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April 25, 2017

Request for Proposal: PATH Program in Schools

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Three years ago, United Way of Sheboygan County (UWSC) held a community conversation, along with other local partners, to listen and learn about brain health* and wellness in the Sheboygan County area. We listened, and we learned. Barriers to care for the population that needs brain health services was identified as a major problem, and the problem has grown since then.

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April 18, 2017

Day of Caring Scheduled for September 14, 2017

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Take out your pen and mark your calendar for United Way of Sheboygan County’s Day of Caring, which will take place on Thursday, September 14, 2017. The annual event coincides with the kickoff of the United Way Campaign in the morning and Taste Sheboygan in the evening. Whether you’re looking to volunteer with your company or organization, family members or friends, Day of Caring gives individuals and companies the opportunity to truly put your hands to work and help those in need in our community. Corporate sponsorship helps to make the day possible.

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April 11, 2017

The Importance of Health Care Conversations and Advance Directives

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April 16 – 21, 2017 is National Health Care Decisions Week. During this week, the Sheboygan County Advance Care Planning Task Force is offering help in reviewing or completing your Advance Directive.

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April 4, 2017

The Family Resource Center's Literacy Council

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Every month, we feature a United Way Partner Agency’s client experience, demonstrating the impact that donations to United Way of Sheboygan County are making. This month’s client experience was submitted by Carol Myers, Literacy Council Data & Development Coordinator.

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March 28, 2017

Client Experience: Boys & Girls Clubs of Sheboygan County

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Every month, we feature a United Way Partner Agency’s client experience, demonstrating the impact that donations to United Way of Sheboygan County are making. This month’s client experience was submitted by Tessa Wilterdink, Sheboygan Falls Unit Director. Here’s their story:

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March 21, 2017

100 Families Stronger

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A Chinese proverb says, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The second-best time is now.”  The time has come to step back and ask how well we are doing to shape the early experience of all children. This is a very important question for one simple reason – decades of scientific research have concluded that a child’s experience in the first few years establish a foundation for human development that is carried throughout life.  And how well these foundations are constructed constitutes an important shared responsibility of everyone in our community.

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March 14, 2017

The PATH to Brain Wellness

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The tragedy of children taking their own lives happens all too many times in our state. In fact, the suicide rate for Wisconsin kids, age 10 to 17, is nearly a third higher than the national average. If you have read the heartbreaking advertisement that asks “Imagine being 14 and the last thing you want to be is 15”, you can imagine the pain and anguish that these young people face every day.

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March 7, 2017

Dine Out for United Way

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From Friday, March 10 through Saturday, March 18, forget about cooking. This is your week of relaxation and giving back to the community. Bring the family or meet friends at any one of the participating restaurants and not only enjoy fantastic food but also have the satisfaction of giving back to the community.

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February 27, 2017

Client Experience: Family Connections

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Every month, we feature a United Way Partner Agency’s client experience, demonstrating the impact that donations to United Way of Sheboygan County are making. This month’s client experience was submitted by Susan Crisp, connections coordinator at Family Connections. Here’s their story:

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February 21, 2017

Spirit Nominees Announced

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For the past few months, the United Way Volunteer Center has been accepting nominations for the upcoming Spirit of Sheboygan Volunteer Awards. Winners in each category will be announced at the event on Thursday, March 23 at Blue Harbor Resort. To register for the event, visit uwofsc.org by March 15. The nominees are: 

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