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United Way's 2021 Campaign Champions: From left: LaSonda & Derek Hahn; Becky & John Wong
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United Way’s Day of Caring & Campaign Kickoff

Each year, United Way Blackhawk Region invites community members to pledge financial gifts to combat societal ills and help address critical needs. As set by the volunteer board of directors, the 2021 community campaign goal is $2.3 million.

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United Way 2021 – 2023 Community Grants

As always, United Way’s ability to fulfill and grow our commitment to the community is contingent upon the generous financial support of individual donors, corporate partners, and successful workplace campaigns

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United Way’s Day of Caring: Call for Projects

“We are 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 Recognizes Award Recipients

More than 50 local companies will receive Campaign Awards for their exceptional support of the Community Campaign, including four companies, ABC Supply Co. inc., Kerry, Mercyhealth and Regal that will receive the impressive Cornerstone Award for campaigns that exceeded $100,000.

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Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

This option may be of particular interest to our elderly neighbors no longer able or comfortable driving themselves, folks who have mobility issues, people without reliable transportation, or families on a tight budget.

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Rock County Shot.com

RockCountyShot.com is a collaborative website in partnership with and funded by United Way Blackhawk Region’s COVID-19 Action Fund. This user-friendly, one-stop-shop will be updated regularly by local vaccine providers to help community members access COVID-19 vaccine information.

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United Way Earns Top Charity Ratings

United Way Blackhawk Region has again earned a 4 out of 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.