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JUNE 2024

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Let's Make It Rain for Youth together!

Donations support United Way Manitowoc County's Youth Development Fund.

The Fund provides opportunities for youth by supporting programs that improve mental health, social and emotional skills, and academic outcomes.

Donate today to help support high-quality programs and services that give every young person the opportunity to succeed.

Why is this important?


  • Improves social, emotional, and academic skills
  • Enhances graduation rates and holistic development
  • Increases positive adult connections
  • Reduces absenteeism and unhealthy behaviors
  • Provides economic benefits with a high return on investment
  • $11+ return on investment for each dollar invested
  • Increase the number of productive, well-adjusted adults in the future (an economic benefit)
  • Improve employment outcomes later in life

Oversight of the Youth Development Fund:

  • The Youth Development Collaborative determines funding decisions
  • United Way is the fiscal and collective impact manager

Ways to Give:

  • Cash / Check / Credit Card
  • Checks should be made out to United Way Manitowoc County, Inc. with "Make It Rain" in the memo area.
  • Mail to:
  • United Way Manitowoc County
  • 21 E. Waldo Blvd.
  • Manitowoc, WI 54220
  • In person at United Way's office
  • Online via Square (credit card only)

In Every Issue:

Volunteer Center Newsletter

Did you know that United Way is the Volunteer Hub for Manitowoc County?

Talk United

Talk United is a weekly, 5-minute program with WOMT Radio that airs every Tuesday morning at approximately 11:20am.

Hello Lakeshore with United Way
The Hello Lakeshore Podcast with United Way is hosted by Craig Dillon of WCUB Radio and Ashley Bender of United Way Manitowoc County. Each week Craig and Ashley chat with a different nonprofit in Manitowoc County.

Podcasts air every Friday and can be found here or on Apple Podcasts.

Are you a nonprofit that would like to be featured on the program? Call United Way at 920.682.8888.
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