100 Black Men and United Way Launch Holiday Toy Drive

Drive Will Benefit Local Students and Families Madison, WI (November 21, 2017) – The holiday season is upon us, and for many that means shopping for holiday gifts. Hundreds of local high school students are the sole caretakers of their younger siblings, and holiday gift giving can cause emotional and financial stress on those teens. […]

Community On Track to Raise $18.3M for United Way

Money will provide pathways to stability for approximately 1/3 of Dane County families living in poverty Madison, Wis. (Nov. 16, 2017) – Thanks to the generosity of thousands of individuals, businesses and other organizations, our community is on track to meet this year’s goal of $18.3 million to support life-changing programs that help stabilize families […]

Seven Community-Based Organizations Granted $25,000 by United Way of Dane County

Madison, WI (October 24, 2017) – Seven community-based organizations have been awarded micro investment grants. Those grants range from $1,200 to $5,000, totaling $25,000.   United Way offered $25,000 to small organizations that are working in the areas of equity, social justice, community organizing and volunteer engagement with the goal to broaden support to community […]

2017 Holiday Wish List Now Available!

Spread the holiday cheer by giving back Madison, WI (Nov. 6, 2017) – It’s officially United Way’s Winter Season of Caring! Following a successful Community Kickoff and Fall Season of Caring, we are keeping the spirit of giving back going year-round by offering this year’s Holiday Wish List! This annual compilation from more than 70 […]

United Way Helps Local Families Get Insured

HealthConnect makes health care more affordable Madison, WI (October 30, 2017) – United Way of Dane County is helping local families and individuals afford health insurance through its HealthConnect premium assistance program.   HealthConnect, now in its fifth year, eases the financial burden of having health care coverage for disadvantaged residents. The UW Population Health […]

Strategic Collaboration for Community Engagement

Nonprofit and Business Partnerships Brought to you by When: Friday December 8th, 7:15 am – 12:45pm   Where: American Family insurance 6000 American Parkway Madison   Cost: Registration $35 per person   Registration deadline November 29th! Conference Agenda 7:15-7:45 am Registration & Continental Breakfast 7:45-8:30 am Welcome and Keynote Panel 8:45-10:15 am Session 1 (Choose […]

By Youth For Youth

Plan Now to Apply for Youth Initiative Funding from By Youth For Youth for 2018 Programming BYFY encourages Dane County student and youth-led initiatives to start planning their funding proposals for the BYFY 2017-2018 funding period. Co-led by United Way of Dane County, City of Madison, and Dane County UW-Extension, BYFY is a committee of […]

2017 Nonprofit Board Leadership Development Conference

2017 Nonprofit Board Leadership Conference Solid Stewardship | Bold Leadership Brought to you by:   Registration Fee: $15.00   Continental breakfast and lunch are provided.   When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:00am – 3:00pm   Where: CUNA Mutual Group 5910 Mineral Point Rd Madison, WI 53705   Contact: Laura Rogers (608) 246-4350 x6133 Laura.Rogers@uwdc.org About […]

United Way Months Proclaimed

Wisconsin Comes Together for Lasting Social Change Madison, WI (September 1, 2017) – Governor Scott Walker has designated the months of September and October 2017 as United Way Months in Wisconsin, in recognition of the launch of United Way annual campaigns throughout the state. The 42 United Ways across Wisconsin each work within their local […]

Summit Credit Union Employees Give Back to United Way in Innovative Way

Virtual Reality Experience Raises Money for United Way of Dane County Madison, WI (August 30, 2017) – Summit Credit Union is finding new and innovative ways to give back to our community. What would otherwise be a standard employee meeting ended with an opportunity for employees to engage in a virtual reality experience! For a […]

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