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  Each of us are a caring person away from success by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County When you think back on the most important memory you have of your childhood, whether it was a joyful occasion or one filled with life-altering sadness, can you remember an adult who made an impact during that experience? Or...
Posted: Sunday, May 2, 2021
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How Our Local Newspaper Provides a Vital Information Bridge During COVID by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County Sometimes you just have to do the impossible. A year ago, many of us were facing COVID-19 with a list of impossible tasks. How could we educate children entirely virtually? How could we help parents get...
Posted: Sunday, April 25, 2021
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Help Put More Than Meals on the Table for Local Kids by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County I was on the phone with a colleague recently as I was picking up some vegetables. I told her, “Hang on a minute, I’m getting my veggies.” Moments passed and then I squealed into the phone, “I got my veggies!” Yes, there...
Posted: Sunday, April 18, 2021
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Senior Friendship Centers Provides More Than Meals During Pandemic by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County It has been refreshing to spend more time in the office over the past few months as we are slowly moving away from remote work. While working from home has its perks, it feels good to interact with my team in...
Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Click here to make  your gift to help the homeless today!  UWCC Collecting Household Items for Homeless Youth and Families by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County A small act of kindness in the present can have a ripple effect into the future. Charlotte County has put systems in place to effectively end Veteran...
Posted: Saturday, April 3, 2021
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Accepting Appointments by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County Do you remember Tax Man Max from Schoolhouse Rock? It’s hard to forget that Tax Day is “A – pril fif – teenth” after you’ve heard it put to a catchy tune! Max sure knows a lot about all kinds of taxes (Income, Property,...
Posted: Sunday, March 28, 2021
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UWCC Partners Reflect on the Past Year by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County I never could have imagined my morning routine would include selecting a face mask to complement my outfit. Yet here we are, in 2021, donning a fresh mask each morning while only being able to see each other’s choice from six feet away...
Posted: Sunday, March 21, 2021
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UWCC and Local Businesses Raise Funds Through Giveaway by Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director – United Way of Charlotte County es-sen-tial adjective a thing that is absolutely necessary ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. ALICE is our working population who lives paycheck to paycheck, just above the poverty line, with...
Posted: Sunday, March 14, 2021
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