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Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
United Way is dedicated to fostering a culture of giving. We encourage people not just to open their wallets in times of crisis, but to see themselves as an integral part of sustainable solutions for community change. On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, we invite you to join #GivingTuesday, an opportunity for all of us to come together and redefine what it really means "to give." #GivingTuesday is...
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
United (adjective) – combined into a single entity; resulting from mutual action; being in harmony. The word implies a component of size and strength, and not surprisingly, it is widely used in many areas. Political examples include the United States, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations. Prominent companies include United Artists, United Airlines, and United Van Lines. The United Way...
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The Oshkosh Area United Way is leaving their current residence in the Hooper Building for the old firehouse at 21 W. New York Ave. in Oshkosh. Al Hartman, Oshkosh Area United Way Board of Directors Chair, says the corporate move is driven by fiscal responsibility. “We’re incredibly grateful to the Hooper community for their support over the last 19 years,” Hartman states. “We are fortunate to...
Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018
The Oshkosh Area United Way kicked off its 2018 campaign Monday, September 17, at the Oshkosh Convention Center by introducing the 2018 campaign drive co-chairs, unveiling the 2018 campaign video, and giving attendees a first-hand look at our progress with some of the programs the Oshkosh Area United Way supports. Attendees also enjoyed musical performances by local musician Franki Moscato....
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
United Way Program Keys on Women’s Challenges By Sue Panek   The Oshkosh Area United Way is working hard to move people out of poverty — women in particular. As one of the backbone organizations in the hub initiative, OAUW has committed to providing funding to help remove barriers to employment for single women with dependent children (SWw/DC).    The hub is a network of 25 local organizations...
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018
                                  Financial Stability; FISC June 2018  “I need help, I’m in a lot of trouble.” The voice on the other end of the phone line was that of Maria, a wife, and mother, who along with her husband is coping with a blended family and some financial struggles. The couple had been married just a year and their financial health was reeling out of control. In desperation,...

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