The transition of the homeless population under the I-794/Marquette Interchange overpass
Case management for families struggling with homelessness in Milwaukee Public Schools
When we will announce our other 2020 investments. Learn more.
Did you donate in 2019? If so, THANK YOU. If not, click here to learn more about the Safe & Stable Homes initiative and how you can get involved.
Shop in support of diverse, local businesses
One of the best ways to support our community is to shop local. Check out our listing of Black-owned businesses in our region... and let us know who we’re missing! We will keep this list updated for an easy reference this month and all year long.
Reflect and celebrate at our Annual Meeting
Our Annual Meeting is a chance for United Way donors, volunteers, and advocates to hear about the incredible impact you've made over the past year. We also celebrate notable community leaders, appreciate the work of our board volunteers, and welcome our new campaign co-chairs. It's a big night and we hope you'll join us. Register here.
Upcoming Events & Opportunities
Donate! Mary Lou's Closet Dental Hygiene Supply Drive January - February 2020
Healthy smiles all around! Donate new toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss to benefit local youth and teens through Mary Lou's Closet. Drop off donations at United Way’s Milwaukee or Waukesha location. Learn more.
Apply! Now Accepting Applications for Project LEAD Through February 24, 2020
Project LEAD prepares local community members for leadership roles on nonprofit boards and committees, with a focus on recruiting participants from traditionally underrepresented board populations. Learn more and apply.
Tutor! Hopkins-Lloyd Family Homework Diners Multiple dates starting February 26, 2020
Help support students on their educational journey! Volunteers are needed to serve as tutors for students in grades K-8th with math, science, and reading during a special after school session called Homework Diners. Learn more.
Volunteer! Fight Family Hunger at Auer Avenue Community School Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Join us at Auer Avenue Community School food pantry to help sort and prepare food items donated through Feeding America. Supply donations also needed. Learn more.
Get Involved! Spring Break Service Staycation Saturday, April 4, 2020
Sticking around for Spring Break this year? Gather your family and family for a morning of fun volunteer activities during our Spring Break Service Staycation! Children of all ages are welcome. Learn more.