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Northwoods United Way

Brief History
The Northwoods United Way was incorporated on May 28, 1976, with the purpose to assess, on a continuing basis the need for human service programs, to seek solutions to human problems, to assist in the development/expansion of human service programs, to promote preventative activities and to foster cooperation among local, state and national agencies serving the community. Today, the Northwoods United Way spans a tri-county area that includes Oneida, Vilas and Forest Counties in Northern Wisconsin.


Mission Statement 
The Northwoods United Way, Inc., a locally directed organization, works to improve lives in Forest, Oneida and Vilas Counties by mobilizing community resources and strategically investing in human service programs.


2016 Volunteer Board of Directors
President Amy Vanney | Wisconsin Public Service
Vice-President Brian Fritz | BMO Harris Bank/Eagle River
Secretary Stacey Jameson | Forest County Potowanami
Treasurer Jo Waltenburg | Associated Bank/Rhinelander
Todd Schmeiding | United Parcel Service
Adolf Mutter | Community Member
Lisa Young | Nicolet College
Gary Meador | Printpack                                                                                        Anne Williams | University of Wisconsin-Extension



Executive Director
Nancy Sattler


Northwoods United Way, Inc. Administrative Office
P.O. Box 177, 7-A North Brown Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: (715) 369-0440

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