Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way
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United Way We Stand

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Giving back through life-changing experiences.

who we are

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Our Staff & Board Members

Our Staff & Board Members

Our Staff & Board Members

The Sikeston/ Bootheel Area United Way is governed by a Board of directors that meet quarterly to ensure the organization is fulfilling its mission of advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all.  Staff consist of the Executive Director.

Executive Director-Lisa Angle

Board Members

Greg Comer

Suzanne Burch

Lee Bowman Jr.

Millie Dannenmueller

Michele Knickman

Mike Mitchell

Paul Scott

Debbie Solomon

Murray Sullivan

Donna Tippy

Chris Hodgkiss

Lloyd Smith

Jeff Sutton


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Our History

Our Staff & Board Members

Our Staff & Board Members

This organization has worked diligently to meet the needs of our communities since August 21, 1963, which is when the " United Fund Of Sikeston, Inc." was formed. Founding officers were Fielding Potashnick, LeRoy Parrenter, and Samuel Harbin. The Board of Directors consisted of 21 members-Fielding Potashnick, LeRoy Parrenter, Samuel Harbin, Kenneth Smitten, Robert Miller, Dick Watkins, Melford Taylor, Walter Rayburn, J.T.Patmor, Dorothy Matthews, Julia Sikes, Lyle McLaughlin, Hershel Tyler, Don Grant, Tony Statler, Joel Montgomery,Allen Hubbard, Bill Scarbrough, Loretta Porter, John Moll, and Eugene Redfern. On April 25, 2007 our name officially changed to Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way Inc.  Our organization was originally created to serve the Scott County, Missouri, community. Over time it expanded  to serve five county area. It serves Scott, New Madrid, Mississsppi, Stoddard, and Butler counties. We work with 19 agencies that serve these five counties in Southeast Missouri.

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Our Mission

Our Staff & Board Members

Our Mission

The Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way is a local community impact and fundraising organization whose goal is to improve lives and create possibilities for people in Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi, Stoddard, and Butler Counties.  We will accomplish our mission through advocacy, leadership, and support for non-profit organizations that help individuals and families gain access to educational, economic, and health opportunities.  With the help of diverse community partners who serve as board members, the Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way advances the common good by building opportunities for individuals and families to become self sufficient and live independent, successful lives.  We thrive on the generosity of its donors, and all donor dollars are wisely invested locally into high performing programs.  We focus on the building blocks for good quality life-education, income, and health.  Also to create long-lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of problems such as poverty, literacy, career readiness, and well-being.

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Help Our Cause

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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

Events

05/11/2020

Sikeston/Bootheel United Way 4th Annual Golf Tournament

11:30am

Fox Haven Country Club

Event Details

05/11/2020

Sikeston/Bootheel United Way 4th Annual Golf Tournament

CANCELLED AT THIS TIME

11:30am

Fox Haven Country Club

We are in it together

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