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Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018
For April 2018 ReleaseEducation: Parent Connection He is our future. Your donation to United Way helps ensure it is bright. Rachel spent a lot of time babysitting and being a nanny to four children when she was a teenager. However, she acknowledges that caring for her own son as a single mom at age 21 is a lot different than taking care of someone else’s child. Rachel was referred to Parent...
Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Breaking the Cycle: ADVOCAP and Day by Day Warming Shelter March 2018 Allen, 39, never knew what a stable life looked like. As a child, he was abandoned, abused, in and out of foster care, and could not adjust to adoption. As a young adult, he was in and out of jail and prison. He is from nowhere, and everywhere. Born in Germany, he grew up in the south, and before landing in Oshkosh lived in...
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
      Health: Bonus 10   How do you teach children to eat their fresh vegetables, if they aren’t served vegetables?   That is the question and the underlying purpose behind the Bonus 10 Food Bucks Program. Since the summer of 2015, United Way, along with other community partners, has been supporting this program to get fresh food to those living below the poverty line, who may not otherwise be...