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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
Mobilizing the Caring Power of Our Community United Way of Steele County is committed to mobilizing and optimizing the caring power of our community. As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, we have the safety of our staff, partner agencies, community partners,…
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Power of the Purse Showcases the Magic of Reading Spring is here, folks, and this time of year is when one of our most popular and beloved annual events begin to take shape — the Power of the Purse, which is planned and put on by the United Way of Steele County, Women…
Monday, March 16, 2020
We Are All United Way; We All Have a Stake The world around us is changing quickly. No sooner do we get a new piece of technology — a phone, a computer, a TV — than we hear it is obsolete or no longer receiving updates. Nonprofit management processes and philanthropy are…
Monday, February 17, 2020
I don’t know about you, but every year in November and December I have the misconception that things will be slower, calmer, less busy as soon as the holidays are over. I want to go on record here refuting that sentiment. January, for United Way of Steele County, most…
Monday, January 20, 2020
With Christmas behind us, the United Way of Steele County is nearing the end of its annual campaign and local nonprofit organizations are counting on the United Way to meet its fundraising goal. Community members and local businesses have donated $750,981 to date, but that…
Monday, December 30, 2019
As the year winds down and 2019 draws to a close, United Way of Steele County (UWSC) would like to thank our dedicated donors and volunteers. It is the residents and community partners who have helped make this another incredible year. UWSC reached 14,450 people over this…
Monday, December 16, 2019
Recently, as frequently happens, people have shared with me stories of their hardships or the hardships of neighbors, friends, family, or acquaintances of theirs. These are always hard to hear, as you can probably imagine. For example, a friend told me the story of a…
Monday, November 18, 2019