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Thursday, July 12, 2018
What they learn depends upon the experiences they have each day. One example of how United Way is helping is through the installation of Born Learning Trails throughout Eau Claire and Chippewa counties.  The United Way Born Learning Trail is a set of nine outdoor activities for children and their caregivers to do together...learning as they go. Take it from Stephanie and her 4 year old daughter, Ava, who explored the trail at Irvine Park: "Ava...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Through your support of United Way, you've given Jordan a fresh start. Jordan is a young man with a troubled past. Some bad decisions and a probation sentence brought him to Western Dairyland's Fresh Start program- a program supported by United Way. As part of the Fresh Start program, Jordan and other youth worked together to build a house while learning employment, money management and life skills. The program helps struggling youth to get back...
Monday, June 19, 2017
United Way working with local businesses and community organizations to advance education initiative Ten area communities in Chippewa and Eau Claire counties have approved the installation of Born Learning Trails in their area parks. These are in addition to the Born Learning Trail installed last year at Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls. One more trail is pending approval. Born Learning Trails are research-based outdoor activity paths for parents...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Mary Steinke, Dan Robinson and Western Dairyland E.O. C. among award recipients United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley will hold its annual Chippewa Valley Spirit Awards on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at The Florian Gardens in Eau Claire. The event recognizes the businesses and individuals who generously support the education, financial stability and health of the community. Western Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council (WDEOC) will receive the...
Friday, September 9, 2016
United Way Emerging Leaders Society uses money raised from spring event to purchase outdoor activity path A Born Learning Trail will be installed tonight at Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls by the United Way Emerging Leaders Society. The leadership group used dollars they raised during their Dueling Pianos event to purchase the trail kit through United Way Worldwide Born Learning Trails are an outdoor activity path for parents and caregivers to...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
"Let's Feed 60 Thousand" to be special Day of Caring project United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley and UnitedHealthcare, along with the support of additional Day of Caring sponsors, aspires to assemble 60,000 meals for local food pantries as a part of the 2016 United Way Day of Caring. Day of Caring will take place on Friday, September 16th.  This is an annual event that joins the community together with the common goal of making the...