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United Way of Dane County Media Archives

September 18: United Way Kicks Off 2023 Volunteer Campaign

September 17: OUR VIEW: Four Specific Goals for a Better Dane County

September 15: United Way of Dane County’s Women United Brunch Highlights Youth Education

September 6: United Way Event to Honor Diane Ballweg

August 27: United Way of Dane County Mobilizes for Student Success

July 6: Digging Deeper: Wisconsin’s Persistent Racial Gap in Infant Health

June 9: United Way of Dane County Awards $25k in Grants to Six Grassroots Organizations

May 8: Community Health Partners Celebrate First Anniversary of ConnectRx Wisconsin

May 3: By Youth For Youth Awards Over $36k to Local Youth Programs, Projects

March 5: United Way of Dane County has Strong Finish to its First Century

March 2: United Way of Dane County Campaigns Raise More than $42 Million

 February 19: 22nd Annual Bluegrass Benefit Raises Money for United Way of Dane County

February 16: Digging Deeper: The Push to Combat Madison’s Education Disparities

2022 Articles

December 6: United Way, Madison College leaders discuss business support for child care

November 29: ‘Everything is around equity’: A conversation with United Way President Renee Moe

November 24: Hugs, a humming economy and help from neighbors should make Wisconsin thankful

November 23: 100 Years Of United Way With CEO Renee Moe And Author Doug Moe

November 8: 2022 Toys for Tots Kicks Off

November 4: United Way Receives $1.1 million from Henry J. Predolin Foundation

October 31: United Way Offers HealthConnect Program to Help Pay for Health Insurance

September 16: United Way of Dane County honors DHS secretary-designee, a longtime volunteer

September 16: United Way hosts ‘Women United Brunch’ in honor of centennial year

August 30: United Way of Dane County Honors Volunteers at Reception

August 25: United Way of Dane County Launches $18.4 Million Campaign

August 23: United Way of Dane County recognizes volunteers, kicks off next campaign

August 22: Help the Helpers at United Way

August 22: United Way of Dane County kicks off fundraising campaign

June 2: Over $90,000 in Micro-Investment Grants Awarded to Dane County Organizations

June 2: United Way of Dane County Awards Grants to Local Organizations Working to Build Racial Equity in Our Community

May 5: United Way Golf Outing to boost volunteerism

April 30: By Youth For Youth Group Awards $26,130 to Local Youth Programs

April 21: For 100 Years, United Way Has Fostered Change Through Unity

April 14: Dane County Health Council and Partners Launch ConnectRx Wisconsin

April 4: United Way of Dane County Begins Accepting Community Volunteer Award Nominations

March 22: American Family Insurance and United Way: Spreading Joy Across Dane County

March 17, 2022: Local businesses, nonprofits gift United Way of Dane County $2.1M in grant challenge

March 4, 2022: Coming Together: United Way of Dane County Raises $18.1M for 2021 Campaign

March 3, 2022: United Way Celebrates Successful 2021 Campaign

March 1, 2022: Happy Birthday to the Nonprofit That’s Raised $528 Million For Our Community

March 1, 2022: United Way of Dane County Celebrates 100 Years

February 17, 2022: United Way’s Latest Community Investments Total More Than $22 Million

February 9, 2022: For the First Time, United Way of Dane County Investments Tackle Racial Health Disparities

February 8, 2022: United Way Dane County CEO Talks 211, Pandemic Needs

February 2, 2022: After 100 Years of Lending a Hand, Dane County Nonprofit Snags Largest Ever Corporate Gift

February 1, 2022: American Family Insurance Pledges $5 Million Gift to United Way of Dane County

February 1, 2022: AmFam Pledges $5 Million Lead Centennial Gift to United Way of Dane County

2021 Articles

January 26, 2022: Parent Trap: Making Child Care Cheaper Could Help Fix Labor Woes

January 20, 2022: DeForest Students Join Forces With Other Badger Conference Schools for Fundraiser

