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United Way Awards Five $1,000 Cash Prizes to Sweepstakes Winners

Dec 20, 2022


This year for the $1,000 Sweepstakes, every donor who gave $1.00 per week (equal to $52 per year) during the United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties campaign received 50 chances to win.  Donors who increased their prior gift of $52.00 or more by $26.00 or more doubled their chances to 100 chances to win!

This year’s winners are:

  • Audrey Brundidge – Kerry
  • Jackie Esselman – Mid-State Technical College
  • Jon and Diana Hillstead – Community Members
  • Maurine Hodgson – Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools
  • Erin Van Ert – Gundersen Moundview Hospital & Clinics


The $1,000 Sweepstakes is made possible by our generous sponsors:  Aspirus Health, Gundersen Moundview Hospital & Clinics, NextHome Partners, Prevail Bank and Williams Plumbing & Heating.  We also would like to thank WestRock for providing the big sweepstakes checks that each winner got to keep.  Thank you again to ALL our donors for making our 2022 Sweepstakes a success!

About United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties

United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties is focused on the building blocks of a better life:  Education, Financial Stability, Health and Safety Net Services.  We mobilize our community in these areas by: supporting partner programs, community coalitions, and initiatives; providing 2-1-1 and Volunteer Center programs; and creating collaborative partnerships within our community.

You can help when you LIVE UNITED:  Give, Advocate and Volunteer.  To learn more please