Dane County Health Council receives $1M grant to improve healthy birth outcomes for Black families

Madison, WI (October 17, 2019) – We are excited to announce that The Dane County Health Council (DCHC) has received a $1M grant from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. This funding will support the design of a county-wide coordinated care system that will address Black […]

Forward Madison Partners with United Way of Dane County

Madison, WI (April 19, 2019) – United Way of Dane County is thrilled to announce our official partnership with Forward Madison FC. This partnership unites two organizations with a mutual purpose to build community and to work together to celebrate unity, diversity and innovation. “A remarkable synergy exists between Forward Madison and United Way of […]

Jack and Sarah Salzwedel Honored at United Way’s Tocqueville Reception

Madison, WI (October 4, 2018) – Serving vulnerable people and helping them move toward stability is not just a job for Jack Salzwedel, it is a way of life. You may know Jack as the Chair and CEO of American Family Insurance, a nationwide Fortune 500 insurance company headquartered right here in Dane County, but […]

Anna Burish Receives Women United Philanthropy Award

Women’s Leadership Breakfast Celebrates Women in Philanthropy Madison, WI (June 27, 2018) – UW Madison Alumna Anna Burish was honored today with the Women United Philanthropy Award at United Way’s annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast. The prestigious award celebrates and acknowledges a woman who is committed to helping make our community a better place to live, […]

Immigration & Refugee Task Force Calls for Universal Driver’s Card

Task Force Issues Formal Recommendations Following Community Listening Sessions Madison, WI (June 15, 2018) – In the fall of 2016, local immigration and refugee communities experienced a significant increase in anxiety, fear and unease which threatened family stability, trust in law enforcement, and overall community safety and wellbeing. Local law enforcement and non-profits asked the […]

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