Leadership Change Announcement at United Way of the Yampa Valley


Steamboat Springs, CO July 8, 2024 – United Way of the Yampa Valley announced a significant leadership change Monday as part of its ongoing strategic evolution. Effective July 15, 2024, Jennifer “Jen” Bruen will assume the role of Interim Executive Director. Kate Nowak, who has served as Executive Director since 2013, begins her well-earned retirement this fall. Jen is currently serving as Associate Director of the United Way of the Yampa Valley, where she’s worked for three years. She was instrumental in assisting with the merger of Routt County United Way and Moffat County United Way a year ago. Jen brings [...]

Leadership Change Announcement at United Way of the Yampa Valley2024-07-11T01:03:34+00:00

Softball Fundraiser


Softball Fundraiser! October 7th at Woodbury Park in Craig | 1:00 pm Join Us! Food Trucks Silent Auction with hunting and fishing gear Online Amazing Autumn Auction Softball game Money raised supports programs and agencies for the United Way of the Yampa Valley Amazing Autumn Auction WHO? Grand Slam Sponsor! 3rd Base Sponsor! How We Make Our Impact Programs Grants Partners

Softball Fundraiser2023-10-07T20:06:47+00:00

Day of Caring Success


To think two years had past since our last Day of Caring, yet our community did not miss a beat. This year was Routt County United Way’s 23rd annual Day of Caring which brought together 261 individuals and 22 organizations together for one powerful day of impact. We had 33 Routt County agencies organize 36 projects that saved $19,784 in labor costs to individuals and organization in need from North Routt to Hayden, South Routt, and across Steamboat Springs We had a lot to celebrate during our appreciation reception at Howelsen Hill (thank you Gary Suiter, City Manager of Steamboat Springs, [...]

Day of Caring Success2021-06-11T15:23:49+00:00

Investing Half a Million in Routt County


Steamboat Springs, Colo – March 23, 2021 Today, as the county leader in health in human services, Routt County United Way is pleased to announce an increase in our 2021 allocations to a total of $505,000 that will be distributed to qualifying Routt County nonprofits in the 2021 grant cycle. The increase in allocation comes from the overwhelming support from our local donors combined with additional funding from the Morgridge family foundation. This allocation year will be the largest in Routt County United Way’s 37-year history. “I would like to thank the community for supporting children, adults, and seniors in [...]

Investing Half a Million in Routt County2021-03-26T22:43:38+00:00

Day of Caring Returns!


After our 2020 Day of Caring was cancelled during a time of limited social and physical interaction, Routt County United Way is ecstatic to bring back our signature volunteer day in 2021. We are excited to announce Day of Caring returns to Routt County on May 19, 2021. New Procedures in Place We have adjusted our plans to comply with all local guidelines to host our outdoor volunteer event. Volunteer projects will start at 9am. All volunteers must completely fill out the volunteer application form in order to participate by 5pm on Friday, May 7th. The maximum group you may [...]

Day of Caring Returns!2021-03-19T18:56:19+00:00

Over $583,000 Invested in 2020


Routt County United Way (RCUW) advances the common good in Routt County by providing access to education, financial stability, and health. We focus on three goals to make the greatest impact in our community: early childhood education, youth success, and financial stability. We mobilize change by uniting people, ideas, and resources that play a critical role in creating positive results in Routt County. In 2020, we did all that and more.  When called upon in the early months of 2020, RCUW jumped into action to provide access to resources to those and need. In a time of crisis, it was [...]

Over $583,000 Invested in 20202021-03-19T18:56:26+00:00

Holiday Exchange Market Transitions


Holiday Exchange Market Transitions Routt County United Way has been involved with Christmas Wishes, Holiday Wishes, and the Holiday Exchange Market for more than thirty years. Our nonprofit community has grown and matured since the beginning of the program to form a safety net of organizations and resources to help anyone in need. In fact, if someone calls us or walks in our door with needs, we can refer them to a host of resources, programs, and organizations (we have an entire notebook full of resources) to assist them year-round. This was not always the case and our community has [...]

Holiday Exchange Market Transitions2021-03-17T19:23:31+00:00

Thanksgiving 2020 Was A Huge Success!


Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner Success Sponsored by Mountain Valley Bank We gave out 500 meals over four hours on Thanksgiving Day. Thank you to everyone who joined us, donated, made the day possible. A huge thank you to our partners at Snow Bowl for moving 500 meals out the door. And a second thank you to Young Professional Network for volunteering their time to hand out meals. It was a day of gratitude and one to remember. As with all organizations, we had to pivot in the challenging times of COVID-19. This year we provided a Thanksgiving meal to–go through [...]

Thanksgiving 2020 Was A Huge Success!2021-03-10T21:26:29+00:00
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