River Cities United Way

Many Volunteers Thanked at Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

During River Cities United Way's Volunteer Apprecation Luncheon on May 20th --- 40 Volunteers were on-hand to be recognized for their highest level of achievement in volunteerism.  From Board of Directors, community Advisory Committees, top campaigns, VITA and Voluntolds... attached are just a few of the memories we captured during the day of the event....



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RCUW Board of Directors: Cheryl Porter, Kathy Hopper, Witney Crow, Craig Wenner, Julie Sasseen
(Not piicured: Bill DeJulio, Lorraine Leeming, Brandon Warner, Monica Hall, Wendy Griffits)



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Outgoing Board Chair & Retired Fire Chief - Dennis Mueller




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Bullhead Advisory: Whitney Crow and Mary Schramm
(not pictured: Paul Douglass, Robert Jacobo and Dennis Van)




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Havasu Advisory Committee: Linda Freidly, Eileen Reed, Nancy Darrow, Petra Z, Joseph Cooley, Lesly Fenderson, Jana Stump and Sara Smith
(not pictured: Cheryl Ramsden, Jerri Brocamonte, Kirk Lawrence, Mary Eidmann, Sharon Mann and Rob Turnwell)


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Kingman Advisory: Sue Becker, Laura Hansen
(not pictured: Krystal Burge, Bill DeJulio, Susy Conklin, Lynn Kannianen, Ryan Kennedy,
Lorraine Leeming, Marguerite Smith, Don Vawter, Chuck Waalkins and Toni Harris)





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Vita Coordinator Sara Smith with Ciera Vandehey




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Voluntolds: Rhaanon Starkey, Shawn Demaret
(not pictured: Gary Nicholaysen, Dan Blythe, Timothy Ayers, Anthony Wood)




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More Invested: Wells Fargo — with Tristen LaRue, Eileen Dempsey-Reed and Terri Jamison




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All Hands In (100% Employee Participation) — with Lesly Fenderson, Jana Stump and Craig Wenner





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#SOCIALMEDIA: Lake Havasu City Campaign Coordinators - Sharon Mann, Jenny Slettebo, Diane Libby, Jerri Bracamonte, Carol Henry + Susan Fox, Shannon Davis, Terrie Haas, Brian Jacobs, and RN Mendoza — with Jenny Slettebo, Jerri Meek-Bracamonte, Carol Henry and R.n. Men'doza





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Community Supporter Thru The Years: Elaine "Missy" Wood



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Community Stakeholder: Julie Sasseen — with Julie Mackey Sasseen



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Top Tier Cornerstone and Foundation Award: Sterilite





22,685 people were helped saving $2.1M on prescription medication, an average of 41%.


13 K-12 students received dental referrals, 6 (47%) of which required additional work. The program saved those families an average of $109.79 per claim. 3 students received medical or vision care at an average cost of $83.33.


48 volunteers working 192 hours delivered oral health education and smile kits to 1,272 Kindergarteners, in 53 classrooms, at 20 schools, in 8 communities across 2 counties.

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94 attendees completed the 4-hour workshop covering budgeting and savings. 100% of attendees surveyed after 6-months, reported an improved financial situation.


NEXT CLASS April 28, 9 AM - 1 PM in LHC


20 volunteers working 140 hours assisted in preparing and submitting 263 tax returns at 5 sites, saving 2 communities $65,750 in filing fees.



The following companies are $5,000+ Corporate Cornerstone Givers, which covers administrative costs associated with operating our offices.

2016-2017 Campaign

Special Thanks to UniSource for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
Special Thanks to Mohave State Bank for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
Special Thanks to Havasu Regional Medical Center for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way

Thank you also to our Pillar Society Donors.

Interested in adding your company to the list? Please Contact Us
Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce
Needles Chamber of Commerce

Kingman Chamber of Commerce

Laughlin Chamber of Commerce

McMullen Chamber of Commerce

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits


Internal Revenue Service

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