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Celebrating Volunteers

Marie Waddell, the 2017 Dan P. Spaulding Volunteer Educator Award Honoree with her family at the 2017 Celebrate Volunteers event. Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communicati... Read more


Resolve to make your HEALTH a priority in 2018!

Contributor: Sarah Wright, RN, Weight of the Fox Valley Program Manager Have you made a new year’s resolution to exercise more, eat better, or lose weight? Or maybe you’ve given up because resolutio... Read more


Little ones learn kindness and mindfulness

Transcribed and edited excerpt from an interview with Nanci Micke (Vice President of Marketing and Communications at United Way Fox Cities), Beth Haines (Professor of Psychology at Lawrence Universit... Read more


Making lives merry and bright

Contributor: Stephanie Wheeler, Program Coordinator at Friendship Place Friendship Place, a United Way Fox Cities Partner Agency, is a social, educational, and recreational drop-in center for adults ... Read more


Book'em now or book'em later

Tanya Misselt reading to her boys, Nicholas and Steven. Contributor: Tanya Misselt, Children's Services Supervisor at the Appleton Public Library After receiving a large multi-year grant from United... Read more


There is still time to sign up for health insurance

From your friends at United Way Fox Cities, Partnership Community Health Center, and United Way 2-1-1 Despite all the news from Washington DC, the Affordable Care Act and open enrollment in the fede... Read more


Once upon a time in the Fox Cities

Watch the video. You can make your #GivingTuesday gift early by clicking here. From your friends at United Way Fox Cities Once upon a time, in the Fox Cities, there were children who were so excited... Read more


Violence against women and children is happening here

Contributors: Lyn Beyer, NCC, LPC, Executive Director at Reach Counseling and Amy Flanders, MBA, Executive Director at Sexual Assault Crisis Center - Fox Cities, Inc. This week Brenda Tracey is trav... Read more


Waiting to enter shelter

Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at United Way Fox Cities The need for shelter and housing continues to be the number one request when people call our United ... Read more


Those who have been left out

Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at United Way Fox Cities I have learned that you should not underestimate the wisdom of a child. Each year that I have attend... Read more