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United Way In The News

Board Member Input – Inspiration Through Helping People!

I have had the honor of being a United Way Board Member for several years.  During this time I have been inspired by the Director and the Board for their dedication and leadership to continue to build a strong community and help ALL people in need.  Each year we...

Board Member Input – United Way’s Important County Role

Over the course of the past year, I have utilized the term “ecosystem” on a more frequent basis as we look to and envision the future of the County.    An ecosystem is defined in two ways 1) a system, or a group of interconnected elements, formed by the interaction of...

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...