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GRASS VALLEY, Calif. March 31, 2017 – United Way of Nevada County is currently seeking volunteers who represent a cross-section of Nevada County to serve on their Board of Directors.  Preferably, the ideal candidates would have local business, county/state government, sales or marketing experience, and most importantly a passion for our community. Board members participate in special committees, United Way programs, fundraising events, and bi-monthly board meetings.  United Way of Nevada County’s mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the community. United Way of Nevada County envisions a community where all individuals and families achieve their desired potential through Healthy Lives, Education and Income stability. Their current service priority is to strive to assure individuals and families in Nevada County are able to meet their basic need for food, emergency shelter and access to health care.

United Way is constantly looking at where the gaps are in the community, and through their research, strategic planning and due diligence, work to make impactful change in filling those gaps. United Way’s current impact project will be a monthly Food Access Saturday distribution program that will be starting in May. This will be geared towards working individuals who are just struggling to get by and need supplemental food to help them make ends meet.

To find out how your enthusiasm, passion and skills can help United Way of Nevada County grow and strengthen, contact the United Way at 530-274-8111 or Executive Director, Megan Timpany at director@uwnc.org