Increasing the capacity OF people to care for one another

United Way Evening of Philanthropy

Kevin and Denice Blew accept their award for being honored as the Philanthropic Couple at the 2019 United Way Evening of Philanthropy

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In 2019, the United Way of the Mark Twain Area hosted the first annual Evening of Philanthropy honoring individuals in the community who exemplify the values of the United Way. 


2019 Honorees:

  • Life-Long Philanthropist: The Late Ralph Griesbaum
  • Philanthropic Couple: Kevin and Denice Blew
  • Philanthropic Individual: Kate Doughtery
  • Philanthropic Youth: Robert Wealer 


We are excited to once again host this event and honor individuals who exemplify the values of the United Way. Our mission is to, "Increase the capacity of people to care for one another." By doing this, we hope to see our vision for the community come to life; a community where all individuals empowered to achieve their potential through education, financial stability, and health lives.


Please nominate someone who lives out this mission and these values from the counties the United Way serves (Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Ralls, and/or Shelby Counties) in the categories of: 

  • Life-Long Philanthropist: Someone who has continuously worked to empower individuals and increase the capacity of people to care for one another
  • Philanthropic Family/Couple: A family/couple that works together to empower individuals and increase the capacity of people to care for one another
  • Philanthropic Individual: An individual who works to empower individuals and increase the capacity of people to care for one another
  • Philanthropic Youth: An individual 18 or younger who works to empower individuals and increase the capacity of people to care for one another


Nominations will be accepted until January 17th. Individuals will be notified the week of January 20th if they are selected as the honoree. Individuals being honored will be in February. 


The United Way's Evening of Philanthropy will be held Saturday, March 14th at the Star Theater in downtown Hannibal. Tickets can be purchased through the United Way Office or at the link below. Videos of the honorees will be showcased that evening. Each individual will receive a personal award.

 

To nominate an individual please fill out the nomination at the link below or mail your paper copy to:
United Way
3062 Highway 61 North
Hannibal, MO 63401 

Printable Nomination Form (docx)

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event TiCKETS

Tickets to attend the 2020 United Way Evening of Philanthropy can be purchased at the following link via Eventbrite. Tickets are $320 for a table of 8 or $40 each. 

Photos from the 2019 Evening of Philanthropy can be viewed here: