UWAC Blog

The pandemic triggered anguish, anxiety, as well as remarkable resilience in our community. Thus Reimagine Addison County, an initiative coordinated by UWAC, interviewed individuals from businesses, service providers, educators, and more to learn about the strategies and adaptations they developed that…
Since 2016, United Way of Addison County (UWAC) has been a hub for youth substance prevention funding and programming. We are committed to creating environments that prioritize success, and we focus on improving the lives of all youth and families in our region. Since 2019, UWAC staff members have led…
Digital Equity is not a common phrase, but it is becoming a common issue among Vermonters and the rest of the nation. What is Digital Equity? Digital Equity is a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy,…
In the fall of 2021, we interviewed 19 funded partners and three neighboring United Ways as part of our 3-month advocacy listening tour. Talking with our partners improved our understanding of local advocacy efforts and goals, leading to our first-ever policy priority agenda. It expanded our knowledge…
Last week, United Way of Addison County (UWAC) sent three staff members and five members of our public health coalition PEEPS (Partners Encouraging Environments that Promote Success), to attend the 2022 Planet Youth Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference was three days of presentations and…
Hello, Teens of Addison County! My name is Sean Davison, and I am currently the only Youth Coordinator for United Way of Addison County (UWAC).  This role is meant to be shared by two employees, and we are looking for another person to fill this position. If you might be interested, keep reading! UWAC’s…
Complete, inclusive healthcare for all must include comprehensive care for all women. Policies that support women's health should increase access to services for every woman's individualized healthcare plan, including reproductive care, family planning, mental health, substance use/misuse, nutrition,…
“We want everybody in the state to know about the MyFutureVT platform. We want to boost attainment and provide regional support. We know that needs are different in different places.” -Advance Vermont  Advance Vermont is a statewide partnership of leaders from business, education, government, nonprofits,…
United Way of Addison County (UWAC), the organization that identifies and works to find solutions for the most pressing needs in Addison County, is pleased to announce its board of directors approved the addition of two new organizations to its Community Impact Funding (CIF) partners: Addison County…
United Way of Addison County (UWAC) fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth in Addison County. In that spirit, UWAC honors local high school seniors through the “Live United” Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a generous donor, three students are chosen…
The pandemic triggered anguish, anxiety, as well as remarkable resilience in our community. Thus Reimagine Addison County, an initiative coordinated by UWAC, interviewed individuals from businesses, service providers, educators, and more to learn about the strategies and adaptations they developed that…
Since 2016, United Way of Addison County (UWAC) has been a hub for youth substance prevention funding and programming. We are committed to creating environments that prioritize success, and we focus on improving the lives of all youth and families in our region. Since 2019, UWAC staff members have led…
Digital Equity is not a common phrase, but it is becoming a common issue among Vermonters and the rest of the nation. What is Digital Equity? Digital Equity is a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy,…
In the fall of 2021, we interviewed 19 funded partners and three neighboring United Ways as part of our 3-month advocacy listening tour. Talking with our partners improved our understanding of local advocacy efforts and goals, leading to our first-ever policy priority agenda. It expanded our knowledge…
Last week, United Way of Addison County (UWAC) sent three staff members and five members of our public health coalition PEEPS (Partners Encouraging Environments that Promote Success), to attend the 2022 Planet Youth Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference was three days of presentations and…
Hello, Teens of Addison County! My name is Sean Davison, and I am currently the only Youth Coordinator for United Way of Addison County (UWAC).  This role is meant to be shared by two employees, and we are looking for another person to fill this position. If you might be interested, keep reading! UWAC’s…
Complete, inclusive healthcare for all must include comprehensive care for all women. Policies that support women's health should increase access to services for every woman's individualized healthcare plan, including reproductive care, family planning, mental health, substance use/misuse, nutrition,…
“We want everybody in the state to know about the MyFutureVT platform. We want to boost attainment and provide regional support. We know that needs are different in different places.” -Advance Vermont  Advance Vermont is a statewide partnership of leaders from business, education, government, nonprofits,…
United Way of Addison County (UWAC), the organization that identifies and works to find solutions for the most pressing needs in Addison County, is pleased to announce its board of directors approved the addition of two new organizations to its Community Impact Funding (CIF) partners: Addison County…
United Way of Addison County (UWAC) fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth in Addison County. In that spirit, UWAC honors local high school seniors through the “Live United” Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a generous donor, three students are chosen…