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Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019Written by Mary Ann L. Dilling, CFEE, President & CEO of Oshkosh Area United Way. In this time of reflection and resolution, I am excited about the opportunity 2019 holds for all of us in our community. An opportunity to make a difference and a chance to extend blessings to our fellow community members who may be in a time of struggle. I challenge all of us to see if we can...
Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Since we moved to Oshkosh over 30 years ago, my wife and 2018 Campaign Co-chair, Peg, and I have regularly contributed to the Oshkosh Area United Way.  In fact, we contributed in other communities before moving here, and our family involvement in the United Way traces back to Peg’s mother, who was a campaign chair in another community in the 1960s.  Why have we made the United Way one of our...
Posted: Friday, December 7, 2018
It's been a busy year here at Oshkosh Area United Way! As we prepare for 2019, we'd like to recognize some of the accomplishments and changes we went through for 2018. Here are just a few highlights from this year.  2-1-1 Initiated the texting platform in our area- Text your zip code to 898-211 if you would like assistance via text message  Day of Caring 140 volunteers 21 companies represented...
Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018
The holidays are coming and we’ll all be searching for that perfect gift for our loved ones. With AmazonSmile, no matter what gift you find on Amazon.com this holiday season, you can give back to the Oshkosh Area at the same time. AmazonSmile is an easy way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. Just visit smile.amazon.com and choose...
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...

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