Every fall, hundreds of individuals and groups across Sheboygan County participate in United Way’s Campaign Kickoff and Day of Caring to make their community a better place through collaboration, service, and lending their expertise.
With the evolving status of the pandemic along with the needs of our community, this year’s Day of Caring will look different. UWSC staff is coordinating actions across our county in ways that keep our partners, staff, and volunteers healthy and safe while meeting community needs.
Thank you to our sponsors for the day:
Platinum: Muth Mirror Systems
Gold: Johnsonville Sausage, Kohler Co.
Sliver: Commerce State Bank, Kwik Trip, Masters Gallery Foods, Plymouth Foam, Sargento Foods, Sartori Company
Bronze: Rockline Industries, UnitedOne Credit Union
Overview of the day:
- 8:00 a.m. | VIRTUAL Campaign Kickoff & Day of Caring
United Way Executive Director, Kate S. Baer, and other special guests kick off the 2020-2021 Campaign and the 2020 Day of Caring event online this year. Register to attend this video via Zoom by September 29 to be entered in a drawing for a cash prize!
Click here to register for the Kickoff Event.
- NOON | VIRTUAL Conversation on ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed)
Across Wisconsin, 34% of households struggle to afford the basic necessities of housing, child care, health care, food, and transportation. Join us for a discussion around how short-term decisions have long-term consequences for all of us. State Overview (PDF); Sheboygan County Overview (PDF)
Click here to register for the Conversation on ALICE.
- September 1 to October 8th | Acts of Kindness Challenge is for all ages to participate in.
Complete as many acts from this flyer (PDF) by October 8th. Submit your completed acts of kindness list online by clicking here or by mail to 2020 Erie Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 for a chance to win a Kwik Trip gift card.
Kindness is Contagious. Challenge your friends to join in and spread seeds of kindness.
Post a picture of you completing an Act of Kindness on social media and challenge your friends to join you!
Example post below. Tag @unitedwaysheboygancounty so we can see and share your kindness with others.
KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS! 2020 has brought on many challenges. One challenge I’m happy to participate in is the Acts of Kindness Challenge hosted by @UnitedWaySheboyganCounty.
The Act of Kindness I completed was __________.
To spread kindness, I challenge _____________ to join me in completing an Act of Kindness to show that we can still make a difference when we act together (even while we are apart).
- Various Times | Check out Local Volunteer Opportunities
- NEW Wish List Items - CLICK HERE
This is a list of tangible 'wish list' items that can help further the impact of a local nonprofit's program or service.
- NEW Virtual or Remote Volunteer Opportunities - CLICK HERE
This is a list of virtual and remote volunteer opportunities for you to support local nonprofit agencies remotely!
- In-Person Volunteer Opportunities - CLICK HERE
Following the recommended guidelines by the CDC and our local Public Health Department, in-person volunteer opportunities will be available to support local nonprofit agencies.
Item Donation Drives to support local agencies and initiatives
NEW this year is this drive for specific items that support local nonprofits in meeting their mission.Help support our community by donating the following items by October 1st. Click here for the Item Donation Flyer (PDF).
Click here for more details on the Drives.
Purchase T-shirts for 2020 Campaign Kickoff and Day of Caring. A portion of the sales goes to support United Way's mission to serve Sheboygan County in various ways.
Click here to check out the t-shirt designs and make an order.
Nonprofit Agency Information
- Looking to post your volunteer opportunity? Click here for the instructions on how to post your need.