Coffee with Colleagues

Networking and Stimulating Transformation This Session will focus on Stimulating Transformation: volunteer programs, organizations, and self. Be a part of the conversation! The Coffee with Colleagues series gives volunteer managers and nonprofit workers of various levels of experience the opportunity to discuss current projects or concerns with peers, and share best practices and inspiring outcomes […]

Volunteers Honored at 2018 Community Volunteer Awards

28th Annual Event Recognizes 100 Dedicated Volunteers, Groups Madison, WI (May 2, 2018) – Today, 100 nominees were recognized for what often goes unrecognized – exemplary service in volunteerism. They were honored at the 2018 United Way Community Volunteer Awards: Together in Hope, held at the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club with more than […]

2018 Ask an Expert Board Training Series

Red Flags: How to Identify governance issues and strategize their solutions When: Wednesday April 18th, 2018 Registration and refreshments 7:15 am – 7:30 am Session 7:30 am – 9:00 am   Where: Anderson United Way Center 2059 Atwood Avenue Madison, WI 53704   Registration Fee: $5.00/person   Registration Deadline: April 6th   About our Presenter […]

United Way of Dane County Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Madison, WI – On Wednesday, February 21st United Way of Dane County will appoint eight new board members to its 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Those new members were inducted at our February 21st Annual Meeting. The Board is comprised of community leaders who guide United Way in changing lives in the critical areas of Education, […]

United Way Announces New Affordable Housing Fund

Fund seeks to address the affordable housing crisis in Dane County   Madison, WI (February 21, 2018) – United Way of Dane County is excited to announce the creation of a new Affordable Housing Fund! The fund, which will be housed in and managed by the United Way of Dane County Foundation, is intended to […]

United Way Helps Improve Children’s Literacy and Development

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library launches in Dane County   Madison, WI (February 7, 2018) – As part of our efforts to make sure children are cared for and have fun as they become prepared for school, United Way of Dane County is launching Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to encourage the love of reading among local […]

United Way’s EVP of Community Impact and Strategy retires after 14 years

Former Webcrafters CEO will serve as interim VP   Madison, WI (December 5, 2017) – After more than 14 years of transformation and results, Deedra Atkinson retired from United Way of Dane County on November 30. Atkinson became a Community Building Department volunteer in 1989. She joined United Way’s staff in June of 2004 as […]

Give Back to Local Kids on #GivingTuesday

Gifts will benefit United Way’s Parent-Child Home Program in partnership with RISE   Madison, WI (November 26, 2017) – This time of year holiday shoppers head to the malls or online for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. We’re encouraging all Dane County shoppers to put some of those dollars toward a program that will […]