We fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community.
Through the community investment process, Tri-County United Way funds programs in the following categories: health, education, financial stability, and basic needs. Each funding request undergoes an extensive approval process, completed by our volunteer advisory teams, to ensure Tri-County United Way is making the most effective investments in programs that align with our goals. Below is a list of programs that received funding from the 2022 campaign.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Provide mentors to youth who struggle with understanding relationships with older youth and adults.
CASA of Brown County for the Marinette County CASA Program
Child Advocate Training and Support
Provide enough trained advocates to serve every child entering the Marinette County court system due to abuse or neglect.
CASA of Menominee County
Child Advocate Training and Support
Provide enough trained advocates to serve every child entering the Menominee County court system due to abuse or neglect.
Communities That Care of Marinette and Menominee Counties
Our mission is to promote healthy lifestyles and choices throughout our communities to benefit our youth and their families. We do this by focusing on adolescent substance use including alcohol, tobacco products, marijuana and prescription drug use by reducing youth and community risk factors, and building protective factors.
Crivitz Food Pantry
Provide food to low-income families, with COVID 19 many individuals and families lost their jobs or cut back on hours leaving them looking to us to help supply their basic needs of food on their tables.
DAR Boys and Girls Club
After School Adventure
Provide a safe, supportive environment for youth to interact socially and provide new learning opportunities.
Demenita Friendly Community Coalition
Purple Angel Program
Provides support to those with dementia and their care partners so they can conduct day-to-day activities safely and remain as independent as possible.
Great Start Collaborative
Focuses on improving programs and services that are available to Menominee County families who have children birth to age eight. The goal of the Collaborative is to provide a network of support and resources in Menominee County for children and their families to help ensure children enter kindergarten ready and eager to learn.
Healthy Youth Coalition of Marinette and Menominee Counties
A youth-driven organization dedicated to preventing and reducing substance use among youth ages 12-17 within Marinette and Menominee Counties. We aim to achieve this by providing education to youth and community members, and by implementing activities proven to prevent and delay initiation drug use of alcohol, tobacco/nicotine products, marijuana, and prescription drugs.
Kingdom Come Food Pantry
From the very beginning, the board had a mission to run the pantry in the same manner that Jesus would; therefore, all that come to us hungry, are fed. An average of thirty pounds of food is given to each family per visit. The pantry serves as many as 450 families on a weekly basis.
Christian Food Pantry
A ministry of area Christian churches serving the towns of Lakewood, Townsend, Wabeno, Silver Cliff, Riverview, Mountain, Doty, and Suring.
Marinette County Elderly Services
Home Delivered Meals
Provides a hot meal and social interaction for the elderly and handicapped of Marinette County.
Marinette County Group Home Association
Provides supervised housing and treatment to clients needing assistance with mental, cognitive, and physical aspects of their lives in order to attain an optimal quality of life.
Pastor Fred's Food Pantry
Nutritious Food Program
Addresses the problem of hunger, basic needs, and health.
Pioneer Presbyterian Church
Baby Care Hope
Program to distribute free diapers and other infant care needs.
Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services
Education, Parenting, and Prevention
Provides support for the running of the regions only domestic abuse shelter.
St. Joseph Conference - Marinette SSVdP
Back to School Program
Provides school supplies, backpacks, and shoes to students for their first day of school.
Provides, without discrimination, person-to-person visits, financial assistance, connection to community resources, emotional and spiritual support during their most trying situations.
St. Vincent de Paul - Marinette
Preventing Hunger and Increasing Access to Healthy Food
Provides assistance to those in poverty while jointly exploring solutions to the problem of poverty.
St. Vincent de Paul - Menominee
The Menominee Conference has a food pantry and provides direct person-to-person service through home visits to families, elderly, disabled or other residents who are in need of rent, utilities, medication, transportation, fuel, or other basic needs assistance.