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MARSHFIELD, November 1, 2018—Marshfield Area United Way’s annual fall campaign is currently underway. And thanks to several generous sponsors, your gift to Marshfield Area United Way can automatically enter you in the Give & Win Sweepstakes to win one of five $1000 cash prizes. Any donor making a contribution of one dollar per week (annual gift of $52) to the Marshfield Area United Way campaign in 2018 is automatically entered into the Give...
Marshfield, October 11, 2018—Applications for 2019 funding from Marshfield Area United Way are now being accepted. The application for consideration is available online at marshfieldareaunitedway.org. All applications must be submitted electronically, however, a downloadable application is available for reference. To be considered for funding, your organization or program must be a 501(c)3 charitable human service organization. Funds requested...
Marshfield, October 8, 2018—Marshfield Area United Way is recruiting volunteers to participate in National Make a Difference Day, Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. On this morning, participants will be raking leaves for elderly and disabled Marshfield residents in need of assistance with their yards. Make A Difference Day is a great event to help out your community with friends, family, classmates, church groups and/or...
MARSHFIELD, WI (September 17, 2018) - Governor Scott Walker has designated the months of September and October 2018 as United Way Months in Wisconsin, in recognition of the launch of United Way annual campaigns throughout the state. The 40 United Ways across Wisconsin each work within their local communities to meet local needs, using funds raised locally. Together, United Ways fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every...
Marshfield Area United Way’s annual “Supplies 4 Success” Backpack and School Supply Drive will be collecting school supplies for area children starting July 23, 2018, until August 5, 2018. Last year, the backpack and school supply drive helped 675 children from Marshfield, Auburndale, Granton, Greenwood, Loyal, Neillsville, Pittsville, Spencer and Stratford School Districts. You can help children in our area begin the next school year ready to...
For the third consecutive year, Marshfield Area United Way will have a family leading the annual campaign in the Fall. United Way is pleased to have Marty and Jennifer Anderson and their three children, Jocelyn (Jocie), Olivia and James as 2018 Campaign Drive Chairs.   In 2002, Marty and Jennifer relocated their family to Marshfield from the Stevens Point area. Marty is the Chief Marketing Officer at Security Health Plan and Jennifer is a...
Marshfield Area United Way is pleased to announce the hiring of Krystal Bowman as Resource and Office Manager. The responsibilities of this position include, providing administrative support for staff and volunteers at Marshfield Area United Way, including programmatic support for the Volunteer Center and its projects, and development and implementation of United Way’s data and financial practices.   Bowman and her husband, Eric, moved to...
Volunteer Reception Centers (VRC) are a critical component to managing spontaneous volunteer workforce in emergency response and recovery. They help to turn a crowd of spontaneous volunteers into an asset and a workforce, and are essential to avoiding the horror of it becoming a disaster within a disaster. In order to make this happen, trained volunteers are necessary to organize and operate a VRC should the need arise. Marshfield Area United...
Marshfield Area United Way will invest $539,000 in community programming over the next twelve months through allocations to local health and human service programs.   Allocations to programs were recently approved by United Way’s Board of Directors upon recommendations made by the Allocations Committee. The committee is comprised of approximately thirty community volunteers formed into three review panels. The panels reviewed program...