Volunteer Stories

We believe in the power of volunteerism to transform our community. United Way Volunteers come from all walks of life. They roll up their sleeves and go where their time and talent is needed most. Be on the front lines and see what a difference your support makes. Below are just a few of our volunteer’s stories.

We believe in the power of volunteerism to transform our community. United Way Volunteers come from all walks of life. They roll up their sleeves and go where their time and talent is needed most. Be on the front lines and see what a difference your support makes. Below are just a few of our volunteer’s stories.

Kara Rubio

Kara Rubio

"I think it’s important that young and early-career professionals have a voice in philanthropy. Philanthropy is not just about charity; it’s also an opportunity to learn about fields and sectors that…

The Faucher Family

Committed to the Region’s Economy and Health

“Everything going on in the world right now, including the pandemic, only heightens the critical need to address healthcare issues and social disparities by supporting organizations such as United W…

Becky Gales

Becky Gales

“United Way is impacting our friends, our neighbors, and other community members in our region.”

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Chase Loper

A passion for higher education also paved the way for ongoing community involvement through student engagement.

Anastasiya Maksakova

Anastasiya Maksakova

“There is so much you can be involved with. Pick something you are passionate about and donate your time and skill sets. We lead by example for our peers, but also for our kids who see us actively involved.”

Kenya Boswell

Kenya Boswell

“Being part of this powerful network of women who are working together to improve people’s quality of life and reduce disparities in marginalized communities is impactful. I am honored to be a part…

Christine Mohler-King

Christine Mohler-King

“I hope more women consider joining this great group of women. It takes some effort for all of us to step out of our circle of friends, but there are so many amazing women in our community.”

Brittani Smouse

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Kurt Gingrich

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Letese Lamb

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