Women United Spotlight: Karen Stoneman

Welcome to Women United’s Member Spotlight series. This week, join us in learning more about Karen Stoneman and her connection to Women United. If you would like to learn more about Women United and the work they do, click here. What year did you join Women United? 2015 What is your professional background? I am currently […]
Continue reading

Meet the Volunteers: Charles Bassett

Here at United Way of Lake County (UWLC), we are fortunate to work with some of the most service-oriented, internally-driven and compassionate people in the community. Among them are the United Way interns, volunteers and staff. Today we’d like to spotlight Charles Bassett, our Finance/Administration Volunteer. What was your profession prior to volunteering? I worked […]
Continue reading

Yeshwant Sanzgiri Chooses United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.  Yeshwant Sanzgiri, Director, CMC Projects at AbbVie, volunteering as a guest reader for United Way […]
Continue reading

Jim Stolzenbach Chooses United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.  Pictured: Jim Stolzenbach reading a Dr. Seuss book to students at Glen Flora […]
Continue reading

Bill Pappano Chooses United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.  Pictured: Bill Pappano, Biology Group Leader at AbbVie, with his two sons.  What […]
Continue reading

Chris Sardi Chooses United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.  What inspired you to become involved with United Way of Lake County? I […]
Continue reading

Chris Schweitzer Chooses United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.  What inspired you to become involved with United Way of Lake County? I […]
Continue reading

Mark and Sarah Schweitzer Choose United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.  Why do you think it is important to support United Way’s mission? United […]
Continue reading

Dennis Burke Chooses United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.   What inspired you to become involved with United Way of Lake County? I […]
Continue reading

Women United Spotlight: Wygenia Brisco

Welcome to Women United’s Member Spotlight series. This week, join us in learning more about Wygenia Brisco and her connection to Women United. If you would like to learn more about Women United and the work they do, click here. What year did you join Women United? 2016 What is your professional background? My professional background […]
Continue reading

Azita Saleki-Gerhardt Chooses United Way of Lake County

Donors and volunteers shared with us why they choose to give to United Way of Lake County. We hope their stories motivate you to continue (or begin!) to choose United Way when you are asked to participate in your workplace giving campaign.  What inspired you to become involved with United Way of Lake County? Everyone […]
Continue reading

August 2018 e-Newsletter

Introducing Our 2018 Campaign Video We are thrilled to share our new campaign video! Because of you, we are helping alter the trajectory of a child’s life by investing in them during the most critical years of their development and creating a path towards prosperity. A special thank you to Daugherty Business Solutions for their […]
Continue reading

KCC Teacher Spotlight: Rhonda Galvan

Here at United Way, we are fortunate to work with some of the most service-oriented, internally-driven and compassionate people in the community. Today, we’d like to spotlight Rhonda Galvan, one of the teachers participating in Kindergarten Countdown Camp (KCC). Pictured above is Rhonda during a Kindergarten Countdown Camp. What is your role at the camp? […]
Continue reading

Staff Spotlight: Karla Medina Alamar

This Familiar Faces Friday, we are introducing Karla Medina Alamar. Karla is our Community Impact Initiative Coordinator. Learn more about her role, what she likes to do in her free time and how she connects to the programs we offer at United Way of Lake County (UWLC)! When did you start working at UWLC? I […]
Continue reading

Reading to Learn by Third Grade

Why is third grade such a pivotal moment in the academic trajectory of a child? The simple answer, third grade is the beginning of the transition from learning to read, to reading to learn. Reading Success Tutor, Michelle Kusher, and Karina, 3rd Grader at Glen Flora, during one of their tutoring sessions. According to the […]
Continue reading

Staff Spotlight: Robert Szarzynski

Welcome to this week’s Familiar Faces Friday! Today we are introducing Robert Szarzynski who works as our Manager of Donor Services. Read on to learn more about Robert and his work here at United Way of Lake County! When did you start working at United Way of Lake County? I began as a Loaned Executive working […]
Continue reading

Little Kids, Big Futures: Better Together

Since 2014, Women United has allocated $370,000 in grants through its Little Kids, Big Futures Philanthropy Fund to support early literacy programs across Lake County. The Fund gives members the opportunity to allocate their own money to the specific programs they believe in. Today, we are introducing a new blog series taking a deeper dive […]
Continue reading

KCC Teacher Spotlight: Susie Feldman

Here at United Way, we are fortunate to work with some of the most service-oriented, internally-driven and compassionate people in the community. Today, we’d like to spotlight Susie Feldman, one of the teachers participating in Kindergarten Countdown Camp. Pictured above is Susie with her students during a Kindergarten Countdown Camp. What is your role at […]
Continue reading

Meet the Interns: Anna Kedjidjian

This summer, we are excited to welcome Anna Kedjidjian, our newest Marketing intern! We love getting to introduce new people to the work we do at United Way of Lake County. As part of our Marketing team, Anna will assist with research, social media, videos, events, and much more. Join us in welcoming Anna! Where […]
Continue reading

KCC Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew Warrington

Here at United Way, we are fortunate to work with some of the most service-oriented, internally-driven and compassionate people in the community. Among them are the United Way interns, volunteers, Board of Directors and staff. Today, we’d like to spotlight Andrew Warrington, our Board Chairman and Kindergarten Countdown Camp (KCC) volunteer. What is your role […]
Continue reading
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons