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1918

1918

Binghamton United Relief Organization forms to coordinate fundraising activities among local health and human service organizations.

 

 

1933

1933

Binghamton United Relief Organization becomes Character Chest. Members include Boys Club, Boy Scouts, YMCA & YWCA.

 

 

1938

1938

Catholic Charities becomes a member of the Character Chest.

1939

1939

Character Chest becomes Community Chest at 63 Court St. Day Nurseries, Girls Club & Inter-Racial Assoc. become members.

1940

1940

American Civic Assoc. and Family & Children’s Service Society are added to membership.

1954

1954

Offices move to 32 Henry St. in early 50’s. Community Chests from area combine together to form Broome County United Fund.

1959

1959

A new facility, Broome United Community Services Center opens on Vestal Pkwy at 101 S Jensen Rd. Later becoming the United Fund.

1973

The United Fund & Social Planning Council merge and the new name United Way of Broome County is adopted.

2002

2002

Day of Caring, a day of service dedicated to those who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 and to honor the many heroes that evolved from the aftermath of that day, is conceived.

2008

2008

United Way begins planning for the Community Impact Transition.

2011

2011

First Call For Help becomes the Susquehanna River Region 2-1-1 Information and Referal Center on 2/11/2011

2016 - 2017

2016 - 2017

Community Impact Transition begins.

2018

2018

United Way of Broome County celebrates 100 years of philanthropic giving in Broome County.

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