Achievement Connections program receives $10,000 Monsanto Fund Grant

Investment will expand math tutoring program at La Follette High School MADISON, WI (July 18, 2017) – Employees from Monsanto’s DeForest location recommended United Way of Dane County’s Achievement Connections High School Math Tutoring program to receive a $10,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund’s 2017 site grant initiative. Funds from the grant will be used […]

We’re Better When We Row Together

Click on the video above to hear a mid-year update from Renee Moe, United Way of Dane County’s President and CEO. 2017 is United Way’s Year of Connection. Our focus this year is to better explore how private, public, non-profit and grassroots systems connect to one another in our community, all to improve alignment and […]

Task Force Announces Engagement Sessions on Immigrant & Refugee Community Issues

Sessions will engage community, help leaders form recommendations Madison, WI (June 16, 2017) – Dane County leaders are coming together in a groundbreaking effort to establish recommendations on how to build trust between communities of color and law enforcement, especially as it relates to the topic of immigration in our community. The Law Enforcement and […]

Poverty is Focus of $19 million investment in Dane County

United Way of Dane County makes strategic investments toward a better Dane County for all. Madison, WI (May 4, 2017) In a continuing effort to address poverty and related issues in Dane County, the United Way of Dane County is investing $19,142,242 in the community in 2017 with a specific focus on stabilizing young families. […]

Volunteers Honored at 2017 Community Volunteer Awards for Outstanding Service

27th Annual Event Recognizes a Record Number of Dedicated Volunteers Madison, WI (May 2, 2017) – Today, 177 nominees were recognized for what often goes unrecognized – exemplary service in volunteerism. They were honored at the 2017 United Way Community Volunteer Awards: Celebrating the Heart and Soul of Dane County, held at the Madison Concourse […]

Coffee with Colleagues

Be a part of the change! Coffee with Colleagues will serve as an open forum for change to current volunteer engagement trainings. Your input will benefit the overall structure and content of future trainings and networking opportunities. Join us in improving our community’s level of volunteer engagement! The Coffee with Colleagues series gives volunteer managers […]

United Way of Dane County 2016 Annual Report

The 2016 United Way of Dane County Annual Report shares all the results from 2016 and previews all that is ahead in 2017, a Year of Connection.   With spring in the air, it feels like a good time to take a moment to pause and reflect on the work that has been achieved by […]

United Way Celebrates Volunteer Month!

Recognizing Youth Volunteerism in Dane County Happy National Volunteer Month! Mobilizing volunteers is a crucial aspect of our work – they are the lifeblood of United Way of Dane County. Did you know some of our most dedicated volunteers are not even 18 years old? From 5 year olds planting trees on Global Youth Service […]

United Way of Dane County Restructures to Reflect Renewed Emphasis on Community Engagement

Community Engagement & Marketing Departments to Merge Under New EVP   (March 17, 2017) Madison, Wis. –United Way of Dane County is merging its community engagement and marketing departments to reflect a renewed emphasis on engaging with community members and streamlining the organization’s ability to deliver on our mission.   Jocelyn Harmon will lead the […]