Executive Director

Beckie Sias

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Upshur County Special Olympics
Gilmer County Senior Center
Opportunity House
Hope Inc
Buckhannon River Habitat for Humanit
Stockert Youth Center
Mt Cap Child Advocacy
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Board of Directors:

President - Ray Smith

Vice President - Kathy Marsh

Treasurer - Derek Garrett

Secretary/Executive Director - Beckie Sias

Board Members:

Liz Garton 

Kathy McMurray

Diane Ocheltree

Chris Heater

Deanna Palmer

Kathy White

Campaign Chairs:

Sarah Linger 

Kari Park


Our Mission

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

Our Goals

  • Improve education, and cut the number of high school dropouts — 1.2 million students, every year — in half.

  • Help people achieve financial stability, and get 1.9 million working families — half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable — on the road to economic independence.

  • Promote healthy lives, and increase by one-third the number of youth and adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.

These goals are ambitious, but with your help, and by utilizing our core strengths — a national network, committed partners and public engagement capacity — we can achieve them.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

We take the broadest possible view of diversity. We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are. We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. We believe that each United Way community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems. We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work. We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities. Join us in embracing diversity, equity and inclusion for every person in every community. LIVE UNITED.

Ray Smith


Kathy Marsh


Derek Garrett


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BUCKHANNON RIVER HABITAT FOR HUMANITY  - Volunteers working alongside families to provide safe, affordable housing for lower-income families. (304)473-1900

CWVCA - RURAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM  - Operates 3 vans in Lewis & Harrison Co.'s providing transportation to doctors, grocery stores, etc., with no age or income requirements. (304) 269-3347


CROSSLINES - Provide community support programs in Upshur Co. such as food pantry, clothing, utilities, etc.

(304) 472-0743

HOPE INC. - Provide advocacy, counseling & shelter for sexual assault & domestic violence victims (304) 269-8233 or

24 hr HOTLINE (304) 367-1100

JACKSON MEMORIAL COMMUNITY ASSOC. - Jane Lew community center available to all non-profit organizations. (304) 884-7432

LEWIS CO. FAMILY RESOURCE NETWORK - Family & Community representatives & agencies who provide services to families. (304) 269-4000

LEWIS CO. FAMILY RESOURCE PANTRY  - Food bank developed to serve families who have not qualified for state assistance, but still have a need.

(304) 269-4000

LC UNITED METHODIST MINISTRIES - OUR NEIGHBOR  - Provide clothing, food, household & prescription items for the needs of children and adults.

(304) 269-6327

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF UPSHUR COUNTY - To foster and promote literacy & life skills among adults in Upshur Co. (304) 472-2343

OPPORTUNITY HOUSE - A transitional living facility dedicated to helping people recover from addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. (304) 613-1178

UPSHUR CO FAMILY RESOURCE NETWORK - Assists in the coordination of community services provided in Upshur Co. (304) 473-1051




THE COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS OF GILMER CO., INC - To develop, administer & provide an array of social & health services for senior citizens.

(304) 462-5761

FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM - Provide nurturing & caring for children in school settings. (304) 422.4993 ext. 132



TRI- CO CHILD EXCHANGE & VISITATION CENTER - Provides a safe & neutral location for supervised visitation & monitored exchange for families in Lewis, Upshur and Braxton Counties. (304) 452-8247

MOUNTAIN CAP CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER - a community partnership developed to provide a unified system of response for allegations of sexual or severe physical abuse and/or neglect. (304) 473-0020

STOCKERT YOUTH CENTER  -  Provides activities and programming for youth ages 5-18 including tutoring, recreation, an after-school program, a playground, a skate park, and indoor gymnasium facilities, along with other enrichment programming. (304) 473-0145

UPSHUR CO. SPECIAL OLYMPICS  - Serves person with intellectual disabilities through athletic events as well as other initiatives such as health programs & local personal development opportunities.  (304) 472-2941


Upshur Co FRN
Lewis Co FRN
Upshur Co Literacy Volunteers
LC Family Resource Pantry
Community Action
Tri County Child Exchange
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