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United Way of the Midlands Names Shawna Forsberg President and CEO

United Way of the Midlands today named Shawna Forsberg president and chief executive officer. Her appointment concludes a nationwide search led by James Abruzzo, head of the Nonprofit Practice at DHR International, a global executive search firm. Forsberg is responsible for implementing the organization’s strategic initiatives in the areas of basic needs, workforce readiness and classroom readiness to continue strengthening the local community. She will lead United Way of the Midlands fundraising, marketing and financial management initiatives.


May 2015: National Association of Letter Carriers’ 23rd Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive

Mail customers are asked to put nonperishable food items in a sack, and place it right by their mailbox first thing Saturday morning, May 9. (Cloth bags or boxes are also fine.)

It’s a simple way for people to help others in need. Thousands of our neighbors, including children, are considered “food insecure”, meaning they don’t often know where their next meal will come from. Food banks and shelters that benefit from increased donations during the winter holiday season often have critically low-levels of food by springtime.


Careers Available

Multiple job openings are available at United Way of the Midlands. See the qualifications and how you can apply to join our team.


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