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Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline is powered by United Way’s 2-1-1

From your friends at United Way Fox Cities The road to recovery can be complex. United Way's 2-1-1 is making navigating the journey a bit easier. Staff at 2-1-1 are now specially trained to receive c... Read more


Maintain, Don't Gain Holiday Challenge

Contributor: Coley Huebner, Weight of the Fox Valley AmeriCorps Member It’s almost that time of year again, when family begins to “invade” your home, delicious aromas start wafting in from the kitche... Read more


Leading from within

U.S. Bank, including United Way Fox Cities Employee Campaign Manager Ellen Biesterveld (fourth from left), accepts the Small Employer Award at our 2016 Campaign Celebration for their campaign accompl... Read more


Changing our local youth suicide story

Contributor: Beth Clay, Executive Director at NEW Mental Health Connection Our 12–18 year olds in the Fox Valley are attempting suicide at twice the rate of youth in the rest of the state and nation.... Read more


From homelessness to coming home

Recently, Homeless Connections, the Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities, and the Fox Valley Warming Shelter merged to become one organization called Pillars. Contributor: Scott Peeples, Pillars Sen... Read more


Know better, do better

Local nonprofits attended a training led by Mark Friedman about Results-Based Accountability. Contributor: Rachel Podoski, Research and Evaluation Coordinator at United Way Fox Cities United Way Fox ... Read more


Diapers make a difference

Kimberly-Clark Corporation employees helped out at the Fox Cities Diaper Bank during Diaper Need Awareness Week September 24–30 2018. Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communi... Read more


Cherish the Child

Tony Gonzalez (fourth from left), VP of Community Development at United Way Fox Cities, and his wife Jackie (left) pose with Green Bay Packers alumni (left to right) Jan Stenerud, David Whitehurst, T... Read more


Powerful planned giving with a shoestring staff and budget

Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at United Way Fox Cities Planned Giving is a topic that may sound overwhelming or even unfamiliar. In a nutshell, planned givi... Read more


Facing tough choices

Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at United Way Fox Cities Do I get a payday loan to get the kids ready for school? Do I pay the utilities or pay rent? Do I buy... Read more