Now is the time to change our community for the better

Now is the time to change our community for the better Show the Power of Many. Working for All. Facebook Instagram Twitter Linkedin As families live paycheck to paycheck, the Coronavirus pandemic has made it even harder for them to make ends meet. Unemployment claims in Dane County have increased from an average of 324 […]

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 […]

#GivingTuesday Extra!

Be a Champion for Change on Giving Tuesday! https://youtu.be/sm_qkXpImUs Everyone is a Champion on #GivingTuesday. Join us to power change by giving to United Way. If you’ve never participated in #GivingTuesday, this is your year to be a Champion and earn your cape.  #GivingTuesday is an international movement that harnesses the generosity of millions of […]