United Way of Washington County East Seeking Volunteers for Community Investment Process

STILLWATER, MN – The United Way of Washington County East (UWWCE) is seeking volunteers to help serve on a panel of community leaders for their upcoming Community Investment Process. Early each calendar year a group of approximately 40 volunteers are selected to help make important funding decisions on behalf of the community, area social needs, in support of agencies that are making a significant local impact.

United Way of Washington County East’s Vision is:  A caring, engaged and vibrant community, a place where each person has a stable foundation for today, and a hopeful future. Their Mission is: to unite our community and local resources to give each person the opportunity to build a better life. 

At the heart of United Way’s mission is a partnership with local volunteers. These Community Investment Process volunteers are a part of an important strategic business structure because they make funding recommendations to support agencies in the area.  Volunteer groups will meet on March 13th from 5-8PM followed by a second meeting on April 10th from 5-8PM.

In 2017 the United Way of Washington County East granted $660,000 to 21 partnering agencies that supported programs connected with their four important focus areas:

YOUTH: Promote Thriving Children and Youth

BASIC NEEDS: Provide Basic Needs and Financial Stability

HEALTH: Improve Health and Independence

SELF-SUFFICIENCY: Support Self-Sufficiency and Connection to Services

Interested individuals should call Lois Raboin at 651-439-3838 x1 for more information.  This is an important role making fund allocation recommendations to their United Way board of directors for the next program funding periods.

United Way of Washington County East

1825 Curve Crest Blvd, Stillwater, MN  55082

651-439-3838

www.uwwce.org

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