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 […]

By Youth For Youth

By Youth For Youth BYFY is a unique volunteer opportunity for local youth to become leaders in the community. BYFY committee members are Dane County high school students who represent the youth community in identifying critical issues impacting their peers, establishing funding priorities, reviewing proposals, and recommending youth program funding. Dane County high school students […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alumni Event

Apologies for the inconvenience, but the BoardWalk Alumni Leadership Lunch has been temporarily postponed until Fall of 2018. If you are an alumnus who wanted to register or update your contact information, please email Laura.Rogers@uwdc.org. If you are representing an organization and would like to be added to the Board Training Mailing List, please email […]

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. […]