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United Way donates $1,000 to Oconomowoc fund

 

United Way in Waukesha County’s Board of Directors approved an emergency funding request received from the Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.
 
The Chamber reached out to United Way in Waukesha County when the organization learned that 85 individuals and families in the Oconomowoc area are without a home and living in their cars due to economic difficulties.
 
United Way in Waukesha County’s funding will provide the individuals in need with basic need resources supplies such as sleeping bags, personal hygiene items/toiletries and other immediate emergency needs.
 
John Schiraj, director of impact strategies & results at United Way in Waukesha County, said, “It was important for us to respond to this emergency as we look to support all areas of the county. We are thankful for the quick action taken by our Board to approve the request.”
 
An URGENT COMMUNITY NEEDS FUND for the Oconomowoc residents in need has been established at First Financial Bank Centre. Donations are greatly appreciated and can be submitted at any first Financial Bank Centre branch in Oconomowoc (155 W. Wisconsin Avenue; W359 N5900 Brown Street; 1300 Summit Avenue, Suite 100).
 
Read more about this issue in the story "Work continues to address homeless issue" by reporter Donna Frake,
 

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