Events

June 2021
June 16: This Story Starts with YOU Series - Part 2 Education
  • When: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Where: Virtual via Zoom
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: Register online
  • Details: Success in life begins at birth. Learn how children and youth are receiving the support they need to reach their full potential. This is a story about bright futures, and it starts with YOU. The panel will focus on child care and supportive youth services with presenters from Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central WI, Youth Go, Bridges Child Enrichment Center, and Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley. Please bring your questions for our panelists.
July 2021
July 27: Emerging Leaders 101
  • When: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from Noon to 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual via Zoom
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: Register online
  • Details: Learn more about United Way Fox Cities' Emerging Leaders program and all that it has to offer.
July 28: This Story Starts with YOU Series - Part 3 Financial Stability
  • When: Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Where: Virtual via Zoom
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: Register online
  • Details: Individuals and families are facing financial obstacles that prevent a good quality of life. Learn how people are getting the support they need to get on the path to financial empowerment. This is a story about self-sufficiency, and it starts with YOU. The panel will focus on housing with presenters from Rebuilding Together Fox Valley, Pillars, Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity’s Rock the Block, and Harbor House. Please bring your questions for our panelists.
September 2021
September 22: ALICE 101 & Simulation
  • When: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Where: Virtual via Zoom
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: Register online
  • Details: We all know people who are working hard, but still struggling financially in the Fox Cities—or ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. United Way Fox Cities supports ALICE families by investing in community programs and services such as child care, transportation, and mental health care. Join us as we take a look at the most recent ALICE report and take part in an ALICE simulation in order to better understand the challenges facing many of our neighbors. Please note that you will need to be on a laptop or desktop computer (not phone) in order to participate in the simulation.

Ongoing
Every Friday: Weekly Wellness Moment (presented by the Community Alliance for Trauma-Informed Care)
  • When: Every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual via Zoom
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: No registration required
  • Details: You're invited to join various presenters for a 15-minute focus on wellness every Friday, reflecting on tips for caring for ourselves & others. Reflect & refocus with fresh tips each week. Everyone is welcome! Add the recurring event & Zoom link to your calendar or create your own calendar reminder with this Zoom link (same link used every week). Download & share the flyer.

Now Accepting Applications/Nominations:

United Way Fox Cities Youth Board
  • Deadline: Applications are accepted on a continuous basis
  • Application: Apply online
  • Details: United Way Fox Cities Youth Board 2.0 A Digital Opportunity provides safe and meaningful ways for freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior students to give back to the community during this time. Learn more.
COVID-19 Community Response Fund Grants
  • Deadline: Applications are accepted on a continuous basis
  • Application: Nonprofits providing immediate basic needs relief can email United Way to share their needs so they can be considered during the granting process.
  • Details: United Way Fox Cities and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region partnered to establish the COVID-19 Community Response Fund. The fund within the Community Foundation supports local nonprofit and other community organizations engaging in immediate basic needs relief, short-term response, and longer-term recovery in Outagamie, Calumet, Shawano, Waupaca and the Neenah-Menasha area of Winnebago counties impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Learn more.