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I spent several days this month at the first outside-of-U.S. conference of United Way Worldwide, although Vancouver, British Columbia, is not all that far from the U.S. border. With 40 percent of its 2 million people coming from other places, however, Vancouver is truly a city of the world. The...
Posted at:: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 8:12am
“When you have a baby, diapers are a necessity.” This quote came from the White House during the recent launch of a new initiative to shine light on the plight of low-income families who struggle with the cost of diapering their children. In 2014, United Way of Madison County launched a diaper...
Posted at:: Monday, May 9, 2016 - 7:28am
The Associated Press reported last week that the ranks of our nation’s uninsured now stands at a historic low of nine percent and credits health coverage expansion — through the marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act (also known as "Obamacare"), but even more through the ACA’s Medicaid...
Posted at:: Monday, April 4, 2016 - 7:31am
United Way of Madison County (UWMC) will invest $757,000 in human services over the next year. The organization’s community support budget includes $630,000 of funds raised by the organization and $120,000 received to support Covering Kids & Families and RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program. UWMC’s Board...
Posted at:: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 6:37am
Tom VanOsdol, Peg Murdock and Bill Herridge, Vicki Savage, Anderson Community Schools Team & Flagship Enterprise Center Anderson honored Tom VanOsdol was announced as United Way of Madison County’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year at its annual meeting March 10 at Anderson Country Club. This annual...
Posted at:: Friday, March 11, 2016 - 1:42pm
We have the opportunity to thank some very important people in March. United Way’s annual meeting and volunteer recognition on March 10 (register at www.unitedwaymadisonco.org/annualmeeting) celebrates the work of hundreds of community-minded individuals who help us raise resources to support human...
Posted at:: Monday, February 29, 2016 - 8:33am
United Way of Madison County will host its Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration on Thursday, March 10. During the event, campaign results for the 2015 campaign will be announced. Celebrating the accomplishments and positive community change of last year as well as recognizing the work of ...
Posted at:: Monday, February 22, 2016 - 8:48am

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