United Way News

As we continue to connect more frequently through technology, Fox Valley United Way and Aurora University’s Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action are teaming up to make volunteering more productive, fun and engaging through Volunteer Fox Valley (VFV...
Mon, 02/17/2014 - 4:28pm
We have a new date for the Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drive -  Saturday, March 1st!  Please click here for details regarding the event and join us to help restock the shelves of our local food pantries.
Wed, 02/05/2014 - 4:45pm
Due to a National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning issued for Saturday, February 1st, our Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drive will be cancelled.  Our first concern will always be the saftey of our volunteers.  We hope to reschedule the event for a...
Fri, 01/31/2014 - 1:30pm
Fox Valley United Way has been chosen as one of just two suburban nonprofits to receive free web space on a new business website. The business is Wheaton-based KendallCommunicationsInc. (KCI), which is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new...
Wed, 01/15/2014 - 4:14pm
The Heart of Illinois United Way has established a Tornado Relief Fund to help central Illinois families and individuals recover from the recent storms.   The tornadoes that went through central Illinois last week have left many families and...
Mon, 11/25/2013 - 9:49am
More than 16 million children -- or about 20 percent of American children -- were in poverty in 2011, according to the Census Bureau. Long-term unemployment remains persistently high, with more than one in three (36.9 percent) of the unemployed...
Wed, 10/23/2013 - 3:50pm
As you've likely heard, the Senate passed its version of the Farm Bill (S.954) on Monday, June 10th by a vote of 66 - 27 with 18 Republicans joining Democrats on passage.  The Senate bill cuts 4.1 billion from SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 4:20pm
1,489 people in our community saved $124,890 on medicine.  Fox Valley United Way and FamilyWize Community Service Partnership, the nation's leading provider of free prescription drug discount cards, along with 1,000 other local United Ways today...
Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:56am
On May 20 a mile-wide EF5 tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, killing 24 and devastating the community.  If you would like to help, you can make a online contribution to the United Way of Central Oklahoma's Tornado Relief Fund.Right now they are...
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 9:29am
The SPARK (Strong, Prepared And Ready for Kindergarten) Aurora Early Childhood Collaboration website is now live.  Stay informed and connected about what is happening in Early Childhood.  For more information about what is happening with SPARK,...
Mon, 04/29/2013 - 11:20am

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