UWAC Blog

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 a local high school senior through the “LIVE UNITED” Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a generous donor, one student is chosen annually…
Thank you to all who attended and supported the 2nd Annual 0.5K "Race for the Rest of Us" on the beautiful, sunny afternoon of May 7, 2023! Please enjoy some of the photos taken at the event! View Album  
Spring has sprung in Addison County! The newfound warmth brings thoughts of blooming flowers, migrating birds, and for high school upperclassmen, prom and graduation events. Celebrate Safely is an annual campaign for local high school students and their families during prom and graduation season. It…
Vermonters, and the nonprofits who serve them, are getting shortchanged! Vermont’s government relies on nonprofits to provide vital services to communities with greater impact and speed than the government can offer. Yet, nonprofits are increasingly being asked to do more with less. By ensuring that…
In November, we introduced Sylvie Choiniere to you as one of UWAC's newest Board members. We are pleased to announce that Sylvie has transitioned off the board and onto our staff as our Director of Advocacy! Sylvie's community-first focus, deep knowledge of public health needs in Addison County, and…
It's been more than 100 years since Turkey and Syria have been hit by such powerful earthquakes. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook southeastern Turkey and northwestern Syria early on Feb. 6 was just the start. Hours later, a new 7.5 tremor occurred. The death toll is climbing, with 36,000+ dead…
Reimagine Addison County, an initiative coordinated by the United Way, interviewed service providers in the non-profit sector, government, social services, and more to learn about the strategies and adaptations they developed during the pandemic that are enhancing the well-being and future of the county.…
Hi, my name is Gina LeBeau, and I am the new Youth Coordinator at United Way of Addison County (UWAC)! I am 14 and currently a ninth grader at Vergennes Union High School. I live in Panton, Vermont, and my favorite thing about Addison County is Goodies Snack Bar. I love going there in the summer and…
Reimagine Addison County, an initiative coordinated by UWAC, interviewed service providers in education, the nonprofit sector, and more to learn about the strategies and adaptations they developed that are enhancing the well-being and future of Addison County. In today’s post, we highlight Workforce…
Happy December, Addison County! It’s a busy month for so many, with holiday traditions highlighting year-end festivities. For the folks like us who work at Addison County nonprofits, our hearts are doubly warmed by the beauty of the snowy landscape we call home, combined with the generosity of our friends…
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 a local high school senior through the “LIVE UNITED” Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a generous donor, one student is chosen annually…
Thank you to all who attended and supported the 2nd Annual 0.5K "Race for the Rest of Us" on the beautiful, sunny afternoon of May 7, 2023! Please enjoy some of the photos taken at the event! View Album  
Spring has sprung in Addison County! The newfound warmth brings thoughts of blooming flowers, migrating birds, and for high school upperclassmen, prom and graduation events. Celebrate Safely is an annual campaign for local high school students and their families during prom and graduation season. It…
Vermonters, and the nonprofits who serve them, are getting shortchanged! Vermont’s government relies on nonprofits to provide vital services to communities with greater impact and speed than the government can offer. Yet, nonprofits are increasingly being asked to do more with less. By ensuring that…
In November, we introduced Sylvie Choiniere to you as one of UWAC's newest Board members. We are pleased to announce that Sylvie has transitioned off the board and onto our staff as our Director of Advocacy! Sylvie's community-first focus, deep knowledge of public health needs in Addison County, and…
It's been more than 100 years since Turkey and Syria have been hit by such powerful earthquakes. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook southeastern Turkey and northwestern Syria early on Feb. 6 was just the start. Hours later, a new 7.5 tremor occurred. The death toll is climbing, with 36,000+ dead…
Reimagine Addison County, an initiative coordinated by the United Way, interviewed service providers in the non-profit sector, government, social services, and more to learn about the strategies and adaptations they developed during the pandemic that are enhancing the well-being and future of the county.…
Hi, my name is Gina LeBeau, and I am the new Youth Coordinator at United Way of Addison County (UWAC)! I am 14 and currently a ninth grader at Vergennes Union High School. I live in Panton, Vermont, and my favorite thing about Addison County is Goodies Snack Bar. I love going there in the summer and…
Reimagine Addison County, an initiative coordinated by UWAC, interviewed service providers in education, the nonprofit sector, and more to learn about the strategies and adaptations they developed that are enhancing the well-being and future of Addison County. In today’s post, we highlight Workforce…
Happy December, Addison County! It’s a busy month for so many, with holiday traditions highlighting year-end festivities. For the folks like us who work at Addison County nonprofits, our hearts are doubly warmed by the beauty of the snowy landscape we call home, combined with the generosity of our friends…