COVID-19 Response

Great Rivers United Way is working with various community partners to create Emergency Response Funds that will rapidly deploy resources to charitable organizations at the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak throughout its service region.

Please see the links below — funds will remain in the county in which they were raised. Details/links are being added as partnerships are confirmed.

County Donation Links Application Links
La Crosse Help people in La Crosse County Apply for funds in La Crosse County
Monroe Help people in Monroe County

Fill out the “GRUW Emergency Response Fund” form (at the bottom of the linked page) to apply for funds in the following counties:

  • Monroe
  • Houston
  • Vernon
  • Buffalo
  • Trempealeau
  • Crawford
Houston Help people in Houston County
Vernon Help people in Vernon County
Buffalo Help people in Buffalo County
Trempealeau Help people in Trempealeau County
Crawford Help people in Crawford County

Contact Us

  • Questions about donating to any of the funds:
    • Mary Kay Wolf, Executive Director — mkwolf@gruw.org or (608) 796-1400, ext. 102
    • Katie Sparks, Development Director — ksparks@gruw.org or (608) 796-1400, ext. 104
  • Questions about applying for funds:
    • Liz Evans, Community Impact Director — levans@gruw.org or (608) 796-1400, ext. 105

Agency Guide
We’ve been working with funded partners and other area non-profits to inform the community of if/how they are operating at this time. See the most recent COVID-19 agency updates here (PDF last updated 4/6/20).

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