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 […]

June 2016: United Way touches everything. That’s why I give.

“I was born and raised in Madison, and my parents were givers. I was two years old when I first heard about United Way. My aunt and uncle and cousins were over, and it was a hot, humid Saturday night. My uncle got up to go to the bathroom and collapsed. He left behind five kids, plus […]

May 2016: The emerging leaders in Madison are hungry.

United Way is home to so many inspiring leaders in Dane County. From By Youth For Youth to Key Club and Tocqueville Society, we are connected to an incredible number of community members who want positive change and make it happen through their leadership. This month, we are showcasing the young professionals who are becoming […]

April 2016: Happy National Volunteer Month!

Volunteers are the soul of United Way. Every decision made is formed by and discussed with volunteers. Does engaging the community with and through volunteers slow things down and add complexity? Sure. But we believe wholeheartedly that United Way exists by the community and for the community, and volunteer involvement is a critical and irreplaceable […]

March 2016: United Way convenes partners, volunteers to create new homes

“Our goal is to get to 5% vacancy rate, which if we build 1,000 units a year for the next decade, we still won’t get there. So we’ve got a long way to go. It means that every unit counts.” – Mayor Paul Soglin, City of Madison The power of the community created new homes […]