Blanco receives United Way scholarship

Camila Blanco of Salisbury has been selected to receive the 2023 LIVE UNITED Volunteer Scholarship Award. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Camila served as a volunteer at Open Door Clinic as their receptionist.

Enough heart to persevere: Local man celebrates organ transplant with charity walk

For Middlebury’s Ken Scupp, United Way’s “Race for the Rest of Us” earlier this month was a symbolic cap to an at-times torturous, but ultimately miraculous, medical marathon.

UWAC awards scholarships to local students

The United Way of Addison County has announced this year’s three winners of its annual “Live United” Volunteer Scholarship Award: Anna Doucet of Bristol, Leaf Reiderer of Granville and Viviana Hammond of Middlebury.

UWAC offers student volunteer scholarships

United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth.

United Way exceeds its fundraising goal

The real prospect of a campaign “surplus” will allow UWAC to resume its pre-pandemic policy of awarding community impact funding in specific categories of need.

Editorial: Appreciating our firefighters & sending love to UWAC

Not surprisingly, in today’s tight labor market the challenge of recruiting volunteer firefighters is significant. 

Letter to the editor: As times make fundraising hard, remember nonprofits

In addition to the health-related concerns we have around collecting signatures during a pandemic, the workforce shortage has made it even more burdensome for nonprofits.

Letter to the editor: United Way offers thanks

On behalf of the 30 nonprofits that United Way of Addison County (UWAC) funds, I would like to thank the towns that have waived the petitioning process for organizational town funding requests.

United Way: More advocacy means more impact

Policy change can be big or small. It can be petitioning your school board to require healthier cafeteria meals.

United Way: Compassionate teens serve their community

Tthree students are chosen annually for the LIVE UNITED Volunteer Scholarship Award, recognizing students who volunteer in their community and who are interested in advancing their education.

United Way: Moving forward with compassion

“Are you comfortable shaking hands?” It’s funny to think of how awkward that may have sounded 18+ months ago.

United Way: Invest and see the impact

When my wife, Maria, and I moved to Addison County in 2013, we wholeheartedly adopted our new home and the life that came with it.

United Way: Teens can volunteer, too

Let’s be real, high school students are constantly caught under a tsunami of grade maintenance, AP tests, working part-time, extracurriculars, and so much more.

United Way seeks $635K in fund drive

MIDDLEBURY — The United Way of Addison County (UWAC) has set the same $635,000 fundraising goal for 2021 that it did for 2020. And organizers are hoping that just like last year donations end up topping that target.“With the uncertainty of the economy and … (read more)

UWAC stuffs student backpacks

ADDISON COUNTY — The United Way of Addison County is once again offering a “Stuff the Bus” program to Addison County students in grades K-12. Backpacks filled with school supplies (including hand sanitizer and a face mask) are now available at six locatio … (read more)