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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Washington County has been awarded $11,290 in Federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (ESFP). A local board chaired by United Way of…
Friday, September 1, 2017
Governor Scott Walker has designated the months of September and October as United Way Months throughout Wisconsin, in recognition of the launch of United Way annual campaigns throughout the state. United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Friday, February 3, 2017
UNVEILS NEW EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE More than 200 donors and volunteers attended United Way of Washington County’s Team Celebration on February 2. The event, held at West Bend Mutual Insurance’s Prairie Center, marked the end of both the organization’s annual fundraising…