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 Fox Valley United Way's Annual Breakfast

Thursday, May 19, 2011

 

Where:  Pipers Banquets, 1295 Butterfield Rd., Aurora.

 

When:   Thursday, May 19, 2011

             Check in at 7:00 a.m., program begins at 7:30.

 

How:      Register Now - space is limited and filling up fast! 

             $20 per person, $175 per table of 10. 

Have you reserved your seat yet? 

Register Here!

What Great Students We Have

 

More than 90 students, all Gustafson scholars at Waubonsee Community College, undertook hands-on Global Youth Service Day projects earlier this month at Mutual Ground, Hesed House, the Aurora Interfaith Food Pantry, Family Counseling Center and the City of Aurora Transportation Center (where Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner thanked them for their work).

 

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The Gustafson scholarships are awarded to local high school students based on their academic, leadership and citizenship characteristics.  Named for Lucile Gustafson, a member of the college's original Board of Trustees, the scholarships provide full tuition for two academic years at Waubonsee.  In return, students perform 10 hours of service in the community and 10 hours for the college each semester.

Join Us June 18th for 

Operation Helping Hands 

 

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You can help organize a Volunteer Team from your neighborhood. . .workplace. . .school. . .or church.  Or you can simply gather friends and family to come help hundreds of other volunteers - people just like you - clean, landscape, paint and do simple repairs at selected sites throughout Kane and Kendall counties.

 

To get more information or to register online click here... or call Deborah Collins at 630-896-4636, ext. 102.
 

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44 East Galena Blvd.

Aurora, IL  60505

630-896-4636

www.uwfoxvalley.org

info@uwfoxvalley.org

 

Give.

The combination of economic instability, severe budget cuts in state funding for health and human services and growing poverty has formed the perfect storm for families in need throughout our communities.

You can make a difference by supporting Fox Valley United Way and our Partner Agencies, 
who continue to strive to provide critical progams to our neighbors in need.

 

Please DONATE NOW to help those who need it the most!

Advocate.

Join advocates from across the state to Rally for Working Families at the State Capitol.

 

When:  Wednesday, May 18th

            at noon

Where: State Capitol Building

            Springfield, IL

  

Make sure the voices of working families are heard loud and clear!

Bus transportation available throughout the state.  For more information visit Illinois Action For Children.

Volunteer

Is volunteering your thing?

Financial support is important, especially in today's economy.  But volunteers are important, too.  Here are two of the many volunteer opportunities available now:

 

*   The Salvation Army's Golden Diners program, serving seniors throughout Aurora and Kane and Kendall counties, is looking for volunteers.  Drivers are needed to help deliver meals to homebound seniors.

 

Click here for information or visit the Salvation Army's website for more volunteer opportunities.

 

*   You also can volunteer with Kendall Cares, a Yorkville-based coalition of organizations that assists the underserved in Kendall County.  On May 21, the Kendall Cares Clinic will be open at Plano High School to provide a variety of free medical and support services.  Click here to see how you can help!

Save the Date

9th Annual "What Floats Your Cardboard Boat Race"

Saturday, August 20th

Phillips Park, Aurora

 

Fox Valley United Way

Meet & Greet, sponsored by Kendall County Food Pantry

Wednesday, September 28th

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Kendall County Food Pantry, Yorkville

Welcome....

To our new Annual Sponsor 

Westfield Fox Valley Mall

 

Westfield Fox Valley

Thank You, Westfield Fox Valley, for your commitment to

Fox Valley United Way! 

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