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The 2014 Teen Symposium "YOUth, Be the Change" brought together 300 ninth graders from 15 area schools and organizations on February 4th to focus on leadership development and community engagement. The event was sponsored by United Way Fox Cities and YMCA of the Fox Cities. It was a great opportunity for area youth to network with peers and grow as leaders in our community.
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"Let's Talk About It Fox Valley" is an event that focuses on the importance of mental health in our lives. The event consists of a resource fair, a nationally renowned keynote speaker, both adult and youth panel discussions and FREE food! The event is free and open-to-the-public. It will take place at River View School in Kaukauna on April 30 with the resource fair beginning at 5:30 p.m. followed by the keynote speaker at 6:30 p.m. Learn more
Register here to attend Celebrating Our Volunteers Gala May 6, 2014.
The countdown to March 31st - when thousands of area residents could lose their health insurance - is on. Effective April 1, 2014, new income limits go into effect for Wisconsin's BadgerCare Plus health insurance for low-income residents. Adults with family income over the federal poverty level will no longer qualify for this plan. If their employer does not offer health insurance they must enroll in the federal Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov in order to continue coverage. The United Way 2-1-1 call center is prepared to answer questions and direct callers to an enrollment site. Read more
We have a winner! Mary Van Stippen of Partnership Community Health Center won the 2013 Beetle Coupe donated by Bergstrom Automotive. Congratulations Mary - enjoy your new ride! And THANK YOU Bergstrom Automotive for your generous donation! Watch the video of Mary winning the car.
Register for the Fox Cities Youth Worker Coalition Conference on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Liberty Hall, Kimberly, WI. The conference includes informative sessions focusing on issues such as trauma impact on children and youth, AODA trends symptoms and treatment, college readiness resources, career and education planning and much more. Fee: $50 (includes workshop presentations and lunch)
Are you curious about how United Way got its start over 125 years ago? Watch this video to learn about the history of United Way.
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On October 22 the NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle built a new playground at Hoover Park. Thank you to our United Way volunteers, the City of Appleton and the Green Bay Packers. Watch a time-lapse video of the entire construction project.
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