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Wed, 06/18/2014 - 2:47pm
Two leading area business executives – Ricardo A. Alvarez and Susan A. Bill – have joined the Fox Valley United Way (FVUW) Board of Directors. Alvarez is the facility manager at the Caterpillar Aurora Plant, in Montgomery.  He is responsible for...
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 11:06am
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

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