United Way Investing $15 Million into Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2012 Generous community support and United Way: Together, our goals are reachable The Board of Directors at United Way of Dane County approved $15 million in investments from the successful 2011 campaign into 80 nonprofits, representing 203 programs. More than 38,000 Dane County residents and workers from more than 1,100 […]

United Way Helps Anonymous Donor Give $100,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2011 This week United Way of Dane County will distributed $100,000 provided by an anonymous philanthropist to make the holidays brighter for teens and families who need extra help. The Dane County donor approached United Way for the second year in a row to give gifts and gift cards to […]

Dane County Surpassing Campaign Goal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2011 Dane County residents prove “Together, our goals are reachable!” United Way of Dane County announced it’s projecting to reach its $16,600,000 and has high hopes of surpassing the goal to improve the community through the Agenda for Change. “Together Dane County, is standing together to end family homelessness, keep […]

Golden Years

Olivia discovered her independence was at risk by accident. Olivia loves volunteering in her community, playing with her grandchildren and giving back to the community. After years of independence, Olivia was shocked to find herself in the middle of a mystery. One afternoon, she was walking around her apartment, and the next thing she knew […]

Housing First

Chi-Race had to choose between paying rent and paying for food. As a single mother without a strong support network, it became increasingly difficult to make ends meet. She moved in with her parents when a major disagreement changed her life. Soon she and her children were bouncing between shelters and motels. That’s when they […]

Parent. Child. Home.

It’s hard to finish school when you’re not ready to start. Two years ago, Ma worried that her daughter, Ariya, wasn’t developing the skills she’d need to be successful in school. Ariya was extremely shy and showed little interest in books or toys. Ma and Ariya enrolled in United Way’s Parent-Child Home Program. Twice a week, […]

Dane County Possibly Surpassing Campaign Goal

Dane County Pledges to “Live United” by Achieving and Possibly Surpassing Campaign Goal of $16,600,000 November 17, 2011 Dane County residents prove “Together, our goals are reachable” United Way of DaneCounty announced it’s projecting to reach its $16,600,000 and has high hopes of surpassing the goal to improve the community through the Agenda for Change. […]

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