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Friday, July 14, 2017
                                                    Please join us as we celebrate the opening of Hartford’s first Born Learning Trail! All are welcome.   < Back to News
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Make sure every child in our community has the tools they need for school this year! Help collect school supply donations for over 750 local children. United, we can ensure their future is bright! Collect supplies on your own or rally your co-workers to join you in the cause. Contact us to coordinate your drive or drop off collected supplies at: United Way of Washington County215 N. Main Street, West Bend United Way Resource Center1121 E. Sumner...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Over the last few decades, the cost of living has outpaced the growth of household income. As a result, many local families are borrowing heavily and making hard decisions just to make ends meet. Without adequate, stable, and affordable housing and food, these families often deal with poor health, home life disruptions, relationship conflicts, frequent moves, school changes, and job losses. Housing and food insecurity are particularly harmful to...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
United Way of Washington County is partnering with Broan and the City of Hartford to install the first Born Learning Trail in Hartford. According to the U.S. Department of Education, 46% of kindergarteners are not prepared for school and these organizations are uniting to make a difference. Born Learning is a United Way initiative that uses research-based games to build language and literacy—which are key drivers of school readiness. The trail...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
United Way of Washington County presented Tom Hostad with the Clifford A. & Elizabeth M. Nelson Volunteer Leadership Award at the Champions of Change volunteer awards event on June 14. United Way’s Volunteer Leadership Award was created to recognize an individual in Washington County who has demonstrated notable community leadership and a long-term commitment to volunteering. The award is named in honor of the late Cliff Nelson and his wife...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
United Way of Washington County presented Family Promise of Washington County with a $45,000 grant for their emergency shelter and homeless singles program. The funds will be used to support individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Washington County. The community’s only homeless shelter for single adults closed their doors more than five years ago. Short-term solutions were implemented by several agencies, but the temporary...
Monday, April 17, 2017
Kevin Steiner, president and CEO of West Bend Mutual Insurance Company, will serve as United Way of Washington County’s 2017 campaign chair. This is not Steiner's first volunteer role with the organization. He served on their Board of Directors from 1997 to 2003, and as president in 1999. “I like to work with winners. And United Way is a winning organization,” Steiner said. “They listen to what the community needs and they respond with...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Pictured left to right: Daren Sievers, Slinger School District; Pete Rettler, Moraine Park Technical College; Nikki Kiss, Inspire Washington County; Sarah Malchow, United Way of Washington County; Jim Smasal, Kewaskum School District; Jon Duhr, Hartford Union High School District; Erik Olson, West Bend School District. School district administrators from West Bend, Hartford, Kewaskum, and Slinger met at Moraine Park Technical College today to...

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