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Pride United

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LGBTQ+ leaders, allies, and advocates who are committed to addressing key issues that disproportionately affect members of the LGBTQ+ community.


Changing Lives

Pride United is supporting the latest United Way Key Initiative, Empowering Minds. This initiative is changing the lives of high school students by focusing on prevention, equity, and access to mental health services.

Member Benefits

You can be part of creating lasting change in our community for so many in need. In addition, you can:

  • Connect with LGBTQ+ dedicated individuals who are elevating their voices and working together for change in our community.
  • Attend special events, focused on creating awareness and celebrating the work and people in our LGBTQ+ community. 

Become a Member Today

If your employer runs a United Way workplace campaign, please give $1,200+ through your workplace. All other donors click “Donate Now & Join” to open a new page and start your online donation. You will need to create a username and password so you can make your gift today.


Donate Now & Join

Council Members

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Pride United Co-chairs

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Tim Baack, MS, LPC, Pathfinders

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April Calvert, FIS

Pride United Council Members

Phillip Bailey

Rebecca Cameron Valcq, Community Volunteer

Katie Campbell, Enterprise Holdings

Caryn Esten, Froedtert Health

Alexander Franco, T. Rowe Price

D. Gatlin, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee

Elle Halo, Trance Consulting, LLC

Dustin Hutter, Baird Advisors

George Marek, Quarles

Stacey Meyer, Tessitura Network

Carrie Neumann, Northwestern Mutual

Paul Nowak, QUAD

Kyle Pfister, Ninjas for Health

Angela Quigley, Married in Milwaukee

Jay Reinke, Milwaukee Area Labor Council AFL-CIO

Casey Renn, Planned Parenthood

Justin Roby, Diverse & Resilient 

LaShawndra Vernon, Artists Working in Education

Karina Willes, Foley & Lardner

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Happenings & Impact

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Empowering Minds

Supports school-based youth mental health services and resources.

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Pride United Homecoming

United Way's Pride United held a Pride Homecoming! This inclusive, party-style event included dancing, appetizers, cocktails and more.

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Get Involved

For questions or more information about joining Pride United, ​contact Diamond Herring-Rodgers at 414.263.8152 or via email.