Oatey Company Oriana House, Inc. Osram Sylvania Parker Hannifin Parkland Management Co. Philips Medical Systems The Plain Dealer Premier Farnell LLC R E Warner & Associates Resources Global Ricoh Corporation Roadway Rockwell Automation Sabic Innovative Plastics SC Johnson The Scott Fetzer Co. Corporate Office ScottCare The Sherwin Williams Co. Siemens Medical Solutions Squire,Sanders & Dempsey LLP

St. John West Shore Hospital St. Vincent Charity Hospital Staffing Solutions Enterp. The Standard State Auto Insurance Co. Steris Corporation Sterling Jewelers Inc. Strang Management Swagelok Hy-Level Co. Time Warner Todd Associates, Inc. United Consumer Financial United Way of Greater Cleveland United Way of the Greater Seacoast United Way of Snohomish County UPS US Airways VNA Healthcare Partners of Ohio Wells Fargo Insurance Services Western Southern Field YRC Worldwide, Inc. IN-KIND DONORS Forthofer Alarm System WOBL & WDLW

And the 428 area residents and professional contributors in Greater Lorain County.

2008 United Way of Greater Lorain County Annual Report  
2008 United Way of Greater Lorain County Annual Report  

Community impact in Lorain County Ohio from United Way of Greater Lorain County