Dec 14: Madison Ballet Gifts Local Families Tickets to The Nutcracker

Dec 7: United Way’s HIRE Program Helps People Find Reliable Work in Dane County

Dec 6: United Way Program Offers Free, Confidential Assistance to Those in Need

November 22, 2021: United Way of Dane County Looking for Volunteers to fill 500+ Opportunities Through New Year’s Eve

November 17, 2021: MG&E: Customers Can Expect Their Energy Bills to Go Up $25-$30/Month This Winter

November 15, 2021: A ‘Starting Point’: Dane County Employers Make Slow Progress on Diversity, Inclusion

November 8, 2021: 11 Donation, Thanksgiving Meal Resources for the Dane County Community

November 5, 2021: Dane Co. Organization’s Program Helps Eligible Residents Pay for Health Care

October 29, 2021: White CEOs of Local Businesses Seek to Spur Change by Changing Themselves

October 27, 2021: Renee Moe on Closing the Achievement Gap

October 18, 2021: Opinion | Cheers for the Levys, the United Way and Bill Lueders

September 21, 2021: United Way’s Seasons of Caring takes different shape – In Business Madison (

Major General Marcia Anderson Honored with Women United Philanthropy Award

: United Way to Hold Brunch Celebrating Women and Education in Dane County

September 6, 2021: United Way Asking for Labor Day Donations

August 19, 2021: United Way seeks to raise $18.1 million in 2021 Community Campaign

August 19, 2021: United Way of Dane County Launches 2021 Community Campaign

August 19, 2021: United Way of Dane County Kicks off 2021 Community Campaign

August 18, 2021: Schools of Hope needs your help after 25 years of tutoring Madison children

August 17, 2021: United Way of Dane County Kicks off 2021 Seasons of Caring

August 9, 2021: United Way of Dane County Campaign Aims to Bring Community Together

July: 12, 2021: Child Tax Credit Cash to Start Hitting Parents Bank Accounts Thursday

July 12, 2021: Families Begin receiving Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments July 15

May 24, 2021: United Way Unveils Equity & Health Funding Strategies  

May 20, 2021: United Way of Dane County to Focus Resources on Addressing Racial Disparities in Health

May 9, 2021: Local organizations call for volunteers following pandemic shortage

April 30, 2021: Dane County Organizations to Receive $385K in Emergency Grants through UW Credit Union, United Way

April 29, 2021: Nonprofits Face Long Road to Recovery, but Organizers Optimistic Community will Step up

April 25, 2021: Literacy Network Pivots, Leans on ‘Loyal’ Donors as Pandemic Challenges Nonprofits

April 20, 2021: Madison Community Leaders React to Chauvin Verdict

April 20, 2021: United Way of Dane County Announces Mike McKinney Award Winner

April 16, 2021 Community Action Coalition doubles food delivery capacity

April 16, 2021: Biden’s American Rescue Plan is Projected to Cut Child Poverty in half, but Doesn’t Address Root Causes

April 13, 2021, United Way of Dane County announces Community Volunteer Awards

April 1, 2021: United Way of Dane County launches investment cycle application

March 19, 2021: United Way of Dane County raises $17.8M in 2020 campaign, reaching its goal despite COVID-19 pandemic

Dane County teen receives volunteer award for work on increasing cultural understanding

‘It’s just the right thing to do:’ Madison teen receives Community Volunteer Award

United Way of Dane County Community Celebration

Q&A: Keetra Burnette hopes Police Civilian Oversight Board ‘respects and reflects’ community voices

United Way empowers Madison mom to become community advocate

Grant a wish: How you can help area nonprofits this holiday season

Lunch(UP)date – December 3, 2020 (United Way of Dane County President & CEO Renee Moe)

United Way of Dane County receiving more calls for help

United Way of Dane County’s Holiday Wish List now live

Without a school building, Schools of Hope adapts its community tutoring program online

‘I’m always forever grateful:’ United Way of Dane County helps woman overcome abuse, homelessness

