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Building Community through Books

Contributor: Lalu Beré, Resource Development Officer at United Way Fox Cities “Eviction is a cause, not just a condition, of poverty.” This quote comes from the best-selling book Evicted: Poverty and... Read more


Everyone Counts

Volunteers prepare to go out for the biannual Point in Time Count. Photo credit: Homeless Connections Contributor: Chris Lashock, Client Services Coordinator at Homeless Connections Twice each year, ... Read more


Sweet Dreams

Contributor: Amanda Charais, Office and Community Coordinator at St. Vincent de Paul Appleton St. Vincent de Paul Appleton (SVdP) launched the Bed Program in May 2016, where we provide our neighbors ... Read more


Clowns, Cookies, and Crafts

Pat Hughes volunteering at the 2016 Emerging Leaders Valentine's Family Festival. Contributor: Pat Hughes, Commercial Lines Field Underwriter at Integrity Insurance and United Way Fox Cities Emerging... Read more


Celebrating Support

Contributor: Lalu Beré, Resource Development Officer at United Way Fox Cities Last Thursday, United Way Fox Cities hosted our annual Campaign Celebration, an evening to celebrate the success of our c... Read more


Educate, Advocate, Participate

From left to right: Dr. Bola Delano-Oriaran, Caroline Basehoar, Eli Skrypczak, Kala Lones, and Milly Figueroa. Contributor: Nanci Micke, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at United Way F... Read more


What I learned this week

Brandon Lepp, United Way Fox Cities Emerging Leader Contributor: Brandon Lepp, Branch Manager BMO Harris Bank and United Way Fox Cities Emerging Leader On Tuesday, I learned that there are a lot of n... Read more


New Year, New You!

United Way Fox Cities staff has taken the pledge. Will you? Contributors: Keren Rosenberg, Weight of the Fox Valley Program Manager and Julia Lammers, Weight of the Fox Valley Intern It’s New Year re... Read more


Youth Give Back

Youth Board donated 81 lbs. of food to St. Joseph Food Program. Contributor: Ann Van Hout, United Way Fox Cities Youth Board Co-Leader This year’s United Way Youth Board began with a transition when ... Read more


Santa and the Magical Season

Contributor: Peter C. Kelly, President and CEO at United Way Fox Cities One of the most vivid memories of my childhood comes to mind every year around the holidays. Santa and his elf, Brownie, would ... Read more