LINC Holiday PhilanthroParty

Help those experiencing homelessness stay safe and warm! Join LINC, United Way’s young professionals network, for the Holiday PhilanthroParty to prepare cookie dough and write notes of encouragement that will be distributed to local warming rooms to spread the cheer this holiday season.

Wednesday, December 5
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
3800 W. Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee
Learn more and register.

SPREE: Shopping for Change

Women United SPREE: Shopping for Change was held Thursday, November 8. Proceeds from the night supported United Way’s Community Fund. The event showcased 13 local, female-owned vendors and a live and silent auction. Harley-Davidson Museum was the generous host and primary sponsor of the event.

Thank you also to sponsors Baird, CBRE, Godfrey & Kahn, Rockwell Automation, Foley & Lardner in partnership with the Milwaukee Fashion Initiative, and Johnson Financial Group.

Leadership Panel

On Wednesday, November 7, Emerging Leaders and Women United joined forces to present a fall leadership panel featuring notable change-makers in our local community. Panelists discussed the growing power and influence women play as advocates and leaders in the workplace, community, and beyond. Listen to the panel recording on our Living Local podcast.

LINC: #VoteUnited

On Monday, November 5, United Way LINC (Lead Impact Network Change), met to celebrate the power of our collective voices through voting. Over 30 volunteers gathered to make 400+ sandwiches for the Guest House of Milwaukee along with other items – like bus passes and hand warmers - to encourage those experiencing homelessness to vote.

Upcoming Opportunities

Campaign Closing Celebration
Join us on Wednesday, December 12 at the Italian Community Center for food and fun as we announce the Give & Win Sweepstakes winners, unveil our 2018 fundraising and volunteer totals, and thank all who have helped us make a difference in our community. Learn more and register.

Women United Mentoring
Share your professional experience and talent to help a student build confidence and pursue a bright future! Several dates available. Learn more and register.

Virtual Volunteering: Notes of Encouragement
All it takes is five minutes from your computer, phone, or tablet to submit a note of encouragement to a local family! Learn more.

Winter Recess Meal Kit Packing
Students from families who experience food insecurity count on meals served at their local schools. Help pack food kits filled with nutritious snacks and meal items to ensure children have enough to eat over winter break. Learn more.

Mary Lou’s Closet
The weather is changing and Mary Lou’s Closet is transitioning to needing donations of winter coats and gear for youth ages 4 to 17. Learn more.

2019 IT United CIO Forum
Save the date! The annual United Way IT United CIO Forum is February 15, 2019. Learn more.

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