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Fox Valley United Way: Friday 5

Women’s History Month, informing you about Bright by Text, sponsorship opportunities and meet the fearless vital unstoppable women of Fox Valley United Way! International Women’s Day celebrates women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. Today we honor all the women who have chosen to work to improve the lives of others.

Friday 5        
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani female education activist and the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate.   Greta Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist known for challenging world leaders to take action on climate change. Amanda Gorman is an American poet and activist focusing on feminism, race, oppression, and marginalization.

We are inspired by these young women and celebrate their achievements.    

Bright by Text
Putting puzzles together helps your child to learn problem solving, math and fine motor skills! Bright By Text provides valuable information about all areas of your young child’s development, one text at a time. To sign up text SPARKKIDS to 274 448.  
Sponsorship Opportunities Available!   ‌

In exchange for your company’s exclusive sponsorship of our inaugural Power of the Purse golden ticket raffle, your company name and logo will become synonymous with the event.   Proceeds from the event will go to Fox Valley United Way’s United for ALICE initiative empowering families facing economic hardship in Kane and Kendall Counties to achieve financial stability. ​For more information about the marketing benefits of sponsorship and United for ALICE, contact    

Thanks for Coming Out to Join Us!
A huge thank you to BASH Geneva for hosting a fundraiser for us last night. We enjoyed great service, food and cocktails!   Thank you to everyone who came out in support of Fox Valley United Way. It was great to see so many of our volunteers and their families and friends!    

Team Spotlight  
Meet the Fearless Vital Unstoppable Women of Fox Valley United Way! From the left: Deborah Rudel, Yesli Ontiveros; Shannon Wentz, Mayra Cantu, Trish Rooney, Nancy Zenner, Lisa Foydel, Mary Olson, and Kassia Eide.   Trish Rooney, Director of SPARK and VP of Programs, emailed to staff on International Women’s Day stating, “I just wanted to let you know how honored and proud I am to work alongside all of you wonderful women! Your passion for the work we do and the many hats you wear both professionally and personally are commendable.”    

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