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Reflecting on the past three months in wonder at all that this community has accomplished and will accomplish as we strive for some semblance of normal. But what is normal? For some, the obstacles they are facing for the first time, such as food insecurities, loss of work…
Monday, June 15, 2020
Local food pantries and food banks are here to help. Are you or someone you know struggling to afford food? United Way of Steele County can help. United Way of Steele County makes it easier every day for families to get healthy food on a budget, where they live and when…
Friday, June 12, 2020
Three ideas for giving back   For some families in Steele County, the recent COVID-19 outbreak has made it even harder to take care of basic needs. Many families lived paycheck to paycheck before this crisis and hovered just above the poverty line.  Who are Struggling…
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Keep young kids engaged while they are at home United Way of Steele County invests in quality early childhood education programs in our community. We provide tools and resources that teach parents and caregivers facts and best practices for different ages and stages of a…
Monday, June 1, 2020
Dial 211 to get help in a crisis   The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in our community is far reaching, impacting our neighbors’ health, access to education and financial stability. Many people need help. Help to pay for medication. Help to find food pantries. Help to…
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Help local families by volunteering – at home or in-person – with United Way of Steele County.     In this time of crisis, many people in your workplace may be looking for ways to give back. We appreciate that our region is full of hand-raisers and do-gooders. With the help…
Thursday, May 28, 2020
PARENTING DURING CORONAVIRUS: TIPS & RESOURCES We are facing an unprecedented moment in history–a moment that comes with a lot of stress, anxiety and uncertainty. Between working to ensure you have the resources needed to support your children and managing your own…
Monday, May 11, 2020
United Way of Steele County is pleased to share with you that Annette Duncan will become its next President leading our successful community organization into the future. Annette has a depth of leadership and nonprofit organization experience and a strong background and…
Monday, April 27, 2020
Socially Distanced, but Still United Over this past weekend and in the span of a few hours we went from nearly 70 degrees to more than 7 inches of snow — what a difference a day makes! We are fortunate to be of the hardy stock who take notice of such turns and then take…
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
There is a new financial incentive for Americans to give generously to qualifying charities, including United Way of Steele County and many of our community partners. The new universal tax break for charitable donations was included in the final $2 trillion COVID-19…
Saturday, April 18, 2020