of Greater Milwaukee
& Waukesha County
The 2021 Community Campaign Co-chairs are Coreen Dicus-Johnson, President and CEO, Network Health; Mark F. Irgens, CEO/Manager, Irgens; Dr. Joan M. Prince, Vice Chancellor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and Stacy P. Williams, Senior Vice President, Baird – The Hodge Williams Group.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County today announced key community initiatives that will be supported by a generous $25 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
The recipient of this annual award is chosen by United Way’s Diversity Leadership Society (DLS), and a $5,000 grant is made by United Way to the organization they represent. The winner is announced each year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
Community comes together to raise $60 million with United Way
United Way & Employ Milwaukee Receive has received Deloitte’s Pathways to Opportunity Grant
Goodwill, ManpowerGroup, and United Way To Offer Free Virtual Workshops for Job Seekers
United Way to Focus on Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement in 2020 Campaign.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced the inaugural grants for their Safe & Stable Homes initiative. Beginning last August with
their annual campaign, United Way set a goal to end family homelessness by 2025. Over $770,000 has already been raised, and this money will be used to support programs at nonprofit agencies focused on preventing family homelessness.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County will celebrate and honor five community leaders and one outstanding youth for their commitment to the Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County area as the winners of the 2020 Philanthropic 5 awards.
A coalition of community-based organizations in Milwaukee have teamed up with EconomicsWisconsin to launch the “Stock Market Game” - a pilot program that teaches youth about investing during the summer break from school.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County today sent a letter to Mayor Tom Barrett and Common Council President Cavalier Johnson to show support for MKE Cares legislation proposed by Milwaukee Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, requiring people in the city to wear masks in public spaces.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced today a donation from the PNC Foundation to support United Way’s COVID-19 Urgent Needs Fund. PNC’s support will help provide meals for the next three months to residents of Clare Hall, a vacant seminary converted to help the homeless and those most vulnerable to COVID-19. PNC is one of 23 companies who have made a contribution to this special fund set up by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County as a way to assist nonprofit agency partners with their most pressing needs and essential services during the COVID-19 crisis.
Companies and organizations throughout southeastern Wisconsin responded to the call to support the community by making contributions to the United Way COVID-19 Urgent Needs Fund. Those who made financial or in-kind donations include 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, GE Healthcare, HSA Bank, Meijer, Northwestern Mutual, UW Credit Union, We Energies Foundation, and Weyco Group.
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to develop, local nonprofit agencies are experiencing increased demand for emergency food, medical equipment, cleaning supplies, and staff time.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s Diversity Leadership Society is leading an initiative to reduce barriers to employment and advancement for local, diverse individuals.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County is contributing $75,000 to assist in the transition of the homeless population living underneath highway I-794 beneath the Marquette Interchange.
End family homelessness by 2025. That’s the goal announced by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County at their annual Community Campaign Kickoff event held Thursday evening, August 29, at Miller Park in Milwaukee.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County will celebrate and honor five community leaders and one outstanding youth for their commitment to the Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County area as the winners of the 2019 Philanthropic 5 awards.
On Thursday, May 16, 2019, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s Women United will announce the launch of the Endowment Fund for Teen Pregnancy Prevention at its annual Women United Bruncheon at the Pfister Hotel.
Our United Way family has learned the sad news about the passing of a Milwaukee trailblazer and true community champion, Gwen T. Jackson.
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