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United Way Fox Cities
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United Way Fox Cities improves lives by bringing diverse people together to build a stronger, more caring community for everyone.
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United Way Fox Cities' annual report to the community featured keynote speaker Jon Stellmacher (above) and 2013 Wes Urch Volunteer Service Award recipients Dean Gruner and Robert Abernathy. View photos of the event on our Facebook page.
Join us for a Tour!
Join us for the 2014 United Way Experience Tours! Experience Tours provide hands-on opportunities to learn about United Way's positive impact in the community. Each tour is one chapter in the LIVE UNITED Story. From now through March 9, 2105, there are seven tours offered at various times and dates - you are welcome to join us for more than one tour. Find a complete schedule on the homepage of our website. RSVP to attend the tours by emailing our Resource Development team with your name and the tour you are interested in attending.

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"Dollars for Diapers" Do It! Challenge Helps Area Families with Diaper Need
This spring, the community came together to support the Fox Cities Diaper Bank through the Post-Crescent's "Dollars for Diapers" Do It! Challenge. The Challenge ran Mother's Day through Father's Day and exceeded the campaign goal by raising over $41,400. (Read more about the Fox Cities Diaper Bank)
2014 United Way Campaign Kicks Off
The 2014 Community Campaign kicked off on August 26th at SECURA Insurance Companies. Over 200 people attended the event and enjoyed inspiring speakers and energetic performances. Beth Schnorr, Executive Director and Shelly Johnson, House Manager at Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs (above) spoke about the importance of the community working together through United Way to tackle our most pressing issues. View photos of the event on our Facebook page.
Local Projects Funded by United Way Fox Cities' Youth Board Grants
United Way Youth Board members comprise students from 12 area high schools. Twice per year, the Youth Board awards grants to youth-oriented programs in the Fox Cities. A total of 7 grants were award in June. (Read about the local programs that received grants)
The Weight of the Fox Valley Begins Campaign for a Healthier Community
Did you know that 62% of residents in the Fox Cities self-reported in the 2011 LIFE Study that they are overweight or obese? Being overweight affects individuals and our entire community physically, socially, psychologically and economically. (Read more about the new initiative)
United Way Fox Cities Wins Corporate Leader Chamber Award
(Above) United Way Fox Cities staff Nanci Micke, Doug Collins and Sandy Drexler accept the Corporate Leader Chamber award. United Way Fox Cities was named 2014 winner of the Corporate Citizen/Corporate Leader award by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. The annual Business Awards program recognizes excellence in businesses that have a unique blend of vision, energy perseverance, skill and outstanding achievements in operating as well as leadership in the community. Photo credit: Craig Augustine
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