United Way of Rock River Valley (UWRRV) welcomes George Welitschinsky as its labor-focused Relationship Manager. George is a retiree from Chrysler and a proud member of UAW Local 1268 and brings 26 years of experience to United Way. George will work closely with local labor and industry and serve as an important source for labor information and referral services. George joined United Way in November 2023.
“Labor Unions and UWRRV have a long history of partnering to make our community a better place to live,” George said. “United Way counts on local labor union partners for their strong giving and volunteer participation. I’m committed to helping UWRRV make a difference in the community through labor.”
“Along with his unwavering dedication to the UWRRV, George is savvy, well-respected, and energetic,” said Julie Bosma, president and CEO of United Way of Rock River Valley. “He has hit the ground running and is commanding the role, and I’m confident he will take labor relations in our region to a new level.”
“United Way is a connector and facilitator—all those seeking to lend a hand in support of UWRRV are invited to participate and unite to make a difference in the community,” George said.
In his spare time, George likes to golf and watch sports. He is happily married to his wife, Stacy, and has two children, Shelby and Drew.
United Way of Rock River Valley
United Way of Rock River Valley serves Winnebago County by uniting the collective power of our community to improve lives. In doing so, United Way has partnered with more than 30 local organizations, including 13 who have already received funds, to launch United for Literacy, a movement that is using research-based strategies to tackle Winnebago County’s low literacy rate, which currently sits at just 32%, or 1 in 3 children reading at grade level. The bold goal of United for Literacy is to increase the literacy rate in Winnebago County to 75% by 2034.