United Way of the Wabash Valley holds fundraiser to promote youth education

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WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Power of the Community, the annual volunteer led fundraising event held by the United Way of Wabash Valley to promote high-quality early childhood education, will be held in the form of a virtual silent auction from Sept. 7 to Sept. 12 this year, with the auction closing officially at 7 p.m.

The auction includes a variety of items including stuff geared towards kids, like books and activities or Holiday World tickets. Other items will appeal to adults, such as the French Lick package that includes a coupon for a one-night stay at the French Lick Resort as well as a round of golf for two.

All proceeds from the auction will go toward the United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Success By 6 Council. You can visit the auction directly at 32auctions.com/power2021.

Success By 6 is an Impact Council of the United Way promoting high-quality early childhood
development to ensure children enter school ready to succeed. Since the program began in 2011 over 16,000 children have participated, taking home over 80,000 books.

“The name of the event truly captures the heart of our community,” event co-chair Kathy Deal said. “We sincerely thank all the local schools, restaurants, businesses, and citizens that annually donate generously to make this event happen and raise funds for the United Way. They eagerly support the needs of our youngest students by ensuring they have quality reading opportunities.”

To learn more about the Power of the Community including a link to the auction, or to donate directly to
Success By 6 visit the website at uwwv.org/poc.

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