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  • Grant Funds Available For Jackson County
    February 16, 2015—Marshfield Area United Way is currently accepting grant applications for services in Jackson County. Six-thousand dollars in grant funds are available for distribution. The deadline for submitting grant proposals is Friday, March 13, 2015. (02/16/15)
  • Marshfield Area United Way Surpasses Community Campaign Goal
    MARSHFIELD— Wednesday night, the conclusion of the 2014 Marshfield Area United Way Campaign was celebrated at Hotel Marshfield. Campaign Drive Chairs, Brian and Beth Kief, happily announced that the $830,000 community goal was met with the campaign total coming in at $833,136. The celebration also recognized numerous businesses and individuals whose contributions to this year’s United Way campaign played a pivotal role in its success. (02/12/15)
  • 2-1-1 Day Proclaimed in the City of Marshfield
    MARSHFIELD, WI—Wednesday, February 04, 2015—Mayor Chris Meyer has officially proclaimed February 11, 2015, “2-1-1 Day” in the city of Marshfield. The proclamation will help bring awareness to United Way’s 2-1-1 program. 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, easy to remember phone number that connects people to essential community resources, such as: housing matters, food pantries, senior services, volunteer opportunities, and much, much more. You can also search online for community resources on United Way’s 2-1-1 website, www.getconnectect.org. (02/11/15)
  • Free Tax Preparation Assistance Available
    Marshfield, WI – December 30, 2014 — Are you in need of assistance with preparing your State and Federal Income Taxes and/or your Homestead Credit? Free tax preparation assistance will be available starting this February to individuals with a gross annual income under $58,000, with special attention to those sixty and older. The tax preparation assistance program is aimed to help low to moderate income taxpayers have more discretionary income for everyday essentials, such as food and housing. (12/30/14)
  • United Way Campaign Halfway To Goal, Still Time To Give
    MARSHFIELD, December 12, 2014 — Marshfield Area United Way’s annual fundraising campaign is currently at sixty percent of the community goal of $830,000. For the past couple of months Campaign Drive Chairs, Brian and Beth Kief, along with United Way Executive Director, Paula Jero, have been out in the community visiting numerous businesses to discuss United Way’s work in the community. (12/12/14)
  • Applications Now Available for 2015 Marshfield Area United Way Funding
    Applications for 2015 funding from Marshfield Area United Way are now being accepted. The applications are available for download on Marshfield Area United Way’s website, www.marshfieldareaunitedway.org. (10/01/14)
  • Join Community SNAP Challenge
    Marshfield — Marshfield Area United Way is inviting the community to participate in the SNAP Challenge next week, October 6th through October 10th. The challenge asks individuals to commit to living on the Wisconsin SNAP allotment of $1.30 per person, per meal. The Challenge will give participants a view of the struggle to obtain adequate food that is faced by millions of Americans every day. By living on the average food stamp benefit, participants find themselves forced to make food shopping choices on a limited budget, and learn how difficult it is to avoid hunger, afford nutritious foods, and stay health without adequate resources. (09/30/14)
  • Register Now For Make A Difference Day
    Marshfield—Marshfield Area United Way is now taking registrations for this year’s Make A Difference Day. On Saturday, October 25, 2014, volunteers will gather to rake lawns for Marshfield residents whom are unable to do so themselves. (09/18/14)
  • United Way Months Proclaimed; Wisconsin Comes Together for Lasting Social Change
    Marshfield, WI (September 2, 2014) - Governor Scott Walker has designated the months of September and October 2014 as United Way Months in Wisconsin, in recognition of the launch of United Way annual campaigns throughout the state. (09/02/14)
  • 2014 Backpack & School Supply Drive
    Marshfield, July 21, 2014—The annual “Fill a Backpack, Fulfill a Need” backpack and school supply drive will begin Monday, July 28, 2014, and go until Sunday August 10, 2014. For the past nine years, Marshfield Area United Way has worked with the Marshfield Clinic to organize this community-wide collection to help provide hundreds of area children with school supplies. United Way became involved with this project because every child deserves to start the school year with everything they need to be successful. Last year, the backpack and school supply drive helped a record number of students in and around the Marshfield area. Nearly nine-hundred disadvantaged students, from the Marshfield, Auburndale, Granton, Greenwood, Loyal, Neillsville, Pittsville, Spencer and Stratford School Districts received school supplies. (07/21/14)
  • Brian and Beth Kief Will Lead Fall Campaign
    MARSHFIELD—Marshfield Area United Way is pleased to announce Brian and Beth Kief as the Drive Chairs for the 2014 United Way Campaign. The Kief’s will lead the annual fall campaign in the community and help United Way in an effort to reach the $830,000 goal set by United Way’s Board of Directors this Spring. (06/05/14)
  • United Way To Invest In Community Programming That Focus On Education, Income, & Health
    MARSHFIELD— Marshfield Area United Way will invest $625,840 in community programming over the next twelve months through allocations to programs and initiatives United Way will support throughout the year. (04/24/14)