The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide news of area nonprofit organizations and increase public awareness of their missions and activities. This week’s featured organization is United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley, which is bringing resources together to improve lives and create stronger communities.
The annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the largest single-day food drive in the world, will take place for the 25th time on Saturday, May 13. The food drive, organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and supported this year by eight other organizations, has collected a total of 1.5 billion pounds of […]
Chippewa Valley food collections for the 2016 “Stamp Out Hunger” drive dropped off from last year’s record total, according to Tina Dunn, the local U.S. Postal Service coordinator for the May 12 event. Dunn reported in a press release that 159,051 pounds of food were collected in this year’s drive, a decline of 11,554 pounds from […]
By CV Post staff The final count from last week’s “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive indicates it was a record-setting year for food donations collected by mail carriers throughout the Chippewa Valley. As they made their delivery rounds on May 9, mail carriers in a 14-county area collected more than 170,000 pounds of food left […]
By David Gordon, associate editor The CV Post Now in its 50th year, the local United Way chapter is taking a new and broader funding approach in an effort to improve how the Chippewa Valley deals with three key topics affecting its residents’ quality of life: education, health and financial stability. Starting with the 2015-16 fiscal year […]