February 2020 Newsletter

Nominate someone in your life for a Community Volunteer Award For 30 years, volunteerism in its many forms has been celebrated across Dane County at the annual Community Volunteer Awards (CVA) event. Each year, nine awards are handed out to servant leaders and unsung heroes in our community. Award recipients represent a wide variety of […]

January 2020 Newsletter

A letter from United Way’s 2019 Board Chair, Fritz Grutzner: Did you know that children make up a quarter of all homeless people in Dane County? Imagine the Kohl Center’s first two levels filled with kids. That’s how many are growing up hungry and living in poverty in our community. While we don’t all start […]

December 2019 Newsletter

With your help, surviving can become thriving. There is no other service in our region that has a similar pulse on our community’s needs. Through 211, these needs are brought into focus. Every day, thousands of working Dane County residents struggle to find affordable childcare, access health care, buy healthy food, and secure a job […]

October 2019 Newsletter

Your Impact in Action: the Cachiguango Family Watch this short 1-minute video to see how your investment in United Way helped the Cachiguango family connect with our community. When we all work together – we can truly make a difference. Here’s how one local family built on its strengths and was empowered thanks to your […]

August 2019 Newsletter

Your Impact in Action: Kaytie’s Story Watch this video to see how your investment in United Way changed Kaytie’s life. When you give to United Way, know you’re making a difference. Last year alone, you and 30,000 other Dane County residents and businesses gave more than $18 million dollars to support local families. When you […]