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Wake Up! with United Way "Food Security: Feeding Monroe County"Thursday, February 13, 2020 One in six children in Monroe County are at risk of going hungry in households that struggle to put food on the table. How does our community ensure that these families have access to adequate food and...
Posted: January 21, 2020 Related Wake Up
23 community chefs put their chili to the test at first United Way Chilly Cook-Off  As the warm comforting aroma of chili filled the air, more than 200 community members gathered to sample chili prepared by 23 local chefs. The inaugural United Way Chilly Cook-Off took place on Saturday, January 11...
Posted: January 21, 2020 Related
Change begins with you! Are you in? 

When Frankie's dad left, Amy and Frankie were left living paycheck-to-paycheck. Amy worked as a home health aide, making too much to qualify for government assistance, but not enough to support her family. She started waitressing at nights when her mom could...

Posted: December 13, 2019 Related Campaign
Thank you all for a wonderful first Chilly Cook-Off! Thank you to all who came and enjoyed a delicious sampling of chili at the United Way Chilly Cook-Off. A big thank you to all community chefs and volunteers who helped make the event such a success! Read the full event recap here.  Sign up for...
Posted: November 22, 2019 Related Freezefest, Chilly Cook-Off
Community members gathered for coffee and breakfast early on Thursday, November 14 for a very special Wake Up! with United Way: “Re-Imagining Health Care in Monroe County and Beyond.” Nancy Richman, Executive Director of Volunteers in Medicine (VIM), presented the exciting news that VIM will be...
Posted: November 21, 2019 Related Wake Up, Health Care, Volunteers in Medicine
Faces were aglow with excitement as young learners opened their new literacy backpacks. Thanks to the work of nearly 30 volunteers and generous sponsors, 600 children throughout Monroe County received a backpack as part of the United Way Day of Action on Friday, October 11.   Literacy backpacks...
Posted: October 28, 2019 Related Literacy, Education, Volunteer


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