Mary Lou’s Closet: Toothbrushes & Toothpaste Drive
February - March 2019
Donate new toothbrushes and toothpaste for kids at Milwaukee Community Schools! Mary Lou’s Closet is an ongoing donation supply drive celebrating former United Way CEO Mary Lou Young and her passion for serving local youth. Donations can be dropped off at United Way’s Johnson Controls Volunteer Center. Learn more.
Apply for Project LEAD
Deadline: Friday, March 1
Applications are open now for Project LEAD, a 7-week training that prepares community members for leadership roles on nonprofit boards and committees. Click here to apply.
Thank you to Johnson Controls for sponsoring this program!
Diversity Leadership Society & Policy Committee Community Forum
Friday, March 15, 11:00am
The Diversity Leadership Society and United Way’s Policy Committee are hosting a Community Forum with Senator Alberta Darling and State Representative Evan Goyke about their bipartisan expungement reform legislation. This event is open to the public. Register now.
WI Homestead Credit VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program
United Way is working with the Social Development Commission to recruit and train volunteers to assist in providing free tax services. The Johnson Controls Volunteer Center will be a site for free tax prep for the Wisconsin Homestead Credit. Volunteer as a client intake specialist
or client tax preparer
VITA Super Saturday
Saturday, March 23, 9:00am-2:00pm
Help us celebrate Super Saturday, an event that welcomes the community to United Way to receive free tax prep and a variety of other services. Volunteers are needed to welcome and direct guests and assist with lunch. Learn more and register to volunteer.
Show Some Love for Zablocki Community School
Saturday, March 23 10:00am-2:00pm; Wednesday, March 27 2:30pm-4:30pm
Support Zablocki Community School on Saturday, March 23 or Wednesday, March 27 in helping to promote student enrollment and recruitment by canvassing local neighborhoods and speaking to families about all the great things happening at this amazing school! Learn more and sign up.
Partnership MKE Applications Now Open
Deadline: Friday, June 14
Built on the legacy of The Mosaic Project, Partnership MKE, in collaboration with the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, aims to break down barriers and destroy bias by pairing community leaders across lines of race, age, religion, sexual orientation, and culture. Learn more and apply here.