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The Allegany County United Campaign is Live


Allegany County United Way

Press Release

Allegany County United Way kicked off their Annual Campaign yesterday, October 1st, 2016. “This 
year our goal is to raise $350,000 for our local community services,” said Bryan Gamache, Executive 
Director of the ACUW. “We are challenging both ourselves and the citizens of Allegany County to 
help the United Way Board meet this aggressive goal.

Last year the campaign provided funding to 29 area programs providing food, shelter, healthcare, 
victim services, and educational initiatives. Our focus remains in four areas: Critical Needs, 
Health, Education, and Income. The growing demand of our local agencies to provide these needed 
programs is what is fueling this year’s lofty campaign goal.

United Way’s annual campaign is vital to Allegany County. One hundred percent of every dollar given 
to United Way stays here with local agencies. The funds raised also support ACUW’s Vita Program 
which provides tax services to qualified individuals who need assistance completing their taxes. On 
average over $1,000,000 in refunds is generated per year through our Vita program.

“Hundreds of families in our community depend on programs we fund to
maintain a reasonable quality of life,” said Bryan Gamache,
Executive Director of Allegany County United Way. “We are seeking to fund these important services 
and assist families in need in Allegany County.

We ask those seeking to partner with the United Way to do so through payroll deduction, in person, 
by mail, or online. No funding is too little and makes a large difference. Please visit our 
website, like us on Facebook and Twitter, or pledge though PayPal and GiveGab.
For More Information please contact Bryan Gamache at bryan_gamache@acuw.com , Allegany County 
United Way, PO Box 15, Wellsville, NY, 14895, or call (585) 593-0020.