The Chippewa Valley’s 23rd Annual “Day of Caring” lent a hand – or hands – at almost 50 project sites across Chippewa and Eau Claire counties on Friday, with more than 920 volunteers involved. Over 40 nonprofit organizations as well as individuals were assisted with painting, landscaping, maintenance and repair projects. The effort was organized […]
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. […]
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 United Way staff Stamp Out Hunger, the one-day food drive organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NACL) and supported in part by United Way, is the largest single-day food drive in the world. It occurs on the second Saturday in May, which this year is May 14. The drive is orchestrated by local […]
By United Way and CVPost Staff Two Chippewa Valley businesses have offered matching grants totaling $35,000 to help United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley reach its 2015 fund-raising goal. United Way’s campaign is at 51% of its $2.1 million goal, having just exceeded the $1 million mark. To encourage end-of-year giving and help United […]