Forward Madison Partners with United Way of Dane County

Madison, WI (April 19, 2019) – United Way of Dane County is thrilled to announce our official partnership with Forward Madison FC. This partnership unites two organizations with a mutual purpose to build community and to work together to celebrate unity, diversity and innovation. “A remarkable synergy exists between Forward Madison and United Way of […]

Jack and Sarah Salzwedel Honored at United Way’s Tocqueville Reception

Madison, WI (October 4, 2018) – Serving vulnerable people and helping them move toward stability is not just a job for Jack Salzwedel, it is a way of life. You may know Jack as the Chair and CEO of American Family Insurance, a nationwide Fortune 500 insurance company headquartered right here in Dane County, but […]

Anna Burish Receives Women United Philanthropy Award

Women’s Leadership Breakfast Celebrates Women in Philanthropy Madison, WI (June 27, 2018) – UW Madison Alumna Anna Burish was honored today with the Women United Philanthropy Award at United Way’s annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast. The prestigious award celebrates and acknowledges a woman who is committed to helping make our community a better place to live, […]

Immigration & Refugee Task Force Calls for Universal Driver’s Card

Task Force Issues Formal Recommendations Following Community Listening Sessions Madison, WI (June 15, 2018) – In the fall of 2016, local immigration and refugee communities experienced a significant increase in anxiety, fear and unease which threatened family stability, trust in law enforcement, and overall community safety and wellbeing. Local law enforcement and non-profits asked the […]

Exact Sciences Employees Lead “Give Back Day” Throughout Madison

Ongoing Partnership with United Way Helps Strengthen Community MADISON, Wis. – June 7, 2018 – In conjunction with a national staff meeting, and supported by United Way of Dane County, nearly 1,000 Exact Sciences employees are participating in the company’s Give Back Day throughout Madison on June 7, 2018. Taking place at multiple sites, Exact […]

United Way of Dane County Invests Nearly $19 Million Locally

Investments Will Strengthen Community Partnerships and Stabilize Local Families Madison, WI (May 24, 2018) –Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, nonprofits, individual donors and other partners, United Way is investing the $18,775,229 raised in its 2017 campaign to support the fight for the education, financial stability and health of everyone in Dane County. Last […]

Volunteers Honored at 2018 Community Volunteer Awards

28th Annual Event Recognizes 100 Dedicated Volunteers, Groups Madison, WI (May 2, 2018) – Today, 100 nominees were recognized for what often goes unrecognized – exemplary service in volunteerism. They were honored at the 2018 United Way Community Volunteer Awards: Together in Hope, held at the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club with more than […]

United Way of Dane County Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Madison, WI – On Wednesday, February 21st United Way of Dane County will appoint eight new board members to its 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Those new members were inducted at our February 21st Annual Meeting. The Board is comprised of community leaders who guide United Way in changing lives in the critical areas of Education, […]

United Way Announces New Affordable Housing Fund

Fund seeks to address the affordable housing crisis in Dane County   Madison, WI (February 21, 2018) – United Way of Dane County is excited to announce the creation of a new Affordable Housing Fund! The fund, which will be housed in and managed by the United Way of Dane County Foundation, is intended to […]

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