of Greater Milwaukee
& Waukesha County
Today, Together, we can change lives.
Ending family homelessness by 2023.
Supports programs that reduce barriers for individuals to obtain permanent employment with a livable wage.
To ensure the digital equity and inclusion of every resident in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington counties.
United Way’s Empowering Minds initiative is centered in schools.
Your investment in the Community Fund explained.
With help from the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, Chandra's worries about a pending eviction and housing insecurity for her and her son were eased.
United Way supports the Family Flex Fund, which provides financial support to get people back on their feet immediately and effectively.
The transitional living program at FRIENDS, Inc. in Washington County helps survivors of domestic abuse move from emergency shelter to becoming self-sufficient.
Family Promise of Waukesha County helped Sasha and her family stay in their home.
Mercedez was living in a dangerous home that her landlord wouldn’t fix. A United Way partner helped her find safe housing.
FlexRide Milwaukee, operated by MobiliSE, is an on-demand program that helps individuals who are facing transportation insecurity commute to and from work.
JobsWork MKE helped Henry discover his passion and build a career he can be proud of.
Hear how Leon is thriving on his career journey with support from a United Way Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement partner.
After receiving a felony conviction, Margaret faced significant barriers to employment. A United Way partner helped her find a job she loves.
Empowering Minds is a unique health initiative reaching youth where they spend most of their day: school.
The Diaper Bank works with the community to help families get the resources they need to adequately provide for this basic need.
This fund supports non-profit, health and human service providers in Milwaukee County.
Impact 2-1-1 is a 24/7 hotline to get connected to services you need: emergency food, health care, mental health care, emergency shelter, affordable housing, alcohol or other drug abuse services, financial and legal assistance, etc.
Transforming schools into places to ensure every student is successful.
As a community school coordinator supported by United Way, Nora forges partnerships to ensure success for students.
African American Breastfeeding Network is one of our Racial Equity Fund Grantees.
Fresh Start Learning Inc. is one of our Racial Equity Fund Grantees.
Metcalf Park Community Bridges is one of our Racial Equity Fund Grantees.
Public Allies is one of our Racial Equity Fund Grantees.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is one of our Racial Equity Fund Grantees.
In downtown Waukesha, Literacy Services of Wisconsin provides reading and numeracy for adults in our community who may be struggling with illiteracy.
Pathfinders, a United Way funded organization, has a deep commitment to address the unmet housing needs that currently exist for hundreds of young people.
After Beth and Scott lost their Waukesha home, they received help from American Red Cross.
Chris Allen, President and CEO of Diverse and Resilient, was once supported by the organization when he was a youth in the LBGTQ+ community.
Anyone can benefit from the counseling at Ozaukee Family Services, from children experiencing a life change to seniors in need of assistance.
Aaron has his dream job working in healthcare with support from United Way-funded Portal, Inc.
Born with vision impairment, Judy struggled until United Way partner Vision Forward got her the support she needed.
Nina received support from The Women's Center in Waukesha.
Nurse Rosa offers compassionate, culturally sensitive care at the Waukesha Free Clinical.
Santana brings the whole family to Community Smiles Dental.
Independence First helps Seria make a difference.
With the support of United Way funded partner Meta House, Tasha is celebrating four years sober and living a life she loves.
Sherlean wanted to go to college and when Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee gave her the option to go without student loans, she jumped at the chance.
When Joaquin walks through the doors of St. Joseph Academy, both he and him mom, Susie, know that they have stability.
Parents Place in Waukesha recognizes the needs of families and provides support to them through some of the most challenging times.
A lifelong Girl Scout, Clare built the confidence she needed to pursue her dreams.
At YMCA Day Camp, Diego proudly supports JB as he becomes a role model for others.
Five-year-old Gabe gets the behavior health he needs with Curative Care and Penfield Children’s Center.
Little Sister Madeline has a fun and supportive mentor in Susie, her Big Sister.
With help from United Way partner YWCA, Bertha achieved her high school equivalency and found purpose in a job she loves.
Chao’s family came to the U.S. dreaming of a good education for their children. Chao has fulfilled that dream with help from United Way partner Boys & Girls Clubs.
Daisy loved participating in Milwaukee Christian Center programming as a young teen. Today, she is a thriving student and serves her country in the National Guard.
United Way partner PEARLS for Teen Girls supports young women like Fardowso as they explore careers and build their identities.
With the help of Literacy Services, Iris was able to acheive her education dreams.
United Way partner Curative Care helped Matt transition into adulthood, find a job he loves, and explore his passion for giving back.
Through the Helping Kids Succeed initiative, United Way connects schools in Waukesha County with resources to improve outcomes for students.