Each year the Wayne County Community Foundation, in conjunction with the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce and the Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce, honors two local non-profit organizations that make a significant impact in their local communities.
The WorthyWorks Award is made on the basis of an organization's commitment to the quality of life, social conscience and betterment of the community, and it includes a $1,000 contribution from the WCCF to support the continuing efforts of the organization.
Previous WorthyWorks Award recipients are:
|2008||Your Human Resource Center (now Anazao)||Orrville|
|2009||Viola Startzman Free Clinic||Orrville|
|2010||Quota International of Orrville||Orrville|
|2011||Every Woman's House (now OneEighty)||Wooster|
|The Railroad Heritage Society||Orrville|
|2012||Goodwill Industries of Wayne and Holmes Counties||Wooster|
|OrrViews Community Newspaper||Orrville|
|2013||Quota International of Wooster||Wooster|
|2014||The Counseling Center of Wayne & Holmes Counties||Wooster|
|Augsburg Lutheran Church||Orrville|
|2015||Wayne County Humane Society||Wooster|
|Orrville Area United Way||Orrville|
|2016||Habitat for Humanity in Wayne County||Wooster|
|Orrville Historical Society||Orrville|
|2017||Christian Children's Home of Ohio||Wooster|
|2017||Salvation Army-Maiwurm Service Center||Orrville|
The Albert "Koby" Kobilarcik Educational Fund was established to honor Koby and his lifetime mission of sharing the Christmas spirit with thousands of people each year and to provide library materials and literacy teaching aids to local elementary level schools.