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Anti-Racism Statement

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County unequivocally denounces racism and ethnic discrimination in all its forms because it undermines the well-being and vitality of our communities and is in direct opposition to what it means to Live United. Read more...

Current Happenings

Ways you can help make an impact in our community.

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Backpack Coalition

Help children participate and succeed in school by providing backpacks and supplies.

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Day of Action

Join United Way's Emerging Leaders to celebrate the annual nation-wide volunteer event.

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Summerfest Briggs & Stratton Supply Drive

Help support Mary Lou’s Closet, a program providing needed hygiene supplies for youth in area public schools.

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Fill the Bus

Donate supplies to support local students!

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Living United: Key Initiatives

In partnership with our community, we creating are creating lasting change in these focus areas.

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Safe & Stable Homes

Supporting programs that will end family homelessness in our region.

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Teen Mental Wellness: Empowering Minds

Supports school-based youth mental health services and resources.

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Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement

Supports programs that reduce barriers for individuals to have the opportunity to start stable careers.

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Connects job seekers, students, and others to computers and internet access to ensure everyone has the technology to succeed in our digital world.

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See what your donation can do...

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Voices United Blog

2024 Philanthropic 5 Awards

Meet the 2024 Philanthropic 5

Meet our 2024 award winners: Dr. Victor Amaya, Alejandra Anastas, Graham Anderson, Alexis Outlaw, Tristen Shorter, and Philanthropic Youth winner, Drea McAlister

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2024 Women United Bruncheon

Women United is Lifting Our Newest Initiative, Teen Mental Wellness: Empowering Minds

At the annual Women United Bruncheon, guests embraced our newest initiative and heard first-hand accounts of how mental health challenges can affect families.

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Looking Back at 2023 Volunteer Events

Everyone has the has the ability to make a difference and create a positive change in the world. See just some of what our volunteers have accomplished in 2023.

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Meet Our 2024 Volunteer Recognition Awardees!

We’re recognizing key partners and volunteers who help our mission to change lives and improve the community.

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The Power of the Community Fund

Community Fund Investments support 220-plus programs at over 110 local nonprofit agency partners who are making an impact on the health, education, and financial stability of everyone in our four-country region.

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