Needs outpace donations: Nonprofits worry ‘donor fatigue’ will hamper goals

Small, dedicated group of volunteers kickoff Goodman Center’s annual Thanksgiving drive

Calls to United Way increase by 400% during pandemic

Dane County nonprofit and developer announce new housing fund

DIGGING DEEPER: Getting youth back on the right track during a pandemic

‘There is hope;’ Madison woman overcomes homelessness with help from United Way

Catching up with civic stalwart Frank Alfano

Fabiola Hamdan Receives Women United Philanthropy Award

Packers Foundation awards $1 million in annual grants

‘Everyone wants to feel their voice is important’: United Way of Dane County launches campaign to help register, educate voters

City, Madison schools, United Way seek $400,000 in community donations for child care

Newly launched scholarship program would increase child care access

Plain Talk: The United Way’s fundraising campaign is more vital than ever

Madison police captain seeks ‘reasonable ideas’ to stem youth crime

City, Madison schools, United Way seek $400,000 in community donations for child care

Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools to make 5,000 supply kits

Campaign will provide thousands of Madison students with school supplies for online start

‘Wise-Witnesses’ Watch Over Protesters in Madison Crowds

NBC15 Protest Coverage- Interview with United Way Persident and CEO Renee Moe begins at 17:30

5,000 reasons a month to give to the United Way

United Way of Dane County Hopes New Community Campaign Can Raise 17.8 Million Amid Pandemic

Editorial: United Way of Dane County is the power of many, working for all

UW Credit Union finds a perfect match with United Way of Dane County

United Way of Dane County to donate 1,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to local organizations

United Way of Dane County to distribute PPE amid mask mandate

United Way of Dane County to pass out free PPE

New report detailing financial hardship in Dane County

United Way to give out free disposable masks

“One community together”: West High Area Collaborative helps Madison families with rent

Renee Moe: Calls for help are skyrocketing during the COVID-19 pandemic, so please help

Relief funds support nonprofits, just when their services are needed most

Giving back with United Way during the coronavirus pandemic

United Way Streamlines Website for COVID Volunteer Opportunities

Area agencies teaming up to help the hardest hit by coronavirus outbreak

Madison nonprofits challenge community to raise $1 million for COVID-19 response fund

Dane County nonprofits raise $900,000 to help residents affected by COVID-19 crisis

COVID19 emergency fund nears $1 million; committee and process named

Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund in place

Latino Professionals Association’s ‘Investing in Latinx Talent’ luncheon set for Friday

Dane County partnership formed to address racial disparity in healthcare

Catching Up: The Playing Field opens 2nd site to care for vulnerable Madison children

One year in, Urban Triage making an impact as it empowers Black families in Madison

Editorial: Rethinking Schools of Hope amid COVID-19

Tech Innovation Teams in Dane County Secure 2 Spots in a National Competition to Raise the Income of Dane County Families – INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON POVERTY – UW–Madison

Collaborative Partnership Delivers Supplies to Child Care Providers

Sentry Insurance Foundation Donates $50,000 to United Way of Dane County for Coronavirus Relief Support

Johnson Financial Group donates $200,000 in Wisconsin markets to support United Way and other nonprofit community organizations.

Old National Bank Responds to Urgent COVID-19 Need with $1.2 million commitment including $42,500 locally joining #GivingTuesdayNow

YMCA Puts $25K Relief Funding to Work in Emergency Child Care Programs

Specialized, Santa Cruz and Saris contribute to the COVID-19 fight

City of Madison Police Department- Community Resources and MPD Notable Calls 04/09/2020 to 04/10/2020

Madison Community Foundation- Resources for Nonprofits During the COVID-19 Pandemic

American Family Insurance, foundations pledge support to COVID-19 relief

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin- Emergency Food System Focused on Meeting Increased Demands

Urban League announces COVID-19 Workforce Recovery Initiative

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, March 25th Update

Challenging and Inspiring Times… Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway’s Statement on Food with Regards to COVID-19