Spokane County United Way 
Vision, Your January 24, 2019 E-newsletter 

This newsletter is full of opportunities for you! 

We invite you and look forward to seeing you at OVATION, a complimentary evening at the Fox to celebrate philanthropy with Spokane County United Way. 

We ask that you help us share available resources for furloughed federal employees.

The scheduling hotline for Free Tax Preparation is open

If you are on a board or involved with a local nonprofit or government agency please spread the word that we are accepting Letters of Interest for funding
We need 70 volunteers for our upcoming funding process. You will walk away with greater insights into local nonprofit efforts.

Finally, the Emerging Leaders Society continues to lead volunteer efforts in our community with monthly events. Check out their upcoming event - Serving with CEOs : Carla Cicero on February 13th!
Click on the image above to sign you and your friends up for a complimentary evening at the Fox Theater. Together you will enjoy appetizers and adult beverages from Nectar Catering, have the chance to win a night stay at Northern Quest Resort and Casino and dinner at Masselow's Steakhouse. The awards program will start with a Native drumming performance by students from the Salish School of Spokane. We look forward to seeing you at the Fox and thank U.S. Bank for their generous sponsorship!
Click on the image above to find local resources for furloughed federal workers. United For U.S. is a joint effort between United Way, our corporate partners, organized labor, and nonprofits to assist workers and others impacted by the ongoing government shutdown.
Click on the image above to learn how to make a free tax preparation appointment, site location and hours, or locations for first come / first served tax preparation.
Click on the image above for more information about our current grant opportunities. Spokane County United Way views its grantees as partners in addressing complex social needs and looks for opportunities to assist in building capacity, improving systems, and engaging volunteers. We are looking to fund a limited number of new programs / organizations who are addressing social needs in the areas of health, education, and financial stability.
Click on the image above to fill out your application of interest to volunteer. You will receive training and the opportunity to participate in an ALICE Simulation (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed).
Click on the image above to find out about homeless youth resources in the community. United Way, the City of Spokane, and local non-profits work together on the annual Point-In-Time Count - a community-wide count of our sheltered and unsheltered homeless population known as the Everybody Counts Initiative. Throughout the week there are several community events focused on homeless youth. United Way will sponsor food, provide AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers to run youth activities, and in partnership with the VA, will deliver 100 hygiene kits to homeless veterans. Click here to be redirected to the City of Spokane's webpage for further information on the Point In Time Count.
Click on the image above to RSVP to Serving with CEOs. Each month this group of young professionals come together for our community. Join this month for an evening of service, networking, and leadership insights with Carla Cicero, President / CEO of Numerica Credit Union. You will volunteer at Second Harvest and assemble kits for Bite2Go, a program providing weekend food supplies for students. Networking and Q&A with Carla Cicero will follow the volunteer activity.
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