Investing in Programs that Work
Families and Individuals
Families enjoy secure, healthy, and supportive relationships.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin,
Providing mentoring and other services to children ages 5 - 17 through caring adult volunteers.
Chippewa Area Mentor Program, 726-2400
Encouraging academic, social, and emotional growth in students by matching them one-on-one with caring, responsible adult volunteers from the community.
Family Support Center/ River Source Family Center, 723-1138
Providing family support services including domestic abuse intervention, counseling, support groups, safe shelter, advocacy and parenting education to Chippewa County residents.
Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan, Inc.,
Providing individual, couple and family counseling for mental health, behavioral, relationship and life events for all people, regardless of religious affiliation.
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Children and Youth
Children and youth have opportunities to develop to their full potential.
Scouts of America, Chippewa Valley Council, 832-6671
Providing leadership training, values building and character development activities for boys ages 6 - 20 and girls ages 14 - 20.
Scouts of Indian Waters Council, Inc., 835-5331
Providing a contemporary program to girls, ages 5 - 17, to help them develop self-potential and values.
Chippewa Valley Family, 723-2201
Providing opportunities for low income families and their children, people with developmental disabilities, and seniors to participate in exercise and recreational programming.
Sufficient Adults and Families
All people have the opportunity to become as self sufficient as possible and participate as responsible citizens.
Development Center, L.E. Phillips, 834-2771
Providing meaningful and appropriate vocational services and employment opportunities to individuals with vocational disabilities and disadvantages.
for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin. Inc., 233-1070
Empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in society.
Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association, 832-8420
Promoting self-sufficiency and self-reliance through job development and placement, employment counseling, and translation services to members of the Southeast Asian refugee community in Chippewa County.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service, 834-8500
Educating all segments of the community, including high school students, on the wise use of consumer credit.
Volunteers – Chippewa Valley, 834-0222
Helping adults improve their reading, writing and employability skills.
Meals, Inc. of Chippewa Falls, 723-7268
Providing a well-balanced noon meal Monday - Friday to elderly and home-bound residents.
Inc. - The Caregivers Program 836-8100
Supporting a network of volunteers who provide practical, social, spiritual and educational assistance to the elderly, individuals with disabilities and their care givers in Chippewa County.
Having Access to the Resources they Need
People have access to resources which help enable them to develop to their full potential.
Red Cross, Chippewa Valley Chapter, 723-4655
Helping Chippewa County with disaster relief, military communications, blood services, international tracing and health and safety education.
Falls Area Senior Center, 720-1666
Providing advocacy and a central location where older persons can obtain services and programs that enhance their physical, mental and social well-being.
Providing summer day camp programming, rehabilitation, independent living and educational services to people with physical disabilities and speech, hearing and vision impairments.
Friends, Inc., 568-1732
Providing outreach, emotional support and advocacy for people with disabilities and their families.
Living Healthy Lives
People enjoy physical, mental, and emotional well-being and healthy lifestyles.
on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse, Inc. , 723-1101
Providing resources for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and awareness to all Chippewa County residents, and support to youth in making healthy choices.
Foundation of Western Wisconsin , 834-4455
Serving people with epilepsy and their families by providing support, professional and community education, and awareness about epilepsy.
Association, Chippewa Valley , 568-4358
Helping pre - and post - surgery ostomates through support, information, socialization and rehabilitation.
Cerebral Palsy of West Central Wisconsin , 832-1782
Providing support services to people with cerebral palsy or similar disabilities and their families.
Way of Chippewa County
404 1/2 N. Bridge Street
PO Box 161
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-0161
Phone: (715) 723-4201
Fax: (715) 723-4201
Melinda Haun, President (CPO)
Dan Jacobson, Administrative Assistant
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 25%|
|Successful Children and Youth 21%|
|Self Sufficient Adults and Families 19%|
|People Having Access to the Resources They Need 20%|
Individuals Living Healthy Lives 15%
* Represents proportion of 2004 allocations from funds that were raised in 2003 (represents approximately 81.7% of all funds raised through the annual campaign). Overhead, Program / Fund Distribution Costs and Uncollectibles / Pledge Loss represents approximately 18.3% of funds that were raised.
N. Bridge Street
PO Box 161
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-0161