United Way of Southeast Missouri | November 2019 Newsletter
Just Look at the Difference YOU Made!
Work Life Graduates Gain Jobs, Self-Worth
"We've been able to rebuild who we were and regain who we are. Thank you," said a recent graduate of the Work Life program UWSEMO supports at One City.

Housed in a beautifully renovated white brick building with an eye-catching yellow door at 610 Independence in Cape, One City is a relatively new nonprofit of only two years. The building supports a dance class, occasional community events, and the Work Life program, which brings employment and dignity to its graduates.

On October 17 th , One City held their Work Life Graduation and thanked United Way donors for contributing to the success of the Work Life program and, more importantly, to the success of   (finish reading here) t Link
Help us do the fundraising so our partners can focus on changing lives.
Don't lose the meaning of the Season of Giving in the frenzy of spending. Giving Tuesday is December 3rd after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Will you help a family or individual who is struggling?

  • $10 – Provides a shower, towel & hygiene items for someone who will not be 'home for the holidays'

  • $25 – Brings 10 home-delivered meals and the warmth of human contact to home bound elderly

  • $50 – Fills a student's backpack or a family's food pantry box for a month

  • $100 – Covers a full year of after-school care for a child

  • $250 – Gives desperately needed therapy for stroke, dementia, and physical rehabilitation

  • $500 – Returns dentures and dignity to a victim of abuse
Shop Local!
When you are shopping for the holidays, keep an eye out for our spare change containers when you check out.
For someone counting pennies, every penny helps!
Prefer to do your shopping online?
You can still help!
Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to our network when you choose to give to United Way of Southeast Missouri through amazonsmile.com. After you register, look for our name in the dropdown when you check out.
Join us for dinner!
Whether you're traveling or feeding the family, we know you don't want to worry about cooking so close to Thanksgiving. Make it easy on everyone and support United Way.
Spin the wheel, and you might win some free food!
(Be sure to mention UWSEMO when ordering.)
Stay tuned!
You wont want to miss this month's LIVE United video. We will be posting it to our Facebook page next Thursday at noon.
Set a reminder on your calendar!
Over the Edge is Back!
Friday, June 5, 2020! SAVE THE DATE!

Whether you Give or Go, you won't want to miss Over the Edge 2020! Join our Marketing & Events Committee to help plan and execute one of the most unique fundraisers around! Contact Raechel Reinitz and follow our social media to volunteer or be an Edger. More info coming soon!

United Way is Hiring!
United Way of Southeast Missouri has been looking for a Director of Donor Development.

The position is grant-funded for three years, and our goal is to build this position into our budget permanently. If you have experience in fundraising and 'friendraising,' visit www.unitedwayofsemo.org/current-openings to apply!
Thank You 2019-2020 Corporate Investors!
Thanks to you, 99% of individual donations help others.
US Bank
Wood & Huston Bank
Southern Bank
Southeast Health
Innovative Orthodontics
United Way of Southeast Missouri Network!
Apple Project
Christian Boxing Academy
Emergency Student Funds at many public schools
Little Whitewater Baptist Church Food Pantry
Scott City Ministerial Alliance
United Way of Southeast Missouri | 573-334-9634 | www.unitedwayofsemo.org