January 2021 Newsletter

A Recap of our 2020 Working for All Webinar Series With the COVID-19 pandemic putting restrictions on in-person events in 2020, we had to get creative about how we would share crucial information with the community. So, we hosted a four-part Working for All Webinar series focusing on the needs of Dane County in the […]

May 2020 Newsletter

Join the #GivingTuesdayNow Movement Show the Power of Many. Working for All. Facebook Instagram Twitter Linkedin Today is #GivingTuesdayNow! A special day for giving and unity during these uncertain times. Join people across our community and around the world to show our neighbors impacted by Coronavirus they are not alone. During the last two months, […]

April 2020 Newsletter

Facebook Instagram Twitter Linkedin United Way of Dane County COVID-19 Response 96 applications, $3.4 million requested. Decisions announced week of 4/20 As of Friday, United Way of Dane County has received nearly 100 applications for grants through our Dane County COVID-19 Emergency & Recovery Fund. The total dollars requested exceeds $3.4 million. With roughly $1 […]

March 2020 Newsletter

United Way invests $19M to help tackle Dane County’s toughest issues Thanks to the incredible generosity of more than 25,000 individual donors, more than 2,600 volunteers and hundreds of businesses who partnered with United Way in 2019, we are thrilled to announce the investment of $19,167,099 into our community this year. These dollars are going […]

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 […]

November 2019 Newsletter

Your Impact in Action: Meet Maddie. Watch this short 3-minute video to see how your investment in United Way helps make our community stronger, safer and a better place to live for all! The holidays are a great time of year to pause and take stock of what matters most to us: family, friends and […]

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 […]

September 2019 Newsletter

Your Impact in Action: Zachai is Ready for School! Watch this short 1-minute video to see how your investment in United Way helped Zachai get ready for 4K. Ever wonder how your investment in United Way is paying off right here in our community? Peggy and her son Zachai are a powerful example of the […]