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United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announces the 2022 Campaign co-chairs2/16/2022
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County is pleased to announce the four community leaders who will head up the 2022 United Way Community Campaign.
United for Waukesha Community Fund Application Process Now Underway12/10/2021
Waukesha County Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced today that the application phase of the United for Waukesha Community Fund is now underway.
Fotsch Family Foundation to match donations for “United for Waukesha Community Fund” up to $1 Million11/28/2021
The Fotsch Family Foundation announced today that they will match donations to the “United for Waukesha Community Fund,” up to $1 million, for any donation given November 29 – December 4.
United Way Announces the 2021 Philanthropic 5 Award Winners6/29/21
Amy Lindner selected for United Way Worldwide Fellowship Program6/9/21
Amy Lindner, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County has been selected to participate in United Way’s Fellowship Program. This fellowship program is an accelerated development course designed for core leaders of United Way who are high performers and proven capacity for leadership.
United Way Announces 2021 Campaign Co-chairs3/16/2021
The 2021 Community Campaign Co-chairs are Coreen Dicus-Johnson, President and CEO, Network Health; Mark F. Irgens, CEO/Manager, Irgens; Dr. Joan M. Prince, Vice Chancellor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and Stacy P. Williams, Senior Vice President, Baird – The Hodge Williams Group.
United Way Announces Community Initiatives Supported from MacKenzie Scott Donation2/9/2021
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County today announced key community initiatives that will be supported by a generous $25 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
Angela Adams, the 2020 Recipient of the Linda McFerrin African American Nonprofit Leadership Award1/18/2021
The recipient of this annual award is chosen by United Way’s Diversity Leadership Society (DLS), and a $5,000 grant is made by United Way to the organization they represent. The winner is announced each year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
Community comes together to raise $60 million with United Way12/9/2020
Community comes together to raise $60 million with United Way
United Way & Employ Milwaukee Receive has received Deloitte’s Pathways to Opportunity Grant10/29/2020
United Way & Employ Milwaukee Receive has received Deloitte’s Pathways to Opportunity Grant
Goodwill, ManpowerGroup, and United Way To Offer Free Virtual Workshops for Job Seekers10/6/2020
Goodwill, ManpowerGroup, and United Way To Offer Free Virtual Workshops for Job Seekers
United Way to Focus on Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement in 2020 Campaign9/3/2020
United Way to Focus on Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement in 2020 Campaign.
United Way Announces Inaugural Grants for Safe & Stable Homes Initiative8/10/2020
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced the inaugural grants for their Safe & Stable Homes initiative. Beginning last August with
their annual campaign, United Way set a goal to end family homelessness by 2025. Over $770,000 has already been raised, and this money will be used to support programs at nonprofit agencies focused on preventing family homelessness.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Announces 2020 Philanthropic 5 Winners7/21/2020
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County will celebrate and honor five community leaders and one outstanding youth for their commitment to the Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County area as the winners of the 2020 Philanthropic 5 awards.
Local Coalition Teaching Milwaukee Youth to Invest through "Stock Market Game" Pilot7/14/2020
A coalition of community-based organizations in Milwaukee have teamed up with EconomicsWisconsin to launch the “Stock Market Game” - a pilot program that teaches youth about investing during the summer break from school.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Supports MKE Cares Legislation7/1/2020
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County today sent a letter to Mayor Tom Barrett and Common Council President Cavalier Johnson to show support for MKE Cares legislation proposed by Milwaukee Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, requiring people in the city to wear masks in public spaces.
PNC Foundation Donates to Provide Meals for Residents at Clare Hall5/1/2020
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced today a donation from the PNC Foundation to support United Way’s COVID-19 Urgent Needs Fund. PNC’s support will help provide meals for the next three months to residents of Clare Hall, a vacant seminary converted to help the homeless and those most vulnerable to COVID-19. PNC is one of 23 companies who have made a contribution to this special fund set up by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County as a way to assist nonprofit agency partners with their most pressing needs and essential services during the COVID-19 crisis.
Community Comes Together to Support United Way’s COVID-19 Urgent Needs Fund3/27/2020
Companies and organizations throughout southeastern Wisconsin responded to the call to support the community by making contributions to the United Way COVID-19 Urgent Needs Fund. Those who made financial or in-kind donations include 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, GE Healthcare, HSA Bank, Meijer, Northwestern Mutual, UW Credit Union, We Energies Foundation, and Weyco Group.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Announces Creation of COVID-19 Urgent Needs Fund3/13/2020
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to develop, local nonprofit agencies are experiencing increased demand for emergency food, medical equipment, cleaning supplies, and staff time.
United Way Announces Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement Grant Application3/6/2020
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s Diversity Leadership Society is leading an initiative to reduce barriers to employment and advancement for local, diverse individuals.