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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018
What do you think of when someone mentions the United Way? We hope the answer is not, “What’s that?” Most likely you think of an organization that asks you for money, especially in the fall season. We hope that you are one of our many contributors in the Oshkosh area, but if not maybe you will become one this year. While this description of the United Way is accurate, it may not best describe...
Posted: Monday, November 5, 2018
With growth comes change. Recently, Oshkosh Area United Way has gone through quite a few changes. Each change is part of a larger outcome -- increased resources for agencies through more significant fundraising, more focused investment in programs to address key community issues, and more accurate metrics.   Over the last six months, OAUW has collaborated with community leaders and subject...
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
We moved!  Join us for our open house on 2/11 at our new office located at the old West New York Avenue Fire House No. 8. This firehouse served Oshkosh for 87 years! We'll have finger foods and root beer floats! Stop by and say hello. Monday, February 11, 201911 a.m.-1 p.m.21 W. New York AvenueOshkosh, WI 54901 A special thank you to our generous sponsors!                             
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...

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