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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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2022 Community Campaign

United Way’s 2022 Community Campaign runs now through December with a fundraising goal of $57 million.

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Technology United CIO Forum

2023 CIO Forum

The CIO Forum is an annual event for technology professionals in the Greater Milwaukee area to network and hear from prominent CIOs and CISOs on key technology trends and strategies.

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Book Fairs

Volunteer to help children select books at Milwaukee Public Schools and Waukesha Public Schools book fairs.

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Mentorship to Success

Making sure there are more positive people who believe in and support those navigating the road to employment.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Days Of Service

Join United Way for a series events focused on growing in your own diversity, equity, and inclusion journey and learning about how you can help others do the same.

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Linda McFerrin Award

Nominate an outstanding African American nonprofit executive who has provided exemplary leadership in the community.

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Emerging Readers

Volunteer to be matched with a child or family and provide them with reading materials.

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Diaper Bank

Help local families have a sufficient supply of diapers and wipes by donating, volunteering, or hosting a drive.

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Living United: 2022 Initiatives


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


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Safe & Stable Homes: Ending Family Homelessness

Supporting programs that will end family homelessness by 2023 across our four county region.

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Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement

Supporting opportunities for individuals to obtain permanent employment with a livable wage at workplaces where they are treated with dignity and have opportunities for advancement.

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Community Schools

Transforming Milwaukee schools into places where students, families, staff, and the surrounding community can work together to ensure every student is successful.

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Techquity

Connecting 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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Racial Equity Portfolio

Building a community that is equitable and socially just by offering access, resources, and opportunities for long-term success for all.

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Health Improvement Fund

Connecting vulnerable populations to high quality medical, dental, behavioral health, and prevention services.

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Voices United Blog

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2022 Community Campaign

United Way’s 2022 Community Campaign runs now through December with a fundraising goal of $57 million.

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EvictionFreeMKE Entry

A Year of Change: EvictionFreeMKE in Its First Year

Reflecting on one year since the launch of EvictionFreeMKE.

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Homelessness Awareness Week

Homelessness Awareness Week Proclaimed

October 17 – 22 is Homelessness Awareness Week in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties.

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Diaper Bank Ribbon Cutting Event

United Way Launches Diaper Bank Volunteer Space

We celebrated the impact of the Diaper Bank and its grand opening.

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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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