2020-2021 Campaign Chairs
Troy & SaLena Engels
Join us February 2021 for our 2020-2021 Campaign Wrap Up at Montgomery's Furniture Watertown location! We will draw our winner for the $5,000 Room Makeover, play the 2020 video, you can meet the 2020-2021 Campaign Chairs and our over 30 agencies!
If the winner is present for the drawing he or she will win an additonal $500! Please check this page and our Facebook (@Watertown Area United Way) closer to Febraury 2021 for more details about the event.
WANT TO HELP? Give today by clicking on the main menu "Donate" tab, call (605) 886-5815, or mail your donation to Watertown Area United Way, PO Box 283, Watertown, SD 57201. Thank you Watertown for over 50 years of generous support!
2020-2021 Campaign Materials
FAQ's About the 2020-2021 Campaign
Can I make a secure online donation?
Yes, click on the red donate tab, the DONATE tab in the top right corner, or visit https://www.watertownunitedway.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=8 !
Are you still holding rallies in businesses?
Yes, we are continuing to hold in-person rallies indoors or outdoors with smaller groups and virtual rallies this year for businesses who feel comfortable doing so. We are following precautions outlined by each business and suggesting our volunteers to wear Watertown Area United Way masks to all outings and continuously wash hands or sanitize before and after entering a rally.
Is the Montgomery's Sweepstakes still happening this year?
Thanks to the truly generous support of Montgomery's Furniture we will continue the Montgomry's Sweepstakes and award one lucky winner a $5,000 Room Makeover and a $5oo prize if present for the drawing. Anyone who gives $52 or more for the first time, increases annual giving by $52, and Heart Club members will be entered in the drawing.
Do you have no contact giving?
Yes, you can print ourindividual or business pledge card above and mail to our local Watertown Area United Way at PO Box 283, Watertown, SD 57201 You may call our office at (605) 886-5815 anytime between 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday to drop off a donation.
We also have an online giving option available! To give with a credit card or debit card for a one-time or reoccuring donation please click here or click on the "Donate" tab on the main menu bar.
You can drop off your filled out pledge card at our office anytime. We are located across from Office Peeps at 818 S Broadway in Suite 104 or you can drop it off 24/7 in our locked dropbox located to the right of the building's outside front door. Business packets and other donations can be dropped off in the drop box as well! Please make sure your any packet, pledge card and donations are sealed and clearly labeled with "Watertown Area United Way" on the front. Please include your contact information as well so we can stay connected! With any questions or conerns please call or email our director Laura Hoiten at firstname.lastname@example.org or (605) 886-5815.
What if I am not able to give financially this year but I still want to help Watertown Area United Way?
Luckily, we are doing Quotes for Good with our good neighbor Phillip Matthews State Farm on 208 E Kemp Ave, Watertown, SD 57201. You can call or email for a no contact experience or visit Phillip and his team in person! For every free quote done between September 1st and Octoner 31st a $10 donation will be made to Watertown Area United Way. You must be 18 or older and mention the Quotes for Good program. You can only have one quote per vehicle but with over 30 types of quotes available you can find all the coverage you'll need. We hope that you are happy with the insurance you have and have the right tinsurance for you but Phillip Matthews and the State Farm team are here to listen about your needs and make sure you are getting the coverage you need. Please call (605) 882-1252 with any questions or concerns.
From October 10th to the 15th please vote for Watertown Area United Way to be Coteau Chic Boutique's Pay It Forwards cause of the month. You can call Coteau Chic Boutique at (605) 753-8656 or send them a Facebook message! To get even more votes, Watertown Area United Way will be collecting signatures. You can sign our list posted on the United Way office door located at 818 S Broadway, Suite 104 across from Office Peeps.
What can a dollar a week do?
For anyone who gives $52 for the first time, increases their annual gift by $52, or joins our Heart Club will be entered into the Montgomery's $5,000 Room Makeover! Your $1 a week can do a variety of things for the variety of 37 different agencies we fund.
2020 Campaign Video Agencies
1. Watertown Fire Rescue Community Risk Reduction, Smoke & CO Alarms $1 a week= 3 smoke detectors and 2 carbon monoxide alarms. In 2019 they installed 66 smoke alarms and visited 253 homes.
2. American Red Cross $1 a week= 6 hearty meals to a those impacted by disaster
3. Salvation Army $1 a week= a food box for a family of two or 52 meals over a year
4. East Central Case Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) $1 a week= can buy the training materials for a new volunteer for the 30 hours of training a head or a zoom membership so foster youth can speak with his or her volunteer
5. Lake Area Zoological Society $1 a week= can allow 17 local students attend a field trip, a local nursing home to receive an outreach program, or 2 schools to receive a free animal encounter during their presentation
6. Boys & Girls Club of Watertown $1 a week= breakfast, lunch, and snack for 1 month for a full day of summer programming
7. Beacon Center $1 a week= can provide counseling, case management, transportation,access to medical appointments, and advocacy for victims facing domestic violence.
Other Watertown Area United Way Agencies