Looking Back at 2023 Volunteer Events
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Looking Back at 2023 Volunteer Events

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Volunteers at United Way

April 23, 2024

Everyone has the has the ability to make a difference and create a positive change in the world. See just some of what our volunteers have accomplished in 2023.

Inspiration can come from the smallest of actions, and volunteering is one such action that has the power to transform communities. In 2023, our four-county footprint witnessed an incredible transformation as individuals, groups, companies, and organizations came together to give back in the most impactful ways. 

With your volunteer support in 2023, we:

Packed over 23,000 critically needed resource kits for our community including snack packs, personal care + hygiene kits, older adult support kits, fight the flu wellness kits, house + home kits and so many more!
Volunteer Kit PackingVolunteer Kit Packing


Distributed over 733,000 diapers and wipes across our regional diaper hub network of agency partners and schools.
Diaper Bank VolunteersDiaper Bank Volunteers


Mobilized 299 workplace teams to make a difference through service across our community.
Workplace Volunteer TeamWorkplace Volunteer Team


Fulfilled nearly 7,000 holiday wishes for local individuals and families who otherwise would have gone without this last holiday season.
Holiday Giving Tree RecipientsHoliday Giving Tree Recipients


Filled and distributed 7,100 backpacks filled with district requested, grade-appropriate school supplies so that local students at over 27 schools and non-profit agencies could start the new year ready for success.
Backpack Coalition VolunteersBackpack Coalition Volunteer


Hosted 2,482 individual volunteer experiences that allowed volunteers to share their time and talents to support one of our signature volunteer efforts like Project Homeless Connect, Winter Bites meal packing and more!
Project Homeless Connect Milwaukee VolunteersProject Homeless Connect Waukesha Volunteers


Put together 850 meal boxes packed by local family volunteers as part of the annual Winter Bites volunteer event and later distributed across 7 schools ahead of the holiday break.
Winter Bites VolunteersWinter Bites Volunteers


Launched a new, family-friendly volunteer event series that offered 4 opportunities for volunteers of all ages to give back to their community, thanks to Johnson Controls.

Family VolunteersFamily Volunteers



We recognize the impact that each and every individual who volunteered with United Way has made throughout the years. We’re thrilled to offer more great volunteer experiences in 2024 and beyond! Check out our ongoing volunteer opportunities to add new experiences to your life, and together, we’ll Live United.



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