United Way of Western Kentucky Receives $25,000 Grant from U.S. Bank Foundation

PADUCAH, KY, NOV. 6, 2023 – The United Way of Western Kentucky is proud to announce a $25,000 grant from the U.S. Bank Foundation, further strengthening both organizations’ commitment to supporting local communities and promoting positive change in the region. This significant contribution will have a profound impact on the vital programs and initiatives undertaken by the United Way of Western Kentucky.

U.S. Bank is dedicated to supporting Kentucky communities through philanthropy, community investments and team member volunteerism. Its Community Possible program invests time, resources and passion into economic development, by supporting efforts to create stable jobs, better homes, and vibrant communities.

“U.S. Bank is proud to support the critical work of United Way of Western Kentucky in serving the needs of the region,” said Catherine Sivills, vice president of Alliance Strategic Initiatives at U.S. Bank and United Way of Western Kentucky board president. “The essential education, income and health services the United Way provides help the residents of Western Kentucky build a bright future.”

United Way of Western Kentucky plays a crucial role in building a stronger, more resilient community by investing in local nonprofits and driving positive change through its various programs. This grant from U.S. Bank Foundation will enable the United Way to expand its reach, support more community-based initiatives, and aid those who need it the most.

“We are deeply thankful for the generous contribution from the U.S. Bank Foundation. It will allow us to continue our work in improving lives and making Western Kentucky a better place for all its residents.

“Together, we will drive positive change, creating a stronger and more inclusive community,” said United Way of Western Kentucky CEO Betsy Burkeen.

This collaboration is a testament to the power of philanthropy and community support, demonstrating that when organizations join forces, they can make a profound difference in the lives of those they serve.

About United Way of Western Kentucky
United Way of Western Kentucky is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving conditions in education, income, and health. By partnering with local agencies, businesses, and community members, United Way addresses critical issues and drives positive change through various programs and initiatives. Last year, the United Way of Western Kentucky funded over 30,000 services within the impact areas of education, income, and health. They also provided over 1.3 million dollars to disaster relief efforts in the purchase area region.