WorthyWorks Award

WorthyWorks Award

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
  Orrville YMCA Orrville
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

 

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