2024 Campaign Kickoff Week

Get ready for the 2024-2025 Campaign Kickoff by the Watertown Area United Way! This event showcases the organization's dedication to addressing the community's needs. With over 50 years of service, the United Way has been instrumental in promoting education, health, and financial stability in Watertown and the surrounding areas.

The campaign urges volunteers, advocates, and donors to join forces and contribute to the community's improvement. Whether through financial donations or volunteering, every effort matters in making a meaningful impact on the lives of Watertown residents. For more information on how to participate or contribute, visit the Watertown Area United Way's campaign central.

KickOff Week

Monday, August 12

Join the Watertown Area United Way for a delightful morning at Gather and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee to kickstart your day. With a selection of Kemp Blend, Foley Blend, and Downtown Decaf, there's a flavor for everyone. Remember, the offer starts at 7 a.m. and lasts as long as supplies do. Don't forget to share your moments at Gather on social media and tag us!

If you're unable to join for coffee, consider visiting 605 Nutrition Co on Monday, August 12, where a part of their proceeds will benefit WAUW. It's a great way to contribute to the community and savor tasty treats!

Tuesday, August 13

Watertown Area United Way Board of Directors, Staff and volunteers will be in the community visiting our partner agencies while delivering popcorn from B' Poppin Gourmet Popcorn. Thanks to B' Poppin Gourmet Popcorn for helping make this possible. 

The Watertown Applebee's, "Together We Care," showcases the power of community and corporate partnership. Watertown Applebee's will be dedicating half of the proceeds from a special menu to benefit the Watertown Area United Way (WAUW). All take out or dine in meals qualify, so grab lunch for the office or supper for the family on Tuesday, August 13th! Hours are from 11 am - 11 pm.

Wednesday, August 14

Will you raise your hand for United Way? Gather your friends, coworkers and raise your hands for United Way! Post to social media using #wauw #raiseyourhand and Jill Schoenefeld, Platinum Realty, Inc. will pledge $1 for every post and WAUW Facebook Page like. 

Thursday, August 15

Join Watertown Area United Way Bord of Directors and over 30 local agencies at Thursday Night Live to kick off our 2024-2025 Campaign! Thanks to our event sponsors American Bank & Trust & Custom Fabricators, Inc. 

You will have an opportunity to visit with the 2024-2025 Partner Agencies of Watertown and see the impact United Way has on our community. There will also be an opportunity to hear from WAUW Executive Director, Laura Heathcote and the 2024-2025 Campaign Chairs Greg & Trisha Rieffenberger. 

Friday, August 16

Thanks to our event sponsor First PREMIER Bank/ PREMIER Bankcard, the first 100 youth will receive free admission to the Bramble Park Zoo. Join us at the United Way table for games & crafts!