Leadership donors made a big impact in 2017. They gave, volunteered, and advocated for the health, education, and financial stability of everyone in our local community.
hosted several events to benefit the Community Fund
including the Bruncheon, Project ReUNITED, and SPREE. It continued hosting its Mentoring Series
in which volunteers help sophomore girls prepare for the professional world. In addition, Women United’s professional clothing drive collected more than 3,000 items for partner agencies to give to job seekers.
The Diversity Leadership Society
connected with the community at Danishes and Diversity and honored outstanding advocates at the Driver of Diversity Awards
. The group also led a service day at Guest House of Milwaukee.
The Emerging Leaders
honored exceptional community members
at the Philanthropic Five Awards
and hosted two Leadership Panels. The group completed improvement projects at Lincoln Avenue Elementary for Day of Action
and collected 2,000 books for 400 Emerging Readers
hosted its annual CIO Forum benefitting the Community Fund as well as networking and educational events during the year. IT United members volunteered at the Technology Career Fair
, talked to students about IT career paths
, and led job shadows at their companies.
packed imagination kits for the Boys and Girls Clubs, collected school supplies for MPS’s College and Career Readiness Centers, cleaned up the grounds at Vision Forward Association, and packed health kits for agency partners.
At Retire United
’s Day of Service, retirees packed support kits for caregivers that were distributed by community partners and at senior resource fairs. They collected socks for Project Homeless Connect
and volunteered at the event. The group also hosted educational events to support retirees in the community.