United Way

of Greater Milwaukee

& Waukesha County

February 2024 | Newsletter

Congratulations, Christy Brown!

We are proud to announce Christy Brown as the recipient of the 2023 Linda McFerrin African American Nonprofit Leadership Award. Brown has been the president of Alverno College since July 2023. Prior to Alverno, she served as the Chief Executive Officer at Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast

Thank you, Christy, for all that you do for our community. Learn more about Christy here.

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Meet the Fifth Cohort to Receive Racial Equity Funding

In 2022, we funded our first cohort of Black- and Brown-led organizations to build organizational capacity as a part of our commitment to dismantle systemic inequities in our community. Today, we have successfully completed our goal of funding $7.5 million to five cohorts of Black- and Brown-led organizations.

Meet Them

Our Annual Meeting is February 29

Join us to get the latest data on your investment, hear the stories of community change you made possible, and help us celebrate our award winners of the Linda McFerrin African American Nonprofit Leadership Award and the John A. Puelicher Award.


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Browse Upcoming Events

From leadership opportunities to trainings and even mixers, explore our upcoming events.


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Whether you're looking for something as an individual, group, family, or workplace, we have the right volunteer opportunity for you.


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