Awards and Recognition

United Way of Dane County partners with local organizations each year to maximize the full potential of everyone in our community. We are so grateful for our outstanding corporate partners who engage in this work, and we are honored to celebrate them each year at our Community Celebration. Congratulations to the recipients, nominees, and honorable mentions for the 2019 Campaign Awards!

2019 Campaign Award Recipients

Community Builder Award

Companies growing their financial impact the most, helping to accelerate positive change in our community.

Dollar Growth

Percentage Dollar Growth

Power of Many Award

Companies growing their employee participation the most, engaging more people in supporting our community.

Engagement Beyond the Pledge Award

A company going above and beyond the once-a-year workplace campaign, growing their impact.

Innovation Award

Companies committing to raising awareness and resources through new and creative strategies.

Advocate in Action Award

A campaign volunteer who is passionate about giving back, enthusiastic about engaging others in learning about our community and inspires everyone to give, advocate and volunteer.

Kevin Johnson and Campaign Team, Covance, Inc. 

BMO Harris Bank Collaboration Award

A United Way volunteer group committed to bringing diverse perspectives to our work, helping us understand and articulate our community’s needs and facilitating collaborative action leading to meaningful change.

The Affordable Housing Fund Committee

2019 Honorable Mentions

Community Builder (dollar growth)
UW Credit Union
Epic Systems Corporation
Promega Corporation
Zimbrick, Inc.
Wells Fargo
Hooper Corporation
U.S. Bank

Community Builder (% dollar growth)
Lexus of Madison
Michael Best
PFS Corporation
FAC Services LLC
Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP
C. Blohm & Associates
Virent, Inc.

Power of Many
KEE Architecture
Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers
Sentry Insurance
Hy Cite Enterprises, LLC
Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C.

2019 Nominees

People’s Choice
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Bankers’ Bank
M3 Insurance
Zimbrick, Inc.

Engagement Beyond the Pledge
Alliant Energy
Bankers’ Bank
Bureau of Child Support
C&W Services with CUNA Mutual Group
Exact Sciences
Deloitte Consulting LLP
John Deere Financial
Madison Gas and Electric
Madison Waldorf School
National Guardian Life Insurance Company
Zimbrick, Inc.

WPS Health Solutions
Madison Gas and Electric

Advocate in Action
Stefanie Alther, Exact Sciences
Shane Bauer, Bankers’ Bank
Lori Carlson and Melissa Syverud, Scientific Protein Labs
Amy Jo Cross, Demco
Kendall Dahmen, Zimbrick, Inc.
Greskelly Diaz Penaranda, Wisconsin Bank & Trust
Mary Hughes and Terri Lowe, NeuGen
Kathleen Lanham, Musicnotes
Core Team led by Jillian Page and Laura Kaker, Madison Gas and Electric
Sam Roth, Sam Miller and Donna Moore, Oak Bank
Heidi Williamson-Falk and Amy Xiong, Sentry Insurance

BMO Harris Bank Collaboration Award
Greg Jones, Law Enforcement and Leaders of Color Collaboration
Opportunity Youth Coalition