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After a competitive application process, Zablocki Elementary and North Division High School were invited be the ninth and tenth Community Schools in Milwaukee. Each school will receive a full-time community school coordinator hired by a partner agency.
The four-pronged strategy will combine funding, advocacy, and programmatic strategies to help local individuals secure and maintain employment.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced a goal to raise $56 million during its Community Campaign. We will celebrate this goal at our 2018 Community Campaign Kick-off on August 30 at our new Johnson Controls Volunteer Center.
The Together for Students initiative, created by three national, education-focused nonprofit organizations — the Coalition for Community Schools, Communities In Schools, and StriveTogether — today recognized Milwaukee for plans to bring key community members together to support the needs of local students. Milwaukee is one of 10 that will receive approximately $150,000 to support the activities and goals set forth in their collaborative plans.
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United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort for Partnership MKE.
Our United Way family learned today the sad news about one of our true community champions. Susan Dragisic, former President of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee, passed away in Florida on May 14, 2018.
Milwaukee Business Journal
MILWAUKEE -- A group of Milwaukee-area business and community leaders, including Johnson Controls International plc chairman and CEO George Oliver, got a tour of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County's new $1 million volunteer center, which is under construction just north of downtown Milwaukee.
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MILWAUKEE -- The United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County has reached the midway point in their effort to create a $1 million volunteer center.
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United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County has broken ground on its new million dollar Johnson Controls Volunteer Center. Work began on Monday, March 19, 2018.
A grant from United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County will be used to help offset the costs of providing AODA treatment to uninsured patients in Waukesha at the Sixteenth Street Community Health Center, Inc.
LaRoyce F. Chambers, MD, retired department chief and chair of obstetrics and gynecology for Aurora Healthcare and a 2017 Top Influential Black Doctors in America awardee by Savoy Magazine will serve as the co-chair of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Oversight Committee (TPPOC) led by the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County along with Betsy Brenner.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County has identified and recruited four influential community leaders from Milwaukee and Waukesha County to head up its 2018 Community Campaign.
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WAUKESHA COUNTY - Three years after United Way of Greater Milwaukee and United Way in Waukesha County merged to become one entity, the organization is making strides greater than the sum of its parts.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced today that it raised a record-breaking $60,355,186 during its annual community campaign and exceeded its volunteer goal, recording 25,252 volunteer hours during its annual Season of Caring. Learn more...
Mayor Tom Barrett and the city’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative, led by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, released the city’s 2016 teen birth rates, showing progress toward the city’s goal to reduce teen births by another 50 percent by 2023 and calling for continued attention to driving down rates further and to closing gaps between racial and ethnic groups.. Learn more...
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County today announced the appointment of Amy Lindner as President of the organization, effective January 1, 2018. Learn more...
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County will celebrate 10 years of the Philanthropic 5 Awards and honor five community leaders for their commitment to the Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County area as the winners of the 2017 Philanthropic 5 awards.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced today a gift of $100,000 from Herb Kohl Philanthropies to support the Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership. Read more...
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced today the commencement of an active President and CEO search for the organization. Read more...
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County has identified and recruited four influential community leaders from Milwaukee and Waukesha County to head up its 2017 Community Campaign. They are: Sheila Cochran, Milwaukee Area Labor Council AFL-CIO; Matthew Levatich, Harley-Davidson Motor Company; Jay Magulski, Landmark Credit Union; and Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup. Read more...
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