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2013/2014 Family Resource Guides are available at various businesses/organizations across Island County, including United Way of Island County.  Get your copy today!


2013 United Way Annual Meeting:

The United Way of Island County would like to express our appreciation to each of our dedicated volunteers, Partner Agencies, and employer donor groups!  Thank you to each of our attendees at the Annual Meeting for coming out to join us in celebration of this past year.  Check out some of the pictures from our 2012 Annual Meeting on our Facebook page!

Day of Caring:

Please join us for next year's Day of Caring - a day of volunteering within the Island County community.  The Day of Caring is an excellent opportunity to lend your time and skills to help out in the community.  This year's event was held on Saturday, June 22, so mark your calendars for next year and remember to check back here for more information in 2014!

Individuals and/or teams interested in volunteering:  Please see our Project Ideas flyer for an idea of the type of activities you may be doing and don't forget to check back here for the 2014 Day of Caring Team Registration form in early May.

Organizations with projects in need of volunteers:  Non-profits or organizations that wish to submit a Day of Caring Project may view the Project Ideas flyer and check back here for the 2014 Day of Caring Project Application form in early May.

This year's information (2013):

When:  Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

Where:  Meet for instructions at United Way of Island County, 350 SE Pioneer Way, Sute 101, Oak Harbor

Registration Deadline:  Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by 4:00 pm

We wish to thank the volunteers who came out for the 2013 Day of Caring on June 22, 2013 and helped make the event a huge success!  Volunteers spent the morning "beautifying" Oak Harbor's parks, painting and staining at Toddler Learning Center, painting and lawn work at South Whidbey Children's Center, and painting at Senior Services of Island County.  We couldn't have done it without you!  Check out our facebook page for photos from each of the Day of Caring sites.

National Night Out:

National Night Out is a nationwide program and is designed to increase awareness and reduce crime.  Numerous vendors participate in this annual event, ranging from local clubs and businesses to food and activities for the family.  We hope you can join us for next year's event!

National Night Out is a partnership with the City of Oak Harbor Police & Firefighters, Island County Sheriff's Office and NAS Whidbey Security.

This year's information (2013):

When:  Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Where:  Windjammer Park, Oak Harbor

Registration Deadline:  Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by 4:00 pm

Vendors, please click here to download the 2013 Registration Form and additional information about the event.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2013 National Night Out.  We received a lot of positive feedback and hope to see you at next year's event!  Click here to check out pictures of the United Way of Island County's booth at the 2012 event!

Instant Wine Cellar:

Save the date for next year's event!  Admission is $25 per person, which gets you entered into the raffle for a chance to win an instant wine cellar, 99 bottles of beer, wine refrigerator, and many other great prizes. Please visit our office or call (360)675-1778 for more information.

The 2013 Instant Wine Cellar event was a huge success, and we wish to thank everyone who purchased tickets and/or made donations for the event.  We also wish to express our gratitude for all the wine, beer, and food donated from our local restaurants, beer suppliers, wineries, grocery stores, and United Way of Island County Board Members and Event Committee Members.   Thank you again to all those who came out in support of our organization at this inventive "fun-raiser!"

This year's information (2013):

When:  Friday, September 20, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Where:  Elk's Lodge, 155 NE Ernst St, Oak Harbor

Please see this year's Instant Wine Cellar Flyer for more information or view our 2013 table tent. 


Children's Day Celebration:

This fun and family oriented event includes a free lunch, children's activities, and interactive family booths.   We hope to see you at next year's Children's Day Celebration!

This year's information (2013):

When:  Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where:  South Whidbey Park, 5495 Maxwelton Rd, Langley

Please see this year's Children's Day Informational Flyer for more information.




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United Way of Island County  350 SE Pioneer Way, Suite 101/P.O. Box 798; Oak Harbor, WA  98277
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