United we Fight, United we WIN!

United we Fight, United we WIN!

December 15, 2017

Written by Katie Kuhn, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Thanks to your generosity, United Way raised an unprecedented $60,355,186 for programs to improve the health, education, and financial stability of all in our community. Additionally, thousands of volunteers donated over 25,252 hours of service during the annual Season of Caring.

All we can say is: THANK YOU. 

5 Big Wins of 2017

$60,355,186 raised to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our local community. Join the fight!

25,252 hours of volunteer time spent impacting lives during Season of Caring. Lend a hand.

$100,000+ raised by Women United through donations and events like Project ReUNITED and SPREE. Women, unite!

477 people accessed over 80 services and resources during the annual Project Homeless Connect. Learn more.

35,000 people affected by hurricanes in Houston had a Thanksgiving dinner thanks to the partnership with Rockwell Automation. Share the memories.


Time to Celebrate!

United Way donors, volunteers, partners and staff gathered at ManpowerGroup headquarters to celebrate the successful effort to change lives and improve our community. 

View photos from the event.

Did you attend our campaign closing celebration? Give us your feedback!

All proceeds from ticket sales for this event will go to support United Way’s Community Fund.




And the winner is...

The 2017 Sweepstakes Prize Patrol had fun surprising this year’s winners with a $2,500 Boston Store gift card, a brand-new SUV, and more!

Watch the Sweepstakes Prize Patrol surprise the winners!


Million Dollar Superstars

Employee giving, special events, and corporate donations combined at 12 companies to create contributions of more than $1 million to United Way. A huge thank you to the thousands of employees who participated in their workplace giving campaigns to help people in our community create a better quality of life.

Check out our Million Dollar Companies.

2017 Season of Caring in Pictures

Community members rolled up their sleeves this year to give a combined 25,252 hours of service to the community!

Check out some of the highlights from Season of Caring 2017.

2017 Campaign Leadership

Special thanks to our 2017 Campaign Co-chairs, Sheila Cochran, Matt Levatich, Jay Magulski, and Jonas Prising, and our 2017 campaign cabinet. The incredible hard work of the entire team helped make our campaign an extraordinary success.

View full Campaign Cabinet list.

You're Awesome

Now show it off!

Because of you, more families will keep a roof over their heads, more kids will go to bed with full stomachs, and more people will find the help they need. Because of you, our community will continue to grow and thrive. Because of you, more people will live their best possible lives.

Show you’re proud to help our region be a better place for all of us. 

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