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Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  April 14, 2017 Written by Dawn Helmrich, Data and Outcomes Manager at United Way & Founder of Denim Day Milwaukee I am a survivor of rape. It’s not an easy thing to say out loud or even on paper, but it is a reality in my life. Over the years, I have become more and more involved in doing advocacy work in the area of sexual assault. Telling my story and talking about victim blaming,...
Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
You are an important part of our community and we want to know what you think about the impact of Oshkosh Area United Way. Your feedback will help us develop our five year strategic plan. Will you complete this survey? It should take less than five minutes. Thank you.  
Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017
For almost a decade, United Way has used the tag line "LIVE UNITED" - bringing people and resources together to create opportunities for all to succeed and build a stronger community for everyone.   What does LIVE UNITED mean to YOU?  Why do YOU LIVE UNITED? Three friends of Oshkosh Area United Way share their stories below.            
Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
With the Tax Day less than a month away, we all want to avoid costly mistakes that can result in a higher tax bill or a delayed refund.  In support of United Way’s work to help everyone in every community achieve financial stability, H&R Block has partnered with United Way in order to bring MyFreeTaxes to people making under $64,000, which is the equivalent of 70% of the U.S. population. In...
Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Written by:  Tracey Robertson, the Executive Director of Fit Oshkosh, Inc. a nonprofit in Oshkosh, Wisconsin whose mission is to increase the Racial Literacy of residents of Winnebago, WI and beyond. Visit Fit’s website at www.fitoshkosh.org or on Facebook for more information. We should all be outraged about the killing of Alton Sterling. We should all be outraged about the killing of Philando...
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Written by: Sue Panek, Oshkosh United Way Members of the National Association of Letter Carriers Union (NALC) and the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association will be conducting their annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign. The date of the event is Saturday, May 14th and will be held not only in Oshkosh but nationwide! In 2015, active and retired NALC members, alongside family members, friends and...

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