Re: Councils breaking UNITED Way ties ???
Jon Eidson (EIDSON@TCUBVM.BITNET)
Wed, 21 Aug 1991 09:25:53 CDT
Boy ... dont get me started about UW (United Way). While UW has its
original ideas based upon sound principles, they have really lost it
over the past 2 decades. I have heard many true horror stories from
our local council as well as other organizations that rely upon them.
You cannot count on consistent funding from UW. From our local council
experience, you excell in every point the UW wants and what do you get???
Low funding the next year. UW lies about their overhead. It is all
hidden in self generated agencies that are created by UW "cause they
think its needed" and overhead is put in these sub agencies.
I would like to see a trend of organizations giving up on UW and doing
it themselves. UW causes organizations to do too much just to satisfy
UW, losing site of their original purposes, diluting their resources to
Oh well ... enough of this soapbox.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City