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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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February 14, 2017

Kohler Snowball Run

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Leave your snow boots at home and lace up your running shoes on Saturday, March 4 for the Kohler Snowball Run 5K. Don’t let the name confuse you; this run, originally scheduled for December 17, 2016, has been rescheduled for March 4 due to a self-fulfilling prophecy: 10+ inches of snow! 

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February 7, 2017

Welcome Kaitlin

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We are excited to welcome Kaitlin Deschane to United Way of Sheboygan County as Director of Operations. Her first day was February 6.

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January 31, 2017

Client Experience: American Red Cross

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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 Steve Hansen, chapter executive of American Red Cross in Northeast Wisconsin. Here’s their story.

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January 24, 2017

Welcome to Tom Malmstadt

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Effective January 1st, Tom Malmstadt is the new Executive Director of the United Way of Sheboygan County. He will  serve in a part-time capacity until he retires from the Random Lake School District as Disctrict Administrator in June.

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