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Live United Celebration - Cancelled

This year’s Celebration originally postponed to June 3 has now been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and safety guidelines, such as continued social distancing and avoiding large group gatherings. With health as one of the focus areas for United Way, it was determined that it would not be prudent to host an event convening more than 300 people in early June. United Way will celebrate our community’s philanthropy and collective impact in other creative ways. Be sure to keep watching our enewsletter, website and social media channels for news and recognition of our generous corporate partners, individual donors and deserving award recipients.

Live United Celebration Award Winners

Congratulations to these Conerstone Campaigns who each raised over $100,000 during the 2019 campaign!

Emerging Campaign Award

The Emerging Campaign Award is presented to a business/organization that hosted a first-time, re-established and/or enhanced United Way campaign in support of the community.

Congratulations, Educators Credit Union!

Excellence in Advocacy Award

The Excellence in Advocacy Award is presented to an individual/program that strives to create meaningful change and demonstrates measurable progress toward improving lives and strengthening our community. 

Congratulations, Finding Opportunities to Collaborate and Unite Services (FOCUS)!

Geraldine Hedberg Volunteer of the Year

Geraldine Hedberg Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to an individual for their outstanding volunteer service to United Way Blackhawk Region.

Congratulations, Amy Lokrantz!

Live United Award

Presented to a company that displays exceptional support for United Way through its workplace campaign and volunteer support.

Congratulations, First National Bank and Trust Company!

Employee Workplace Campaign Awards

Gold Award
Workplace Campaigns that exceed $75,000 or campaigns with 60% participation and $125 per capita giving.
American Control Electronics
Associated Bank
Baker Tilly
Bank of Milton
Beloit Box Board Co.
Beloit Meals on Wheels
Culver's of Beloit
Electrol Specialties Company
Finley Buick GMC
First Community Bank
First National Bank and Trust Company
Hagen CPA
Janesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Janesville Community Day Care
Johnson Financial Group
North American Tool Corporation
Old National Bank
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
Ryeco
RSM US
United Way Blackhawk Region
Wegner CPAs 
 
Silver Award
Workplace campaigns of $50,000 to $74,999 or campaigns with 50% participation and $75 per capita giving.
Blackhawk Bank
Blackhawk Community Credit Union
Blackhawk Propane Company
BMO Harris Bank
Boys & Girls Club of Janesville
Community Action of Rock & Walworth Co.
Edgerton Community Outreach
Forward Janesville
Hormel Foods Corporation
Nowlan & Mouat
Tricor Insurance
United Parcel Service
US Bank
 
Bronze Award
Workplace campaigns of $25,000 to $49,999 or campaigns with 40% participation and $50 per capita giving.
Alliant Energy*
Associated Collectors
CASA of Rock County
Century 21 Affiliated-Janesville
Cotta Transmission
ECHO
Family Services of Southern Wisconsin
HealthNet of Rock County
Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change
JP Cullen & Sons
LifeCircle
Northland Equipment
School District of Janesville*
Siepert & Co. 
SSI Sintered Specialties 
SSI Technologies 
Taylor Company
Wells Fargo Advisors
YWCA Rock County

 
Peggy & Ebbie Neese Award
Presented to companies/organizations whose workplace campaign achieved $500 or more per-capita giving.
Baker Tilly 
Old National Bank
Regal 
United Way Blackhawk Region
Wegner CPAs 
Wells Fargo Advisors
 
100% Participation

Presented to companies with 100% employee participation during its workplace campaign.
Baker Tilly
Blackhawk Propane Company
CASA of Rock County
Culver's of Beloit
Family Promise of Greater Beloit
Finley Buick GMC
LifeCircle
NAMI Rock County
Old National Bank
S.M.I.L.E.S.
Tricor Insurance
United Way Blackhawk Region
Wegner CPAs
Wisconsin Badger Camp
*Based on 2018 Campaign

Annual Report

Read our 2019-2020 Annual Report here for a complete list of award winners and a summary of the past year.