Read Up! Madison Partnership with Wisconsin State Journal and WISC-TV News 3

From WISC-TV: An effort to raise donations by April 15 is aimed at helping Madison students maintain their reading skills during the summer break. Read Up is a campaign to prevent declines in reading levels that typically happen for K-5 age children who don’t read during the summer months. WISC-TV News 3 and the Wisconsin […]

Madison Magazine: Homelessness: The Long Road Home

Published in Madison Magazine, February 2016 Madison, Wis. – Shamiaa Stewart first experiences homelessness in 2004, when she’s only nineteen. On the outside, she’s a legal adult. On the inside, she’s a child who has never known stability. The oldest of nine children born to drug-addicted parents, Stewart spends her first twelve or thirteen years with […]

Wisconsin State Journal: 20 Years In, Schools of Hope Leaders Reflect on Progress

Published in Wisconsin State Journal, February 24, 2015 Madison, WI. – The second-grader, all energy and curiosity, bounded on top of the bench in the school hallway. The woman, eager to have him settle down and read a book with her, handed him a pencil, a bit of a sneaky trick. She knew from past […]

Madison Commons: Making the Affordable Care Act More Affordable

Published by Madison Commons on January 21, 2016 Althea Miller took a big step moving from Los Angeles to Madison to attend University of Wisconsin–Madison for her undergraduate degree. In 2011 she was diagnosed with asthma, and two years later was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Miller, now 26, is a graduate student studying multicultural education. She […]

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 […] – 12 on Tuesday: Renee Moe

Published on 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. […]

Bluegrass Concert Will Celebrate 15 Years Of Benefitting United Way Of Dane County

Madison, WI – Looking for a family-friendly way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Come to the Barrymore Theatre at 1 p.m., February 14th, for the 15th Annual United Way Bluegrass Benefit. Six bands and performers are volunteering their time and talents with all proceeds going to United Way of Dane County. Longtime United Way advocate Dave […]

Madison Magazine: The New Face of Madison Leadership

Published by Madison Magazine, January 2016 A little more than sixteen years ago, the cover of Madison Magazine featured a group of Madison leaders including the mayor, fire chief, Dane County executive and district attorney, presidents of Madison Area Technical College and the University of Wisconsin System and others in positions of prominence. All were […]

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 […]