First Business’ Enterprising Nonprofits Event to Take Place in Madison June 2, 2017

MADISON, WI – March 14, 2017 – First Business is pleased to partner with United Way of Dane County to bring Enterprising NONPROFITS to Madison. Enterprising NONPROFITS is an annual all-day interactive conference that allows for-profit and nonprofit business leaders, executive directors, business development directors and volunteer coordinators to collaborate and share best practices. The […]

United Way of Dane County Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Madison, WI – United Way of Dane County welcomed seven new members to its 2017-2018 Board of Directors, following an election at our February 23rd Annual Meeting. The Board is comprised of community leaders who guide United Way in changing lives in the critical areas of Education, Income and Health – the building blocks of […]

Breakfast with Champions – Toward More Impactful Volunteer Engagement

Breakfast with Champions is designed to support experienced volunteer program administrators in taking their volunteer engagement strategy to the next level. In this highly interactive three-part series, participants will learn from expert facilitators as well as from each other. Breakfast with Champions allows participants to share their own expertise, successes, and challenges and leave each […]

Register for BoardWalk Academy to Become a Future Leader of Dane County!

Madison, Wis. – If you are a member of Dane County who is interested in building your knowledge and confidence to seek leadership roles for nonprofit boards and committees, please consider applying for United Way of Dane County’s BoardWalk Academy. WHO: People not typically asked to serve on boards WHAT: Free, hands-on preparation for leadership […]

February 2017: Nurturing Both Parent and Child

“We play and learn and grow together.” – Mimi D., Parent-Child Home Program Home Visitor A child’s number one teacher is their parent. And there’s a program right here in Dane County making sure this connection lasts a lifetime. United Way’s Parent-Child Home Program serves low-income families, getting a young child ready for kindergarten and […]

Dane County Residents Still Have Time to Sign Up for HealthConnect

Madison, WI (January 30, 2017) – As the deadline approaches to enroll for health insurance in the federal marketplace, United Way of Dane County wants local residents to know there is still time to sign up for HealthConnect and receive assistance with their health insurance premiums. United Way HealthConnect helps low-income individuals and families pay […]

HIRE Summit: Where Employers Learn How to Connect with Job Seekers

Madison, WI (January 27, 2017) – The need is widespread and the barriers stand tall for companies building a qualified workforce and for individuals searching for stable employment. Thanks to United Way of Dane County’s HIRE Initiative, employers and job seekers are connecting, benefiting all involved. More than 170 leaders in business and nonprofit sectors […]

100 Black Men and United Way Team Up for Critical Toy Drive

Madison, WI – When you think of a family of four, who do you picture? To some, that means two parents and two children. But for a growing number of young ones in our community, that picture is dramatically different. Picture a family where the most stable member is a 15-year-old high school student taking […]