Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Days Of Service
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Days Of Service

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​United Way is excited to recognize and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his commitment to service and community through our annual MLK Days of Service, sponsored by Rockwell Automation

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

2023 opportunities

Growing in Diversity: Melting Pot Meal Kit Packing & Conversation

Monday, January 16 at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
United Way's Milwaukee Volunteer Center
200 W. Pleasant St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Family-friendly event (ages 5 and up)

Embrace and celebrate cultural inclusivity by packing melting pot meal kits for local individuals and families. Learn more about the ways different cultures use and prepare food. Kid-friendly activities included.


Registration is now full


Growing Greater Equity: Diaper Bank Repacking Events

Monday, January 16 at 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
2607 N. Grandview Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188
Adults only, ages 16 and up


Monday, January 16 at 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
United Way's Milwaukee Volunteer Center
200 W. Pleasant St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Adults only, ages 16 and up


Equity is ensuring there is a clear pathway for every individual in our community to meet their most basic needs. Join United Way to repack diaper bundles for distribution across our hub network to ensure that every parent and caregiver has the ability to change their baby. 


Registration now full


Growing Stronger Inclusion: BRGs United

Tuesday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
United Way's Milwaukee Volunteer Center
200 W. Pleasant St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Local workplace BRG & ERG leadership & members

Business & employee resource groups looking to create more inclusion and engagement? Look no further than United Way! Learn more about how we can support your community & philanthropic goals while connecting with one another and engaging in small group discussions around how to infuse stronger DEI elements into your group's 2023 efforts. 


Register HERE 


Questions? Contact Karissa Gretebeck at 414.837.3140 or email.


Additional ways to give back on MLK Day

Donate diapers sizes newborn, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and baby wipes. Due to safety guidelines, all donations of diapers and baby wipes must be in their unopened original packaging. Partial opened boxes and containers will not be accepted.

Drop off your donation at one of our United Way locations below. 

United Way Milwaukee Office
225 West Vine Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3951

United Way Waukesha Office by Appointment Only, Contact Lori Hayes
2717 North Grandview Blvd, Suite 102, Waukesha, WI 53188

You can also make a donation by utilizing our United Way Diaper Bank Drive Wishlist.



Special thanks to our sponsor

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