We are Family - United Sheboygan County
The United Way of Sheboygan County (UW of SC) is a not-for-profit organization that conducts a county-wide fund raising campaign once-a-year to provide money for programs run by local health and human services agencies to address the greatest needs within our community. Read our Frequently Asked Questions page to to learn more about our United Way. View list of our partner agencies.
Jon Doll Begins as Executive Director in July
UW of SC Board of Directors is excited to announce Mr. Jon Doll has accepted the Executive Director position. “The search process has been rigorous and the Board of Directors agrees that we have found the best fit for our community,” said Janet Carter, head of the search committee and President of the Board of Directors. Jon will start as executive director on July 8.
Jon grew up in Sheboygan and graduated from North High School. For the last 13 years, Jon worked within the United Way system in the United States and abroad. For 10 years, he was the Vice President of King County United Way in Seattle where he led fundraising efforts for what became the largest United Way in the world – in terms of dollars raised. During the last two years of his United Way tenure, he founded the United Way of London and laid the groundwork for a new United Way in the United Kingdom.
Jon’s initial tasks will be:
- Meet with 2013 campaign co-chairs Kristin Abell and Dave Bolland
- Work with staff and Board to complete 2013 Needs Assessment based on greatest needs in Sheboygan County
- Work with the Strategic Planning Committee to map out goals over the next 3-5 years and beyond.
Go-Kart "Race for United Way " - Registration Open
Gather four-five of your closest friends and family members to form your team for our 3rd annual go-kart race at Elkhart Lake’s Road America on Saturday, September 14. Each team will compete in a 1.5 hour Enduro Race at Road America’s Blain’s Farm & Fleet Motorplex.
When you register BEFORE June 14, a single team is $550, multiple teams are $500 each. After June 14, a single team is $600, or $550 when you register multiple teams. View Registration Form.
All drivers must sign a waiver at the event in order to race. Drivers aged 14-17 must have their parents sign waivers for them to participate. Closed-toe shoes and long pants are REQUIRED apparel for registered drivers. Gate opens at 9:00 a.m. with registration, team photos and the mandatory drivers meeting following. Each driver will also receive an event t-shirt. Races are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Teams are encouraged to pack a cooler, bring a pop up tent, set up their team headquarters and enjoy a day of family fun. Learn more.
Times are tough. Learn more about resources for the unemployed and underemployed, help with finances and keeping your job skills up-to-date with a weekly job networking group.
2013 Needs Assessment in Sheboygan County
Beginning in January, United Way has been researching current trends and needs in our community in the areas of: public safety, education, healthcare, the elderly, children & families, housing, economic development, employment, income and poverty. Soon we will be reaching out to the community to learn what you look for in an ideal community and the needs you want addressed in Sheboygan County.
In May a community survey will be available on our website. If you would like to share your insights and opinions before then please email Noelle Degroot or call (920) 458-3425.
Who We Are
Presided over by a volunteer board of directors, the United Way brings people together to focus on human needs. By focusing on the most critical local needs in Sheboygan County, the United Way will move beyond the surface of community problems to tackle the underlying causes of these issues, making a greater impact on our communities. Our continued partnerships with organizations offer programs that best address these most urgent issues.
United Way raises funds annually which support programs provided by United Way affiliated agencies. These programs serve those in need throughout Sheboygan County and are evaluated semi-annually and annually to measure their effectiveness in the community.
For more information on our programs and services, please call the United Way of Sheboygan County Office at (920) 458-3425.