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Joining forces on the road to recovery

Contributor: Michelle Devine Giese, CEO at Apricity In January 2018, two successful, long-standing nonprofits joined forces to become one entity: Apricity, which means “warmth of sun in winter.” The... Read more


Do you know someone who needs help?

Contributor: Todd McLean, Marketing and Communication Intern at United Way Fox Cities and recent graduate of Fox Valley Technical College Here I am, on my last day as an intern at United Way Fox Cit... Read more


Stamp Out Hunger

Contributor: Nicole Schreck, Appleton City Letter Carrier and Food Drive Volunteer Coordinator The act of helping to feed those in need in our community might seem overwhelming. However, it can be a... Read more


Moving the Needle on Mental Health

(Transcribed and edited from an interview with Beth Clay, Executive Director of N.E.W. Mental Health Connection, on WHBY's Fresh Take with Josh Dukelow. The interview was part of the Fox Cities LIFE ... Read more


Our Outstanding Volunteers

From left to right: Laurie Butz (United Way Fox Cities Board Chair), Sue VandenBroek (Wes Urch Volunteer Service Award Recipient), Peter Kelly (President and CEO at United Way Fox Cities), Julie Merr... Read more


What were you wearing?

A snapshot of the What Were You Wearing? exhibit Contributor: Amy Flanders, Executive Director at Sexual Assault Crisis Center - Fox Cities, Inc. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year, ... Read more


Gathering Together at the Library

Contributor: Colleen Rortvedt, Director at Appleton Public Library When I was a kid, I didn’t know what I would be when I grew up. I remember watching business people walking into offices and thinki... Read more


Summer Struggles

Contributor: Susan Perri, Marketing and Communication Specialist at United Way Fox Cities All industries see trends. If you are in the business of selling cars in the Midwest, for example, you will ... Read more


United Way's Books for Kids

Four-year-old kindergarten students at Bridges Child Enrichment Center enjoy their Little Golden Books. Contributor: Susan Perri, Marketing and Communication Specialist at United Way Fox Cities Litt... Read more


Our best kept secret

Contributor: Lisa Smith, 2-1-1 Manager What’s the best kept secret at United Way? We think it’s probably 2-1-1. Imagine, for a moment, you lose your job. What things in your life might be in jeopar... Read more