what matters. Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Why Invest in United Way?
United Way knows that people like you really want to make a difference in your community. We also know that you receive numerous requests and appeals for your time and money.
One of the easiest and most convenient ways to help is through United Way. Your United Way contribution, because it is magnified by the investment of others, has the capacity to bring about changes that matter. When you contribute, you help more than one person or charity. You are part of the collective efforts of people working together right here in Chippewa County.

United Way is the most efficient, effective way to meet the ever growing needs in our county. Money raised here stays in Chippewa County and goes to work helping those who need it most.

Local United Way Community Campaigns
Local businesses and individuals raise funds for United Way in the communities of Bloomer, Cadott, Chippewa Falls, Cornell and Holcombe. United Way funded programs serve individuals and families in these communities as well as Boyd, Hallie, Holcombe, Lake Hallie, New Auburn, Stanley and surrounding areas.

Who decides what programs are funded?
Volunteers from Chippewa County review agency program and financial data, meet with agency personnel, visit agencies and allocate funds to those organizations that will best meet the priority needs of the county. This strong system of volunteer accountability provides assurance that United Way programs are responsive to the needs of the communities we serve and guarantees that your contribution is well spent.

Donors' Most Often Asked Questions (PDF)

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Investing in Programs
that Work

We have a great responsibility to make sure your contribution is used in the most effective way possible. Your contribution is invested carefully in programs that work.

This chart shows how United Way contributions were distributed this past year.*

Strong Families and Individuals 24%
Successful Children and Youth 19%
Self Sufficient Adults and Families 19%
People Having Access to the Resources They Need 23%

Individuals Living Healthy Lives 15%

* Represents proportion of 2006-07 allocations from funds that were raised in 2005 (represents approximately 81.6% of all funds raised through the annual campaign). Overhead, Program / Fund Distribution Costs and Uncollectibles / Pledge Loss represents approximately 18.4% of funds that were raised.

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United Way of
Chippewa County

315 N. Bridge Street
PO Box 161
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-0161

715-723-2930 fax