P5 Nominations Now Open
Nominate a leader today! Each year United Way's Emerging Leaders
honors five community leaders in their 20s, 30s, or 40s that have made extraordinary commitments of volunteerism, advocacy, and philanthropy with the P5 Awards
. We are also accepting nominations for the Philanthropic Youth Award
. Nominations are due May 6!
Save the date! The P5 Awards will be held on Wednesday, August 10, at the War Memorial Center.
Tech for Good Marketplace
The Tech for Good Marketplace (T4GMP) matches United Way agency partners in need with Technology United
CIOs and industry volunteers to facilitate impactful technology projects.
Volunteers will soon begin work on projects at COA Youth & Family Centers, Grand Avenue Club, and Penfield Children's Center, Inc. Watch this video to learn more.
Interested in helping our agency partners achieve their IT goals? Contact Stephanie Ziemke
Backpack Coalition is Back!
is excited to announce the return of Backpack Coalition
, which delivers backpacks filled with supplies to local children to ensure they start the school year ready to succeed. Packing dates will be announced soon.
Meanwhile, learn more by registering for this upcoming Lunch, Learn, + Do webcast
Linda T. Mellowes Woman Leader of the Year
Apply for Mini Grant Funding
On May 1, eligible organizations that serve the LGBTQ+ community can apply for mini grants through the Pride United
Equity Fund. For more information and questions, please contact Casey Renn
Pride United will be holding its first in-person volunteer event during Pride Month in June. Details will be announced in the next edition of Leaders United!
Diversity Leadership Society
Join Our Community
The Diversity Leadership Society
(DLS) identifies and connects organizations that are successfully removing barriers to employment and building bridges to close opportunity gaps. DLS welcomes new members who believe in building a community that offers access, resources, and opportunities for long-term success for local, diverse individuals. Learn more and join today!
LINC (Lead. Impact. Network. Change.)
Thanks, Milwaukee Women's Shelter!
In March, LINC
committee members helped sort clothing at the Milwaukee Women's Shelter, run through United Way's program partner, Community Advocates. They also helped to sort materials and supplies in the shelter's storage areas to prepare for future donations. LINC would like to recognize and thank the Milwaukee Women's Shelter for their support for victims of domestic violence and abuse. Thank you for hosting us!
Contact Audrey Kanthack
for details about how you can become a member and learn more about LINC's work.
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