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UWSWA Staff Spotlight - Delena Wylie, Resource Development Associate

United Way Staff Spotlight – Delena Wylie

Delena Wylie stands as a cornerstone of commitment at the United Way of Southwest Alabama, dedicating 26 impactful years to our organization. Her initial attraction to the United Way was sparked by its profound mission—to uplift and enhance the future of our city. As a Resource Development Associate, Delena’s pivotal role involves meticulously recording and ensuring the accuracy of donor and volunteer information, a task she handles with unparalleled precision and dedication.

What truly ignites Delena’s passion is the collective pursuit at the United Way to assist the less fortunate, aiming to cultivate a better city for all inhabitants. Her inspiration stems from the collaborative efforts and shared commitment to improving lives. A strong advocate for work-life balance, Delena prioritizes her family in every aspect of her life, acknowledging their importance in maintaining harmony and fulfillment.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Delena finds solace and joy in tending to her yard and cherishing moments spent with her children. These activities provide her with the much-needed relaxation and rejuvenation essential for a balanced life. To those beginning their journey in a similar field, Delena offers insightful advice: “Love where you live. It will drive you to strive for better, knowing you’re contributing to making your city a better place to live.”

Eleanor Roosevelt’s words, “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts,” serve as a constant source of motivation for Delena. They encapsulate the resilience and endless opportunities each day presents, fueling her dedication to the cause. Delena Wylie epitomizes unwavering commitment, dedication, and a profound belief in the transformative power of community engagement. Her tireless efforts continue to shape a brighter future for Southwest Alabama through the United Way. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Delena for her unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions to our mission, serving as an inspiration to us all.



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