January 2016: A Special Message from Our CEO

Greetings, Happy New Year and thank you for all you do for Dane County. As our community demographics and economics continue to shift, we have the opportunity to engage and plan the next transformation of United Way. As the new leader of United Way of Dane County, I pledge to listen and collaborate well in […]

Madison365.com – 12 on Tuesday: Renee Moe

Published on Madison365.com on January 12, 2016 12 on Tuesday: Renee Moe Renee Moe took the helm as President and CEO of United Way of Dane County less than two weeks ago. She earned that position after many years of service to the organization, most recently as executive vice president of resource development and marketing. […]

Renee Moe: BRAVA Magazine’s Women to Watch

Published by BRAVA Magazine, January 2016 Madison, Wis. – “PASSIONATE LEADER WITH VISION TO CHANGE THE HUMAN CONDITION IN DANE COUNTY.” That’s the opening statement on Renee Moe’s resume. This month Moe takes the helm as president and CEO of United Way Dane County, succeeding Leslie Ann Howard, who has served the organization with nationally recognized […]

United Way HealthConnect to Enter Third Year Thanks to Generous UW Health Gift

Madison, WI—October 19, 2015— As the open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace approaches, a crucial community program is beginning its third year, bolstered by a new $1.3 million gift. Open enrollment for 2016 coverage begins in 13 days on November 1, 2015 and runs to January 31, 2016. At today’s press conference, United […]

United Way of Dane County Awarded Prestigious 4-Star Rating by Charity Navigator

Madison, Wis. (September 10, 2015) – United Way of Dane County received the prestigious 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, the largest charity evaluator in the country. The 4-star rating is Charity Navigator’s top rating and only awarded to the most fiscally responsible organizations in the United States. United Way of Dane County scored 100% in […]

United Way of Dane County Honors Londa and Walter Dewey for Decades of Service to the Community

Madison, Wis. (September 17, 2015) – Londa and Walter Dewey received the 2015 United Way of Dane County Tocqueville Society Award on September 17. The award was part of the Tocqueville Society’s annual membership reception at The Edgewater Hotel. The event was sponsored by Johnson Bank and Baker Tilly. The Deweys began their involvement with […]

Free Assault-Prevention Rides from YW Transit

Madison, WI. (September 17, 2015) – This weekend’s brutal assault on Madison’s East side is a tragic reminder that we have work to do as a community. The YWCA Madison and United Way of Dane County stand with the young woman who was brutally assaulted and all those who have had to survive sexual assault: […]

Finding HOPE in Solutions for Affordable Housing Issue

Published in National Mortgage News on 09/14/2015 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will spend nearly $40 billion in 2015 on affordable housing programs, yet, according to arecent Urban Institute report, “only 28 adequate and affordable units are available for every 100 rental households with incomes at or below 30% of area median […]

Days of Caring Launches United Way of Dane County’s Largest Campaign Goal

Madison, WI – United Way of Dane County kicked off its 2015 Annual Campaign at Madison Mallards Stadium, announcing its largest-ever fundraising goal of $19.3 million. This announcement marked the 22nd Annual Days of Caring, the largest annual volunteer event in Dane County and was sponsored by Oscar Mayer/Kraft. “Days of Caring is a terrific […]