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United Way of Rice Lake Wisconsin

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United Way mobilizes communities around the world to close gaps and open opportunities so everyone can thrive. Through our global network spanning 37 countries and 1,100 communities, United Way connects partners, donors, volunteers, and community leaders to tackle the root causes of the world’s most complex challenges while making a positive impact in the lives of millions of people. Our impact areas are:  Health, Education and Economic Mobility.

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United Way of Rice Lake 2023 Board of Directors

Dave Bridges 

Lori Zahrbock

Chris Olsen 

Sue Nelson 

Abby Toufar

Anne Gallagher
Bob Anderson
Jody Greiner
Mitch Zimmer

Darren Lentz

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Local Agencies

See where your contributions go!     

Barron County Office on Aging

Barron County Office on Aging
Meals on Wheels


Ensuring that all older individuals,
regardless of income, have access to
information, services, and opportunities
that preserve dignity and enhance self-reliance and well-being.

Benjamin's House

Benjamin's House


Benjamin's House has been providing shelter, food, support services and an avenue to self-sufficiency for the homeless and people in need since 2011

Chippewa Valley Boy Scouts

Chippewa Valley Boy Scouts


Serving others by helping to instill values
in young people and prepare them to
make ethical choices during their lifetime.

Senior Citizens Center of Rice Lake

Senior Citizens Center of Rice Lake


Providing a place for people fifty-five
and over to enjoy social, supportive and
educational programs that encourage
continued growth.

Daybreak Respite Care

DayBreak Respite Care


An adult daycare center for people over
60 who have Alzheimer’s disease or
related issues. Provides participants with
the opportunity to meet new friends and
be a part of the community, while giving
family members a break from care giving


West Cap


Taking action against poverty by
developing the social and economic assets
of low-income families.

Heart Island Family Enrichment Center

Heart Island Family Enrichment Center


Providing an open and nurturing
an environment where the community
comes together to empower and celebrate
families and forge community bonds.

Girl Scouts of NW Greater Lakes

Girl Scouts of NW Great Lakes


Inspiring girls with the highest ideas
of character, conduct, patriotism, and
service that they may become happy and
resourceful citizens.




Providing children, ages 5 through 14,
with healthy relationships, positive
experiences, support and understanding
through the commitment of carefully
screened adult volunteers

Lakeview Medical Center Hospice Care

Lakeview Medical Center Hospice Care


Providing specialized End of Life Care
to individuals suffering from terminal
illness, along with support to loved ones.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill NAMI

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)


Providing support, advocacy, and
education to individuals and families
living with mental illness to improve their
quality of life.

Northwest Connection Family Resources

Northwest Connection Family Resources


Developing professionals who care
for our children, connect parents with
childcare, and collect childcare data.

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What we do

In the provided diagram, you can observe the areas where your donation makes a meaningful impact for individuals requiring assistance. Your commitment provides backing to initiatives and groups dedicated to enhancing our community. Opting for paycheck deduction adds to the overall convenience.

Approximately 85 cents out of every dollar you contribute are directed towards supporting agencies under the United Way umbrella.

All participating agencies are required to adhere to nonprofit accounting regulations. The allocation of funds is meticulously assessed by the board of your local United Way chapter.

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United Way of Rice Lake Wisconsin at a Glance

Give. Advocate. Volunteer. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.
The United Way of Rice Lake fights for the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every person in our local communities. We win by Living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against daunting social crises.

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The United Way of Rice Lake

Mission, Vision, and Value & Diversity Statements


The United Way of Rice Lake strives to improve lives and build stronger communities.



We will make an impact in our communities and improve the quality of life by providing resources to help those in need.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

Our vision and mission reflect our fundamental belief that all people belong and deserve fairness, justice, and inclusivity.

Our strength comes from our diversity, and we celebrate the visible and invisible qualities that make each person unique, including race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities.

We commit to aligning our culture and business practices to be a beacon of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging for all people.

Mission Statement

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