• United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties Announces Funding Allocations for 2022

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    May 18, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties recently announced it will distribute $442,381 in south Wood County and $37,500 in Adams County, for a total of $479,881, pending a successful fall campaign. 
     
    Earlier this year, United Way accepted funding applications for programs that address “Education” and “Health.”  These programs will receive two year grants for 2022 and 2023.  “Financial Stability” and “Safety Net Service” programs are currently funded through 2022 and will be able to apply in 2022 for 2023-2024 funding. 
     
    “We’ve made these promises to our partner programs, now we need the community to help us deliver,” said Tari Jahns, CEO.  “The dollars we allocate to these programs come from our annual community campaign.  That is why it’s important we have a successful campaign, to help fill these needs.”
     
    The 2022-2023 Allocations for “Education” and “Health” are as follows:
    Agency Program Grant
    Education - South Wood County    
    Childcaring, Inc. Child Care Provider Recruitment/Retention          8,000
    Boy Scouts of America Scouting Program        22,000
    Boys & Girls Club Before, After, and Summer School Programs        60,000
    Girl Scouts or the Northwestern Great Lakes Leadership Experience          9,000
         
    Total          99,000
         
    Education - Adams County    
    Adams Friendship School District After School Programs          4,000
    Boy Scouts of America Scouting Program          3,000
    Girl Scouts or the Northwestern Great Lakes Leadership Experience          1,000
         
    Total            8,000
         
    Health - South Wood County    
    Career Closet Career Closet          4,000
    Park Place Adult Day Services Respite Care        15,000
    Aspirus Riverview Dental Clinic          9,300
    YMCA Membership for All        49,750
    Opportunity Development Center Daily Living Skills Training        12,500
         
    Total          90,550
         
    Health - Adams County    
    Faith In Action Faith In Action Program        11,500
    Faith In Action FAAC Transportation Today          2,000
    YMCA Membership for All          5,000
         
    Total          18,500
         
    Continuation Grants  - South Wood County    
    Income Continuation Grants 2022            8,181
    Safety Net Services Continuation Grants 2022      150,150
    Community Impact Requests            6,300
    211 Program          58,200
    Volunteer Center          30,000
    Total        252,831
         
    Continuation Grants  - Adams County    
    Safety Net Services Continuation Grants 2022          8,000
    211 Program            3,000
    Total          11,000
         
    TOTAL SOUTH WOOD COUNTY        442,381
    TOTAL ADAMS COUNTY          37,500
    GRAND TOTAL        479,881
     
     
    About United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties
     
    United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties is focused on the building blocks of a better life:  Education, Financial Stability, Health and Safety Net Services.  We mobilize our community in these areas by: supporting partner programs, community coalitions, and initiatives; providing 2-1-1 and Volunteer Center programs; and creating collaborative partnerships within our community.
     
    You can help when you LIVE UNITED:  Give, Advocate and Volunteer.  To learn more please visit www.uwswac.org
     
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    Contact:
    Tari Jahns
    Tari@uwswac.org, 715.421.0390