For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield Area United Way will invest $540,000 in community programming over the next 12 months.
Allocations to programs were recently approved by United Way’s board of directors upon recommendations made by the Allocations Committee. The committee is comprised of approximately 30 community volunteers put into three review panels. The panels reviewed program applications and interviewed agencies requesting funding to measure effectiveness and efficiency of the programs and to ensure the programs’ goals align within United Way’s focus in the areas of education, financial stability (income), and health.
The 2017 grant recipients are the following:
—Big Brothers Big Sisters: $34,700.
—Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services Family Resource Center: $30,000.
—Chippewa Valley Boy Scouts: $4,000.
—Girl Scouts of the Great Northwestern Lakes: $5,000.
—Kiddie Kaboose: $21,000.
—Pathway Partners: $15,000.
—Spencer Kids Group: $8,500.
—Youth Net: $70,000.
Financial Stability (Income)
—Child Caring: $25,000.
—Frederic Ozanam Transitional Shelter: $40,000.
—Mary’s Place Boarding House: $25,000.
—North Central Community Action Program Outreach Services: $40,000.
—Soup or Socks: $25,000.
—Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services Child and Family Counseling: $43,000.
—Home Delivered Meals: $30,800.
—Home Delivered Meals Scholarships: $5,000.
—Marshfield Area Respite Care Center: $25,000.
—Personal Development Center Adult Services: $79,000.
—Personal Development Center Youth Services: $14,000.
For more information about Marshfield Area United Way’s funded partners, visit marshfieldareaunitedway.org.