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United Way Hosts Day of Caring & Campaign Kickoff Breakfast

United Way Blackhawk Region kicked off its annual community campaign at an event on Wednesday, September 13 at the Eclipse Center in Beloit. The breakfast was attended by 385 United Way supporters, corporate partners, and Day of Caring volunteers.

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Day of Caring: Call for Projects

United Way is asking nonprofit agencies, service clubs, public schools, municipalities, and service organizations to please consider submitting project(s) so we may afford the hundreds of volunteers who participate in this one-day event a meaningful experience.

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United Way 2023 – 2025 Community Grants

United Way announces Community Grant awards of more than $2.6 million to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of individuals and families in the Blackhawk Region.

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February 11 is 211 Day

211 is free, accessible 24/7, completely confidential and available in more than 180 languages. Get expert, caring help from a trained specialist.

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New and Outgoing Directors Recognized

Board member rotation is a best practice for nonprofits to ensure fresh perspective, accountability, and diverse representation of the community and agency stakeholders.

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10th Anniversary Day of Caring & Campaign Kickoff

At the breakfast kickoff, President & CEO of United Way Blackhawk Region Mary Fanning-Penny reflected on the 10th anniversary of the unification of the former Stateline United Way and United Way of North Rock County. “The respective boards of each envisioned a unification that could more efficiently serve the needs of our vulnerable neighbors. With the support of corporate partners, loyal donors, and nonprofits alike, the vision became the reality that continues to serve us today.”