THE POWER OF MANY. WORKING FOR ALL.
At United Way we are dedicated to the vision of a Dane County where everyone can succeed in school, work and life. Be a part of the change!
United Way of Dane County fights for the education, financial stability, and health of everyone in Dane County.
Through strategic partnerships and collaborative work, United Way brings the many voices of Dane County around a neutral table to find common ground, develop a strategic architecture for change, and make measurable progress, while engaging organizations and individuals with the opportunity to give, advocate and volunteer to change lives in Dane County.
To facilitate our vision, we follow our community’s Agenda for Change, six goals focused on three priority areas of Education, Income and Health – the building blocks of a stable life.
“I was born and raised in Madison, and my parents were givers. I was two years old when I first heard about United Way. My aunt and uncle and cousins were over, and it was a hot, humid Saturday night. My uncle got up to go to the bathroom and collapsed. He left behind five kids, plus […]
United Way is home to so many inspiring leaders in Dane County. From By Youth For Youth to Key Club and Tocqueville Society, we are connected to an incredible number of community members who want positive change and make it happen through their leadership. This month, we are showcasing the young professionals who are becoming […]
Volunteers are the soul of United Way. Every decision made is formed by and discussed with volunteers. Does engaging the community with and through volunteers slow things down and add complexity? Sure. But we believe wholeheartedly that United Way exists by the community and for the community, and volunteer involvement is a critical and irreplaceable […]
“Our goal is to get to 5% vacancy rate, which if we build 1,000 units a year for the next decade, we still won’t get there. So we’ve got a long way to go. It means that every unit counts.” – Mayor Paul Soglin, City of Madison The power of the community created new homes […]
Every donation, whether large or small, makes a measurable difference. Donate today.
When you volunteer with United Way of Dane County you’re devoting not just your time, but your attention, your listening, your energy, and your strength.
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A Donation to United Way of Dane County is an investment in the future of our community. Donate today to:
- Invest in the Education, Income and Health of everyone in Dane County – the building blocks of a stable life.
- Invest in a highly effective and efficient organization, with 86 cents of every dollar going toward proven programs and initiatives.
- Have an opportunity to be entered into this year’s Give United. Get Healthy sweepstakes.
No one is immune to hard times; with United Way’s 2-1-1 you can feel confident that you are not alone in your time of need. Call or click today and get connected to the most comprehensive database of resources in Dane County.
United Way of Dane County
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
2059 Atwood Avenue
Madison, WI 53704