Your United Way

December 2016

Read with a Kid. It’s That Easy.

It couldn’t be simpler: go to an MPS elementary school and read with a student.
Learn more and sign up to be a Reading Buddy.

"I have one young man who doesn't like to read, but he is interested in robotics so we read about robots!" Listen to one volunteer's story.

Need even more reasons to be a Reading Buddy? Here are 5 benefits to reading to and with children.

Lend Your Professional Skills to a Non-Profit Board

"My daughter has to work twice as hard and it breaks my heart. Project LEAD helped make my passion for this cause a reality."
Read how United Way’s Project LEAD connected a father to his passion.

“We are all dedicated to changing the landscape that currently divides our city.” Read how.

Learn more and sign up for Project LEAD 2017!

Hand Raisers. Fundraisers. Game Changers.

2016 was a year of division and disagreement, but that didn’t stop you. You reached out, made a connection, found your passion, made things better, and were part of something bigger. You created something we can all be proud of.
You gave 21,124 hours of volunteer support.
You raised $60,130,484 for United Way.

Check out all the 2016 campaign highlights: read success stories, watch the sweepstakes winners’ reactions, and check out great pictures from Season of Caring.

Social Spotlight

Want to help hand out FREE books to MPS students at the next My Very Own Library program? Click here to learn more and register.

Upcoming Events

IT United CIO Forum
February 17, Hilton Milwaukee
Join us for breakfast, networking and a panel discussion with our community’s leading Information Technology experts. Learn more and register to attend.

United Way Annual Meeting
February 22, Downtown Kitchen
Did you donate to United Way this year? Come to our Annual Meeting to get the latest update on the impact your investment is making in our community. Registration opens in January 2017.

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