The United Way's hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Your call will be answered by one of our staff members, ready to listen and help.

Ken Wilhelm, Executive Director

Ken has provided executive leadership for United Way of Deschutes County since 1988.  He has direct responsibility for all business affairs of the organization including strategic planning, fiscal accountability, resource development, community engagement, community impact, staffing, and day-to-day operations.




Jane Wendell, Director of Finance & Administration

Jane is responsible for internal and external financial reporting, accounting, investments, and governmental compliance. She oversees the administrative and human resource functions as well as administrating the Emergency Food and Shelter Program for Deschutes County. Jane has been with United Way of Deschutes County since 1990.



Gwenn Levine, Director of Community Engagement

Gwenn is responsible for communications and marketing strategy including print materials, website development, social media strategies and special events. Gwenn also provides administration and technical support for the core business infrastructure including back office data, networking systems and electronic campaigns. Gwenn has been with United Way of Deschutes County since 2004. Brand Info