Issue 1 / January 2021
21 Week Equity Challenge
WE KNOW THAT WHEN WE LIVE UNITED,
WE MUST LIVE UNITED FOR EVERYONE

United Way of Wisconsin has adapted the concept to 21 weeks, encouraging participants to engage with a topic throughout the week, revisiting the questions, and taking time to engage with the materials. Click image for more info >
Virtual Resource Fair
Join us via Facebook LIVE to learn about services in Kenosha County for food assistance programs, pantry information, and rental assistance. Click image for more info >
YAR Grants - Now Open
(Youth As Resources)
Are you a Kenosha County youth that has an idea for a service project? YAR (Youth As Resources) is accepting applications for their next round of grants. The deadline is Tuesday, February 9th so apply today! Click image for more info >
COVID-19 Response Fund
Grants - Now Open
To apply for a grant, you must be a 501(c)(3) health and human service organization in the Kenosha County community with a successful track record of serving at-risk populations who are experiencing the negative health and economic effects of Covid-19.  Funds will be used for all activities providing direct relief to vulnerable community members disproportionately impacted by Covid-19. Click image for more info >
Free Income Tax Assistance
To serve our community and ensure the safety of our clients and volunteers, VITA is excited to announce it's partnership with GetYourRefund.org. Taxpayers connect with our trusted IRS-certified volunteers to complete their tax returns online. In addition to our contact-free GetYourRefund.org option, VITA will continue to offer in-person, drop-off assistance at select locations. Click image for more info >
Partner Spotlight - Bunny Stoops
How long have you been volunteering for United Way of Kenosha County?

Nine years according to the Readers are Leaders Tee shirts in my drawer. I became a reading tutor last year for a girl in 2nd grade at Brass Community School. She is now in 3rd grade. Iā€™m still with her and also an adorable kindergartner. Click image for more info.
DONATE
Our goal is to fight for the education, financial stability, and health of every person in Kenosha County. To do that takes the most meaningful, most powerful number of all- One. You are that One! Thanks for your support of United Way of Kenosha County. Click image for more info.