United Way of Dane County

Community Celebration

100 Years of Impact

Centennial Logo full color

Save the Date!

Let’s celebrate 100 years
of impact and innovation
for Dane County.


On Thursday, March 3, 2022 we’ll be launching our year-long celebration of 100 years of impact!

Join us at The Orpheum Theater in beautiful downtown Madison to help us celebrate this milestone – and raise a glass to our amazing community.
We couldn’t do this important work without each and every one of you.

Thursday, March 3, 2022
5:00 – 7:00 pm

COVID-19 Information

Please note The Orpheum Theater requires all guests to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the event OR proof of full vaccination (at least two weeks after final dose) for entry. For more information on these requirements please visit: https://madisonorpheum.com/faqs


Your support can help unlock matching funds to endow United Way’s 211 helpline and Volunteer Center to ensure we can continue to serve our community for generations to come. That’s why we’re offering new, innovative opportunities to give and engage.

For Individuals

Lead the Way

Donors who give $1,000 or more each year are members of Lead United, but you can become a member today – even if you can’t commit to that donation amount –  through our Lead United Step-Up Challenge!

Make a Donation

Can’t commit to the Lead United Step-Up Challenge?
No worries. Every donation – no matter the amount –
makes an impact.

For Companies

Lead the Way

Increase your corporate gift or begin a new employee giving campaign – your increase will be matched dollar for dollar.

Activate Your Employees

Commit to grow your employee participation over three years – for each year you reach your participation goal, additional impact will be made.

Interested in learning about the challenge and being recognized as one of our participants? Contact us.


We have big goals for the next 100 years – but we can’t accomplish them without your help!
Encourage your networks to get involved. And learn more about how you can be a part of the change right here in Dane County.

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One of the ways we help to make our community stronger is through volunteerism – mobilizing the caring power of our community to make meaningful and lasting change. Join us to learn more about our community’s needs and find year-round opportunities to give back.

For Companies

Join the Business Volunteer Network

The Business Volunteer Network (BVN) provides businesses with education, resources and networks to further their workplace volunteer programs.

For Individuals

Find Volunteer Opportunities

One of the most satisfying, fun and productive ways to unite the community is through volunteerism.