Through partnerships in the community, United Way will identify human needs and fund partners who show measurable outcomes that meet those needs.


2022 Campaign Kick-off Event

2022 Corporate Citizen Award

Equity Bank was chosen as our 2022 Corporate Citizen Award Recipient. They have been contributors and volunteers at United Way for many years are wonderful partners in our community.


2022 Dave Sweley Volunteer Award

Jack Schmidt was given our 2022 Dave Sweley Award at our 2023 Campaign Kick-off event. Jack served on the FCUW board for 6 years and his business, Overhead Door and Weathercraft Roofing, has been a sponsor for our golf tournament for many years.

Community Impact Projects

Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus was again a huge success for our community.  Over 1,800 backpacks and bags of school supplies were given out to students of USD 457 and USD 363 at this year's drive-through giveaway.   All donations were greatly appreciated!



Donating to area food pantries




Community Impact Grants

Every year, the FCUW board appropriates a percent of the funds raised, during the yearly campaign, to go towards Community Impact Grants. Requests are considered during monthly meetings of the Board of Directors and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in applying for one of these grants, call Deb Oyler, Executive Director at 620-275-1425 or email

FCUW Community Impact Grants Policy