Group & Workplace Volunteering

Group & Workplace Volunteering

Be a Handraiser

You want to make a difference. We make it easy. Every year, we connect hundreds of local hand raisers to simple ways they can help us create real change.

We know that volunteering as a group enhances teamwork, strengthens morale and demonstrates your organization’s commitment to creating a better community.

Why work with United Way?

We offer a wide variety of unique experiences for groups of any size, on-site, off-site, or virtually to make a meaningful difference. We offer:
  • Expertise in developing custom volunteer projects and engagement plans.
  • One-stop shop model connecting your team to what matters most to you.
  • Logistics management; making it easy and fun to volunteer.

Volunteer Event Ideas

On-site Volunteer Projects
Do good without even leaving the office:

  • Host a kit packing party for personal care items or reading bundles
  • Coordinate a supply collection drive for school supplies or winter apparel
  • Organize a sandwich-making or snack pack assembly line

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In the Community
Raise your hand at one of 15+ signature events:

  • Help local children pick out books at My Very Own Library events
  • Serve as an advocate and guest champion at Project Homeless Connect
  • Prep and pack freezer meals alongside local chefs at Fill the Freezer

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Use your professional talents to make a difference:

  • Serve as an interview or resume coach at the Women’s and Men’s Job Seminars
  • Become a financial budgeting coach at the Financial Empowerment Seminar
  • Share your expertise and career advice with youth at the IT United Career Fair

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Mary Lou's Closet
Donate basic needs items for local youth:

  • New donation categories every-other month, like school supplies or winter clothes
  • Donations can be dropped off at United Way or shipped from our Amazon Wish List
  • Donations benefit students at Milwaukee Community Schools and youth served through partner agencies

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Start Volunteering Today 

We are looking forward to planning your volunteer experience from start to finish. Help us get to know your group better by answering a few questions or calling Karissa at 414-837-3140.


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