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.
Contributors to United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley will have several opportunities in the coming months to see first-hand how their donations impact the community and make a difference. United Way has scheduled monthly half-day tours which will stop at several of its program partner sites. Each location will provide information about the services provided there. […]
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 […]
By David Gordon, associate editor Action plans to deal with nine different aspects of poverty will be discussed Thursday evening as the Eau Claire County Poverty Summit wraps up the first phase of a project that will continue for another 21 months. The project, put together under the auspices of Clear Vision Eau Claire and launched […]
Darrin Senn, owner of Senn Blacktop, will chair United Way’s $2 million 2016 fundraising campaign. Senn is in his second year on the board of directors of United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley (UWGCV). He said one of his goals this year is to increase the number of workplaces that support United Way. “I […]
The first of seven sessions to focus on poverty in Eau Claire County and to organize action to combat it will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church, 202 W. Grand Ave. in Eau Claire. The Poverty Summit series has been organized by Clear Vision Eau Claire, a citizen-based organization whose […]