From United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Give Back and Win BIG!

We know you don’t donate to United Way just to win prizes... but it IS a fun perk! Make a new or increased gift to United Way’s Community Fund before 5:00pm on November 8, 2019 to be automatically entered in our Give & Win Sweepstakes.

If your workplace runs a United Way campaign, please consider making a gift through your workplace campaign this year. If not, you can make your gift online.

A BIG thank you to all of our prize sponsors!

   Give $100 for a chance to win:
  • 2019 Toyota Camry LE sponsored by Johnson Controls

   Give $75 for a chance to win one of the following:
  • 2019 FXDR Motorcycle sponsored by Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • $5,000 Cash sponsored by Johnson Controls

   Give $50 for a chance to win one of the following:
  • Brewers Spring Training Package sponsored by Brewers Community Foundation & Ixonia Bank
    • 2 tickets to a Spring Training game in Arizona
    • Behind the scenes stadium tour
    • Customized jersey & gift bag
    • $3,000 for travel costs
  • Green Bay Packers Game Day Experience sponsored by the Green Bay Packers
    • 6 tickets to Dec. 15, 2019 game against the Chicago Bears
    • 6 pregame sideline passes
    • 6 $50 gift cards to Packers Pro Shop
  • Ultimate Milwaukee Entertainment Experience sponsored by the Milwaukee Bucks
    • 24 tickets in premium space (for a 2019-20 Marquette game, concert, or show)
    • 4 parking passes
    • $200 food & beverage credit

   Give $25 for a chance to win one of the following:
  • Cocoa Beach Dream Vacation sponsored by Zilber Ltd. & Blake and Cheryl Moret
    • 7 day stay at The Resort on Cocoa Beach (subject to availibility)
    • $1,000 for travel costs
  • Grand Geneva Resort & Spa Getaway sponsored by Marcus Hotels & Resorts
    • 2 nights in a Junior Suite (subject to availability)
    • Golf for 2 on Highlands or Brute course
    • Dining and Well Spa Credit
    • Geneva Club Lounge Access for 2
  • Verlo V5 Fully Furnished Queen Bed sponsored by Verlo Mattress
    • v5 Queen Mattress and Box Spring Set
    • Fully furnished with bed frame, 2 pillows, and sheet set

Podcast: “#DVAM”

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (#DVAM). On this episode of Living Local, we hear from three incredible community members leading the fight to end domestic violence in our community for good. Listen now.

Advocate: Purchase your Live United apparel today!

One week only! Our new localized Live United apparel is now available for online purchase through October 28, 2019 only. Browse our shop and place your order.

Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Mary Lou's Closet: Winter Gear
October - December
Mary Lou’s Closet is looking for new youth and teen-sized winter coats, boots, hats, gloves, and scarves. Help local kids get their basic needs met! Learn more.

Vello Virtual Tutoring
Registration through October
Looking to volunteer but don’t have a lot of time to spare? Help kids in local schools read better with Vello, which links volunteer tutors with local students using a computer or smartphone. Learn more.

Technology United Fall Member Connect
Thursday, October 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join Technology United for an evening of networking with technology professionals, featuring a panel discussion around technology in manufacturing. Thank you to event sponsor GE Healthcare and food sponsor Casablanca. Learn more.

Waukesha & Milwaukee Financial Empowerment Seminars
Tuesday, October 29, 5:00pm (Waukesha); Thursday, November 21, 5:00pm (Milwaukee)
Work one-on-one with a financial coach, develop a spending plan, connect with community resources, and take charge of your financial future at these free events! Volunteer or register to attend in Waukesha and/or Milwaukee.

A Concert & Conversation with Peter Buffett
Tuesday, October 29, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Through his music and media presentation, Peter shares stories about growing up in the Buffett family, his personal views on complex social issues, and the important role of philanthropy. Learn more and register to attend.

Retire United Fall Connection Event
Tuesday, November 5, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Retire United and sponsor Vesta Senior Network for a discussion with Alzheimer's caregiver and ambassador and former Wisconsin Gov., Martin J. Schreiber. Learn more.

“Helping the Good Do Better” – A Conversation about Non-Profit Advocacy
Thursday, November 7, 9:00am - 10:30am
Join United Way and Community Advocates' Public Policy Institute for a conversation with author and social activist Tom Sheridan, moderated by Paul Schmitz, CEO of Leading Inside Out. Learn more.

United Way Game Night at the Milwaukee Admirals
Wednesday, November 13, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
United Way will be featured throughout the game and will be collecting winter gloves, hats, and scarves for Mary Lou’s Closet. For every tickets bought using the link above, the Admirals will make a $10 donation to United Way. Purchase tickets here.

Ready. Set. Work! Milwaukee Women’s Job Seminar
Thursday, November 14, 8:00am - 3:00pm
Join ManpowerGroup and United Way for this free job seminar for local women looking to boost skills, gain confidence, and find a job (or explore a new career). Volunteers needed! Learn more.

Campaign Closing Celebration
Wednesday, December 11, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us at Discovery World for food and fun as we announce the Give & Win Sweepstakes winners, unveil our 2019 fundraising and volunteer totals, and thank all who have helped us make a difference in our community. Learn more and register.

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