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United Way In The News

Intern Input – Favorite Time of the Year

As the weather starts to get colder, the beauty of the season causes many of us to feel warmness in our hearts, and that is why this is my favorite time of year. For as long as I can remember, Christmas has been my absolute favorite holiday. I loved getting presents...

Board Member Input – Holiday Season at United Way

I have been on the board for the United Way of Jefferson and North Walworth Counties for almost 3 years now.  I have always known that United Way is a great asset for any community.  Serving on the board has given me a whole new perspective.  The work that goes into...

Intern Insight – Chili Cook-Off Success!

Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of running our 20th annual United Way Chili Cook-Off. It was a tremendous success, and I enjoyed working with all of the participants, volunteers, and community members. Roughly 300 community members kicked off the holiday season...

Board Member Input – Them Fightin’ Words

"You know they's lots o' words that's called fightin' words. Some o' them starts a brawl, no matter who they're spoken to." So says Ring Lardner in his 1917 Gullible's Travels. What are those them fightin words all about? Well, my fellow board members and I were...

2020 United Way Grant Cycle

United Way grant cycle for 2020 grant funding to open December 2nd   Fort Atkinson, WI – November 14, 2019 – The United Way of Jefferson & North Walworth Counties (UWJNWC) will begin accepting applications on December 2nd from local nonprofit organizations who...

Intern Input – Community of Giving

Things are going great here at United Way, and I am really enjoying myself and the work I am doing. My favorite part about my role at United Way is working with the community here. Over the past couple of days I have had the opportunity to communicate with and meet a...