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Weighty Problem in the Fox Valley: Bad News, Good News

Contributor: Sarah Wright, Weight of the Fox Valley Program Manager New data from area healthcare systems reveals some troubling news for the Fox Valley community; we’re heavier than we thought! The... Read more


Give 2-1-1 some love

Contributor: Susan Perri, Marketing and Communications Specialist at United Way Fox Cities We are celebrating a holiday this month that might not be on your calendar…National 2-1-1 Day is February 1... Read more


You are heroes!

Contributor: Maren H. Peterson, Executive Director at NAMI Fox Valley We particularly appreciated these inspiring words from Maren Peterson Executive Director at NAMI Fox Valley, one of our partners... Read more


What a great year

From your friends at United Way Fox Cities We have a lot to celebrate this year! We are excited to announce we have had a successful 2017 campaign that met the $8.75 million goal. Every gift counted... Read more


Join the fun with Emerging Leaders

Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at United Way Fox Cities Don’t let the cold weather keep you inside! Get your family out of the house with the United Way Fox... Read more


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