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United Way In The News

Director’s Thoughts – Pride in this Work

People often ask me if it's hard that so much of my job is focused on fundraising (aka, asking people for money). I've always been able to very easily and quickly answer that question with a genuine, truthful "no." Why? Because I know how important our United Way...

Board Member Input – Get Involved In Fundraising Events!

United Way of Jefferson & North Walworth Counties (UWJNWC) fundraising events create a unique intersection of the public, volunteers, business owners, and UWJNWC staff and board members. These events help the community understand UWJNWC’s role in improving the...

Board Member Input – Annual Grant Review Process

This month I had the honor of performing one of my favorite duties as chair of your United Way Board and signed the 2019 Partner Agency Agreements. This act was the culmination of a three month process to thoughtfully and responsibly distribute your donations. On...

United Way Offering 6th Annual Pillar Grant Funding Opportunity

The United Way of Jefferson & North Walworth Counties is set to open its sixth annual pillar grant funding opportunity.  The application cycle officially opens at 9am on Monday, March 18th and closes at 5pm on Monday, April 22nd, with grant allocation decisions...

Director Thoughts – Honored to Provide our Support

Every February, our United Way has the honor of reviewing the applications from local nonprofits applying for grant funding, and then also sitting down with each of them for an interview. This year, we had 33 applicants, all which provide incredible services and bring...

Director Thoughts – Honoring MLK’s Focus on Service

Last week, our country celebrated Martin Luther King Day. There are so many admirable qualities of Dr. King and his impact was so profound. Here at United Way, we are so honored to follow the tremendous legacy he left regarding the importance of service.   In a very...